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This color postcard features a white naval ship on the open water with five small boats nearby. A United States flag flies from the stern of the ship while a blue and white flag flies from the bow. A blue and white mast also flies from one of the two pole masts. The title in the bottom center reads "U. S. S. Olympia." Copyright information is in the lower right corner and "F. L. 279" is in the lower left. The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides indication for correspondence, address, and postage stamp placement.
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Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University