Levee at New Orleans, Louisiana, 1911


USA, LA, New Orleans
3-1/2 x 7 in.

Stereograph; copy photograph with rounded upper corners, mounted on concave grey board; view of New Orleans LA levee, in foreground are African-American men sitting or lying atop piles of cotton; at background is sternwheel steamer CITY OF CAMDEN [built 1893, dismantled 1910]; sidewheel steamer ISLAND QUEEN [built 1896, burned 1922] sign for Coney Island Co.; barrels, bales, and sacks being loaded aboard; printed at lower right "12479-Cotton ! Cotton ! Cotton ! Levee, New Orleans, LA/ U.S.A."; printed along left margin "Keystone View Company/ Manufacturers/ COPYRIGHTED/ MADE IN U.S.A/ Publishers"; printed at center "119"; printed along right margin "Meadville, Pa. New York N.Y., Portland/ Oregon, London, Eng. Sydney Aus"; three paragraphs printed on reverse describe port of New Orleans, printed beneath "Copyright 1911, by Keystone View Company".


Related Subjects

Cotton trade
Black people