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200,000 Bushels of Oyster Shells, Hampton, Virginia, circa 1907-1913

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Summary:Postcard depicting a pile of 200,000 bushels of oyster shells in Hampton, Virginia circa 1907-1913. Caption reads, "200,000 Bushels of Oyster Shells, Hampton, Va. This huge mountain of oyster shells adjoins one of the large oyster packing plants. It forms one of the objects of interest to all tourists." Postmark: February 24, 1913; Postcard number: A-15761; Message included.
Provider:Louis Kaufmann & Sons
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Maryland
Place of origin – Settlement:Baltimore
Temporal subject: 1901-1910
1911-1920
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Virginia
Geographical subject – Settlement:Hampton
Topical subjects:Oysters
Oyster industry
Genre:Postcards
ArchivesUM location:National Trust Library Postcard Collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Agriculture, Environment, Conservation, the Natural World
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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