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This color postcard features a sea wall along the coast. The title along the top of the card reads "Section of 9 Mile Bay Waveland Sea Wall, Bay St. Louis, Miss." The description along the bottom reads "Garden of the Riviera." 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 in the upper right corner and the card is postmarked New Orleans, Louisiana April 2, 1931. The card is inscribed and is addressed to Mr. Dane Nims in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
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Alright, be a ham and don't write!! The gulf is perfectly beautiful. Staying here til Monday. All Tulane and Newcomb are here. Best love, [signature cut off]
Beach Drug Store
Bay St. Louis, MS
Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Gulf Coast Sub-Collection
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Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University