How about this one? https://www.louisianadigitallibrary.org/islandora/object/ulm-p15140coll27%3A184 It shows a grocery store at 907 Cypress Street in West Monroe that was there in the 1930's. Ads in the News-Star state they would do deliveries in town if they totaled $2 or more!
Tag: West Monroe
Antique Alley History
Great little history video showing the story behind several of the buildings and stores along Trenton Street in West Monroe, known as Antique Alley. https://youtu.be/L0QgbVydGbw
West Monroe State Bank/Hatchells Building
The above photo is of the West Monroe State Bank building, which is now known as Hatchell's Building on Trenton Street in West Monroe. It was built around 1900 by G.B. Haynes. The building is now being remodeled as retail space and apartments.
This is the only view of Trenton, LA that I have ever seen. It was taken in 1874 during a major flood. None of the buildings in this photo stand today. The area is now nothing but houses and is part of West Monroe.
Words of Advice From a Father to His Son
Trenton, La Sept. 25th 1866 Papa is very proud and happy to learn through letters from Mama and Auntie that his darling Charlie Clayton is an interesting, smart, intelligent, good boy, and earnestly hopes that as he grows older and larger he may also grow still smarter and better, and turn out to be a … Continue reading Words of Advice From a Father to His Son
Trenton and Natchitoches Streets circa 1900
This is a classic shot up Trenton Street. Most of these buildings are still there!
Union Oil Mill, West Monroe, circa 1920.
The above is a very interesting shot of what is now Antique Alley. The big building in the foreground is now Roma's Italian Restaurant on Trenton Street. Back then it was the Union Oil Mill (cotton seed). Up until it closed in the 1990's, it was the oldest continuously operating business in Ouachita Parish. Across … Continue reading Union Oil Mill, West Monroe, circa 1920.