Mississippi Coast Region

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This black and white postcard features two men in a small boat out on the water. One is holding a fishing pole while the other is pulling in the fish that they caught. Both men are wearing hats. The title in the upper left reads "Landing a Tarpon, Pass Christian, Miss." The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides correspondence and address placement. A green one cent postage stamp is placed in the upper right corner and the card is postmarked Pass Christian, Mississippi, February 23, 1912. The card is inscribed and is addressed to Mr. Lane Siebenthal in Bloomington, Indiana.

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Dear Boys:- We have not heard a word from any of you office boys nor a paper. Have inquired everyplace. Pop hears from Chas regularly. We are all well and having grand trip going fishing today in big sailboat with the fellow holding pole in this picture. Pete [sic]

Publication Date

2-23-1912

Publisher

Northrop Drugstore

Time Period

1900-1909

Geographic Location

Pass Christian, MS

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS-837_Postcard_Landing-A-Tarpon-Pass-Christian-Miss_001

Source

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

Landing a Tarpon, Pass Christian, Mississippi

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