Cabildo Courtyard 1940

Cabildo Courtyard 1940

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Cabildo courtyard, captured in a 1940 postcard. Cabildo courtyard "Courtyard and Prison Rooms in the Cabildo." This postcard, from the Curt Teich Postcard Archives Digital Collection at the Newberry Library, University of Illinois, is from a photo by Bill Leeper. It features the Cabildo, the building that housed the seat of the Spanish Colonial government in New Orleans. While the...
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Krauss Warehouse Building #KraussFriday

Krauss Warehouse Building #KraussFriday

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Krauss warehouse building on Iberville Street supported the store. Krauss warehouse building The Krauss Company used this seven-story building at 201 N. Front Street (Front and Iberville) as warehouse space in the 1930s to the 1960s. The store, located at 1201 Canal, was only in the block between Canal and Iberville at the time. The building was originally part of...
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Lower Mississippi Valley 1720

Lower Mississippi Valley 1720

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Lower Mississippi Valley map showing the region in 1720. Lower Mississippi Valley French map showing New Orleans and the Lower Mississippi Valley, ca. 1720. The image features a plan of the Vieux Carre. The draftsman overlaid the city plan on top of a map of the larger region. The regional map shows waterways stemming from the Mississippi River. The map...
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Bagur Southern Souvenier Postcard

Bagur Southern Souvenier Postcard

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The Bagur Southern Souvenir Company produced postcards of New Orleans. Bagur Southern Souvenir "Greetings from New Orleans" postcard, published by the Dexter Press company, of Pearl River, NY. Bagur Southern Souvenir Company sold a wide range of products. They hold the rights to the "Aunt Sally" logo for "Creole Pralines." Curt Teich created this style of postcard. His company produced...
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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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