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This black and white advertising postcard features the interior view of tables dressed with white table cloths and napkins. The walls are covered in floral wall paper and the ceiling is a grid. An inset photo features a man in a chef's uniform holding a knife to a large piece of roast. The title along the side of the card advertises "LeFleur's, Jackson's Most Unusual Restaurant." The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides indication for postage stamp placement. The description int the upper left corner reads "LeFleur's, 119 So. President, Recommended by Duncan Hines. Famous for Southern Cooking, Fine Steaks, New Orleans Seafood Dishes. LeFleur's is named for Louis LeFleur, founder of the city of Jackson, which was originally a small trading post known as LeFleur's Bluff. "

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Publication Date

1950

Geographic Location

Jackson, MS

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_Le-Fleurs_001

Source

Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 1: Jackson Subcollection

Repository

Manuscripts

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)

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For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.MSState.edu.

LeFleur's, Jackson's Most Unusual Restaurant, Jackson, Mississippi

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