Pine Belt Region

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Contributor

Henley, D. B.

Description

This black and white picture postcard features a six story building on a street corner with other buildings partially visible flanking either side. A sign on top of the right side of the roof reads "Hays and Field" and people are walking on the sidewalk and street in front of the building. The title along the bottom of the card reads "Carter Building, Cor. of Main and Front Streets, Hattiesburg, Miss." The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides publisher information as well as indication for correspondence and address placement. A green one cent postage stamp is placed in the upper right corner and the card is postmarked Carnes, Mississippi July 26, 1909. The card is inscribed and is addressed to Mr. Alva Buchanan in Hoffman, Oklahoma.

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Transcription

Dear friend I Received your Pretty card Saturday am sending an ans today hope you will like this one & ans soon. I Received a card in the same Mail that yours was in fro Hoffman Okla but no name signed and I don't know what name to send an answer to Please see if you can find out who sent it and oblige--from your friend as ever T. Teportier ans soon 1909 Jul 26 [sic]

Publication Date

7-26-1909

Time Period

1900-1909

Geographic Location

Hattiesburg, MS

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_Carter-Building-Cor.-Main-and-Front-Streets-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  Main and Front Street, Hattiesburg, Mississippi

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