Mississippi Delta Region

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This sepia toned picture postcard features a bridge over a creek. Remnants of the previous bridge are in the water and horse-drawn wagons are on bridge. Trees and houses are behind the bridge. The title along the bottom identifies the image as "Bridge over Deer Creek, Leland, Miss." The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides publisher information as well as indication for correspondence and address placement. A green one cent postage stamp is placed in the upper right corner and the card is postmarked Mem and N. O. RRO, North Division, August 19, 1916. The card is inscribed and is addressed to Mr. James Thompson in New Richland, Minnesota.

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[back of the postcard] Leland 8/19-16 Hell Mr. Thompson. Jus this mor received your letter. Just sent you a letter previous to this card. Now you requested me to write you of my brother. See he is getting along nicely. Had some thing like congestive chill but is now improving and will soon be himself again. Will write [sic] [front of the postcard, continued from the back] you soon again. So bye bye. M. B.

Publication Date

8-19-1916

Time Period

1910-1919

Geographic Location

Leland, MS

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_Bridge-over-Deer-Creek-Leland-Miss_001

Source

Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 1: Leland 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.

Bridge With Horse drawn Wagons Over Deer Creek, Leland, Mississippi

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