Louisiana History August 19, 2017
Stroll Down Memory Lane With These 18 Vintage Photos Of Louisiana Life In The 1940s
A couple of weeks ago we had an article showcasing some of the
oldest photos of Louisiana and y’all loved it! Well, since that article was so popular we have another one for you. Take a look at these vintage pictures of Louisiana life in the 1940s. Recognize any landmarks? Recognize anyone? Let us know!
1. Doctor’s Office in Transylvania, LA, 1940.
2. Kids and adults line up for the ice cream truck in Natchitoches. 1940
3. Trapper’s hut in St. Bernard Parish. 1940
4. Audubon Zoo, 1940
5. Dog House Nite Club on North Rampart Street, New Orleans 1940
6. Lakeshore Beach/Pontchartrain Beach, New Orleans 1940
7. Looks like throughout history, Louisiana residents have sought ways to keep cool in the summer months. This was taken in New Orleans, 1940
8. Bunch of friends having a drink (some things never change!) Delacroix Island, 1941
9. A trapper and his children take in muskrat pelts at the end of the day, Delacroix Island, 1941
10. Morgan City High School 1942
11. Raceland, 1943
12. New York Giants warm up to a game against the Cleveland Indians at Bringhurst Field, Alexandria in 1949.
13. Photographer in City Park, New Orleans. 1941
14. Soldiers inspect an old Civil War submarine in Jackson Square, New Orleans, 1942.
15. Bookstore in New Orleans, LA 1943.
16. Mardi Gras parade in New Roads, 1949
17. Same Mardi Gras parade in New Roads, 1949
18. King Rex receiving the keys to the city, New Orleans, La 1940
If you liked these, check out these
13 rare photos of Louisiana’s Oyster History and our other article with 21 vintage Mardi Gras photos that’ll blow your mind.
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