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This postcard features a color illustration of the Hotel Heidelberg in Jackson, Mississippi. The hotel is a red brick, seven to thirteen story building connected to smaller buildings on either side. The front part of the building is seven stories, the center is thirteen stories and the back is 12 stories tall. The buildings on either side are yellow and red and a hotel sign is at the front entrance of the hotel and "Hotel Heidelberg" sign is at the top center of the hotel. The title of the card is printed at the top of the image. The back of the card is addressed to Russell Splettstassen [?] in Roverston, Missouri. The card is postmarked Biloxi, Miss., April 2, 1959 and red, two cent Thomas Jefferson postage stamp is place in the upper right corner. An advertisement for the hotel is printed in the top of the left side of the card and an inscription is written beneath it. [see transcription field]
Dear Russel and all. Am in Mississippi We stayed in this Hotel on our Senior Trip. Hope all is well. Love Phil
MWM Co., Aurora, Mo.
hotels; Jackson, MS
Mississippi State University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections, Manuscripts Unit, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 3, Box 3: Mississippi Capitol Region
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Hotel Heidelburg "Jackson's Most Progressive Hotel" Jackson, Mississippi, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University