Mississippi Coast Region

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This color postcard features two ladies in early 20th century clothing being rowed by a gentleman in a rowboat just off the bank of the bay with two rowboats docked on the bank behind them. The title in the upper left corner reads "On the Bay, Bay St. Louis, Miss." "Planchet 6 postcard Exchange, Pub." is typed in the bottom left of the card. The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides indication for postage stamp placement. The card is inscribed in two places.

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Dear Miss Lola, This is my first installment in exchange for the beautiful and very interesting cards you were so thoughtful in sending me. Hope that they will find all well and happy. Sincerely, Julia D. B.; There are many "spots" as pretty as this which I think is quite a distance beyond (to our left) Dunbar's Factory.

Publication Date

1910

Publisher

Planchet6 postcard Exchange

Time Period

1890-1999

Geographic Location

Bay St. Louis, MS

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_On-the-Bay_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.

Rowboat Ride on the Bay, Bay St. Louis, Mississippi

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