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This color postcard features a group of people, mostly dressed in white early twentieth century clothing, gathered on the white area in front of a large four story hotel. Bushes and other landscaping surround the area in front of the hotel. "Where Gulf Breezes Frolic" is across the top of the image and the title "Mississippi State Tennis Tournament, The Great Southern Hotel, Gulfport, Miss." is in the space beneath the image. The back of the postcard 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 Donaldsonville, Louisiana, January 22, 1912. The card is inscribed and is addressed to Miss Jenny Platz in South Bend, Indiana.
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Dear Jenny: Hello honey: How are you--I think of you often. Is everything all right? Keep everything comfortable but I know you will. With love, [?].
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