East Central Mississippi Region

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Contributor

Randle, J. R.

Description

This color postcard features the dining room of a restaurant. A wide green carpet separates the dining room tables. The tables are dressed with white tablecloths. Two men in black suits and ties are standing on either side of the dining room. A small table with flowers stands near the front of the room on the green carpet. The title in the lower right identifies the scene as "Dining Room, Hotel Gilmer, Columbus, Miss." 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 sideways in the upper right and the card is postmarked Birmingham Nashville R. P. O. TR12 22, 1908. The card is inscribed and is addressed to Mrs. [?] Stennack in Macon, Georgia.

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Transcription

Dear Mama--Don't know if I told you to write to me here--care this hotel: Will be back next week and [?] to hear from you. Rec'd one of the baby pictures--Love from [?]

Publication Date

12-22-1908

Time Period

1900-1908

Geographic Location

Columbus, MS

Object Type

image

Format (original)

Postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_Dining-Room-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.

Dining Room, Hotel Gilmer, Columbus, Mississippi

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