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This color postcard features a muddy street lined with trees, utility poles, and large Victorian homes. A large Victorian home is at the end of the street. The title along the top of the postcard reads "22nd Avenue, Looking North, Meridian, Miss." The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides publisher information as well as indication correspondence and address placement. A green one cent postage stamp is placed in the upper right corner and the card is postmarked Meridian, Mississippi, July 27, 1909. The card is inscribed and is addressed to Mrs. Fk Sherfy in New Orleans, Louisiana.
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Well here I am in Meridian and will be here until Sunday evening. As soon as I struck this town I thought of you. I hope you are well. I was in Montgomery 2 weeks and Selma 4 days. What do you think? I did not find a single can of Pet Milk on a grocery shelf there nor did a jobber [sic] have a single case in stock. You bet there will be some there now. Regards to yourself and hubby. Yours etc. L. E. Tyler [sic]
H. G. Zimmerman and Co.
Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 1: Meridian Subcollection
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Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection