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This color postcard features a group of men seated outside of a wood building with a sign on the from for "John H. Clark Oyster House." The men are all dressed casually in slacks and long sleeve button downs and hats. Piles of oysters are in front of them. Two men are standing behind the seated men. The title in the lower left reads "Shucking Oysters, Biloxi, 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 Biloxi, Mississippi, February 6, 1909. The card is inscribed and is addressed to Mr. J. H. Marshall in Haynesville, Ohio. The inscription is faded and illegible.
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Detroit Publishing Co.
Postcards; Oysters; Oyster Houses; Biloxi, MS
Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 1: Biloxi Subcollection
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Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University