Download Full Text (457 KB)
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.
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.
Postcards; Orange groves; Gulfport, MS
Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 1: Gulfport Subcollection
Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)
Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or
For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.MSState.edu.
Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University