Historic Old New Orleans Guidebook

Historic Old New Orleans Guidebook

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Historic Old New Orleans was published in 1938. Historic Old New Orleans Guidebook Cover illustrations for a pamphlet, "Historic Old New Orleans," published in 1938. The pamphlet is subtitled, "America's Most Interesting City." The front cover displays the title, but no further information. The rear illustration features the courtyard of the "Claiborne Mansion" in Faubourg Marigny. Neither Loyola University Special...
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Pontchartrain Railroad Station

Pontchartrain Railroad Station

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The Pontchartrain Railroad station in Faubourg Marigny was on Decatur Street. Pontchartrain Railroad Station The Pontchartrain Railroad operated from Faubourg Marigny to Port Pontchartrain, in Milneburg. While the lake terminus extended out onto a shipping pier, the operated a regular terminal on the river side. The Robinson Atlas of 1883 shows the Marigny depot, and the businesses/residences surrounding it. The...
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Desire Buses begin 1948 #StreetcarSaturday

Desire Buses begin 1948 #StreetcarSaturday

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Desire Buses begin on 30-May-1948. Desire Buses New Orleans Public Service, Incorporated (NOPSI) converted their Desire line from streetcars to buses over Memorial Day Weekend in 1948. This flyer, distributed on transit lines across the city, explained the change. Streetcars ran until Saturday evening on 29-May. On Sunday morning, 30-May, White Company buses rolled out of Canal Station, taking over...
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Bus accident 1950

Bus accident 1950

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This bus accident, on the Gentilly line, involves a NOPSI bus, a car, and a building. Bus accident 1950 NOPSI 1547, a White Motor Company bus, operating on the Gentilly line. At 6:40 AM on 26-May-1950, Franck Studios documented a bus accident at Royal Street and Elysian Fields Avenue. The bus swerved, possibly having something to do with the white...
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Musee Rosette Rochon 1515 Pauger Street #HABS

Musee Rosette Rochon 1515 Pauger Street #HABS

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Musee Rosette Rochon is located in a house in Faubourg Marigny. Musee Rosette Rochon This house, located at 1515 Pauger Street, dates to the late 1820s/early 1830s. It's a "creole cottage," a typical architectural style found in the Marigny. Rosette Rochon purchased the lot (no. 249) from Bernard de Marigny in 1806. While the house has had a number of...
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Santa Fe Restaurant Frenchmen #faubourgmarigny

Santa Fe Restaurant Frenchmen #faubourgmarigny

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Santa Fe Restaurant on Frenchmen Street, before it moved to Faubourg St. John. Santa Fe Restaurant Advertisement postcard for Santa Fe Restaurant, from October, 2006. Santa Fe, at 801 Frenchmen Street, overlooked Washington Square Park in Faubourg Marigny. Later, Santa Fe moved to Esplanade Avenue in Faubourg St. John. Washington Square Park This patch of green space in Faubourg Marigny...
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