East Central Mississippi Region

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This color postcard features a church with a steepled tower on the left corner. A row of trees partially obscures the view of the church. The title along the top of the card identifies the church as "First Baptist Church, West Point, Miss." The lines of a postmark are visible in the upper left but postmark information isn't visible. The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides publisher information as well as indication for correspondence and address placement. A green one cent postage stamp is placed upside down in the upper right corner and the card is postmarked Starkville, Mississippi, August 13, 1908. The card is inscribed and is addressed to Miss. Margaret Mosely in West Point, Mississippi.

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Hello Pal:- When are you going to Tupelo? Sweetie will write you a letter real soon. Would have phoned you when I left but decided to phone so late I hardly had time to get ready. Hal [sic]

Publication Date

8-13-1908

Publisher

Souvenir Postcard Co.

Time Period

1900-1909

Geographic Location

West Point, MS

Object Type

image

Format (original)

Postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_First-Baptist-Church-West-Point-Miss_001

Source

Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 1: West Point Subcollection

Repository

Manuscripts

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.MSState.edu.

First Baptist Church, West Point, Mississippi

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