Mississippi Coast Region

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This postcard features two black and white images from the Anniston Hotel and Pier near Gulfport, Mississippi. The first image, on the left, shows the Anniston Hotel at the beach as viewed from the pier out in the water. An expanse of beachfront is visible as well as trees that appear in front of and behind the hotel. The image is depicted within an illustration of a wooden frame. The second image, to the right, is the view of the structure at the end of the pier out on the water. The image is primarily encircled with the pier jutting out of the circle. An illustration of flowers is in the area where the two images meet. The title of the card is printed in the lower left corner of the card and publisher's name is printed along the curve of the second image. The back of the card is addressed to Mr. Geo. [George] Way in New Orleans, Louisiana. The card is postmarked Biloxi, Mississippi, August 26, 1912 and a green, one cent postage stamp is placed in the upper right corner. A transcription is written sideways on the left half of the card. [see transcription field]

Transcription

Same old place. Hardly knew Lon she was so sun burned. We had a dandy time Sunday. Don't forget Wed. night. Mary [sic]

Publication Date

1912

Publisher

E. J. Younghaus

Time Period

1910-1919

Subjects

Postcards; Piers; Hotels;

Keywords

hotels; Gulfport, MS

Geographic Location

Gulfport, (Miss.)

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MFM_MSS_837_1911-08-25_Postcard-Sawilmon-Hotel_001

Source

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

Repository

Manuscripts

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)

Rights

Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.MSState.edu.

Anniston Hotel and Pier Near Gulfport

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