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This postcard features a color illustration of the academic building on the State Normal College (University of Southern Mississippi) in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. The three story building is red brick with nine visible two story columns with white railings across the top. Dental molding is along the roofline and gabled peaks are on each end of the building. People are depicted as standing on the front steps. The title of the card is printed in red along the top of the image. The back of the card is addressed to Mr. Fred Neight in New Orleans, Louisiana. The card is postmarked Hattiesburg, Miss., February 7, 1913 and a green, one cent George Washington postage stamp is placed in the upper right corner. An inscription is written sideways on the left half of the card. [see transcription field]
Dear Fred, I have a little leisuer time, so I tho't I should drop you a line. How is the president? Lamar [sic]
S. H. Kress and Co.
Postcards; Universities and colleges
University of Southern Mississippi; Colleges; Universities; College buildings; Hattiesburg, MS
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
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Academic Building, State Normal, Hattiesburg, Mississippi, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University