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This postcard features a color illustration of the Oak tree in Biloxi that has a ring or natural hole in a branch. The tree is located behind a white iron fence in front of a white, two story house. A dark, two story house is to the right behind the tree. The title of the card is printed along the bottom left edge of the image. The back of the card is addressed to Mr. H. Zinser in New Orleans, Louisiana. The card is postmarked Biloxi, Miss., February 28, 1909 and a green, one cent Benjamin Franklin postage stamp is placed in the upper right corner. An inscription is written in shorthand on the left half of the card.
Rotograph Co., N. Y. City
oak trees; ring in the tree; oak
Mississippi State University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections, Manuscripts Unit, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 4, Mississippi Coastal Region
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Oaks-"Ring in the Tree", Biloxi, Mississippi, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University