Navy and Battleship Postcards and Photographs

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This color postcard features a naval cruiser with four funnels/stacks in the center, all of which are emitting dark smoke. A United States flag flies from the stern and a blue flag flies from the bow. The title and description along the top of the card reads "U. S. Armored Cruiser "South Dakota." 800 officers and men. Length 502 feet. Main battery 18 guns." The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard that was made in the United States and provides indication for correspondence, address, and postage stamp placement.

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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

Publication Date

1900

Publisher

Edward H. Mitchell

Object Type

image

Format (original)

Postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_U.S.-Armored-Cruiser-�South-Dakota�_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.

United States Armored Cruiser

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