East Central Mississippi Region

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This color postcard features a three story hotel with a yellow bottom floor and a red top floor. A sign for "Alexandra Hotel is across the top of the building and above the entrance. A banner on the right side of the card reads "Parking Lot Free" and the title across the top of the card reads "Hotel Alexandra, Columbus, Miss." The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides publisher information as well as indication for postage stamp placement. The description in the upper left reads "We are stopping at The Alexandra Hotel Columbus, Miss. Rates $2.00 to $5.00. Modern--Fireproof--Air-Conditioned--Steam Heated--Free Parking Lot. Coffee Shop in Connection."

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Publication Date

1930

Publisher

MWM Co.

Time Period

1930-1939

Geographic Location

Columbus, MS

Object Type

image

Format (original)

Postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS-837_Postcard_Alexandra-Hotel-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.

Alexandra Hotel, Columbus, Mississippi

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