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Ragusin, Anthony V.
This black and white photograph features a Biloxi Oyster Schooner, a famous type of fishing boat of deep south water, out on the open water. Other boats can be seen behind it. A typed label on the back of the photograph, titled "Homeward Bound", describes the schooner and the importance of shrimp and oyster fishing on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. An inkstamp with the photagrapher's name is in a corner.
Scenic South Magazine
Boats and boating; Schooners
Mississippi State University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections, Manuscripts Unit, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Scenic South Magazine Subcollection, Biloxi Oyster Schooner on the Water, 1946
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Biloxi Oyster Schooner on the Water, 1946, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University