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This postcard features a color illustration of a drug store in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi. The Pickwick Hotel can be seen in the background to the left, with the famous DeMontluzin Drug Store seen on the right. The drugstore is a small, white, clapboard structure on stilts with a porch on the back. A pier is to the left to the drugstore and trees and bushes are in front of the hotel and behind the drugstore. Electric powerline poles are seen to the left to the drugstore. The title of the card is in the upper left of the image. The back of the card is addressed to Miss Anita Eastes in Birmingham, Alabama. The card is postmarked July 9, 1908 and a green, one cent Benjamin Franklin postage stamp is placed in the upper right corner of the card. An inscription is written on the left half of the card. [see transcription field]
I got your Postal with the 3 Jackasses on it. Geo. Saw 4 alligators--one as long as I am. Yours Pa [sic]
L. A. de Montluzin and Son
drug store; Bay St. Louis, MS
Bay St. Louis, (Miss.)
Mississippi State University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections, Manuscripts Unit, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 3, Box 3: Mississippi Coastal Region
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Bay St. Louis Drugstore, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University