Mississippi Coast Region

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This color postcard of the ivy covered Hotel Reed with lush green landscaping and Spanish moss draped trees in the foreground. The title along the bottom of the card reads "Hotel Reed, Facing the Gulf of Mexico, on Old Spanish Trail, (U.S. 90), Bay St. Louis, Mississippi." 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. "Feb. 15, 1938" is written in pencil in the middle of the card. The description in the upper left corner reads "Hotel Reed--Facing the Gulf of Mexico, on the Old Spanish Trail (U. S. 90), Bay St. Louis, Miss. Modern. Fireproof. Fifty rooms, 50 baths. American or European plan. Reasonable rates."

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Publication Date

2-15-1938

Publisher

Gulfport Printing Co.

Time Period

1930-1939

Geographic Location

Bay St. Louis, MS

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_Hotel-Reed-Facing-Gulf-of-Mexico_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.

Hotel Reed, Bay St. Louis, Mississippi

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