Download Full Text (491 KB)
This postcard features a color image of two women observing the Mississippi River flood control model at the Waterways Experiment Station, Corps of Engineers, U. S. Army, in Vicksburg, Mississippi. One woman is wearing a bright red dress and the other woman is wearing a black dress. A blue car is pictured parked on the street near the model and a small white structure is to the left behind the model. The back of the card includes the following information: "Waterway Experiment Station, Corps of Engineers, U. S. Army, Vicksburg, Mississippi...Showing a section of the Mississippi River flood control model. This view shows a part of the Morganza and Atchafalaya floodway which diverts a large portion of the Mississippi River flood waters through the Atchafalaya Basin.
H. S. Crocker Co., Inc., San Francisco
Postcards; Mississippi River
Mississippi State University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections, Manuscripts Unit, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 3, Southwest Mississippi Region
Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)
Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.
For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.MSState.edu.
Mississippi River Flood Control Model, Waterways Experiment Station, Corps of Engineers, U. S. Army, Vicksburg, Mississippi, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University