Mississippi Capitol Region

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This postcard features a color illustration of the buildings on State Street in Jackson, Mississippi. A street car is depicted on the tracks in the middle of the street. Trees partially obscure the buildings on the left side of the street and utility poles line both sides of the street. The title of the card is printed in the upper left of the image. Ink from a postmark is in the upper center of the image. The back of the card is addressed to Mrs. Martin in Higginsville, Missouri. The card is postmarked Jackson, Mississippi, February 18, 1911 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. [see transcription field]

Transcription

Mr Martin I'm so sorry I didn't get to tell you good Bye but when I come back again I'll sure come to see you. Take care of your self and don't forget Emma O'Brien [upside down along the top edge] c/o Jackson Lumber Co.

Publication Date

1911

Publisher

W. L. Brown Co., Jackson, Miss.

Time Period

1910-1919

Subjects

Postcards; Streets; Commercial buildings

Keywords

streets; commercial buildings; Jackson, MS

Geographic Location

Jackson, (Miss.)

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MFM_MSS_837_1911-02_Postcard-StateSt-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.

State Street, Jackson, Mississippi

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