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This black and white postcard features a large five story building with a tower on each corner and dormer windows along the roofline. Trees partially obscure the right end of the building. A sidewalk leads up to the building. The title, "Miss. Industrial Institute, Columbus, Miss." is along the bottom of the card. The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides publisher information as well as indication for address and postage stamp placement. The center of the card advertises postcard production services from Rotograph Co. that reads "Post Cards From Your Own Photographs Style A.--Black and White. MINIMUM QUANTITY: One Thousand of any one subject. PRICE: 1,000 of any one subject, $6.00. DELIVERY: 8 to 10 weeks form receipt of the order. These are Sol-art Prints, made by a new photographic process and are far superior to the ordinary halftone cards. PHOTOGRAPHS: We require good sharp prints, size being optional. We prefer 5 [by] 7 or 6 [and a half] [by] 8 [and a half]. TITLES: Special titles or names should be typewritten or written very carefully to avoid mistakes. Be careful to write plainly, full instructions with each order. These Prices Apply Only if Customer Furnishes Photos. THE ROTOGRAPH CO, 684 Broadway, New York."
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Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 2: Columbus Subcollection
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Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection