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Description

This black and white picture postcard features a six story building on a street corner with other buildings flanking it on either side. A sign reading "Hays and Field" is on the right side of the roof. Utility poles are visible in the forefront of the photo. There is an inscription to the right of the photo. The title along the bottom of the card reads "Carter Building, Cor. Front & Main Sts. Hattiesburg, Miss." The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides publisher information and indication for message and address placement. A green one cent postage stamp is placed sideways in the upper right corner and the card is postmaked twice. Once for Hattiesburge, Mississippi, November 1907 and once for Vermontville, Michigan, November 1907. The card is addressed to Miss Elsie Pickle in Vermontville, Michigan.

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Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

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Received your letter. Will write soon. Elevator fell from top of this building Saturday hurting three people badly. Mable

Publication Date

1900

Time Period

1890-1949

Geographic Location

Hattiesburg, MS

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_Carter-Building-Cor.-Front-&-Main-Sts.-Hattiesburg-Miss_001

Source

Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Hattiesburg Sub-Collection

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.

Six Story Carter Building on the Corner of Front and Main Street, Hattiesburg, Mississippi

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