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This color postcard features thirty-two women in early twentieth century dresses standing outside in front of a buildings with a long front porch and skinny white columns. A child is seated cross-legged on the sidewalk in front of the women. The description at the bottom of the card reads "View Showing 32 Ladies, whose dresses are entirely made of Tupelo Cheviots, Tupelo Cotton Mills, Tupelo, Miss." The publisher is named in the bottom left corner. The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard with a seal in the top center that reads "Look for This Tupelo Trademark". A paragraph on the left side of the card reads "Would You Like to be One of the Many Patriotic Mississippi Women Who Are Wearing Handsome Home Made Dresses Cut from Cloths "Made in Mississippi"? Write Us Today Giving Name of Your Merchant, and We Will Mail You Free Samples. Tupelo Cotton Mills, Tupelo, Miss. Makers of Tupelo Chevoits." [sic]
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Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University