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This postcard features a black and white image of a Pelican siting on a log after a hurricane as passed through on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. 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 title of the card is printed along the bottom edge of the image.
Postcards; Hurricanes; Gulf Coast (Miss.); Pelicans
Mississippi Gulf Coast
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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A Pelican: A Lone Survivor, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University