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This black and white postcard features an early twentieth century view of buildings and street traffic in downtown Hattiesburg, Mississippi. A street clogged with early horses and carriages runs between several buildings. People can be seen walking the sidewalks and utility poles are depicted on the left side of the street. The title along the top of the card reads "Front Street Looking East from Main Street, Hattiesburg, Mississippi." The back of the postcard identfies the item as a postcard and provides publisher information as well as indication for correspondence and address placement. A green one cent stamp is placed in the upper right corner of the card and the card is postmarked Hattiesburg, Mississippi with an illegible date. The card is addressed to Miss F. D. J. George at the Gulf Coast Health Resort, Biloxi, Mississippi.

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Publication Date

1900

Publisher

Souvenir Postcard Company

Time Period

1890-1949

Geographic Location

Hattiesburg, MS

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_Front-St-Looking-East-from-Main-St-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.

Buildings and Street Traffic in Downtown Hattiesburg, Mississippi

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