African-Americana Postcards and Photographs

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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.

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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.

Publication Date

7-16-1911

Publisher

Illustrated Postal Card Co.

Time Period

1910-1919

Geographic Location

New York

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_Two-of-a-Kind_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.

Man Holding an Opossum

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