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This color postcard features five men on a covered pier with four lines of fish strung up behind them. Four of the men are seated with their fishing rods and reels and one man is standing. The title along the bottom reads "A Morning's Catch Spanish Mackerel, Biloxi, Mississippi." 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 corner and is postmarked Biloxi, Mississippi, February 10-1914. The card is inscribed and is addressed to Miss Lydia J. Foster in Memphis, Tennessee.
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How does this look to you. We have not seen any of these yet however but oh so many oysters. The sun is shrimping. This [?] for the first time since we left home and it is delightful outside. And beautiful. Our visit in New Orleans was perfect and I am charmed with that place. we drove all day Sunday. Let me hear from you soon. Hope you are all well. Love to all from Liston 2/10/14 [sic]
Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 2: Biloxi Subcollection
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Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University