St. Aloysius Commencement 1894 #BOSHSunday

St. Aloysius Commencement 1894 #BOSHSunday

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St. Aloysius Commencement in 1894 was a simple ceremony. St. Aloysius Commencement The St. Aloysius Commencement ceremony in 1894, as covered by the Daily Picayune, was a simple ceremony, as the school: ...closed its session yesterday without any of the special exercises which are features of the commencement season. For more than a quarter of a century, the institute has...
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Railroad Connections

Railroad Connections

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Railroad connections in New Orleans via the Clio streetcar lines. Railroad connections The 100-200 blocks of St. Charles Avenue, seen from Canal Street, 1890. The Crescent Billiard Hall is foreground, left, with a tailor shop in the retail space on the first floor. The second incarnation of the St. Charles Hotel looms over the scene in the 200 block. A...
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Pumping Station 6 Metairie @SWBNewOrleans

Pumping Station 6 Metairie @SWBNewOrleans

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Pumping Station 6 drains 17th Street Canal. Pumping Station 6 Drawings from Historic American Building Survey LA-1235, Pumping Station 6, Orpheum and Hyacinth Streets. This pumping station spans the 17th Street Canal, just north of Metairie Road. Built in 1899, it's the oldest station in service today. Wood-screw pumps designed by A. Baldwin Wood replaced the original pumps in the...
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Arlington Saloon 1897 #TheMascot

Arlington Saloon 1897 #TheMascot

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Tom Anderson advertised his Arlington Saloon in The Mascot. Arlington Saloon Ad for the Arlington Saloon and Restaurant, 10-12 N. Rampart Street (later 112 N. Rampart, when the city's address scheme changed) in the 3-April-1897 edition of The Mascot. Anderson and the saloon's namesake, Josie Arlington, were two of the most well-known personalities of the Storyville District. Tom Anderson Thomas...
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Stephen Massicot 1898 #BOSHSunday

Stephen Massicot 1898 #BOSHSunday

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Stephen B. Massicot was a "promising young Orleanian." Stephen Massicot Obituary for Mr. Stephen Massicot (click for a PDF copy), who passed away on June 4, 1898. This column ran in the Daily Picayune on Wednesday, June 8, 1898. Massicot graduated from St. Aloysius College in 1897. St. Aloysius in 1898 St. Aloysius opened in New Orleans in 1869. The...
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The Mascot 5-Jan-1895

The Mascot 5-Jan-1895

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The Mascot 5-Jan-1895 presents the tribulations of wealth widows on the cover. Scandal! The Mascot 5-Jan-1895 The front page of this edition of the New Orleans paper, The Mascot, featured an illustration of a wealthy widow. While she thinks back to her late husband, a number of European "noblemen" seek her hand. These men do not have money, but they...
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