Southwest Mississippi Region

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Description

This color postcard features a street and storefront buildings. A building with four white columns across the front is on the left corner and a sign on the side of the building beside it advertises Benoist's Clothing House. People are walking the sidewalks on either side of the street and a horse drawn carriage is on the left side of the street. A handwritten inscription is in the upper left corner. The title in the lower left corner identifies the street as "Main Street, Natchez, Miss." The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides publisher information as well as indication for address placement. A green one cent postage stamp is placed crooked in the upper right corner and the card is postmarked Oreola, Ohio April 6, 1903. The card is addressed to Miss Eva Lee in Columbus, Ohio.

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Transcription

Hello Eva how are you be sure and send Grandma a card the 8 of April. From Aunt Emma [sic]

Publication Date

4-6-1903

Publisher

Rotograph Co.

Time Period

1900-1909

Geographic Location

Natchez, MS

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_Main-Street-Natchez-Miss-Color_001

Source

Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 1: Natchez Subcollection

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.

Main Street, Natchez

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