Mississippi Coast Region

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This color postcard features a large four story brick hotel with a brown roof and dormers. A long driveway leads through the front yard grounds to the hotel entrance. Trees and bushes line the grounds. The title along the top reads "Gulfport, Miss. The Great Southern Hotel showing Grounds." The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides publisher information as well as indication for correspondence, address, and postage stamp placement. The image of a peacock identifying the card as part of the "PCK Series" is in the top center of the card.

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Publication Date

1900

Time Period

1900-1909

Geographic Location

Gulfport, MS

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_The-Great-Southern-Hotel-Showing-Grounds_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.

The Great Southern Hotel Showing the Grounds, Gulfport, Mississippi

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