Mississippi Capitol Region

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C. T. American Art

Description

This color postcard features the front facade of storefronts. The storefront in the center has a reddish brown roof and two curved towers on either side. The second floor windows are arched, and the doors to both entrances is curved. The facade to the right is red brick with a white awning and a sign for F. W. Woolworths above the awning. White globe street lights line the sidewalk. People on bicycles are on the street and a man is standing on the sidewalk. The title in the lower left corner identifies the center building as "Majestic Theatre, Jackson, Miss." The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides printer information as well as indication for address placement. A green one cent postage stamp is placed in the upper right corner and the card is postmarked Jackson, Mississippi, May 4, 1929. The description in the upper left corner reads "Majestic Theatre. The newest and most popular of Jackson's houses of amusement. It is now under the management of Mr. R. E. Kennington, a well-known merchant of Jackson." The card is inscribed and is addressed to Nina Hull in Crocksville, Ohio.

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Jackson, MS 5/4 --1929 We are going to Vicksburg tonight and enter Louisiana State tomorrow. Everything fine. Stanley. [sic]

Publication Date

5-4-1929

Time Period

1900-1909

Geographic Location

Jackson, MS

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_Majestic-Theatre-Jackson-Miss_001

Source

Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 1: Jackson 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.

Majestic Theatre, Jackson, Mississippi

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