ANONYMOUS SNAPSHOTS COLLECTION
Earl K. Long Library
University of New Orleans
Size: 92 snapshots in souvenir album
locations: New Orleans and vicinity
Inclusive dates: mid-1920s to early 1930s
Summary: Album of unknown provenance containing snapshot views of New Orleans and vicinity including aerial views of business district; views of riverfront with grain elevators, dry docks, steam boats, ferries, steamships, four- and six-masted vessels, unidentified naval vessel, seaplanes and hanger near Industrial Canal, wharf fire of November 17, 1925 and ruins; New Basin Canal with steamer St. Tammany; Jefferson Park Race Track; Canal, Chartres and Royal Streets; Carrollton and Esplanade Avenues; St. Louis No. 3 Cemetery; Lafayette Square and City Hall; Immaculate Conception, St. John the Baptist, St. Patrick, and St. Theresa Roman Catholic, and Carrollton United Methodist and Trinity Episcopal churches; Westwego High School; Harvey Canal; hunting and fishing vignettes probably on Lake Pontchartrain by railroad bridge.
Source: Purchase, March 1988
Access: No restrictions
Copyright: Physical rights are retained by the Earl K. Long Library, University of New Orleans.
Citation: Anonymous Snapshots Collection, Earl K. Long Library, University of New Orleans