Posts Tagged: 1920s

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Hubig’s Pie ad, 1928. It made me sad to hear about the bakery fire today, but glad that they will rebuild again.

Hubig’s Pie ad, 1928. It made me sad to hear about the bakery fire today, but glad that they will rebuild again.

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City of Old Romance and New Opportunity (.pdf). 1920s promotional brochure.

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Louis Armstrong & His Hot Five - West End Blues (1928). All Satchmo today…why not?

Sounds a bit tame now, but the opening trumpet line was the “Eruption" of its day. The solo at about 2:33 is classic, though too short. Pops could blow.

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Photos from the 1927 flood. Hard to look at after 2005. Top one via the Historic New Orleans collection, bottom via Tulane University.

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2nd Grade, St. Louis Cathedral School, 1926, & 3rd grade, 1928. Photos via roots web.