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Here in New Orleans there are so many things to be thankful for. We have great food, great fun but most of all, great people. Click on any postcard for photo credit. … Read entire article »

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“At the beach, at the beach, at Pontchartrain Beach, You’ll have fun, you’ll have fun, every day of the week. You’ll love the thrilling rides, laugh till you split your sides, at.., Pontchartrain Beach”. This postcard courtesy the Linda Burns Collection. … Read entire article »

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Organ Grinder by Arnold Genthe, 1920 … Read entire article »

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Kennedy Park in beautiful Faubourg St. John. Kennedy Park is on Ursulines Avenue between North Lopez and North Rendon. … Read entire article »

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Courtesy the Linda Burns Collection … Read entire article »

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This postcard is from the Historic New Orleans Collection: “This postcard is for Patricia, who requested images of the church of Notre Dame de Bon Secours on Jackson Ave. One of the three churches of the Irish Channel, Notre Dame was built by French residents and was demolished in 1925 after it was heavily damaged in a 1918 hurricane.” … Read entire article »

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1907 postcard. http://image0-rubylane.s3.amazonaws.com/shops/pipedreamers/RL3992.1L.jpg … Read entire article »

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Conrad says, “Ro and I moved from our 3000+ sq ft home earlier this year. We have been able to donate much stuff to Goodwill, friends and family. However, there remain boxes of stuff to go through, mostly of Ro’s Bristow family. The postcards were the property of her late father, Dr. Louis Bristow, who was the former head radiologist of Baptist Hospital. He was a collector of many things, and went on a 1928 … Read entire article »

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courtesy the Robert Thompson collection … Read entire article »

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courtesy Tulane University … Read entire article »

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Check out those green cars! Happy St. Patrick’s Day! postcard courtesy the Robert Thompson collection … Read entire article »

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Courtesy The Linda Burns Collection In 1769, the Scotsman James Watt patented an improved version of the steam engine that ushered in the Industrial Revolution. The idea of using steam power to propel boats occurred to inventors soon after the potential of Watt’s new engine became known. The era of the steamboat began in America in 1787 when John Fitch (1743-1798) made the first successful trial of a forty-five-foot steamboat on the Delaware River on August 22, … Read entire article »

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Courtesy the Linda Burns Collection … Read entire article »

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Mardi Gras 2013 is Tuesday, February 12, 2012 Courtesy the Linda Burns Collection … Read entire article »

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Mardi Gras 2013 is Tuesday, February 12, 2013 Courtesy the Linda Burns Collection … Read entire article »

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Mardi Gras 2013 is Tuesday, February 12, 2013 Courtesy the Linda Burns Collection … Read entire article »

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Conrad says, “Ro and I moved from our 3000+ sq ft home earlier this year. We have been able to donate much stuff to Goodwill, friends and family. However, there remain boxes of stuff to go through, mostly of Ro’s Bristow family. The postcards were the property of her late father, Dr. Louis Bristow, who was the former head radiologist of Baptist Hospital. He was a collector of many things, and went on a 1928 … Read entire article »

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Postcard from Home

Conrad says, “Ro and I moved from our 3000+ sq ft home earlier this year. We have been able to donate much stuff to Goodwill, friends and family. However, there remain boxes of stuff to go through, mostly of Ro’s Bristow family. The postcards were the property of her late father, Dr. Louis Bristow, who was the former head radiologist of Baptist Hospital. He was a collector of many things, and went on a 1928 expedition to the Mayan Yucatan, with Dr. Franz Blom, the famous Tulane Archeologist ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frans_Blom ).” Many thanks to Conrad Abadie for allowing his postcard collection to be scanned and presented here. … Read entire article »

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