Pine Belt Region

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This postcard features a black and white image of buildings on East Front Street in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. The building on the left has arched windows on the bottom, arched brickwork above the windows on the second story and a sign that reads "Furniture Orr Bros Furniture" between the windows and the roofline and a vertical sing between the last to windows that simply reads "signs". Awnings are on the three windows on the left. The building on the right has arched windows on the second story and awnings over the windows o the first floor. A sign that says "Restaurant" is between the first and second story windows. The title of the card names all of the businesses located there and is printed below the bottom edge of the image. An inscription is written across the top of the image and across the bottom edge of the card. The copyright and publisher is printed in the lower left of the image. The back of the card is addressed to Mr. Julian Bailey in Laurel, Mississippi. The card is postmarked Hattiesburg, Miss., December 28, 1906 and a green, one cent Benjamin Franklin postage stamp is placed upside down in the upper right.

Publication Date

1906

Publisher

D. B. Henley, Hattiesburg, Miss.

Time Period

1900-1909

Subjects

Postcards; Commercial buildings

Keywords

furniture stores; commercial buildings; Hattiesburg, MS

Geographic Location

Hattiesburg, (Miss.)

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MFM_MSS_837_1906-12-28_Postcard-Orr-Furniture-Hattiesburg_001

Source

Mississippi State University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections, Manuscripts Unit, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 4, Pine Belt Region

Repository

Manuscripts

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)

Rights

Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.MSState.edu.

Buildings on East Front Street, Hattiesburg, Mississippi, Orr Brothers Furniture Company, Hattiesburg Tailoring Company, H. & S. Kats, Prop., Leleu Signs

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