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This color postcard features a four story red brick building with four tall white columns across the front porch entrance and four shorter columns across the side entrance. The roof of the front entrance porch, as well as the roof of the side porch are lined with intricate white railing detail. The title in the upper right reads "Y. M. C. A., Hattiesburg, Miss." The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides publisher information as well as indication for address placement. A green one cent postage stamp is placed in the upper right corner and the card is postmarked Hattiesburg, Mississippi Shelby Branch, September 29, 1917. The card is inscribed and is addressed to Mr. C. W. Schneider in Louisville, Kentucky.
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Well Duke was awfully glad to hear from you. This is some more life. Haven't seen your brother as yet. Regards to everybody, John H. Tressler [sic]
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Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 1: Hattiesburg Subcollection
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Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University