Mississippi Capitol Region

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Description

This color postcard features a view of a street with tall buildings on either side. Early twentieth century cars and horse drawn buggies are parked on the side of the street and people are walking the sidewalks. The title in the upper right identifies the scene as "Capitol Street, looking West, Jackson, Miss." An inscription is written across the sky over the street. The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides indication for correspondence and address placement. A green one cent postage stamp is placed in the upper right corner and the card is postmarked Jackson, Mississippi, January 15, 1910. The card is inscribed and is addressed to Mr. A. E. Daggett in Los Angeles, California.

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[front of postcard] Great weather here in this mans town.

[back of postcard] Jackson Miss. Hello Old Timer How is the liver? Better write occasionally. When do you go to Texas. Has the Lady arrived yet? Be good to her. Big doings here. Much grapes? Your Cousin, B. D. [sic]

Publication Date

1-15-1910

Time Period

1910-1919

Geographic Location

Jackson, MS

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_Capitol-Street-Looking-West-Jackson-Miss_001

Source

Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Naval Battleship Subcollection

Repository

Manuscripts

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.MSState.edu.

Capitol Street and Buildings Looking West, Jackson, Mississippi

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