Mississippi Coast Region

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This color postcard features a street canopied by live oak trees that are draped with Spanish moss. Houses can be seen on either side of the street. The title along the bottom of the card reads "Moss Draped Live oaks Arch Over Benachi Avenue, Biloxi, Miss." The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides publisher information as well as indication for address and postage stamp placement. The description in the upper left reads "Benachi Avenue--Where moss-hung live-oaks, planted over a century ago, make a cathedral arch over the avenue of two-fifth of a mile at Biloxi, Miss."

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Publication Date

1940

Publisher

Gulfport Printing Co.

Time Period

1940-1949

Geographic Location

Biloxi, MS

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS-837_Postcard_Moss-Draped-Avenue-Biloxi-Miss_001

Source

Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 2: Gulfport 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.

Moss Draped Live oaks Arched Over Benachi Avenue, Biloxi, Mississippi

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