East Central Mississippi Region

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This black and white picture postcard features a crowd of people gathered around an in-ground swimming pool with several poles lining the pool. People are swimming in the pool and some people standing on the two different levels of the diving platform. The United States flag flies from a flagpole on the right. Buildings are to the right and the distant left of the pool. The title in the upper right reads "Municipal Swimming Pool, West Point, Miss." The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides publisher information. A green one cent postage stamp is placed in the upper right corner and the card is postmarked West Point, Mississippi, September 9, 1946. The card is inscribed and is addressed to Miss Gwendolyn Harrington in Des Moines, Iowa.

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Gwendolyn,--You would enjoy swimming here. Uncle Albert

Publication Date

9-9-1946

Publisher

Curteich

Time Period

1940-1949

Geographic Location

West Point, MS

Object Type

image

Format (original)

Postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_Municipal-Swimming-Pool-West-Point-Miss_001

Source

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

Municipal Swimming Pool, West Point, Mississippi

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