Pine Belt Region

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This color postcard features a street with buildings on either side. Early twentieth century cars are seen parked on the street and people are seen walking. The buildings on the right include signs for the theater, drugs, and the Yellow Pine Myers Co. The title along the top of the card reads "Mobile Street, Hattiesburg, Miss." An inscription is written on the left of the card and "Hotel Hattiesburg" is handwritten sidewise along the white corner of the building on the left. 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 in the upper right corner and the card is postmarked Hattiesburg, Mississippi, August 08, 1909. The card is inscribed and is addressed to Mr. Andrew K. Stone in Georgetown, Kentucky.

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[front of the postcard] This is our fine Hotel.; Hotel Hattiesburg. [back of the postcard] Aug. 7-09 I guess you will be a little surprised to hear from me, but as I was writing to my georgetown friends I thought I wold sendyou a card which I hope you will ans soon. Your friend Rebekah Lanper Add me. 808 Southern Ave. Hattiesburg Miss.

Publication Date

8-8-1909

Time Period

1900-1909

Geographic Location

Hattiesburg, MS

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_Mobile-Street-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

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Mobile Street, Hattiesburg, Mississippi

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