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A collection of some of the most interesting Louisiana-related postcards from my collection.

New Orleans Airport

New Orleans Airport circa 1944, Louisiana

New Orleans Airport, New Orleans, Louisiana, circa 1944

Caption reads:

New Orleans' Airport. America's finest comined land and seaplane base. Erected at a cost of over $4,500,000, is fully equipped and has the A-T-A rating of the Department of Commerce. It is located on an artificial peninsula on Lake Pontchartrain, about six miles northeast of New Orleans. Its four asphalt runways each extend over 3,000 feet in length. It also has a seaplane ramp at the east end of the field.

Tags: Airports, Louisiana, 1940's, Aviation

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New Orleans - Jackson Square

Jackson Square, New Orleans, Louisiana

Jackson Square, New Orleans, La.

Caption reads:

Labeled landmarks include: Cabildo, St. Louis Cathedral, State Historical Museum, Jackson Monument, and Pontalba Apartments.

Caption on reverse: Heart of Old New Orleans
The Place d'Armes, where the Mississippi Valley had its beginning in 1718 when this Place was laid out by Bienville. Showing left to right the Cabildo, St. Louis Cathedral, State Historical Museum, Pontalba Apartments. In the foreground is Jackson Square. The St. Louis Cathedral was erected in 1718 by Don Almonaster y Roxas, rebuilt in 1720, present building 1794. The tombs of the Marigneys lie beneath the floor in front of the altar.

Tags: Parks, Louisiana

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About this Webpage

I have created this webpage as a scrapbook of sorts to showcase some of the more interesting postcards from my postcard collection. Much of my collection is inherited from my grandmother, Mildred E. Berwick Casartello. I have categorized the postcards in various groups, so you will find them on multiple pages. The tags line at the bottom of each postcard entry has links to each category that you will find that entry on.