A few weeks back, I shared a photo of a street scene at the corner of DeSiard and Jackson Street. This is the same spot but at a different angle. You can see the Palais Royal, The F.W. Woolworth Building and the Willard Hotel. The Bernhardt building is seen in the distance.
This is a DeSiard Street photo that sits on top of a shelf in the Genealogy Department of the Ouachita Parish Public Library. It shows a traffic policeman directing a nicely dressed woman at the corner of DeSiard and Jackson Streets. Judging from the style of dress, and knowing the Palais Royal opened in 1925, … Continue reading Bustling DeSiard Street in the late 1920s