Mississippi Coast Region

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This black and white postcard features a large concrete fountain pool with a sidewalk leading up to a large white three story building. The building features arched or rounded windows on the top floor and a flag flying from the center of the roof. Trees and shrubs line the fountain and the building. Other buildings can be seen behind the central building. The title "Office Building Gulf [and] Ship Island Railroad, Gulfport, Miss." is along the bottom of the image. A handwritten inscription is written beneath the title. The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides indication for address placement. A green one cent postage stamp is placed sideways in the upper right corner and the card is postmarked Gulfport, Mississippi, September 24, 1905. The card is addressed to Carrier #2 in Biloxi, Mississippi.

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Well be with you soon. #3

Publication Date

2094

Time Period

1900-1909

Geographic Location

Gulfport, MS

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS-837_Postcard_Office-Building-Gulf-and-Ship-Island-Railroad-Gulfport-Miss_001

Source

Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 2: Gulfport Subcollection

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.

Office Building Gulf and Ship Island Railroad, Gulfport, Mississippi

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