Mississippi Coast Region

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This black and white postcard features a lighthouse with other buildings around it and the water behind it. A sailboat is on the water. The title in the upper right corner reads "Ship Island Light House, Biloxi, Miss." The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides publisher information as well as indication for correspondence and address placement. A green one cent postage stamp is placed in the upper right corner and the card is postmarked Biloxi, Mississippi, July 18, 1911. The card is inscribed and is addressed to Mrs. Hattie Goeller in Newark, New Jersey.

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Better come down South and get cooled off. We have not had a single prostrature or death from the heat all summer [and] there is a fine breeze every day. Regards to Mother Martha [and] John. Yours, Will

Publication Date

4217

Publisher

N. E. Paper and Stationary Co.

Time Period

1910-1919

Geographic Location

Ship Island, MS

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS-837_Postcard_Ship-House-Light-House-Biloxi-Miss_001

Source

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

Ship Island, Light House. Biloxi, Mississippi

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