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This black and white postcard features a dirt street with large houses, trees, and utility poles on the left side. The leafy limbs of a tree are on the right edge of the image. The title along the bottom edge of the card reads "West Side of Main Street Looking North, Grenada, Miss." A handwritten inscription is along the top, the right edge, and the bottom right edge of the card. 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 Grenada, Mississippi, June 6, 1911. The card is inscribed and is addressed to Mrs. Maude Arnold in Halcomb, Mississippi.
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Hello Con how are you by this time I guess you are just about melted by now you say you neither sugar nor salt but you are some body Honey. Say! Maudie does your Papa still live at 1953 Lane Ave or not over [sic] I am thinking of going to Memphis Sunday and if I do I want to go and see them come and go with me. You can go up Sunday and come back Monday for $1.50. Ans soon and let me know. Lovingly yours APM [sic]
R. W. Mitchell
Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 2: Grenada Subcollection
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Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University