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This postcard features a black and white image of men in dark suits and hats gathered on the porch, steps, and yard of the Jefferson Davis Soldiers Home, currently named Beauvoir, in Biloxi, Mississippi. The front door and window, porch, white square columns, and front stairs are all that is visible of the home. The men near the bottom of the steps and on the sidewalk in front are wearing hats and many of the men have long, white beards. The title of the card is printed on the back of the card on the left edge. The card is addressed to Mrs. E. S. Bennet. The card is postmarked Peoria, Illinois, July 24, 1909 and a green, one cent Benjamin Franklin postage stamp is placed in the upper right corner. A transcription is written on the left half of the card. [see transcription field]
Dear Friend I wish you many happy returns of the day and may you see meny more such such days is the wish of your friend Mrs. N. Giles [sic]
The Rotograph Co., N. Y. City
Postcards; Beauvoir (Biloxi, Miss.)
Beauvoir; Jefferson Davis Soldiers Home; Biloxi, MS
Mississippi State University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections, Manuscripts Unit, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 4, Mississippi Coastal Region
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Jefferson Davis Soldiers Home, Biloxi, Mississippi, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University