Mississippi Coast Region

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This color postcard features people swimming in the water, lounging on the beach, and standing on a pier. Structures and trees are depicted in the background with clouds overhead. The title at the bottom of the card reads, "Bennie French Bathing Beach---Henderson Point, Miss. The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides publisher information as well as indication for stamp and address placement. The description in the upper left reads "Bennie French Tavern--Henderson Point, Miss.--Just east of Bay St. Louis Bridge King of Mixed Drinks ... Fine Foods ... Delicious Seafood Dinners ... Entertainment of All Kinds.

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Publication Date

1910

Publisher

Gulfport Printing Co.

Time Period

1890-1999

Geographic Location

Henderson Point, MS

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_Bennie-French-Bathing-Beach_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.

Bennie French Bathing Beach

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