Canal Street Postcard

Canal Street Postcard

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This Canal Street Postcard was printed in 1903. Canal Street postcard Detroit Publishing Company postcard of Canal Street, New Orleans, from 1903. The photographer stands on the roof of the Custom House, looking towards the lake. The foreground shows the 500 block. The round coupla, foreground right, sits atop the Godchaux Building, at Canal and Chartres Streets. Further up the...
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Suicide Oak City Park

Suicide Oak City Park

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City Park contains some of the oldest trees in New Orleans, including Suicide Oak. Suicide Oak Postcard from the V.O. Hammon Publishing Company, early 1900s. This tree got its name because sixteen men took their lives over a period of twelve years, in the 1890s into the 1900s. The name stuck. This tree is not far from the famous "Duelling...
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1201 Canal Street 1919 #KraussFriday

1201 Canal Street 1919 #KraussFriday

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1201 Canal Street viewed from the Elks Building. 1201 Canal Street John Tibule Mendes took this photo of Krauss Department Store and the train station on 30-March-1919. Mendes stood on the roof of the Elk's Home, just across Canal Street, at 127 Elks Place. Leon Fellman built the store's first two floors in 1903. The five-story addition behind that first...
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Godchaux Building 1916

Godchaux Building 1916

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The Godchaux Building stood in the 501 block of Canal Street. Godchaux Building Postcard of Canal Street, 1916. The Godchaux Building, at 527 Canal, rises in the foreground, right. The 501 block numbering begins with the building across the Dorsiere  Street from the Godchaux Building. The Maison Blanche Building, 901 Canal Street, stands to the left. The streetcars operating in...
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800 Block Canal Street 1910

800 Block Canal Street 1910

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The 901 block Canal Street in 1910 looks almost the same today. 901 block Canal Street Detroit Publishing Company postcard of the 901 block Canal Street, in 1910, possibly as late as 1915. While much of the Detroit Publishing collection dates to 1900-1905, the earliest date possible for this photograph is 1910. That's because all three buildings in the block...
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Metairie Cemetery Main Entrance 1900

Metairie Cemetery Main Entrance 1900

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Metairie Cemetery main entrance in the early 1900s. Metairie Cemetery main entrance Postcard from the V. O. Hammon Collection, Newberry Library, University of Illinois. The Metairie Cemetery main entrance at Pontchartrain Boulevard and Metairie Road, in the early 1900s. The handwritten caption says, "Left, Moriarity (sic) Monument, right, Army of Tennessee Statue of Albert Sidney Johnston." The water in the...
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