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This postcard features a color illustration of Black women, men and children standing in a line in a cotton field on Proctor's Farm in West Point, Mississippi. The people are wearing white clothing and many of them are wearing hats. One tree is depicted in the distance behind the people. The back of the card is addressed to Miss Jeanie Dow in Pensacola, Florida. The card is postmarked West Point, Mississippi, July 10, 1913 and a green, one cent George Washington postage stamp is placed crookedly in the upper right corner. An inscription is written on the left half of the card. [see transcription field]
How is Pensacola and every body? Am having a good time while at home. Kate [sic]
Postcards; Cotton pickers; Cotton picking; Cotton
cotton; cotton farming; cotton pickers; West Point, MS
West Point, (Miss.)
Mississippi State University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections, Manuscripts Unit, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 4, East Central Mississippi Region
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Cotton Pickers, Proctor's Farm, West Point, Mississippi, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University