Southwest Mississippi Region

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This color postcard features a street scene with a Tudor style house surrounded by a stone fence and trees on the left. A horse-drawn buggy is on the left side of the street and an early twentieth century car is on the right. Utility poles are on the right side of the road at the sidewalk. The title on the left beneath the image reads "Vicksburg, Miss. South Street. " An inscription is handwritten along the bottom of the card. 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 in the upper right corner and the card is postmarked Vicksburg, Mississippi, October 28, 1906. A description in the lower left reads "South Street is one of the cross streets of the city: while not one of the most important thoroughfares, it presents a pleasing appearance. The buildings are from three to four stories in height, many of them attractive types of a bygone day and generation." The card is inscribed and is addressed to Mr. Joe Fletcher in St. Louis, Mississippi.

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Oct. 27. 27-06 Say that I will be at Having a nice time in Vicksburg. Work Tuesday morning. Hello to Everybody.

Publication Date

10-28-1906

Publisher

Rafael Tuck and Sons

Time Period

1900-1909

Geographic Location

Vicksburg, MS

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS-837_Postcard_Vicksburg-Miss-South-Street_001

Source

Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 2: 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.

South Street, Vicksburg, Mississippi

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