Southwest Mississippi Region

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This color postcard features a white bank with tall white bank with tall white columns across the front and a set of wide step lead up to the porch. Two small trees are on either side of the steps. A sign for ""Port Gibson Bank"" is across the front gable beneath the roofline. The title, ""Port Gibson Bank, Port Gibson, Miss."" Is 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 postage stamp placement. The description in the upper left corner reads "Building on reverse side erected in 1840. Used for bank purposes until war between the States. From latter period to 1890 served as hotel and rooming house. From 1890, continuously, the home of Port Gibson. When visiting our town do not fail to come in and see us. Port Gibson Bank".

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Publication Date

1920

Publisher

Curteich

Time Period

1920-1929

Geographic Location

Port Gibson, MS

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS-837_Postcard_Port-Gibson-Bank-Port-Gibson-Miss_001

Source

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

Port Gibson Bank , Port Gibson, Mississippi

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