Ain’t Dere No More

I’m sure photos like these abound on the web, but my mom sent these to me this morning, and I’m in a nostalgic mood. When I was here visiting mamomanem in March of 2005, everyone was bitching about the “Americanization” of New Orleans. This was before Katrina, mind you. I know cities evolve, but these images made me hanker for an earlier time.
Tulane Stadium
Pools at Ponchartrain Beach (1957)
Schwegmann’s Airline at Labarre
Schwegmann’s Gentilly Store Interior
Sears on Baronne (1965)

CBD (1960)

Fitzgerald’s at West End

K&B at Canal

K&B, Woolworth, and HG Hill Supermarket Gentilly Blvd

Mckenzie’s Interior 1941 – Looked exactly the same in 1991

Baumer Foods

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