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Audubon Park Postcard

Era: 1907-1914
Description: A Scene in Audubon Park, New Orleans, LA.
Publisher: The Acmegraph Co., Chicago

Audubon Park Postcard
Era: 1907-1914
Description: Washington Oak, Audubon Park, New Orleans, LA.
Publisher: Detroit Publishing Co.
Audubon Park Postcard
Era: 1907-1914
Postmark: September 1907
Description: Washington Oak, Audubon Park, New Orleans, La.
Publisher: T. P. & Co., N.Y., Made in Germany
Audubon Park Postcard
Era: 1901-1907
Description: Audubon Skating Rink, a Popular Place of Amusement, Audubon Park, New Orleans, La.
Publisher: Unknown
Audubon Park Postcard
Era: Curt Teich 1919
Postmark: June 1921
Description: Live Oaks draped with Spanish moss, Audubon Park, New Orleans, La.
Publisher: Curt Teich, Chicago, Illinois
Audubon Park Postcard

Era: 1915-1929
Description: Audubon Park, New Orleans, La.
Audubon Park, one of the many beauty spots in south Louisiana.
The two birds in the water under the trees are pelicans, the Louisiana Bird. This park covers 234 acres.
Publisher: E. C. Kropp Co., Milwaukee

Audubon Park Postcard

Era: 1930-1944
Description: Favorite Pastime Among the Moss Hung Oaks
Audubon Park, New Orleans, La.
"Grey-bearded monarchs of the forest" is what the poets call these great live oaks that are found in the parks of New Orleans. In the summertime their wide spreading branches shade picnic grounds for thousands of happy children.
Publisher: E.C. Kropp, Co., Milwaukee, Wis.

Audubon Park Postcard
Era: 1930-1944
Postmark: March 1951
Description: Lagoon in Audubon Park, Loyola University in Background
Publisher: E. C. Kropp Co., Milwaukee, Wis.
Audubon Park Postcard
Era: 1915-1929
Description: Horticultural Hall, Audubon Park, New Orleans, LA
Publisher: Detroit Publishing
Audubon Park Postcard
Era: 1907-1914
Description: New Orleans, La. Horticultural Hall - Audubon Park
Publisher: Raphael Tuck & Sons Art Publishers to their Majesties the King and Queen
Audubon Park Postcard
Era: 1901-1907
Postmark: February 1907
Description: Horticultural Hall, Audubon Park, New Orleans, La.
Publisher: The Rotograph Co., N.Y., City. (Germany.)
Audubon Park Postcard
Era: 1907-1914
Description: Interior of Horticultural Hall, New Orleans LA.
Publisher: The Acmegraph Co., Chicago, Ill.
Audubon Park Postcard
Era: 1930-1944
Description: Audubon Park and view of Zoo, New Orleans, La.
Publisher: "Colourpicture" Publications, Boston 15, Mass.
Ashleigh's Note: The zoo was first named the Merz Memorial Zoo after Valentine Merz who donated money to build it.
Audubon Park Postcard
Era: 1930-1944
Postmark: March 1947
Description: Sea Lion Pool, Audubon Park, New Orleans, La.
One of the most recent additions to the New Orleans Zoo and Aquarium attractions in Audubon Park is the beautiful Odenheimer Sea Lion Pool. The Graeco-Roman architecture of this open air pool makes it a center of interest and a beautiful addition to the park. Several California specimens disport themselves in its waters.
Publisher: E. C. Kropp Co., Milwaukee, Wis.
Audubon Park Postcard
Era: 1936 Curt Teich
Description: The Odenheimer Aquarium, Audubon Park, New Orleans, La.
This magnificent Aquarium was effected by Sigmund Odenheimer, A. D. 1923 and presented to the park commission. Here one can see practically every fish found in the surrounding Bayous, Lakes, Gulf and streams around New Orleans, La.
Publisher: Curt Teich, Chicago
Audubon Park Postcard
Era: 1919 Curt Teich
Description: Bird Cage, Audubon Park, New Orleans, LA.
Publisher: Curt Teich, Chicago
Audubon Park Postcard
Era: 1915-1929
Postmark: December 1928
Description: Lion and Tiger Cage, Audubon Park, New Orleans, La.
Lion and Tiger Cage
The Lions' and Tigers' Cage in Audubon Park is one of many attractions to be found here. Crowds gather around this cage every day at four P. M. to watch the animals being fed.
Publisher: Tichnor Quality Views
Audubon Park Postcard
Era: 1930-1944
Description: Begging for a Peanut, Audubon Park, New Orleans, La.
Audubon Park, named after John James Laforrest Audubon, born in 1781, an ornithologist, a person well skilled in the habits and uses of birds. The park, comprising 280 acres, was originally the plantation of Masson, a French patriot, who, in 1768, was sentenced to Maro Castle for resisting the cession of the colony to Spain.
Publisher: E.C. Kropp, Co., Milwaukee, Wis.
Audubon Park Postcard
Era: 1930-1944
Postmark: September 1945
Description: Wading Pool, Audubon Park, New Orleans, La.
Over a half million dollars have been expended in Audubon Park to provide every conceivable phase of recreational activity. Of the countless recreational facilities constructed, one of the most popular is the W. B. Riley Wading Pool, a delight to the youngsters.
Publisher: E.C. Kropp, Co., Milwaukee, Wis.
Audubon Park Postcard
Era: 1915-1929
Description: Swimming Pool, Audubon Park, New Orleans, La.
Lovers of aquatic sports in New Orleans have been provided with the proper facilities for indulgence in them through the means of the handsome new $250,000 public natatorium, located in Audubon Park. This pool, measuring 150 feet by 225 feet, is one of the finest in the South and is equipped with all modern innovations both as to dressing rooms, maintenance of the purity of the water and general plans. It has a capacity of 2,000 bathers at one time and is divided so that it may be cut into two sections if necessary.
Publisher: E. C. Kropp Co., Milwaukee

Audubon Park Postcard

Era: 1930-1944
Description: Swimming Pool, Audubon Park, New Orleans, La.
Audubon Park covers 280 acres, is the scene of some of Audubon's works and contains his statue. In 1884, it was the scene of the Cotton Centennial Exposition. It has an artificial lake, wading and swimming pool, zoo, aquarium and flower beds.
Publisher: E.C. Kropp, Co., Milwaukee, Wis.

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