[Early Promotional Photographic Postcards for Hammond, Louisiana]
Hammond, La. Vindicator Job Print, [ca. 1920s]. Six photographically-illustrated postcards, each 5.5 x 3.5 inches. Minor edge wear, some toning around the edges and at corners, one slightly misprinted with very minor loss of text. Very good. Item #3617
A visually-interesting group of a half dozen promotional postcards picturing various locations around Hammond, Louisiana, issued by the Hammond Real Estate & Investment Company, Limited. The company encourages potential emigrants and investors to contact them: "If you want to know about Hammond and vicinity, write to the Hammond Real Estate & Investment Company, Limited." The photographs on the postcards feature distinct locations, and each is printed with a different caption at lower right. These captions read: "A Country Road," "Pines and Palmettoes," "A River Drive," "The Tangipahoa River," "The 'Hammond Oak,'" and "Oak Street." The printer, Vindicator Job Print, was the local newspaper, started in 1892 as the Hammond Graphic, and by 1919 was known as the Hammond Vindicator. No results found in OCLC.