Earliest aerial view. Predates railroad passenger shed that would extend thru Basin St.
Corner of Franklin (now Crozat) & Bienville
Frank Early's 'My Place' turn of century. Here, Tony Jackson wrote 'Pretty Baby'. Photo early 1940s.
Cribs: Bienville between Lulu White's saloon (brick structure left)
Frank Early's 'My Place' on corner. ca.1941
Under the 'Jax' sign, 'Big 25', 1942. Removed 1957
Street was Franklin (now named Crozart), Corner with barber pole was 'Shoto Cabaret'.
206-208 N. Franklin. Phillips' Cafe (also at various times 101 Ranch, 102 Ranch, & Entertainers)
Kid Ory, Mutt Carey, King Oliver played here.
Downtown river corner of Iberville & Franklin (1942).
In front, 'Entertainers' still remained. Rear, Mahogany Hall visible.'
Uptown lake corner Franklin & Conti prior to demolition. Maud Hartmann's brothel,'The Club' at left (with girl on step).
Sophie Fielure occupied place in center; Edna Hamilton in the bldg. on corner.
1903, Police wagon on S. Basin St. past Elks Home; (what had been) Kate Townsend mansion.
In distance on at right, Arlington cupola.
Robertson St. cribs (condemned 1939), 'Negro' section rented for 20 cents a night in 1899 -
Three to three-half dollars 1913, less than one dollar by end of 1915.
Row of cribs marked for demolition, Downtown side Conti St.
Seen thru wrought iron of a brothel gallery on Uptown lake corner Marais & Conti.
River side Marais St. from Conti to St. Louis.
Higher class cribs had plumbing. The three identical bldgs. kept two dozen women employed in 1904.
Firehouse on Basin St. (one bldg. from corner of Conti).
Countess Piazza brothel on left, Willie Barrera on corner.
1943 view (what was left of) Joe Victor's saloon at corner Villere & St. Louis; cribs still seen on sides.
At time of Al Rose writing, one of few original bldgs. still standing.
Basin St. 'Down The Line', 1909.
First visible establishment on next block, extreme right, Toro's 'Monte Carlo Cafe'.
One hundred electric bulbs in ceiling of Tom Anderson's Annex Cafe & Chop House.
Basin St. & Customhouse (Iberville)
"May Tuckerman's brothel, 341 Basin, corner of Conti.
Earlier run by other madams, 1917 by Willie Barrera.
Uptown side of Iberville, from corner of Franklin.
Bldgs. were all cribs except one next to corner; Charles Marcet's shooting gallery.
Cribs on Iberville St. between Marais & Liberty. 1919 or earlier.
The old overhang on the extreme left belonged to Eddie Groshell's Dance Hall.
Dollar Cribs on lake side of Marais, between St. Louis & Conti.
Extreme right, Unexpected Saloon and Rifle Club.