Northeast Mississippi Region

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This black and white postcard features a busy street filled with horse drawn wagons and carriages. Buildings and utility poles line the street. A sign for "Booneville Drug Company advertising Coca-Cola is on the side of the building, stating it "Relieves Fatigue, Sold Everywhere, 5 cents." The title "Main Street, Boonville, Miss." is in the bottom center of the card. The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides indication for correspondence and address placement. A green one cent postage stamp is placed crookedly in the upper right corner and the card is postmarked Booneville, Mississippi, April 17, 1910. The card is inscribed and addressed to Miss Larena Phillips in Corinth, Mississippi.

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How are these Exques. Serving you.--Cariuth does not sound so much like a snap to our boys now. Wish you were here now to help me enjoy my [?] --They are [?]--Willie is in St. Louis again. Will be gone 4 months. Are you going to the Russian and to Meridian 28-30? Hope to see you there. Be good. Rel

Publication Date

4-17-1910

Publisher

Booneville Drug Company

Time Period

1910-1919

Geographic Location

Boonville, MS

Object Type

image

Format (original)

Postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS-837_Postcard_Main-Street-Boonville-Miss_001

Source

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

Main Street, Booneville, Mississippi

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