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This color postcard features steamer ship with two stacks, a center tower and a water wheel. The title in the upper right identifies the ship as "Queen and Crescent Transfer Steamer Albatross. Vicksburg, Miss." The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides indication for correspondence and address placement. A green one cent postage stamp is placed in the upper right corner and the card is postmarked Vicksburg, Mississippi, April 14, 1916. The card is inscribed and is addressed to Mrs. Nels Johnson in Benson, Minnesota.
Vicksburg, Miss. April 4, 1916 Dear Mother, I send you a little box hope you get it alright. Have started a letter will finish and send it to you in a short time. We are all well and hope you all the same. Sallie
Postcards; Steamer ships; Vicksburg, MS
Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 1: Vicksburg Subcollection
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Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University