Pine Belt Region

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This postcard features a black and white portrait of the S. A. French Family in Hattiesburg, Mississippi Ca. 1908. Sanford A. French (Sept. 3, 1845-April 18, 1917), a Virginian-born engineer and grocer is pictured with his Kentucky-born wife Harriette “Hattie” E. Hickman French (Oct. 16, 1863-March 9, 1932). Their daughter, Gay is pictured behind Harriette and the two women at the back are unidentified. All the women are wearing white dresses and French is wearing a bowler hat with a suit and bowtie. The group is standing in front of a porch with flowers and plants in front of them. A porch swing is partially visible on the porch to their left. "SA French Hattiesburg Miss Card came from Family estate" is written on the back of the card.

Subjects

Postcards; Portraits

Keywords

family portraits

Geographic Location

Hattiesburg, (Miss.)

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MFM_MSS_837_Postcard-S.A.-French-Family-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.

Sanford A. French Family, Hattiesburg, Mississippi

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