Southwest Mississippi Region

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Baiser, J. Lyons

Description

This color picture postcard features three images of building from Magnolia, Mississippi. The top image is of a large white two story building with four white columns across the front entrance. (Pike County Courthouse) The bottom left image is of red brick building with black shudders and white columns across the front. A pine tree is in the front. (Magnolia Library) The bottom right image is of a red brick building with a white Spanish style molding around the front entrance. Bushes are spaced in front of the building and trees are behind it. The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides publisher and photographer information as well as indication for postage stamp placement. A description of the from images is on the left side and reads, "Courthouse, Library, City Hall Pike County Court House, Magnolia, Mississippi. Pike County organized 1815, with County Seat at Holmesville. Magnolia became County Seat 1872. Court House burned 1882, destroying records. Present building occupied 1883, renovated twice. Magnolia Public Library, facility of Pike-Amite Library System. Magnolia City Hall. Magnolia was settled 1810, incorporated 1866."

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Publication Date

1900

Publisher

Dexter Press

Geographic Location

Magnolia, MS

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_CourtHouse-Library-City-Hall_001

Source

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

Pike County Courthouse, Magnolia Public Library, and Magnolia City Hall, Magnolia, Mississippi

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