Mississippi Capitol Region

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Curteich-Chicago C.T. Art-Colortone Postcard

Description

This postcard features a color illustration of the State Capitol Building in Jackson, Mississippi, a white, four story building with a large dome in the center of the roof and six, two story columns across the front entrance. A sidewalk leads up to the building with green lawn on either side. The title of the card is printed in the upper right of the image. The back of the card is addressed to Mrs. Clarence G Calvin in Ravenna, Nebraska. The card is postmarked Corinth, Miss., March 30, 1944 and a green, one cent George Washington postage stamp is placed crookedly in the upper right corner. An inscription is written on the left half of the card and "Lydia Wallis, Corinth, Miss." is ink stamped on the bottom left. [see transcription field]

Transcription

Thanks for your card. I will be glad to exchange a fw cards with you Sincerely

Publication Date

1944

Publisher

City News Co., Inc., Jackson, Miss.

Time Period

1940-1949

Subjects

Postcards; Capitol buildings

Keywords

State Capitol Building; Jackson, MS

Geographic Location

Jackson, (Miss.)

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MFM_MSS_837_1944-03-30_Postcard-State-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.

State Capitol, Jackson, Mississippi

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