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E. C. Kropp Co.
This color postcard features a ten story brick building with ornate white molding along the top floor and the roofline. Awnings hang over the windows on the bottom and third floors. A sidewalk leads up to and surrounds the building. The title along the top of the card identifies the building as "Lampton Building, Jackson, Miss.--54." The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides publisher and manufacturer information. A red two cent postage stamp is placed in the upper right corner and the card is postmarked Jackson, Mississippi, October 27, 1954. The description in the upper left corner reads "The Pride of the South." Known as the south's most beautiful building, located on Capitol Street opposite the Governor's Mansion." The card is inscribed and is addressed to Mr. and Mrs. G. H. Bardonna in Michigan City, Indiana.
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Postcards; Buildings; Jackson, MS
Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 1: Jackson Subcollection
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