Mississippi Coast Region

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This color postcard features the lily pond view of exterior of the belfry wing of the former Inn-by-the-Sea with palm trees and other landscaping. The title along the bottom reads "U. S. Merchant Marine Cadet Basic School, Pass Christian, Miss." The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides publisher information as well as indication for postage stamp and address placement. The card is postmarked Harrison Miss. May 11, 1943. The stamp box is marked through and "Free" is written above it. The card is dated "May 11, 1943" in the upper right and the description in the upper left reads "U. S. Merchant Marine Cadet Basic School--Pass Christian, Miss." The card is inscribed and is addressed to Mr. John A. Sisak in Cleveland, Ohio. "2--" is written in pencil in the upper right.

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Dear Pal: Received your letter dated the 4th. I go to school from 3-9pm. another class from 11:30A.M. to 12:30P.M. aircraft [illegible] Played only one game of golf. Not much time to anything. [sic] Have to study and read a lot. Happy birthday. A little late though. Like it here. Sure learn a lot in a short time. Am going to apply for cadet training about a month before I finish this school. Yours truly: Edward P. S. Thanks for the letter. From Pfc. Edward J. [?] Gulfport Field, Miss. (P.S) No Girls

Publication Date

5-11-1943

Publisher

Gulfport Printing Co.

Time Period

1940-1949

Geographic Location

Pass Christian, MS

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_U.S.-Merchant-Marine-Cadet-Basic-School_001

Source

Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Gulf Coast Sub-Collection

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.

U. S. Merchant Marine Cadet Basic School, Pass Christian, Mississippi (Formerly Inn-by-the Sea)

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