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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Krauss 1938 #KraussFriday

Krauss 1938 #KraussFriday

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Krauss 1938 shows the badge of the Eighth National Eucharistic Congress. Krauss 1938 The Catholic Church in the United States held its Eighth National Eucharistic Congress in New Orleans. The Congress ran from 17-October to 20-October, 1938. Since Krauss Department Store stood next to the Southern Railway passenger terminal on Canal Street, the store put up the logo for the...
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Krauss 1903 #KraussFriday

Krauss 1903 #KraussFriday

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Krauss 1903 was the first year of the store's operation. Krauss 1903 Front-page ad in The Daily Picayune for Krauss Department Store, May 15, 1903. The store opened to the public in April of 1903. So, at this point, Krauss was about a month old. The ad features a "Special Sale of House Furnishings," mostly linens and other bedding accessories....
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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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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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NOPSI 801 1953 #StreetcarSaturday

NOPSI 801 1953 #StreetcarSaturday

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NOPSI 801 outbound to the Cemeteries in the Spring of 1953. NOPSI 801 Our friend Aaron Handy III brings us a Canal Street photo with a bit to unpack! Here's Aaron's caption from the Facebook group, Vintage New Orleans Transit: NOPSI Perley car 801, assigned to Tulane Belt, passes Krauss on Canal Street as she heads outbound for the cemeteries...
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