Mississippi Delta Region

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This black and white postcard features a tall bridge with trees in the distance. "The New Short All Weather Picturesque Route Through Dixie" is along the top of the card and "Greenville-Lake Village Bridge Connecting U. S. 82 Across Mississippi River Greenville, Mississippi" is in the lower left corner of the card. The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides indication for postage stamp placement. The description in the upper left reads "Greenville-Lake Village Bridge, 2 1-4 miles long, spans the Mississippi River on Highway 82, was constructed at t cost of $4,447,000 and opened for traffic October 5, 1940 is surrounded by the world's largest cotton plantations, beautiful lakes, and true Southern hospitality." "Between Greenville, Mississippi and Lake Village, Arkansas" is in the vertical center of the card.

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Publication Date

1940

Time Period

1940-1949

Geographic Location

Greenville, MS

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS-837_Postcard_Greenville-Lake-Village-Bridge_001

Source

Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 2: Greenville Subcollection

Repository

Manuscripts

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.MSState.edu.

Greenville-Lake Village Bridge, Greenville, Mississippi

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