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New Iberia Road Paving Project

Collection 224

New Iberia Road Paving Project.  Collection, 1950s, n.d.

1 foot, 3 inches

During the 1950s the City of New Iberia initiated a major project to pave city streets. This collection consists mainly of photographs taken during this project.  Some photographs list streets as incomplete or complete.  The photographs show buildings, parks, and vehicles as well as the streets. There are also general records, financial records, correspondence, and maps of New Iberia and some subdivisions.

This collection was donated by Glenn Conrad of New Iberia.

Series:

A. General Records 1-01
B. Financial Records 1-02
C. Correspondence 1-03
D. Maps 1-04 through 1-07
E. Photographs 1-08 through 3-05

Inventory:

A. General Records
1-01 Lists of streets, n.d.
     
B. Financial Records
1-02 Invoices: 1957, 1959
     
C. Correspondence
1-03 Correspondence: 1957
     
D. Maps
1-04 New Iberia subdivisions: Hilltop Circle and Pesson, 1950
1-05 City map of New Iberia, 1950s
1-06 City map of New Iberia, 1957
1-07 Map of New Iberia and Iberia Parish, n.d.
     
E. Photographs
1-08 Photographs: “A”
    Ann Street, 23 January 1953; 6 August 1953
Armentor Street, 500 and 400 block, 25 October 1955
Ashton Street - South of Cypress, 16 March 1953; 30 June 1952
     
1-09 Photographs: "B"
    Baseball Park, 14 April 1955
Bagard Street - open ditch, parallel and next to street, 3 April 1953
     
1-10 Photographs: "C"
    Center Street - North of M.P. Railroad, 22 March 1953; 30 June 1952
Charles Street at Lee Street, 16 October 1953; 14 January 1955
City Barn - Walton Street, 16 December 1952
Community Hall, 27 October 1955
Corinne Street facing North, 22 October 1953
Country Club Drive, 30 June 1952
Country Club Drive facing Bayou Teche, 6 February 1953
     
1-11 Photographs" "D"
    W. Dale Street at French facing West, 16 October 1953; 2 November 1954
W. Dale Street - East of Walter [former Curtis Riggs home site], 22 March 1953
Darcey Street, 22 October 1953; 14 January 1955
Davis Street, 16 October 1953; 22 November 1954
Dodson Canal - East of Ashton, 14 April 1955
Dodson Street - South of Trotter Street, 30 June 1952
Dodson Street - Easton of Ashton, 23 January 1953
     
2-01 Photographs: "E"
    Edgewater Drive facing south of Lewis Oubres’ Driveway, 30 June 1952
Episcopal Church - West Main Street, 31 July 1953
Estis’ Truck, 24 September 1954
Everette Street - North of Trotter, 6 February 1953; 6 August 1953
     
2-02 Photographs: "F"
    Federal Housing Project, 30 June 1952
Field Street at Frenzel Facing West, 24 February 1955
Fire Truck, 23 September 1954
Frere Street - West of Corinne, 22 November 1954
     
2-03 Photographs: "F"
    Front Street from S. Side of Bayou, 18 March 1955; 3 February 1955; 14 October 1955; 14 April 1955
Front Street West of Rossier facing West
Fulton Street - facing West near Power Plant, 31 March 1955
Fulton Street - West of Hopkins
     
2-04 Photographs: "H"
    Hershaw Drive between Harriet and Orange, 16 October 1953
Hopkins Street at Hebert Street, 16 October 1953
     
2-05 Photographs: "I"
    Indest Street facing Edgewater Drive, 30 June 1952
     
2-06 Photographs: "J"
    Jefferson Street Bridge, 24 march 1955; 6 February 1952; 6 December 1952
Extension of Julia Street - South of Dale, 24 June 1953
     
2-07 Photographs" "L"
    LaSalle Street between Fulton and Main, facing South, 16 October 1953; 22 November 1954
Lawrence Street, East of Magnolia Street, 30 June 1952; 16 March 1953
     
2-08 Photographs: "L"
    Lewis Street - railroad crossing, 14 October 1955
Lewis Street - north of S.P. Tracks, 9 August 1955
Lombard Street - open ditch, 600 block, 3 April 1953
Lombard Street - 600 block, East of Jacob Alley, 22 March 1953
     
2-09 Photographs: "M"
    Main Street facing East at E.P. Folse, 30 June 1952
Main Street facing West, 14 October 1955; 4 August 1955
Merit Award, 12 June 1953 to Mayor Armand Viator
Miller Lane facing North, 31 March 1955
McIllhenny at Oak Street facing North, 16 October 1953
     
2-10 Photographs: "N"
    New Allis Chalmers City Grader, 16 December 1952
Nita Street facing Duperier Avenue, 4 January 1953; 6 August 1953
North Street at Fulton facing South, 24 February 1955
     
2-11 Photographs: "P"
    Park Street - East of Cherokee, 23 January 1953; 6 August 1953
Playground, 27 October 1955
Police Precinct - 400 block, Hopkins Street, 6 August 1953
Prairie Avenue - North of Charles Street, 23 January 1953
     
2-12 Photographs: "R"
   

Railroad Avenue - North of Robertson Street, 6 February 1953
Riggs, Curtis H. Home on Walton Street facing W. Dale Street, 14 August 1952
Rosalie Street facing West, 24 February 1955

     
3-01 Photographs: "S"
    St. Peters Catholic Church, 2 August 1953; 24 July 1953; 5 July 1953
St. Peter East of St. Landry Parish, 14 October 1953
Street Markers at Jefferson and Marie, 22 October 1953
Sofa Street facing North, 27 August 1955
     
3-02 Photographs: "T"
    Tee-Coteau Church (City), 13 August 1952
Tennis Court, 14 October 1955
Traffic Lights at Iberia and W. Pershing Streets, 26 July 1953
Trotter Street facing Duperier Avenue, 3 January 1953; 6 August 1953
     
3-03 Photographs: "V"
    Vine Street at St. Peter facing North, 24 February 1955
     
3-04 Photographs: "W"
    Walton Street North of Robertson Street, 6 February 1953
     
3-05 Photographs: Miscellaneous
    Not identified, n.d.