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This postcard features a color illustration of President Street with a view of the Old Capitol's dome and pillars at the end of it. Commercial buildings are seen on the right side of the street with Kress Store's sign visible, advertising it as a 5-10 and 25 cent store. People are depicted on the sidewalk in front of the Kress Store and a horse drawn carriage is seen toward the end of the street. The title of the card is printed along the top of the image.
S. H. Kress and Co.
Postcards; Streets; Capitol buildings; Commercial buildings
Old Capitol; 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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View of Old Capitol, Looking East from President Street, Taking in Kress Store, Jackson, Mississippi, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University