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This black and white postcard features the remnants of a building that is being torn down. The top portion of the building is gone and the arched font entrance is the most prominently remaining part. The image appears to have originally been a newspaper clipping. The description beneath the image reads "End of an Era--The original courthouse of Coahoma County, Miss. at Friars Point is being torn down. Clarksdale is now the county seat." The back of the postcard identifies the item as a photo postcard and provides indication for address and postage stamp placement.
Postcards; Courthouses; Coahoma County, MS; Friars Point, MS
Friars Point, MS
Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 2: Friars Point Subcollection
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Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University