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This color postcard features a statue of a man on a white stone base. Trees and a building are behind the statue. The title along the top of the card reads "Statue of Captain Joseph T. Jones, Gulfport, Miss.--80" 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 "Statue of Captain Joseph T. Jones--Oil Producer--Penn. and W. Virginia. Whose vision, courage and indomitable energy made possible the construction of the Gulf and Ship Island Railroad and the City and Harbor of Gulfport, Mississippi."
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Postcards; Statues; Monuments; Jones, Joseph T.; Gulfport, MS
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