East Central Mississippi Region

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This color postcard features a street with buildings on either side and a large five story building at the far end. A water tower can be seen behind the far building. On the right is Doughties Furniture. Early twentieth century cars are parked on the left side of the street and people are on the sidewalks. The title in the top center reads "22nd Avenue, Looking South, Meridian, Miss." The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides publisher information. A green one cent postage stamp is placed in the upper right corner and the card is postmarked Meridian, Mississippi, February 9, 1914. The card is inscribed and is addressed to Miss Anna Collins in Eddystone, Pennsylvania.

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Dear Sister, We arrived here last night things are blue here too to. We are going to ship out on a railroad job to Birmingham Ala [sic]

Publication Date

2-9-1914

Publisher

Edwards Cigar and News Store

Time Period

1910-1919

Geographic Location

Meridian, MS

Object Type

image

Format (original)

Postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS-837_Postcard_22nd-Avenue-Looking-South-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.

22nd Avenue, Looking South, Meridian, Mississippi

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