Mississippi Coast Region

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Contributor

Ross, Bob C.

Description

This color picture postcard of the exterior of the Bayside Motel features a large Bayside Motel sign that advertises $5 up also weekly. The motel is two stories with red brick on the bottom and alternating red and blue siding on the top floor. Mid-century cars are parked in the lot in front. An inset photo in the upper left corner of the card features one of the motel's rooms showing two beds with white bedspreads, a desk, and a view into the bathroom. The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides publisher information as well as indication for postage stamp placement. The description of the motel in the upper left of the card reads "The Bay Side Motel; Located 3 Miles Southwest of Bay St. Louis on U.S. Hwy. 90 P.O. Box 424, Bay St. Louis, Mississippi; Completely Air Conditioned--Room Phones--Swimming Pool--Free TV and Continuous Music--Massage-A-Rest Mattresses. 2 minutes to the Gulf of Mexico 15 minutes to Miss. NASA Test Site 'Modern New Motel with Old Southern Hospitality'"; ".50" is written in pencil at the top right of the card.

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Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

Publication Date

1910

Time Period

1890-1999

Geographic Location

Bay St. Louis, MS

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_Bayside-Motel_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.

Bayside Motel

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