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This postcard features a color illustration of a Black woman being baptized in a creek or pond. The woman is wearing a red and white striped dress and a white head scarf. The minister baptizing her is wearing a black robe. A group of people are standing on the bank of the creek or pond observing the baptism. Trees are depicted behind the people and the water. The title of the card is printed in blue in the bottom left edge of the card.
baptisms; baptisms in creeks
Mississippi State University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections, Manuscripts Unit, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 3, African-Americana
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A Southern Baptism, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University