Mississippi Capitol Region

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This postcard features a black and white image of people gathered around a case engine at the State Fair in Jackson, Mississippi while it performs stunts. Signs near the exhibition read "Case Engines are the only real Hill Climbers". Trees, tents, and buildings are seen beside and behind the exhibition. The title of the card is printed below the bottom left edge of the image. An inscription is written in the white space at the bottom of the card. [see transcription field] The back of the card is addressed to Mr. Jas Spengler in Raymond, Mississippi. The card is postmarked Jackson, Mississippi, November 30, 1907 and a green, one cent postage stamp is placed in the upper right corner.

Transcription

Jackson Miss Nov 29 1907 Dear James Don't bother about turkey's as I have been able to secure one. Thanksgiving all the same. I am yours, Aunt Nannie [sic]

Publication Date

1907

Time Period

1900-1909

Subjects

Postcards; State fairs

Keywords

State Fair; Jackson, Mississippi

Geographic Location

Jackson, (Miss.)

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MFM_MSS_837_1907-11-30_Postcard-State-Fair-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)

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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.

Souvenir of the Fair--Case Engine Doing Stunts, Jackson, Mississippi

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