Mississippi Coast Region

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This color postcard features a three story white building at the end of a long white driveway with trees up to it. The title along the top of the building identifies the building as "Gulf and Ship Island Office Building, Gulfport, Miss." The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides indication for correspondence and address placement. A red two cent postage stamp is placed in the upper right corner and the card is postmarked Gulfport, Mississippi February 10, 1919. The card is inscribed and is addressed to Mrs. Emma Ohlwiler in Rock Island, Illinois.

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Dear Gem When I get rich I intend to send mother and Dad and you down here to spend the winters. A Grand place right on the Gulf of Mexico. Oscar [sic]

Publication Date

2-10-1919

Time Period

1910-1919

Geographic Location

Gulfport, MS

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_Gulf-and-Ship-Island-Office-Building-Gulfport-Miss_001

Source

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

Repository

Manuscripts

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)

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For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.MSState.edu.

Gulf and Ship Island Office Building, Gulfport, Mississippi

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