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[Photograph of Mrs. Arthur Prude & John Prude]

Description: This photograph shows two people, identified as Mrs. Arthur Prude and John Prude, standing on either side of a framed portrait of a young man with a mustache and wearing a black suit. Mrs. Prude is standing to the left of the portrait and is an elderly woman with glasses, wearing a hat and a dressy coat with a flower pinned to the front; John Prude is standing to the right of the portrait and is a middle-aged man, wearing a tie and jacket. The portrait appears to be hanging on a wall that is part wood and part metal siding.
Date: unknown
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Prude and Hood Store

Description: Photograph of Fealon Vaun Christian and John Prude standing outside of the Prude and Hood General Store. This store was between Mansfield and Logansport, Louisiana. It had everything from lace to snuff tp licorice. It had a huge bar inside, and the store served people from miles around. A cotton gin was to the west side of the store (back and left) where everyone brought their cotton to be ginned. The stor had advertising signs across the front. This photo was included in a research paper by Mike Shurley for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1968.
Date: unknown
Partner: Marfa Public Library