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This color postcard features a three story curved red brick building with a "Greyhound" sign on the right side above the entrance cover. The title in the upper left reads "The Union Bus Terminal at Gulfport, Mississippi." A postmark for Long Island City, New Jersey, May 24 is in the top center of the card. The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides publisher information as well as indication for correspondence and postage stamp placement. The card is postmarked U. S. Navy, May 22, 1944. The card is inscribed and is addressed to Hazel Dangel in Newark, New York.
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Dear Hazel, I can really use one of those letters now that you promised me. They are really pouring the heat down here [and] one has to stand in line about [half hour] to get one of those cokes we used to have every afternoon around 3. I am getting to be a great little "clothes washer"--every day its scrub, scrub,-scrub. Expect to be here 4 months attending school. Keep an eye on all my friends [and] don't let them get in trouble--and you be a good girl, too. Lou Louie De Kennedy S a/c Quartermasters school co98 U. S. M. T.C Brks 136 Area 5 Gulfport, Miss.
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Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 2: Gulfport Subcollection
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Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University