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This postcard features a black and white image of the First Baptist Church in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. The church sits on the corner of a street and features curved windows and doorways and a tower on the front corner. The title of the card is printed along the top of the image and inscription is written sideways across the sky in the image. The back of the card is addressed to Mrs. Sojourner in Slidell, Louisiana and is postmarked twice: Hattiesburg, Miss., September 28, 1907 and Hattiesburg, Miss. September 29, 1907. A green, once cent Benjamin Franklin postage stamp is placed in the upper right corner and an inscription is written sideways on the left half of the card. [See transcription field]
[front] Got your postal yesterday. Perhaps I will understand some things someday. [back] Having a great time today. I've just ["come" is marked through] been to train with Miera. Wish it had been me going to Sllidell instead. We're going to Matinee. [?] N.
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Postcards; Churches, Baptist; Baptist church buildings
churches; baptist churches; Hattiesburg, MS
Mississippi State University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections, Manuscripts Unit, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 3, Pine Belt Region
Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)
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First Baptist Church, Hattiesburg, Mississippi, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University