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This color postcard features a five story building with a circular lit sign on top of it that advertises Hattiesburg as "The Hub". Natchez, Jackson, Meridian, Mobile, Gulfport, and New Orleans are lit in the outter part of the circle. The title at the bottom of the card reads "Slogan Sign, Hattiesburg, Miss." The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides publisher information. A green one cent postage stamp is placed in the upper right corner and the card is postmarked Hattiesburg, Mississippi, July 11, 1915. The card is inscribed and is addressed to Mrs. L. S. Trombly in Mobile, Alabama.

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Sure am glad you are still improving do hope to soon hear you are able to be out again. I sure enjoy you in some respects. Now today I am all down and out my right side feels as if it would pop. Will write a letter next week. Hope to hear some news. Love Lilly [sic]

Publication Date

1-11-1915

Publisher

The Valentine Souvenir Co.

Time Period

1910-1919

Geographic Location

Hattiesburg, MS

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_Slogan-Sign-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.

Slogan Sign on Top of A Five Story Building Advertising Hattiesburg as

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