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America Eats Notes on New Orleans Part 4 Poor Boy Sandwich

America Eats Notes on New Orleans Part 4 Poor Boy Sandwich

Making sandwiches, Courtesy of the Florida State Archives Florida Memory Project

Making sandwiches, Courtesy of the Florida State Archives Florida Memory Project

More New Orleans dishes from the WPA food sources located in the archives of the US Library of Congress.  The stories comes from the Louisiana folder titled approximately America Eats Notes, Reports, and Essays. I have produced the content in a paraphrased format when necessary to make them legible and indirect quotes as often as possible.

Poor Boy Sandwich

Natives of New Orleans also relished in eating a poor boy sandwich. A sandwich made with French bread and meats such as ham, roast beef. Commonly it came at least a foot in life and sold for 10 or $.15 around the city. One sandwich served as a complete meal

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