The Virginia Hotel – 1927

This postcard caught my eye on eBay because I had never seen such a wide angle shot of the Virginia. A later postcard using this exact same angle, crops everything close to the building (I have posted it before). Everything about it is fascinating! You can see all the way to DeSiard on the right and to South Grand on the left!

I gave the postcard to the collection of the Ouachita Parish Public Library and it has been added to the Digital Library here: https://louisianadigitallibrary.org/islandora/object/oplib-orv%3A81.

Try reading the reverse of the postcard where the person who sent it talks about the floodwaters. She is, of course, referring to the Great 1927 flood!

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