Mississippi Coast Region

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This color postcard features the palm tree-lined curve of the highway with signs on the sides of the road. The title along the top reads "Turn at Bay St. Louis, Highway 90, Gulfport, Miss.--93" The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides publisher information as well as indication for postage stamp placement. The description in the upper left reads "This is a good place to live, being one of the nation's healthiest communities. Nearby are golf courses, numerous shuffleboard courts, beautiful drives, good motion picture theatres, shops, good salt water beaches for warm days and almost always the golden sunshine, a great prescription to new health and joy." ".25" is written in pencil in the upper center.

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Publication Date

1900

Publisher

Barber and Thatcher

Time Period

1890-1999

Geographic Location

Gulfport, MS

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_Turn-at-Bay-St-Louis_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.

Turn at Bay St. Louis, Highway 90, Gulfport, Mississippi

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