Southwest Mississippi Region

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This color postcard features a bird's eye view of a road and driveways leading to several houses and structures near the river bank. A boat or ship can be seen on the water at the bank. The title along the top identifies the area as "Lower Landing showing transfer Boat Pelican, Vicksburg, Miss." The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides the publisher information. The card is inscribed with the history of the Mississippi and Yazoo Rivers.

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9/12/12, Vicksburg, Miss.: The Miss. River changed its course in 1876. It cut a new channel and left the city on one side. The people cut a canal and diverted the Yazoo River in the old Miss. River bed

Publication Date

9-12-1912

Publisher

International Postcard Co.

Time Period

1910-1919

Geographic Location

Vicksburg, MS

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_Lower-Landing-showing-transfer-Boat-Pelican-Vicksburg-Miss_001

Source

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

Lower Landing Showing Transfer Boat Pelican, Vicksburg, Mississippi

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