Northeast Mississippi Region

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This color postcard features a crowd of people surrounding a tall white column with a Confederate Solider at the top. The monument is beside a large three story brick building with a green roof. Other smaller buildings and trees are behind it. The title along the top of the card reads "Aberdeen, Miss Unveiling Confederate Monument." The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides publisher information as well as indication for communications and address placement. A green one cent postage stamp is placed in the upper right corner and is postmarked Aberdeen, Mississippi October 1, 1900.

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Mamie would like very much to hear from you. Also what is going on in the city in the past few months I am intending to move to Aberdeen now in a few days would like to hear from you all at once let me know how you all are getting along Yours O. C. R. [sic]

Publication Date

10-1-1900

Publisher

J. L. Shell and Co.

Time Period

1900-1909

Geographic Location

Aberdeen, MS

Object Type

image

Format (original)

Postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_Aberdeen-Miss-Unveiling-Confederated-Monument_001

Source

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

Unveiling A Confederate Monument, Aberdeen, Mississippi

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