Mississippi Coast Region

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This color postcard features the courtyard view of the ivy covered Hotel Reed. The courtyard features tables with umbrellas and chairs as well as an Adirondack chair. An early 20th century car is depicted beneath the portico. The title at the bottom of the card reads "Hotel Reed on Old Spanish Trail (U.S. 90), Bay St. Louis, Miss." The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides publisher information as well as indication for postage stamp placement. The description in the upper left corner reads, "Hotel Reed; Noted for Delicious Food; Overlooking the Bay--on U. S. Highway 90; Modern--Fireproof--50 Rooms--50 Baths; Bay St. Louis, Mississippi; Fisherman's Paradise; AAA--AHA".

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Publication Date

1910

Publisher

Gulfport Printing Co.

Time Period

1890-1999

Geographic Location

Bay St. Louis, MS

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_Hotel-Reed-on-Old-Spanish-Trail_001

Source

Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Gulf Coast Sub-Collection

Repository

Manuscripts

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.MSState.edu.

Hotel Reed, Courtyard View With Lawn Furniture, Bay St. Louis, Mississippi

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