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This postcard features a black and white image of the beach in Biloxi as the first waves rolled in. The storm which is most commonly called the 1947 Fort Lauderdale hurricane but is sometimes referred to as Hurricane George, the 1947 New Orleans hurricane, or the 1947 Pompano Beach (or Broward) hurricane, struck the Gulf Coast in September 1947. The lighthouse is seen in the far distance and the front bumper of a card is seen in the lower right corner of the image. The title of the card is written along the bottom edge of the image.
Postcards; Hurricanes; Gulf Coast (Miss.)
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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As the Waves Rolled In, Biloxi, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University