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This color picture postcard features an aerial view of the Bay Bridge with trees and houses seen in the foreground and clouds and land in the distance. The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides publisher and photographer information with indication for postage stamp placement. Images of fish, pirates, a lighthouse, a cabin with trees; a confederate soldier on a horse, an antebellum home with a couple dressed in antebellum clothes, a steamboat, and men on horses are drawn in the left corner and edge. The description of the cards in the upper left of the card reads "Bay Bridge, Mississippi Gulf Coast...Looking west along U. S. Highway 90. This $9,000,000 toll bridge, opened August 1, 1953, is over two miles long and connects the cities of Pass Christian and Bay St. Louis, Mississippi."
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Hinman, Chauncey T.
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