Pine Belt Region

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Contributor

S. H. Kress and Co.

Description

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.

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Transcription

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]

Publication Date

5-14-1914

Time Period

1910-1919

Geographic Location

Hattiesburg, MS

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_Main-Street-Looking-south-Hattiesburg-Miss-Store-Fronts_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.

Main Street Hattiesburg, Mississippi, Looking South

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