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African-Americans waiting near Lampkin Street in Starkville, Mississippi for the train that will take the body of Letha Gilliam Wier, second wife of Robert Wier, to her home town of Clarksdale, Mississippi. Letha G. Wier was a home demonstration agent for Oktibbeha County and died suddenly on January 9, 1923. Photograph was taken near the train depot and just off Lampkin Street and shows a partial view of the Blumenfeld and Fried wholesale grocery warehouse, as well as neighborhood houses in the background.
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1 photograph : b&w ; 16.3 x 24.6 cm.
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