East Central Mississippi Region

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This black and white postcard features a street with buildings on either side. The ink from the postmark on the back has bled through on the right. "S. R." is written in the top center. The title on the top right reads "15703--Fifth Street looking West, Meridian, Miss." An inscription is handwritten in the white space on the right edge of the card beneath the title. The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides indication for address placement. A green one cent postage stamp is placed in the upper right corner and the card is postmarked Meridian, Mississippi, August 17, 1908. The card is addressed to Mrs. J. T. Price in Ironston, Alabama.

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Hello Mollie having the baby did you get my letter my baby still cries Willie is in Selma write soon Mrs. Raes [sic]

Publication Date

8-17-1908

Time Period

1900-1909

Geographic Location

Meridian, MS

Object Type

image

Format (original)

Postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS-837_Postcard_Fifth-Street-Looking-West-Meridian-Miss_001

Source

Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 2: Meridian 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.

Fifth Street looking West, Meridian, Mississippi

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