Mississippi Coast Region

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This color postcard features a flat cargo pallet loaded with hundreds of bales of cotton to be loaded onto a cargo ship. A building in the distance bears a sign reading "J. W. Corry and Co. Warehouse." The title in the upper right corner identifies the scene as "Loading Cotton, Gulfport, Miss." The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard in the Hamm Series with an image of a ham in the top center. The publisher is listed 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 ATLA and New Orleans R. P. O., February 4, 1912. The card is inscribed and is addressed to Miss Alice Barrett in Webster Grove, Missouri.

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This is the way they ship cotton to foreign ports. What you see is about a ship load. Papa Feby. 12- 1912

Publication Date

2-13-1912

Time Period

1910-1919

Geographic Location

Gulfport, MS

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_Loading-Cotton-Gulfport-Miss_001

Source

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

Loading Cotton, Gulfport, Mississippi

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