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This color postcard features a street with buildings on either side and a large five story building at the far end. A water tower can be seen behind the far building. On the right is Threefoot Brothers and Company, Wholesale Grocers, Cotton Buyers, and Exporters. Horse drawn carriages are on the street and people are on the sidewalks. The title in the upper right reads "22nd Avenue, Looking South, Meridian, Miss." An inscription is handwritten across the center of the image. The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides publisher information. A green one cent postage stamp is placed in the upper right corner and the card is postmarked three times. The first postmark is Meridian, Mississippi, August 4, 1908. The second postmark is Chattanooga, Tennessee, August 8, 1908. The third postmark is illegible. The card is inscribed and is addressed to Miss Emily Hajos in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
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[front of the postcard] Reached here from Tuscaloosa last night. Fine place and beautiful country--If you write me address either York-Demopolis or Selma, Ala. Will be here for a few days only. [back of the postcard]This is certainly the land of cotton and its beautiful, I think. Had a dandy time at Tuscaloosa and hated to leave there. Wish you would say something and answer. Gene
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Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 2: Meridian Subcollection
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Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection