The collection consists primarily of advertising and promotional materials for products sold by the Fournet Drugstore. In addition, there are photographs of the African American community in St. Martinville, Louisiana.
Scope and Contents:
The collection consists primarily of advertising and promotional materials for products sold by the Fournet Drugstore in St. Martinville, Louisiana. Most of these materials are from well-known companies such as Hallmark Cards, Johnson & Johnson, Yardley of London and Max Factor. Of particular interest are the photographs of the African American community dating primarily from the 1950s.
The collection is arranged into three series.
Series 1: Photographs, 1950-1967; undated
Subseries 1.1: Identified Prints, 1950-1967; undated
Subseries 1.2: Unidentifed Prints,1956-1964; undated
Series 2: Hallmark Materials, 1971-1977; undated
Series 3: Point of Purchase Displays and Packaging, 1973-1977; undated
Biographical / Historical:
The collection was donated to the Museum by Magdell F. Theriot and Fred G. Fournet in 1984.
Collection is open for research.
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.