(Above) 'The Coffee New Orleans Likes.' French Market Coffee and Chicory New Orleans Coffee Co., Inc., French Market Mills, New Orleans. 'The First thing in the Morning.' 'Drink French Market Tea It Is Delicious.'
(Above) Poydras Market Two Pounds Roasted Coffee and Chicory. Estate of Charles Feahney, Importers and Roasters, New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.A.
(Above) Cafe' Du Monde 'CDM' Old French Flavor Coffee and Chicory. "Just Enough ... Not too much Chicory." A Product of the Southern Coffee Mills, Ltd. New Orleans, Louisiana.
(Above) Roman Kings Coffee and Chicory. 'If It's a San-I-Baker Product ~ You're Safe.' The San-I-Baker Corporation, New Orleans, U.S.A.
(Above) B&W Photo, date unknown: The San-I-Baker Corporation New Orleans, Louisiana.
The labels of this time are bright, exotic, and - more often than not - rendered in patriotic colors. Bold hand-drawn fonts seem more familiar and, somehow, comforting to the eye - more so than the crisp lines of modern typography.
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