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This color postcard features two men wearing hats working at separate trees, picking oranges. He title in the upper right identifies the scene as "Orange Grove, Gulfport, Miss." 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 the card is postmarked Gulfport, Mississippi, June 23, 1913. The card is inscribed and is addressed to Miss Edyth Ott in New Orleans, Louisiana.
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Dear Edyth, It is just delightful over here. The water is fine. I wish you were here to enjoy it. Love from Rowena; Our address is--Box 17 A. R. F. [?] 2 Gulfport, Miss.
Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 1: Gulfport Subcollection
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Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University