Mississippi Capitol Region

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This postcard features a color illustration of the Hinds County courthouse, a federal building, and the Capital National Bank on the left side of West Street in Jackson, Mississippi. The courthouse is a two story white or gray building with arched brick columns on the bottom floor and a white columns across the second floor. The federal building is a three story red brick building with an arched window on the bottom floor and dental molding along the roof line. The Capital National Bank building is a three story building with a five story tower in the front. People are depicted as walking on the sidewalk in front of the buildings. The identity of the buildings is printed in red above the individual buildings and the title of the card, "West Street Scene, Jackson, Miss." is printed in red in the bottom right corner. The back of the card is addressed to F. E. Forwalk in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. The card is postmarked Jackson, Miss., March 5, 1910 and a green, one cent Benjamin Franklin postage stamp is placed in the upper right corner. An inscription is written of the left half of the card. There is some damage on either end of the card.

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Dear friend, Am enjoying some summer weather. K. J. Bowers 3/4/10

Publication Date

1910

Time Period

1910-1919

Subjects

Postcards; Buildings; Courthouses; Bank buildings

Keywords

streets; buildings; courthouses; federal buildings; Capital National Bank; Jackson, MS

Geographic Location

Jackson, (Miss.)

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MFM_MSS_837_1910-03-05_Postcard-WestSt-Scene-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.

West Street Scene, Jackson, Mississippi

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