Mississippi Coast Region

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This color postcard features a bridge overwater. Bushes and threes are on the bank of the water at the entrance of the bridge. The title in the upper right reads "Back Bay Bridge, Biloxi, Miss." The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides indication for correspondence and address placement. A green one cent postage stamp is placed in the upper right corner and the card is postmarked Biloxi, Mississippi, August 1, 1913. The card is inscribed and is addressed to Mrs. John Goeller.

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Biloxi has been real lively the last 10 days. We had about 1500 soldier boys here. Business was quite good but it's slow today. I go across this bridge in a minute and half. Ma said I look like a bird skimming the bridge.

Publication Date

1910

Time Period

1910-1919

Geographic Location

Biloxi, MS

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS-837_Postcard_Back-Bay-Bridge-Biloxi-Miss_001

Source

Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 2: Biloxi 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.

Back Bay Bridge, Biloxi, Mississippi

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