This one is a very old postcard. I would guess it is pre-1950. You can see the old city hall, the ONB and a few of the old churches that are no longer standing. Gorgeous view!
Stubbs Hall Postcard – ULM
This one is labeled, "Administration Building, Northeast Louisiana State College, Monroe, Louisiana". That dates it between 1950 and 1968. It is now known as "Stubbs Hall" at ULM. I remember taking a botany course here when I was in college.
This was one I had never seen before: Breard Street covered in snow! I have an educated guess that the white two story building on the left is the residence still standing on Breard at the corner of North 2nd Street (Across from Rays of Sonshine). They look very similar.
Virginia Hotel Roof Lounge
Did you know the Virginia had a Rooftop lounging area? There was a garden right outside too. Many a banquet and dance were held here! Vantage has fixed it back up. One of the companies that worked on the restoration, Lincoln Builders, has some photos of the building (including the lounge area) up on their … Continue reading Virginia Hotel Roof Lounge
The Ouachita River
Last week I was the winning bid on several Monroe related postcards. I'll be sharing them with you over the next several days. This one is a great hand colored photo taken looking back at the Endom Bridge. Very pretty! Did you catch the misspelling?
Early Postcards of St. Francis Hospital
This postcard comes from the Brinsmade collection and will probably be added to the Louisiana Digital Library database. I don't know the time period for this one, but I would guess the teens to the early twenties. Look at the flag's star field. This was before Alaska and Hawaii became states. One of the curbs … Continue reading Early Postcards of St. Francis Hospital