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This color postcard features a gothic style building with a tower in the center entrance and arched windows throughout. Trees stand in front and behind the building. The title in the upper left corner reads "Public School, Tupelo, Miss." 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 corner and the card is postmarked Tupelo, Mississippi, December 30, 1910. The card is inscribed and is addressed to Miss Alice Phillips in Jett, Kentucky.
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Dear Sister, Received the Xmas present was so glad to get it. A scarf is the very thing I needed. Will bring yours and rest when I come home. What kind of Xmas did you have? Suppose you got lots of presents. Did you get my letter? Edna said you were going to have a tree. Did you? Am feeling fine. Love to all, Hattie [sic]
Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 1: Tupelo Subcollection
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Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University