New Orleans History -- Lake Pontchartrain
Saturday, January 23, 2021
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A streetcar gingerly traverses a Sewerage and Water Board excavation, ca. early 1960s. The site cannot positively be identified, but the photo appears to show the Canal Street streetcar at Jefferson Davis Parkway. During 1960-1961, the Sewerage and Water Board installed a 10-foot square covered concrete canal under the Jeff Davis neutral ground from Conti Street to Tulane Avenue.
Municipal Government Photograph Collection, Sewerage and Water Board Series.
Text & image source: http://nutrias.org/~nopl/monthly/nov99/swb3.htm
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Makin' groceries = shopping for groceries

Gowen to da groshry = preparing for makin' groceries.

Go by ya Mama's house = visit a family home. Daddy's usually lived there also. In some homes Maw Maws a Paw Paws lived at ya Mama's house.

Go to the show a.k.a Pitcha Show = see a movie in a theater.