What Did New Orleans Look Like in 1910?

  • April 27, 2015
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Take a look for yourself at the photos below, showing New Orleans in 1910. They’re an amazing window into life in the Big Easy over 100 years ago. Make sure you click on the photos for larger versions.

New Orleans in 1910. “Maison Blanche, Canal Street.”

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Circa 1910. “New Orleans and the Mississippi River from Grunewald.” A bird’s eye view of Canal Street from the Grunewald Hotel. Merchants here include Godchaux’s music store as well as the big Godchaux’s department store farther down the street, D.H. Holmes Co., B. Cohn Dry Goods, Marks Isaacs Co. and a One-Cent Vaudeville theater. And if all this shopping has made you thirsty: Drink Chattanooga Beer. 8×10 glass negative, Detroit Publishing Co.

Source: Shorpy

Circa 1910. “New Orleans and Mississippi River from Hotel Grunewald.” The business side of the Big Easy. Detroit Publishing glass negative.

Source: Shorpy

Canal Street in New Orleans circa 1910. Large building is the Maison Blanche department store. 8×10 glass negative, Detroit Publishing Co.

Source: Shorpy