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This color postcard features an African American man in a hat, brown jacket and denim pants, seated on a log while holding an opossum. The title in the lower left beneath the image reads "Two of a Kind." An inscription is handwritten in the blank space beneath the title. The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides publisher information. A green one cent postage stamp is placed in the upper right corner and the item is postmarked Albany, New York, July 16, 1911. The card is inscribed and is addressed to Mrs. Charles Lainly I Mitzskill, New York.
6/16/1911 Mrs. Waldron, Dear Mother I can't come Monday will com next Saturday if nothing happens will [?] both [???] and got your card in next Sun.
Illustrated Postal Card Co.
Postcards; Opossums; Men
Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 1: African Americana Subcollection
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Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University