Mississippi Coast Region

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This black and white postcard features two men on a small boat with tools gathering oysters. Other boats and structures can be seen on the water behind them. The title along the bottom reads " Gathering Oysters, Biloxi, Miss." An inscription is handwritten along the bottom edge of the card. A postmark for Troy, New York, September 22, 1911 is in the top center. The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides publisher information as well as indication for address placement. A green one cent postage stamp is placed in the upper right corner and the card is postmarked Biloxi, Mississippi, September 20, 1911. The card is inscribed and is addressed to Eleanor D. Goewey in Troy, New York.

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[front of the postcard] I often see this sight. Want one to eat. [back of the postcard] Hello! Hello! Eleanor

Publication Date

4281

Publisher

The Rotograph Co.

Time Period

1910-1919

Geographic Location

Biloxi, MS

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS-837_Postcard_Gathering-Oysters-Biloxi-Miss_001

Source

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

Gathering Oysters, Biloxi, Mississippi

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