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This sepia toned postcard features a long three story building with a tower in the middle and a smoke stack. The title beneath the image identifies the building as "Laurel Cotton Mills--Largest in the State". An inscription is handwritten along the top and in the white space at the bottom of the card. The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides indication for address placement. A green one cent postage stamp is placed in the upper right corner and the card is postmarked Laurel, Mississippi, July 31, 1907. The card is addressed Miss Tenn Ratliff in Smeder, Mississippi.

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[along the top] Will go to Chicago next week if I'm well enough if not guess I'll give up that trip altogether. [along the bottom] Maybe I'm not glad to get up again. The Dr. said perhaps I could sit on the porch for a few minutes tomorrow. I sat up an hour yesterday and the day before and will stay up about four today. Wish Coop would send me the tomatos. I feel like I could eat most anything. Wish I could be with your [?] Love [?]

Publication Date

7-31-1907

Time Period

1900-1909

Geographic Location

Laurel, MS

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS-837_Postcard_Laurel-Cotton-Mill-Largest-in-the-State_001

Source

Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 2: Laurel 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.

Laurel Cotton Mills--Largest in the State, Laurel, Mississippi

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