Mississippi Capitol Region

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This postcard features a black and white image of the New State Capitol Building in Jackson, Mississippi, a large white building with white columns across the front entrance and across each end of the building. A tall dome topped with an eagle statue is in the center of the building. The title of the card is printed along the bottom edge of the card and an inscription is written in the sky area of the image. The back of the postcard is addressed to Mrs. C. W. Smith in Mississippi. The card is postmarked Jackson, Mississippi, West Jackson, November 5, 1907 and a red, two cent George Washington postage stamp is in the upper right corner. An inscription is written on the left half of the card. [see transcription field]

Transcription

[on the front] I certainly do miss the baby. I missed my train here today. [?] run off the track below Seminary. Tell Mr. Smith that it was no 13. M [on the back] I have just seen Mr. Willie off safely [?] Sorry to hear that you'll have to stay in Ora as long. Kiss the boys for me. Maude S. [sic]

Publication Date

1907

Time Period

1900-1909

Subjects

Postcards; Capitol buildings

Keywords

Capitol building; Jackson, MS

Geographic Location

Jackson, (Miss.)

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MFM_MSS_837_1907-11-05_Postcard-New-Capitol-Jackson_001

Source

Mississippi State University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections, Manuscripts Unit, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 4, Mississippi Capitol Region

Repository

Manuscripts

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)

Rights

Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.MSState.edu.

New Capitol, Jackson, Mississippi

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