Navy and Battleship Postcards and Photographs

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This color postcard features multiple ships docked in the harbor. Docks, buildings, and machinery surround the harbor. The title in the center of the white space beneath the image reads "View of Shipyard, Newport News, Virginia." The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides indication for address placement. A green one cent postage stamp is placed in the upper right corner and the card is postmarked Norfolk, Virginia, April 12, 1907. The "flag" of the postmark reads "1907 Jamestown Celebration." The image of an eagle carrying a United States flag shield is in the upper left corner. The card is addressed to Miss Mary A. Coolidge in Brooklyn, New York.

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April 12 --07 I am here on a trip. The exposition is 2 months behind time. Us exhibits in place at all [and] everything all in incomplete shape. Kind regards to all. H. P. H.

Publication Date

4-12-1907

Time Period

1900-1909

Geographic Location

Newport News, VA; Norfolk, VA

Object Type

image

Format (original)

Postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_View-of-Shipyard-Newport-News-Va_001

Source

Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Naval Battleship 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.

View of Navy Shipyard, Newport News, Virginia

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