Download Full Text (958 KB)
This color postcard advertises Bufkin and Bompany's Drug store with a photo of Front Street depicted in the middle of a sandwich chalkboard. A child is depicted as erasing the words on the sandwich board. The description reads "Hattiesburg is a beautiful city. We have here fine streets, big industries, high buildings, prety girls which every body likes to look at, the later particularly can been seen at Bufkin and Bompany's Drug Store. Be sure and come by. The back of of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides publisher information as well as indiciation for correspondence and address placement. A green one cent postage stamp is placed in the upper right corner and the card is postmarked Hattiesburg, Mississippi July 7, 1908. The card is inscribed and is addressed to Miss Dorothy Stumberg in St. Charles, Missouri.
Your letter received and sure was glad to get it. Know you had a good time on the 4th. Will write you soon. Kelly
Postcards; Advertising Postcards; Hattiesburg, MS
Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Hattiesburg Sub-Collection
Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)
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.
For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.MSState.edu.
Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University