Southwest Mississippi Region

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This black and white postcard features a long wood cabin with a full length porch and two chimneys. Two men are leaning against the porch and clothing is hanging from a line on one end of the porch. Trees are beside and behind the cabin. The title beneath the image describes it as "Cabin Scene at Chickasaw Bluffs, Battlefield, Vicksburg, Miss." Publisher information is located at the bottom left edge of the card and the date inscription is handwritten in white space of the lower right. The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides indication for address placement. A green one cent stamp is placed in the upper right corner and the card is postmarked twice. The top postmark is for Vicksburg, Mississippi, November 19, 1906 and the bottom postmark (stamped upside down) is for Waco, Texas, November 21, 1906. The card is addressed to Mr. Ed. Bauener.

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Nov 19/06 Morris Lissaner

Publication Date

1900

Publisher

E. C. Kropp Co.

Time Period

1900-1909

Geographic Location

Vicksburg, MS

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_Cabin-Scene-at-Chickasaw-Bluffs-Battlefield-Vicksburg-Miss_001

Source

Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 1: Vicksburg and African-Americana 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.

Cabin Scene at Chickasaw Bluffs, Battlefield, Men Leaning on the Porch of the Cabin, Vicksburg, Mississippi

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