Mississippi Coast Region

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This color postcard features a sunset over the gulf water with a pier, live oaks and a dirt road in the foreground. An inscription is written across the top, right, and bottom edges. The title beneath the image reads "Sunset, East Gulfport Beach, Miss." The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides indication for postage stamp placement. The card is postmarked Mississippi City, Mississippi, March 1906 and is addressed to Mr. Orville Lance in Somerville, New Jersey.

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Drive between Mississippi City and Gulfport. Been over it many times. Bath houses are at end of pier. Trees are live oaks all carry good tune. I return to N.O. Tuesday--all well send love to M.H. here for the day.

Publication Date

1900

Time Period

1900-1909

Geographic Location

Gulfport, MS

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS-837_Postcard_Sunset-East-Gulfport-Beach-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.

Sunset, East Gulfport Beach, Mississippi

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