Navy and Battleship Postcards and Photographs

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This black and white picture postcard features a white naval battleship in the open water. A United States flag flies from the stern while a Unites States Navy flag flies from the bow. The words "U. S. S. Prairie" are handwritten in the bottom center of the photo and the title "Greetings from the U. S. S. 'Prairie'" is along the bottom of the card. The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides indication for correspondence and address placement. A green one cent stamp is in the upper right corner and the card is postmarked New Haven, Connecticut August 8, 1908. The card is inscribed and is addressed to Mrs. J Thurston James in Middletown, New York.

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Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

Publication Date

8-18-1908

Time Period

1900-1909

Geographic Location

New Haven, CT

Object Type

image

Format (original)

Postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_Greetings-from-U.S.S.-Prairie_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.

Greetings from the U. S. S.

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