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Description

This color postcard features buildings in downtown Hattiesburg, Mississippi, with people and horses and buggies on the street. The title on the bottom of the card reads "Front Street, Looking West, Hattiesburg, Miss." The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides indication for address and postage stamp placement. A green postage stamp is placed in the upper right corner and the card is postmarked Hattiesburg, Mississippi, April 21, 1911. The card is inscribed and is addressed to Mr. J. J. Buswell in Lumberton, New Jersey. "Missent" is stamped in purple ink in the upper left corner.

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Received your letter today and will answer it from here. Also received your postal card and was delighted to receive both as they came in the nature of a surprise. John (Burlington, CO)

Publication Date

4-21-1911

Time Period

1910-1919

Geographic Location

Hattiesburg, MS

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_Front-Street-looking-West-Hattiesburg-Miss-Horse-and-Buggy_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.

West from Front Street, Hattiesburg, Mississippi

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