Northeast Mississippi Region

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This postcard features a black and white image of a Confederate monument with a soldier saluting at the top of the pillar. The title of the card is printed beneath the image and an inscription is written along the bottom edge of the card. The back of the card is addressed to Miss Margaret Fowler in Indianola, Mississippi. The card is postmarked Okolona, Mississippi, December 24, 1906 and a green, one cent Benjamin Franklin postage stamp is placed in the upper right corner.

Transcription

Arrived here Saturday night at 10--no bones broken 12/24/06

Publication Date

1906

Publisher

Adolph Selige Publishing Co., St. Louis, Mo.

Time Period

1900-1909

Subjects

Postcards; Soldiers' monuments--Southern States

Keywords

confederate monuments; Okolona, MS

Geographic Location

Okolona, (Miss.)

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MFM_MSS_837_1906-12-24_Postcard-Confed-Mon-Okolona_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.

Confederate Monument, Okolona, Mississippi

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