Mississippi Coast Region

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This color postcard features a white two story Inn with tall white columns at the front entrance, a long front porch and a balcony above the porch. Two chimneys are on the left side of the inn. Trees are in the front and a man is standing on the porch. The title in the upper left corner identifies the inn as "Colonial Inn, Biloxi, Miss." The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides publisher information as well as indication for correspondence and address placement. A green one cent postage stamp is placed sideways in the upper right corner and the card is postmarked New Orleans, Louisiana, August 18, 1911. The card is inscribed and is addressed to Miss E Ott in Philadelphia.

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Thanks for cards. Pardon me for not ans. Yours by return mail. Was away for two weeks had go time. Let me hear something more about you. Joseph [sic]

Publication Date

8-18-1911

Publisher

Uncle Fred's Gift Store

Time Period

1910-1919

Geographic Location

Biloxi, MS

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_Colonial-Inn-Biloxi-Miss_001

Source

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

Colonial Inn, Biloxi, Mississippi

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