Mississippi Coast Region

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This color postcard features a group of men on top of a load of timbers on a bridge or pier on the gulf. Ships are in view and buildings are behind the pier. A small boat and other debris is in the water. The title in the upper left reads "Unloading Heavy Timbers in Burns' Boom, Gulfport, Miss." The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides publisher information, as well as, correspondence, address, and postage stamp placement.

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Publication Date

1900

Publisher

C. T. Photochrome

Time Period

1900-1909

Geographic Location

Gulfport, MS

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_Unloading-Heavy-Timbers-in-Burns-Boom-Gulfport-Miss_001

Source

Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 1: 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.

Unloading Heavy Timbers in Burns' Boom, Gulfport, Mississippi

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