Commemorating the Formal Opening of Shusan Airport, New Orleans, U.S.A. [cover title].

(New Orleans, LA: Board of Commissioners, The Orleans Levee Board, 1933). First edition. Oblong folio. (45) pp. [text printed double-column], plus 10 pages of ads for local businesses. Illustrated from photographs, portraits, plan of the airport, plans for the terminal. Describes the construction of the airport from planning stages and gives a brief history of aviation in New Orleans, along with promotional information for New Orleans and a report on the work of the Levee Board. Caption title: "The Story of a Great Enterprise, The Nation's Most Modern Airport." OCLC locates six copies (Emory, Historic New Orleans Collection, LSU, New Orleans Public, State Library of Louisiana, New Orleans). Very good. Original color illustrated wrappers (rubbed and a little worn at the extremities), stapled. (#5481). Item #58997

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