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Baiser, J. Lyons
This color picture postcard features three images of building from Magnolia, Mississippi. The top image is of a large white two story building with four white columns across the front entrance. (Pike County Courthouse) The bottom left image is of red brick building with black shudders and white columns across the front. A pine tree is in the front. (Magnolia Library) The bottom right image is of a red brick building with a white Spanish style molding around the front entrance. Bushes are spaced in front of the building and trees are behind it. The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides publisher and photographer information as well as indication for postage stamp placement. A description of the from images is on the left side and reads, "Courthouse, Library, City Hall Pike County Court House, Magnolia, Mississippi. Pike County organized 1815, with County Seat at Holmesville. Magnolia became County Seat 1872. Court House burned 1882, destroying records. Present building occupied 1883, renovated twice. Magnolia Public Library, facility of Pike-Amite Library System. Magnolia City Hall. Magnolia was settled 1810, incorporated 1866."
Postcards; Libraries; Courthouses; City halls; Magnolia, MS
Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 1: Magnolia Subcollection
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Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University