Mississippi Coast Region

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Contributor

Ewing, Inc.

Description

This black and white picture postcard features an angled view of a large hotel. The left end features a porch and second and third floor balconies. The front of the hotel features a tower on each side of the entrance and dormers along the roofline. Palm trees line the front of the hotel. The handwritten title along the bottom of the card reads "Southwest Wing of Great Southern Hotel, Open All the Year, Gulfport, Miss." The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides photographer/publisher information as well as indication for correspondence and address placement. A green one cent postage stamp is placed in the upper right corner and the card is postmarked Gulfport, Mississippi, August 25, 1920. The card is inscribed and is addressed to A. M. Barrett in Chicago, Illinois.

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Transcription

It's certainly fine down here. Having a busy time and will write you when I have any news. Don't for this ideal spot for your vacation.

Publication Date

8-25-1920

Publisher

Ewing, Inc.

Time Period

1920-1929

Geographic Location

Gulfport, MS

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_Southwest-wing-Great-Southern-Hotel_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.

Southwest Wing of Great Southern Hotel, Gulfport, Mississippi

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