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S. H. Kress and Co.
This color postcard features buildings on the left side of a street with the sign for S. H. Kress and Co. 5-10 Cent Store visible. People are depicted walking along the sidewalk in front of the buildings. The sign along the top of the card reads "Main Street looking North, Hattiesburg, Miss." The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides indication for correspondence and address placement. A red one cent postage stamp is placed in the upper right corner and the card is postmarked Hattiesburg, Mississippi, October 9, 1913. The card is inscribed and is addressed to Miss Olive M. Jones in Fernwood, Mississippi.
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Ama writes me you are thinking of going home. Wait while I come meet you. Would Oct. 23 suit you? Our folks are going to the fair then, probably and I can come home. Emily Let me know when you go. [portion up the side of the card cut off in scan.]
Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Hattiesburg Sub-Collection
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Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University