Mississippi Coast Region

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This black and white postcard features a house and trees. Men in black suits and hats are leaning against the tree in the forefront. The title in the upper right reads "Greetings from Gulfport, Miss." An inscription is handwritten in the white space on the right edge of the card and along the bottom edge. The back of the card identifies the item as a postcard and provides indication for address placement. A green one cent postage stamp is placed in the upper right corner and the card is postmarked August 14, 1913. The location of the postmark is not legible. The card is addressed to Miss Sara Myers in Tuscaloosa, Alabama in care of Miss Farmine Smallwood.

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8/13 Received your card today. Glad to know you arrived safely. Hope you are having a nice time. How is "Fancie" and did you diliver [sic] my message? Wednesday night Lettie and I are going to call on the H's. Glad to have backing. Keep them coming. [?] sends regards. Hope you are having a good time. L. M.

Publication Date

4975

Time Period

1910-1919

Geographic Location

Gulfport, MS

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS-837_Postcard_Greetings-from-Gulfport-Miss-House-with-Trees_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.

Greetings From Gulfport, Mississippi (A House and Trees)

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