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Sender

Marguerite Dooley [New Orleans, Louisiana, United States]

Recipient

Miss May Clarke [St. Joseph, Missouri, United States]

Postmark

1949-11-14

Caption

In many of the old homes in the Vieux Carre, huge fan windows like this one, the finest in the city, can still be found. Claiborne, the first American Governor of the territory of Orleans, was nominated on Friday, October 5, 1804. In 1812 the territory of Orleans became the present state of Louisiana.

Physical Description

Linen postcard with divided back published by Louisiana News Company in New Orleans, Louisiana and printed in the United States by Metropolitan (Metrocraft) in Everett, Massachusetts.

Condition

Used

Language of Message

English

Excerpt from Message

The flower boxes are lovely. Weather is fine. The trip down was good – crowded – hot, not too bad. Marguerite Dooley

Language of Postcard

English

Location

United States–Louisiana–Orleans Parish–New Orleans

Publisher

Louisiana News Company

Printer

Metropolitan

Printer Number

47245

Printing Process

Color lithograph

Technique

Artist rendering

Date Issued

1930-1955

Object Type

Postcard

Object Size

14 X 09 cm

Original Collection

San Diego College for Women Postcard Collection

Postcard Collection Number

Louisiana-03

Digital Collection

San Diego College for Women Linen Postcard Collection

Digital Publisher

Copley Library, University of San Diego

Date Digitized

2013

Image File Size

308 KB

Image Format

image/jpeg

Repository

Special Collections. Copley Library, University of San Diego

Image File Location

Archives\SDCW Postcard Collection\LA-03A

Copyright

Copyright not Evaluated

Keywords

New Orleans (Louisiana), Historic Sites, French Quarter (New Orleans, Louisiana), Vieux Carre (New Orleans, Lousiana), William C.C. Claiborne (1775-1817)

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