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This postcard features a black and white image of the trees, grass, and homes in the bayous in Handsboro, Mississippi near Gulfport. The title of the card is printed along the bottom of the image and the publisher's name is printed beside it. The back of the card is addressed to J. H. Cunningham of San Jose, Illinois. The card is postmarked Biloxi, Miss., April 4, 1911 and a green, one cent Benjamin Franklin postage stamp is placed in the upper right corner. An inscription is written on the left half of the card. [see transcription field]
April 4, 1911 Dear Son, Your very welcome letter received yesterday was so glad to hear from you also got a letter form Uncle Frank and was glad Aunt Sallie was doing well do hope she will soon be well and strong again. R and Aunt [?] wnet to New Orleans this a m and will return tomorrow M is still improving and is better than she was last week we are having our warm weather but nice cool nights. this is a great pllace to sleep . we have a fine cool Breeze from the Gulf all the time. tell me all about the election [?] not heard who the candidates were love to all Tuck [sic]
bayous; Mississippi Gulf Coast; Gulfport, MS
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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Glimpse of the Bayou, Handsboro, Mississippi, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University