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This black and white picture postcard features a crowd of people and horsedrawn carriages in the street, on the sidewalks and in the grass in front of buildings. The title along the bottom of the card reads "Hattiesburg, Miss. School Children Welcoming Grand Lodge of Masons." The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides indication for correspondence and address placement. A green one cent stamp is placed in the upper right corner and the card is postmarked Hattiesburg, Mississippi April 21, 1908. The card is inscribed and is addressed to Mrs. H. E. Holliday in Canton, Mississippi.
(Tuesday) Dear Grandma, How are you? This finds us all well and trying to keep cool. Mama returns home Friday. Can you find me in the crowd (over). I was right there. However, not as a school girl. S. [sic]
Postcards; Picture postcards; Hattiesburg, MS
Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Hattiesburg Sub-Collection
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