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This color postcard features a complex of buildings with smoke stacks and a water tower. A bridge over a river is seen in the forground. A large sign for "Leland Oilworks" is on the facadeof a building on the left. The title in the lower left of the card reads "Leland Oil Works, Leland, Miss." The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides indication for correspondence and address placement. A green one cent postage stamp is in the upper right and the card is postmarked Leland, Mississippi June 2, 1909. The card is inscribed and is addressed to Mrs. E. L. Folge in St. Louis, Missouri.
Still raining but I have sold [?] man. I have call on most of the bills [?] small but every little bit helps. Tell everybody hello. John LM
Postcards; Oil companies; Oil mills; Leland, MS
Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 2: Leland Subcollection
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Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University