Mississippi Coast Region

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This black and white framed postcard features an ornate pier house out on the water with other piers, sailboats, and canoes nearby. Buildings are depicted on the coastline to the left. The pier house is two stories tall and features a cupola that faces the coastline. The frame bears a plaque that reads "Biloxi Yacht Club." The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides publisher information as well as indication for address placement. The logo for the publisher is in the lower left corner and is partially obscured by the inscription. A green one cent postage stamp is placed in the upper right corner and the card is postmarked Biloxi, Mississippi, July 23, 1909. The card is inscribed on the left and is addressed to Miss Ethel Reid in Palmetto, Georgia.

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G 19; 1909; July 22-09 We have spent a most delightful ten days over here bathing, sailing, crabbing, [?], etc. etc. We leave for home tomorrow. Do write to me. Lots of love, Mabel

Publication Date

7-23-1909

Publisher

Rotograph Co.

Time Period

1900-1909

Geographic Location

Biloxi, MS

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_Biloxi-Yacht-Club_001

Source

Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 1: Biloxi Subcollection

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.

Biloxi Yacht Club Within a Frame

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