Mississippi Coast Region

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This color postcard features a shell road that leads between large oak trees. A wood slat fence and utility poles are to the left and a view of the gulf water and piers is beyond the fence. The lighthouse is visible in the distance. Green grass is to the right of the road. The title in the lower left identifies the scene as "The Shell Road, Biloxi, Miss." Publisher information is at the lower right corner. The back of the postcard identifies the item as a photostint card postcard and provides publisher and patent information as well as indication for correspondence and address placement. A green one cent postage stamp is placed in the upper right corner and the card is postmarked Biloxi, Mississippi, December 21, 1911. The card is inscribed and is addressed to Miss Alice Barrett in Webster Grove, Missouri.

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This is the Gulf and the"old light house by the sea" the road is made of oyster shells. Papa Dec. 21. 1911 [sic]

Publication Date

12-21-1911

Publisher

Detroit Publishing Co.

Time Period

1910-1919

Geographic Location

Biloxi, MS

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_The-Shell-Road-Biloxi-Miss_001

Source

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

The Shell Road, Biloxi, Mississippi

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