Mississippi Coast Region

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This color postcard features fountains and lawn with a three story building in the distance. People are standing on the sidewalks on the lawn. The title along the bottom identifies the scene as "Great Southern Hotel Lawn, Gulfport, Miss." The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides 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, May 28, 1908. The card is inscribed and is addressed to Miss Ethel Massengale in Atlanta, Georgia.

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This does not show the beauty of the grounds very faithfully, but suggests the pretty place as it really is. W. H.

Publication Date

5-28-1908

Publisher

Detroit Publishing Co.

Time Period

1910-1919

Geographic Location

Gulfport, MS

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_Great-Southern-Hotel-Lawn-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.

Great Southern Hotel Lawn, Gulfport, Mississippi

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