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This black and white postcard features a round structure with a pitched roof topped by a cupola or bell tower. The structure is lined with a white railing, white posts, and a wide set of steps. Benches and trees are in front of the structure and people are seen leaning on the railing, standing on the steps, and walking on the grounds. The title beneath the image reads "The Dancing Pavilion at Lake Park, Columbus, Miss." The publisher is named in the lower left corner of the image. The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides indication for correspondence and address placement. A green one cent postage stamp is placed in the upper right and the card is postmarked Lorange, Louisiana, October 26, 1917. The card is inscribed and is addressed to Mrs. Blanch Peebles in Darlington, Indiana.
Dear Blanche--How would you like to try this place? I suppose you are getting your pajamas ready Ha! Be sure and let me know all about the party. They are going to have a party here so I'll get to go to a party after all. Nellie
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Postcards; Parks; Columbus, MS
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