Mississippi Coast Region

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This postcard features a color illustration of an aerial view of Gulfport, Mississippi. Buildings, trees, trees, piers, and a flag are pictured with a view of the water beyond. The title of the card is printed along the top left of the image. The back of the card is addressed to Mrs. Judy Greaves in Marshfield, Oregon. The card is postmarked Gulfport, Miss., April 24, 1943 and a green "Industry Agriculture Defense" postage stamp is placed in the upper right corner. There are torn spots in all four corners. An inscription is written on the left half of the card. [see transcription field]

Transcription

[Dear] Pal: Never thought I'd get this far south. Is it ever beautiful down here. I doubt very much now if I will get to Calif. [?] Write soon [tell everyone] hello as ever Kathleen [sic]

Publication Date

1943

Publisher

The Sadler News Company, Gulfport, Miss.

Time Period

1940-1949

Subjects

Postcards; Cities

Keywords

Gulfport, MS

Geographic Location

Gulfport, (Miss.)

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MFM_MSS_837_1943-04-24_Postcard-Gulfport-Aerial_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.

Aerial View of Gulfport, Mississippi

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