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This postcard features a color image of the cabins and dwellings occupied by attendees of the Neshoba County Fair in Philadelphia, Mississippi. A line of wooden structures on either side of a walkway shows people seated on the porches. A white banner is strung across the alley that reads "Welcome to Happy Hollow" and proclaims the hollow to be "The fair's original organized community. "A paragraph on the upper left of the back of the card reads "Neshoba County Fair Philadelphia, Miss. Welcome to Happy Hollow--a part of the nations most unusual county fair. Many fair visitors move into their "homes" on Monday and stay until Sunday, bringing their furnishings, bedding, food, etc. with them. Bare-back and harness horse racing. See the colorful Choctaw Indians in original dress. This Fair is unlike any you've seen anywhere else."
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Postcards; County fairs
county fairs; Neshoba County; Philadelphia, MS
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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Happy Hollow at the Neshoba County Fair, Philadelphia, Mississippi, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University