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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 green one cent postage stamp is placed sideways in the upper right corner and the card is postmarked Hattiesburg, Mississippi, May 14, 1914. The card is inscribed and is addressed to Miss Ruth Hellen in Hornell, New York.
Dearest Unknown: I thought I would drop you a card. I would like to correspond with you if you care to. Huburt Gaulding is my brother. I am 16 years of age dark Brown hair. Blue eyes. Weigh 160 lbs 6 feet 6 inches tall and real [?] Barnett Gaulding [sic]
Postcards; Buildings; Hattiesburg, MS
Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Hattiesburg Sub-Collection
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