Mississippi Capitol Region

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This postcard features a black and white image of a two story public school building in Jackson, Mississippi. A bell tower or cupola is in the center of the roof and five chimneys are on the roof, as well. The front entrance is arched. Bare trees are in front of and on the sides of the building. Students are gathered on the sidewalk in front. The title of the card is printed on the bottom edge of the card. The back of the card is addressed to Orinda Johnson in Lindon, Nebraska. The card is postmarked Cook, Nebraska, July 24, 1909 and a green, one cent Benjamin Franklin postage stamp is placed in the upper right corner. An inscription is written on the left half of the card.

Transcription

Dear Friend I received your post card I thank you very much for it. We are busy [?] now. I have 140 post cards now. Emma Schurde [sic]

Publication Date

1909

Time Period

1900-1909

Subjects

Postcards; School buildings

Keywords

school buildings; Jackson, MS

Geographic Location

Jackson, (Miss.)

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MFM_MSS_837_1909-07-21_Postcard-Pub-School-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.

Public School, Jackson, Mississippi

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