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This postcard features a blue toned image of men gathered with oxen and wagons in a field with trees behind them. The title below the image explains that they are geeing out export timber to be sent to Panama Canal. "From Connie" is written in the bottom right corner. The back of the card is addressed to Miss Flo Osborn, c/o Mrs. H. Kemsen in Manasquan, New Jersey. The card is postmarked received in Manasquan, N.J., December 12, 1907 and a green, one cent Benjamin Franklin postage stamp is placed in the upper right corner. An inscription is written on the left half of the card. [see transcription field]
Dear Flo I hope you will for-give my seeming neglect and accept my thanks for the beautiful present. Both Percy and self was disappointed at not seeing you the night of the occasion. Hoping you are all well with love from Percy and self. Lovingly, Connie [sic]
Post Card Depot, Hattiesburg, Miss.
Postcards; Timber--Harvesting; Timber industry
lumber industry; exporting timber
Mississippi State University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections, Manuscripts Unit, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 4, Pine Belt Region
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Getting Out Export Timber Near Hattiesburg, Mississippi, for Panama Canal, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University