East Central Mississippi Region

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Contributor

Randle, J. R. Jr.

Description

This color postcard features a four story hotel with a tall, wide entrance in the middle. Horse drawn carriages are in front of the hotel. The title in the bottom center reads "Hotel Gilmer, Columbus, Miss." The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides artist 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 "Montgomery and Artesia R. P. O, October 14, 1908. The card is inscribed and is addressed to Miss Bessie Strickland in Coffeeville, Kansas.

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Transcription

Was glad to get your cards when I go to the city will send you some pretty ones--am going to write that letter soon--how are you all--remember me to all of the family--your friend. J. M. M. [sic]

Publication Date

2-14-1908

Time Period

1900-1909

Geographic Location

Columbus, MS

Object Type

image

Format (original)

Postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS-837_Postcard_Hotel-Gilmer-Columbus-Miss_001

Source

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

Hotel Gilmer, Columbus, Mississippi

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