Maison Blanche Tire Store

Maison Blanche Tire Store

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Maison Blanche tire store on Airline Highway in Metairie. Maison Blanche tire store The "Greatest Store South," Maison Blanche operated a Tire Store at 1920 Airline Highway, in Metairie, from the late 1950s to the 1970s. The store was in between the store at S. Carrollton and Tulane (where Airline Highway began) and the Airline Village store, a couple of...
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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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Maison Blanche 1909

Maison Blanche 1909

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Maison Blanche 1909, just after the "new" store was completed. Maison Blanche 1909 Detroit Publishing Company photo of the tallest building on Canal Street, the Maison Blanche Building. The department store demolished the old (1884) Mercier Building at 901 Canal Street the year before. In its place, they built this building. The first five floors were retail space. The upper...
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Ad Snapshot 23-April

Ad Snapshot 23-April

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Ad snapshot 23-April focuses on 23-April-1946 and 1947. Ad snapshot 23-April I love posting ads that are twenty-plus years old. Every day offers new thoughts. While the advertisers are quite predictable, the ads themselves provide perspective on the day, the time, and the store. I found a number of ads this morning, more than I want to tweet out to...
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Maison Blanche 1906

Maison Blanche 1906

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Maison Blanche 1906 shows the Mercier Building lit up at night. Maison Blanche 1906 Photo of Maison Blanche by John Norris Teunisson. He shot the store on the evening of Monday, February 26, 1906. This was Lundi Gras that year. New Orleans Railway and Light Company, both the transit company and electric utility company, strung lights along Canal Street. The...
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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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