Northeast Mississippi Region

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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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Publication Date

1900

Publisher

Commercial Colortype Company

Time Period

1900-1909

Geographic Location

Tupelo, MS

Object Type

image

Format (original)

Postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_Tupelo-Cheviots-Tupelo-Cotton-Mills_001

Source

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

View Showing 32 Ladies, whose dresses are entirely made of Tupelo Cheviots, Tupelo Cotton Mills, Tupelo, Mississippi

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