DETROIT PUBLISHING COLLECTION: “New Orleans, LA.” (1890-1910)

Avenue of live oaks, Audubon Park, New Orleans, La. Scottish Rite Cathedral, New Orleans, La. New Orleans, La., Mardi Gras Day, the “Red” Pageant. Oyster luggers at the levee, New Orleans. French Market, New Orleans, La. Charcoal boats in Old Basin, New Orleans, La. Southern Pacific Railroad transfer boat carrier, New Orleans, La. Good Friday […]

LOUISIANA COLLECTION: “Mardi Gras” (1970)

A patriotic entry in one of the truck parades on Mardi Gras, February 10, 1970. Note the people standing on the canopy outside the now-demolished Woolworth’s store on Canal Street near Bourbon. Also note the Imperial Shoe store and Kreeger’s, both no longer in business, on the corners.