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    • Fort de la Balise

    • Louisiana--Maps
    • Detail of a map by Thomassy, showing Fort de la Balise, near Pilottown at the mouth of the Mississippi.
    • Ca.1860
    • Plan de la Ville de la Nouvelle Orleans

    • New Orleans (La.)--Maps--Early works to 1800--Facsimilies
    • The map depicts de Pauger's original plans for fortifying the city which were never implemented. 20th Century reproduction of a 1724 original map.
    • Ca. 1950
    • Silk banner

    • Chennault, Claire Lee, 1893-1958--Relics; 14th Air Force Association (U.S.). Flying Tigers; Flags--United States
    • Banner features Chinese characters. Banner honors Chennault's Flying Tigers.
    • Ca. 1945
    • Document, Higgins Industries dispute with labor unions

    • World War, 1939-1945--Equipment and supplies; Higgins Industries--History; Labor unions--1940-1950; Strikes
    • Document describing the background of a dispute between Higgins Industries and labor unions.
    • Ca. 1945
    • How lucky we are!

    • World War, 1939-1945--Caricatures and cartoons; New Orleans (La.)--Newspapers; Political cartoons; Consumer rationing; Seafood industry--Louisiana; Triton (Greek mythology); Seafood; Family
    • World War II-era editorial cartoon, published in New Orleans newspaper. Cartoon features King Triton presenting a plate of Louisiana seafood to a family. The father of the family reads a newspaper announcing "meat to be rationed."
    • Ca. 1945
    • No duds from here please!

    • World War, 1939-1945--Caricatures and cartoons; New Orleans (La.)--Newspapers; Political cartoons; Consumer rationing; Housewives; Soldiers--American--1940-1950; Bombs; Kitchens
    • World War II-era editorial cartoon, published in New Orleans newspaper. Cartoon depicts a soldier saying, "Those axis murderers will think I'm dropping a fire cracker instead of a block buster." A housewife looks on, horrified. The side of the...
    • Ca. 1945
    • Give the axis the V sign, girls!

    • World War, 1939-1945--Caricatures and cartoons; New Orleans (La.)--Newspapers; Political cartoons; Women; Defense industry; Airplanes; Airplane propellers; Labor supply; Clothing & dress
    • World War II-era editorial cartoon, published in New Orleans newspaper. Cartoon depicts a female worker holding an airplane propeller. A flag reads, "15,000 women wanted to train for New Orleans war industries." Airplanes fly overhead.
    • Ca. 1945
    • Dachau

    • Concentration camp inmates--Germany--Dachau--Pictorial works; Dachau (Concentration camp)--Pictorial works; World War, 1939-1945--Concentration camps--Germany
    • A report by U.S. Seventh Army of the camp's liberation by elements of the 42nd and 45th Divisions. Includes a history of the camp, the number of people killed, the organization of the camp, photographs of the camp, and photographs of the prisoners.
    • Ca. 1945
    • Claire Chennault

    • Chennault, Claire Lee, 1893-1958--Portraits; Generals--American--1940-1950; Military uniforms--United States--1940-1950
    • Portrait of Chennault in military uniform.
    • Ca. 1945
    • The Flying Tigers

    • China. Air Force. American Volunteer Group; World War, 1939-1945--China; Air pilots; Military uniforms--United States--1940-1950; Bombers
    • Group portrait of the Flying Tigers in front of a bomber.
    • Ca. 1944
    • Chiang Kai-shek and General Claire Chennault

    • Chiang, Kai-shek, 1887-1975--Portraits; Chennault, Claire Lee, 1893-1958--Portraits; World War, 1939-1945--Military personnel; Generals--American--1940-1950; Military uniforms--United States--1940-1950; Military uniforms--China--1940-1950
    • Chiang Kai-shek and Chennault shaking hands.
    • Ca. 1944
    • Higgins boat

    • Higgins Industries--History; World War, 1939-1945--Economic & industrial aspects--United States; Defense industry; Shipbuilding industry--Louisiana--New Orleans--History; Boats
    • A Higgins boat in the water.
    • Ca. 1943
    • Higgins boat

    • Higgins Industries--History; World War, 1939-1945--Economic & industrial aspects--United States; Defense industry; Shipbuilding industry--Louisiana--New Orleans--History; Boats; Photography
    • Three men riding a Higgins boat through the water. One man is taking a photograph.
    • Ca. 1943
    • Russian submachine gun

    • Firearms--Russia (Federation); Firearms--1940-1950; World War, 1939-1945--Equipment & supplies
    • A Russian submachine gun from World War II.
    • Ca. 1941
    • Radio Campaign and Timetable for U.S. Crop Corps

    • World War, 1939-1945--Economic & industrial aspects--United States; Farming--United States--1940-1950; Radio broadcasting--United States--History--20th century; Agricultural laborers--United States; Labor supply--United States; World War,...
    • Outline of a radio campaign to disseminate information about the shortage of farm labor help due to the war. Document discusses local and national radio programs and the best way to publicize the farm labor shortage.
    • Ca. 1941
    • Military uniform jacket

    • Chennault, Claire Lee, 1893-1958--Relics; Military uniforms--United States--1940-1950; Clothing & dress; World War, 1939-1945--Medals
    • Military uniform jacket worn by General Claire Chennault.
    • Ca. 1940
    • Grade I tires

    • World War, 1939-1945--Caricatures and cartoons; New Orleans (La.)--Newspapers; Political cartoons; Oil wells; Automobiles; Consumer rationing
    • World War II-era editorial cartoon, published in New Orleans newspaper. Cartoon shows a "B" bookholder looking at new tires on a car with Louisiana oil wells in the background. Margin of cartoon shows editorial marks.
    • Ca. 1940
    • Russian submachine gun

    • Submachine guns--Russia (Federation); World War, 1939-1945--Equipment & supplies; Arms & armament
    • World War II-era gun. Etched into butt of gun: "Tours."
    • Ca. 1940

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