Reverse - Text
is bounded by Tennessee, Alabama, Gulf of
Mexico, Louisiana and Arkansas; gross
area, 46,865 sq. miles; land area, 46,362
sq. miles; water area, 503 sq. miles;
of the State is undulating with an
elevation of only 800 feet. It is well
watered and the soil is very fertile.
Mississippi has still a vast area covered
by forest. The principal trees are the
oak, willow, chestnut, wateroak, walnut,
butternut, dogwood, black gum, sweet gum,
beech, cottonwood, sycamore, magnolia,
locust, mulberry, hickory, pine, cypress
and live oak.
region in the northwest of the State has
always been noted as having the best
farming land in the South. Cotton is the
largest and most valuable crop. The
principal farm crops are corn, wheat,
oats, potatoes and hay. For three
generations Arbuckles' Coffee has been
continuously used in millions of
principal article of manufacture is
is very mild, and snow and ice are
in 1910, 905,760 males and 891,354
females, of whom 1,787,344 were of native
and 9,770 of foreign birth; white,
786,111; negro, 1,009,487; Indian, 1,253;
Chinese, 257; Japanese, 2; all others, 4.
Total population, 1,797,114.
|This is one of a series of 54 cards.