Mississippi Coast Region

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This color picture postcard features an aerial view of the Bay Bridge with trees and houses 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 along 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 edge with the description that 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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Publication Date

1910

Publisher

Hinman, Chauncey T.

Time Period

1890-1999

Geographic Location

Bay St. Louis, MS

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_Bay-Bridge-Mississippi-Gulf-Coast_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.

Aerial View of Bay Bridge

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