African-Americana Postcards and Photographs

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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.

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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.

Publication Date

2-21-1908

Publisher

International Postcard Co.

Time Period

1900-1909

Geographic Location

Tampa, FL

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_Gathering-and-Packing-Oranges-Tampa-Fla_001

Source

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

People Gathering and Picking Oranges, Tampa, Florida

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