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This sepia toned picture postcard features a six story building on a street corner with other buildings partially visible flanking either side. A sign on top of the right side of the roof reads "Hays and Field" and people are walking on the sidewalk and street in front of the building. The title along the bottom of the card reads "Carter Building, of Main and Front Streets, Hattiesburg, Miss." There is an inscription handwritten sideways on the left side of the card and the date and a signature is handwritten in the lower right corner. The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides indication 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, March 12, 1908. The card is addressed to Miss Clara Sauerbsunn in St. Louis, Missouri.

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Guess you are surprised when you get these cards. Lea; 03/12/1908 A. Lea R.

Publication Date

3-12-1908

Time Period

1900-1909

Geographic Location

Hattiesburg, MS

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_Carter-building-Main-and-Front-Streets-Hattiesburg-Miss_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.

Six Story Carter Building, Hattiesburg, Mississippi

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