Krauss: The New Orleans Value Store (Landmarks) (Paperback)

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For almost one hundred years, generations of New Orleans shoppers flocked to Krauss. The Canal Street store was hailed for its vast merchandise selection and quality customer service. In its early days, it sold lace and fabric to the ladies of the notorious red-light district of Storyville. The store's renowned lunch counter, Eddie's at Krauss, served Eddie Baquet's authentic New Orleans cuisine to customers and celebrities such as Julia Child. Although the beloved store finally closed its doors in 1997, Krauss is still fondly remembered as a retail haven. With vintage photographs, interviews with store insiders and a wealth of research, historian Edward J. Branley brings the story of New Orleans' Creole department store back to life.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781625858627
ISBN-10: 1625858620
Publisher: History Press
Publication Date: September 25th, 2017
Pages: 144
Language: English
Series: Landmarks