Mississippi Coast Region

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This color postcard features a group of men standing on a large pile of discarded oyster shells. A railroad bridge is seen to the right of them. The title of the card identifies the scene as ". "Oyster Openers" and L.& N. RR Bridge, Oceans 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 green one cent postage stamp is placed in the upper right corner and the card is postmarked Ocean Springs, January 14, 1913. The card is inscribed and is addressed to Miss Hattie Mills in Danville, Illinois.

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Miss Mills in the card is oyster shells. Most of the roads in Miss are oyster shells Alice Wolf. [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_Oyster-Openers_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.

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