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This postcard features a black and white image of men standing in the aisle among bales of cotton in the cotton warehouse and compress in Columbia, Mississippi. The warehouse has a 7500 bale capacity. The title of the card is printed along the bottom of the card. The back of the postcard is addressed to Mrs. E. Leichter in Columbus, Indiana. The card is postmarked Columbia, Miss., October 6, 1943 and a green, one cent George Washington postage stamp is placed in the upper right corner. An inscription is written on the left half of the card. [see transcription field]
Dear Mrs. Leachter We sure had a very pleasant trip down here the weather is fine. The youngster is doing fine so is mother and dad. We are planning to drive to New Orleans tomorrow. Edith R. [sic]
Commercial Colortype Company, Chicago
cotton manufacturing; cotton; cotton warehouses
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
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Cotton Warehouse and Compress, Columbia, Miss. Storage Capacity 7500 Bales, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University