Mississippi Coast Region

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This black and white postcard features a live oak tree on the edge of the beach surrounded by a wooden platform. Three young ladies in early twentieth century dresses are sitting in the branches of the tree. A pier is seen in the background. The title in the lower right reads "A Cozy Spot, Ocean Springs, Miss." The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides publisher information as well as indication for correspondence and address placement. A box is in the upper right corner where the postage stamp has been removed. The card is postmarked Ocean Springs, Mississippi, January 14, 1913. The card is inscribed and is addressed to Miss Hattie Mills in Danville, Illinois.

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Miss Mills This is a card of the big liv oak trees that are green all the year. Alice Wolfe [sic]

Publication Date

1-14-1913

Publisher

Wm. Abraham

Time Period

1910-1919

Geographic Location

Ocean Springs, MS

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_A-Cozy-Spot-Ocean-Springs-Miss_001

Source

Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 1: Ocean Springs 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.

A Live Oak Tree On the Edge of the Water With Ladies Sitting in the Branches, Ocean Springs, Mississippi

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