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    • The St. Charles Hotel

    • Oil paintings;Hotels--Louisiana--New Orleans--1910-1920;New Orleans (La.). St. Charles Hotel;Ironwork;Streets;Architecture--Louisiana--New Orleans--Pictorial works;New Orleans (La.)--Buildings, structures, etc.--Pictorial works;
    • View of the third St. Charles Hotel, showing 100-200 block of St. Charles Street in the Central Business District. Scene includes automobiles, people crossing the street, and ironwork on buildings.
    • [French Market and Red Store]

    • New Orleans (La.)--Pictorial works;Architecture--Louisiana--New Orleans--Pictorial works;Peddlers;Tents;Markets;Waterfronts--Louisiana--New Orleans;Mississippi River--Pictorial works;Oil paintings;
    • View of the Mississippi riverfront at the French Market in the Vieux Carre showing Red Store, with tents, peddlers, and vendors.
    • View of Jackson Square. New Orleans

    • New Orleans (La.)--Pictorial works;St. Louis Cathedral (New Orleans, La.)--Pictorial works;Jackson Square (New Orleans, La.)--Pictorial works;Chromolithographs;Architecture--Louisiana--New Orleans--Pictorial works;
    • View of Jackson Square and St. Louis Cathedral with horses and carriages in foreground.
    • Document transferring ownership of six slaves

    • Slaveholders--Louisiana--New Orleans--History--Sources;DeBlanc, Charles;Stackhouse, William;Stackhouse, Haywood;Slavery--Louisiana;Slave bills of sale--Louisiana--New Orleans;
    • Transfer of 6 slaves from Charles DeBlanc to W. & H. Stackhouse.
    • Evangeline

    • Sheet music covers;Drawings;Clothing & dress;
    • Transcript of cover: "Evangeline / Song & Chorus / By / Will. S. Hays. / Cleveland / Published by S. Brainard & Co. No. 203 Superior Street." Cover also includes a drawing of a young woman.
    • Les cenelles : choix de poesis indigenes

    • French-American poetry; American poetry -- African American authors; American poetry (French) -- Louisiana
    • This rare book of African-American poetry was probably the first such collection published in the United States. The poems were written by free men of color in New Orleans.
    • Louis Moreau Gottschalk's pen

    • Gottschalk, Louis Moreau, 1829-1869--Relics; Pens; Pencils
    • This gold plate and agate writing implement could serve as both pen and pencil, depending on the deployment of mechanism. Though made of precious and semi-precious materials, the pen component (activated by sliding the lower "knuckle" downward)...
    • No Irish need apply

    • Folk songs;Irish--United States--Music;Pastor, Tony, 1837-1908;Immigrants--United States;Irish--United States;
    • Song lyrics tell the story of an Irish immigrant looking for work.
    • Slave collar

    • Collars;Slavery--United States;Bells;Antiquities;Slaves--Social conditions;
    • Slave collar, handmade wrought-iron collar with three tall extensions with hanging brass sleigh bells. Made to be worn by an unruly slave, ca. 1830-1860.
    • Pat Malloy

    • Sheet music covers;Immigrants;Irish--United States;Portrait drawings;Clothing & dress;Bryant, Dan, 1833-1875;
    • Sheet music cover. Full title: "To Frank Drew, Esq. / Pat Malloy / Originally sung with Immense Success by / Mr. Dan Bryant / In his inimitable character of The Irish Emmigrant / at Wallack's Theatre / Words by Dion Bourcicault [sic] Esq. /...
    • Bamboula

    • Sheet music covers;
    • Sheet music cover partially reads: "A sa majeste / Isabelle II / Reine des espagnes / Bamboula / Danse de negres / Fantaisie / pour / piano."
    • Resolution

    • Tariff--United States--Law; Cotton industry--Louisiana
    • Resolution supporting the tariff of 1828, otherwise known as the tariff of abominations. The tariff called for an increase on duties for the importation of certain raw materials, namely British fabric.

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