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Unloading Coffee is the subject of a ca. 1900 postcard. Unloading Coffee Longshoremen unloading coffee from a freighter at the Port of New Orleans. Detroit Publishing Company postcard, ca 1900-1909. From the 1890s to the 1970s, New Orleans received over 80% of coffee imports into the United States. Freighters traveled from ports in Colombia to the docks along the New Orleans riverfront. The city continues to play an important role in the coffee trade. You can still smell the roasting coffee from the Folger's plant, along the Industrial Canal. NOLA and the coffee trade Aside from occasional disruptions due to...
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