Northeast Mississippi Region

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This postcard features a black and white image of the Elks Club in Aberdeen, Mississippi, a yellow, two story house with a rounded corner front entrance with four, two story white pillars with a wrap around porch and a wrap around second story balcony with white railings and pillars. Two chimney's are depicted on the roof. A bare tree and a utility pole is near the sidewalk on the right corner. The title is printed in the upper left of the image. "No. 620 B. P. O. E. My Home Lodge With Love, Sincerely JSW" is written sideways on the left edge of the card. Aberdeen Lodge No. 620 of the Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks was incorporated February 22, 1902. It was located off West Commerce Street in Aberdeen. The back of the card is addressed to Miss Julie Hall in Spokane, Washington. The card is postmarked Aberdeen, Miss., May 1906 and a green, one cent Benjamin Franklin postage stamp is placed in the upper right corner.

Publication Date

1906

Time Period

1900-1909

Subjects

Postcards; Religious institutions

Keywords

Elks Brotherhood; Elks lodge; Order of the Elks

Geographic Location

Aberdeen, (Miss.)

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MFM_MSS_837_1906-05-08_Postcard-Elks-Club-Aberdeen_001

Source

Mississippi State University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections, Manuscripts Unit, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 4, Northeast Mississippi Region

Repository

Manuscripts

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)

Rights

Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

Contact Information

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

Elks Club, Aberdeen, Mississippi

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