Navy and Battleship Postcards and Photographs

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This color postcard features a naval battleship on the water with the coast and buildings behind it. The ship has two funnels/stacks in the center, smoke emitting from the one on the right, and two masts on either end. United States flags are on each end of the ship. An eagle in the center of two crossed United States flags is in the upper left of the card. The title in the lower left reads "U. S. Battleship Kentucky." 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 and the card is postmarked Amsterdam, New York, August 11, 1909. The image of an eagle carrying a United States flag shield is in the upper left. The card is inscribed and is addressed to Mr. Harry Sanders in Williston, North Dakota.

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Dear Harry I suppose you now that you got a new aunt I got your letter Please donte go in swimming you shuld get the cramps am drown Mother [sic]

Publication Date

8-11-1909

Time Period

1900-1909

Geographic Location

Amsterdam, NY

Object Type

image

Format (original)

Postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_U.S.-Battleship-Kentucky_001

Source

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

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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.

United States Battleship Kentucky on the Water with the Coast and Buildings Behind It

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