National Geographic : 1930 Apr
FLECKS OF COLOR IN THE FERTILE FIELDS OF LOUISIANA ( National Geographic Society INatural-Lolor rnotograpn oy iawin L . wlsneru SPANISH MOSS FESTOONS AN ARBOREAL ARISTOCRAT Magnificent live oaks are a conspicuous feature of the landscape in many of our Southern States. This venerable specimen stands before the homestead of an old sugar plantation on Barataria Bayou in southeastern Louisiana. In order to put the living quarters above the reach of flood waters, the house is built on piers.