Southern Yacht Club 1900s

Southern Yacht Club 1900s

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Southern Yacht Club still stands at the entrance to the New Canal. Southern Yacht Club Postcard from the Detroit Publishing Company of the Southern Yacht Club on Lake Pontchartrain. The club stands at the entrance to the New Canal. A local photographer shot this between 1900 and 1909. They sold the photo to the publisher, who colorized it and published...
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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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Department Store Ads – Godchaux’s

Department Store Ads – Godchaux’s

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Department store ads over generations are fun. Department Store Ads Ads for Godchaux's Department Store. The first appeared in the Loyola Maroon in 1929. The second demonstrated the store's sort for the New Orleans Opera Guild. It appeared in the program for "Romeo and Juliet" in 1947. Godchaux's on Canal Yesterday, local author (and someone I'm proud to call friend)...
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Custom House preliminary design 1851

Custom House preliminary design 1851

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This Custom House preliminary design evolved over the 1850s. Custom House New Orleans The Custom House occupies the 401 block of Canal Street. The final design became the building still standing. The Custom House functions as a federal office building. Additionally, it was the former location of the Audubon Insectarium. Original Design Controversy surrounded the original Custom House design. From...
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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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Krauss Discount Shoes 1955

Krauss Discount Shoes 1955

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Krauss discount shoes, a staple of the department store. Krauss discount shoes Ad in the Times-Picayune, 27-March-1955, for Krauss Department Store. Krauss announced a new "Discount Shoe Department" here, in a Sunday edition of Da Paper. While I usually prefer to make blog posts that focus on images, maps, etc., there are times when a newspaper ad reveals a lot...
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