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This color postcard features a view of buildings on a street where several mid-twentieth century cars are parked. Some signs on the buildings on the left side of the street advertise "White Kitchen", "Drugs and Soda", and "Citizen's Bank." A building on the right side of the street advertises "Kirkwood." The title along the top of the card reads "Main Street Looking South, Hattiesburg, Mississippi." The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard made in the U. S. A. and provides publisher information as well as indication for correspondence and addres placement. A green one cent postage stamp is placed in the upper right corner and the card is postmarked Pearl, Mississippi, April 29, 194?. [postmark partially illegible] The card is inscribed with a list of several names and addresses on the portion of the card designated for correspondence and is addressed to Vivian L Purzjcki in Philidelphia, Pennsylvania. A black in stamp with Vivian L. Purzjcki is stamped twice on the card.
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