Unloading Bananas - New Orleans, LA - Postcard, c. 1930s

$5.50

(5 1/2 x 3 1/2 In) This is an original vintage E. C. Kropp, Natural Color Postcard from the 1930s. It shows a view of factory workers unloading bananas in New Orleans, Louisiana.

"At New Orleans, the world's greatest banana port, more than 700 ships arrive each year loaded, each with 25,000 to 50,000 bunches of this popular fruit. At the banana wharves the individual bunches are carried from the hold of the ship to the door of the refrigerator car on mechanical conveyors.", reads the description printed on the back. 

The postcard is unused and is in VERY GOOD condition, wear at the edges, blunted corner tips, a few minor stains.

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