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This color postcard features a group of people and horses and wagons in front of orange trees and a wooden building. One person is standing at the top of a tall ladder that is leaning against a tree. A lady in a dress and hat is seated in a horse drawn buggy. Several men are gathered around a table in front of the wooden building and some are gathered around the horses and trees. The title in the upper right corner identifies the scene as "Gathering and Packing Oranges, Tampa, Fla." The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides publisher information. A green one cent postage stamp is placed in the upper right corner and the card is postmarked Tampa, Florida, February 21, 1908. The inscription and the addressee's name is obscured by black marker.
International Postcard Co.
Postcards; Orange groves; Tampa, FL
Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 1: African American Subcollection
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Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University