An American Invention

A faithful DP correspondent steered us to Eula Bliss and her book of essays, Notes From No Man’s Land. We relay an excerpt below, with images pinged from Jennifer Scott’s Stories Behind the Postcards series; one artist’s response to images of lynchings sent unimpeded through the United States Postal Service as “souvenir” postcards, during the Jim Crow era.

Eula Bliss:

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Regarding the images, Jennifer Scott writes:

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