30 1930+ New Orleans La, Mardi Gras, Huey Long, Streets, Bldgs., Bridges, Gar For Sale
1968. Thirty 1930s-40s linen postcards of New Orleans, Louisiana. Postcards are unused and were either printed by the E. C. Kropp Co. of Milwaukee or the Curt Teich Co. of Chicago. I have taken pictures of the fronts and backs of the postcards......... The first lot of ten cards are:
* Gibson Hall, Tulane University (heavy foxing and toning to back)
* 1935 - Aerial view of Fort Pike and Rigolets Bridge (although about 25 miles from Canal Street, Rigolets is within the corporate limits of the City of New Orleans)
* Bird's-eye view of Mardi Gras Crowds on Canal Street - Papier mache floats depicting mythical, historic, and phantastic themes...
* 1941 - The new buildings housing the French Market were completed in January 1938 on the same ground where stood the old French Market originally built in 1791
* Aerial view of City Park Stadium
* 1938 - St. Louis Cemetery No. 1, oldest cemetery in New Orleans which was established in 1788
* New Charity Hospital and the Nurse's Home Building. Hospital's constructed at a cost of $12,500,000.00.
* The Municipal Auditorium where most of the Mardi Gras balls were held
* Courtyard and Prison Rooms in the Cabildo
* 1944 - G. A. R. Monument, National Cemetery Area Chalmette National Historical Park, Chalmette near New Orleans........ The second lot of ten cards are:
* Old St. Louis Cemetery. Burial spots for Paul Morphy, chess player; Etienne de Bore; granulated sugar baron; and Marie Laveau, voodoo priestess
* Views of the front and the courtyard of the General P. G. T. Beauregard House, Chartres St. Today it is known as the Beauregard-Keyes House (after noted author Frances Parkinson Keyes who lived in the house during her time in New Orleans. House was located across Chartres Street from Ursuline Convent, the oldest building in the southern Mississippi Valley
* Bird's-eye view of Canal Street, looking west
* Close-up view of Suicide Oak in City Park
* "Greetings from Vieux Carre" - St. Anthony's Alley; an old French Courtyard; Little Theatre Courtyard; St. Peter Street; Cabildo and Old Spanish Court Building
* 1931: The Custom House (cornerstone was laid in 1849)
* 1937: Lake Pontchartrain Bridge - the World's Longest continuous concrete highway bridge
* International Trade Mart Building
* Main Entrance to Ursuline College, located in the Garden District
* New Monteleone Hotel containing 600 rooms. (silverfish flecking to top and bottom edges).......... The last lot of ten cards are:
* Louisiana's Two greatest monuments, conceived and built by the late U. S. Senator Huey P. Long. State Capitol in Baton Rouge and the new Huey P. Long Bridge in New Orleans. Oval portrait of Senator Long (silverfish flecking to the back side)
* Jackson Square showing the Pontalba Bldg., The Cabildo, St. Louis Cathedral, and the State Historical Museum
* The Corn Fence, 915 Royal Street
* River Boat loaded with Cotton Bales "As It Used To Be"
* Unloading Bananas via conveyors into railroad boxcars at the New Orleans Banana wharves
* Harbor view: showing the great white fleet of the United Fruit Company. New Orleans was America's second largest seaport (silverfish flecking to the back side)
* The French Market extends for four blocks
* 1940 - Aerial view showing the serpentine bends in the Mississippi River
* Pirates Alley, through this alleyway the pirates were taken to the Cabildo Jail. Alley separated the Cabildo from the old St. Louis Cathedral and extended from Royal Street to Chartres St.
* 1939 - The St. Louis Cathedral facing the Place d'Armes, or Jackson Square.
Due to the very costly foreign postage rates I ONLY SHIP TO UNITED STATES ADDRESSES (APOs and FPOs).
CONDITION: SOLD AS IS..........SEE PICTURES to Judge Condition!!! .........Exceptions listed after each description. Slight silverfish flecking to 3 or 4 postcards. Minor corner & edge wear. Normal age toning and soiling to many of the backs; OW/ Good to Very Good condition.......
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