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Younghans, E. J.
This postcard features a color illustration of the Government building in Gulfport, Mississippi, a two story building with arched molding across the five pillar columns at the front entrance. Dental molding is pictured beneath the roofline. A large crowd of people are gathered in front, some standing in groups while others are standing among the horses and carriages. The title of the card is printed along the upper right edge of the image. The artist's name, E. J. Younghans, is printed in the lower left corner. The back of the card is addressed to Mrs. E. Putfark in New Orleans, Louisiana. The card is postmarked Gulfport, Mississippi, September 15, 1911 and a green, one cent Benjamin Franklin postage stamp is placed in the upper right corner. An inscription is written in pencil on the left half of the card. [see transcription field]
Dear Mama Aunt Mary said, if you come over Sunday bring some meat and asperagus tips and a bottle of olive oil for 55 [cents] and tell uncle chris to bring some cake and my lace shoes. Bring a roast of meat. Why don't you answer our letters. Bring Anna with you. From your Daughter Etta. [sic]
government buildings; Gulfport, MS; Mississippi Gulf Coast
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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The Government Building, Gulfport, Mississippi, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University