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Browsing items in: John T. Mendes Photograph Collection

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    • 100 Block of North Rampart Street

    • Street railroads; Architecture; Buildings; Costumes
    • View made in the 100 block of North Rampart Street. It shows streetcar number 25 for the Dauphine line in front of the Arlington Restaurant and Randolph's Barber Shop at 108 North Rampart. The view extends towards Canal Street where a crowd is...
    • 400 Block of North Broad Street

    • Women; Children; Streets; Pumping stations
    • View of the 400 block of North Broad Street in the Mid-City neighborhood that shows two large metal containers on the sidewalk in front of the home of John Mendes and his mother Lily. A woman wearing a bonnet is seen at the wooden fence in front...
    • 433 North Broad Street

    • Architecture; Buildings; Houses
    • View of a shotgun style house at 433 North Broad Street in Mid-City. Also seen, is the home of John Mendes and his mother Lily at 431 and a house at the right with the address 435 North Broad.
    • Agriculture Statue from Cotton Exchange

    • Sculpture; Women; Architectural decorations & ornaments
    • View of a statue depicting the allegorical figure of Agriculture, a bare-breasted, classically-draped, reclining female figure holding a cornucopia and resting next to carved cotton plants and a beehive. The statue is shown shortly after its...
    • Agriculture Statue Showing Hand Broken Off

    • Sculpture; Women; Architectural decorations & ornaments; Demolitions
    • View shows a statue of a partially draped, bare-breasted female figure, reclining amid rubble from the demolition of the second Cotton Exchange building (1883-1919) at 231 Carondelet Street in the Central Business District. According to a Daily...
    • Algiers Float

    • Children; Festivals; Floats (Parades); Parades & processions
    • View of a decorated float, identified as the Algiers Float, from the Algiers Playground. Float making was part of the annual Children's Festival and various playgrounds in New Orleans participated. The location of this event is the Saint Roch...
    • Along Bayou Saint John

    • Streets; Street lights; Sidewalks; Automobiles; Bayous
    • View of a sidewalk, street lamp, and street, tentatively identified as Moss Street, and the bayou. An automobile is parked at the side of the roadway next to the bayou.
    • Altar of Saint Roch's Chapel

    • Architecture; Catholic Churches; Chapels; Interiors; Religious articles; Altars
    • Interior view looking towards the altar built by Reverend Father Peter Leonard Theavis. It was erected by him in gratitude for the preservation of his entire congregation during the cholera and yellow fever scourge of 1867. With his own hands he...
    • American Legion Fiesta

    • Circuses & shows; Circus posters; Circus performers;Spectators
    • View of the American Legion Fiesta, an outdoor circus or carnival located on South Claiborne Avenue between Canal Street and Tulane Avenue in the Mid-city neighborhood. A costumed woman and several men stand on a platform in front of a crowd of...
    • Anna Held Holding Confederate Flag

    • Women; Flags; Cannons; Trees
    • View of Helene Anna Held (1873-1918), a Polish born stage performer closely associated with Florenz Ziegfeld, with whom she came to America. She became involved in the WWI war effort during her tour of the United States with her show "Follow Me". ...
    • Answer the Call Float at Taylor Playground

    • Children; Costumes; Goats; Festivals; Floats (Parades); Flags
    • View of a float at the Children's May Festival held on May 13, 1917 at Taylor Playground, located at Washington Avenue and Derbigny Street in the Broadmoor neighborhood. Two goats wearing blankets with a cross over their backs are harnessed to the...
    • Archbishop Shaw

    • Bishops; Clergy; Police
    • Poorly exposed view of an unidentified event at an unidentified building or monument. Shown standing at center is John William Shaw (1863-1934), Archbishop of New Orleans from 1918 until his death in 1934. Several other members of the clergy are...
    • Archbishop Shaw

    • Bishops; Clergy; Men
    • View of a ceremony at an unidentified city monument or building. The Eighth Archbishop of the City of New Orleans, Shaw, is seen standing in the center of the view. Martin Behrman, then Mayor, stands to the right of the Archbishop along with...
    • Archbishop Shaw

    • Bishops; Clergy; Catholic churches
    • View of the Archbishop and two clergymen walking along the side of the new Sacred Heart Church either before or after the blessing of the newly constructed church building.
    • Archbishop Shaw and Others

    • Bishops; Clergy; Men; Awards
    • View of a group of men standing outside of an unidentified building. A group of men and a couple of women can also be seen in the background standing in an arched doorway. Archbishop Shaw is seen standing next to another member of the clergy. A...

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