African-Americana Postcards and Photographs

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This color postcard features two young African American children seated on the steps of a cabin with an elderly African American man seated on a bench beside them. The children are waring short pants and pageboy caps. The man is wearing long pants, a reddish brown shirt, a gray jacket and a pillbox style hat. The title in the lower left corner reads "Once Upon a Time" and the initials "J. H. B." are written in the lower right corner. The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard, part of the "Sunny South" series 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 Dubuque, Iowa, November 11, 1906. The card is addressed to Master Harrey Bradley in Dubuque, Iowa.

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Publication Date

11-10-1906

Publisher

Raphael Tuck and Sons

Time Period

1900-1909

Geographic Location

Dubuque, IA

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_Once-Upon-a-Time_001

Source

Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 1: African-Americana Subcollection

Repository

Manuscripts

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.MSState.edu.

A Man and Two Children Seated Outside

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