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This black and white picture postcard features a two story building with arched windows, an arched entrance, a chimney in the center and a turret with a cupola on the right end. A sidewalk leads up to the building and trees are in front of it. The title along the top of the card identifies the building as "Kosciusko Public School, Kosciusko, 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 Kosciusko, Mississippi, October 19, 1908. The card is inscribed and is addressed to Miss Emma Mims in Bessemer, Alabama.


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Monday 19/1908 Dear Cousin Emma:--I told Aunt Ella that I thought she sure played a mean trick on me. I was the one that hurried home for her and then she did not come. I had made my plans to stay until Saturday and she asks me to go home Friday so I told her I would and then had to come home all alone. My home folks did not look for me much until Saturday night. I am sorry she got left. I certainly did enjoy my day with you all. Now it is your time to come so am goin to look for you. With lots of love to you all I remain your cousin, Boyce Oarle B[?] [sic]

Publication Date



M. T. Boswell and Sons

Time Period


Geographic Location

Kosciusko, MS

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Digital ID



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



Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)

Contact Information

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Kosciusko Public School, Kosciusko, Mississippi