Southwest Mississippi Region

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This black and white postcard features the two houses and a monument on the right side of a dirt road. The monument is white stone near the road. The house nearest the road is round with a dome roof and pillars lining the front porch. The house behind it is two story colonial with two chimneys and a large dormer in the front roofline. A man on a horse and a horse drawn buggy are on the road. The title along the bottom of the card reads "Illinois State Mon't, and Old Shirley House, Known as the White House during the siege, Vicksburg National Military Park, Vicksburg, Mississippi." The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides publisher information as well as indication for correspondence, address, postmark, and postage stamp placement.

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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

Publication Date

1900

Publisher

Joe Fox

Time Period

1900-1909

Geographic Location

Vicksburg, MS

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_Illinois-State-Mont-and-Old-Shirley-House_001

Source

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

Illinois State Monument and Old Shirley House, Vicksburg National Military Park, Vicksburg, Mississippi

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