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Browsing items in: Antebellum Period

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    • Bill of sale of two slaves

    • Slave bills of sale--Louisiana--New Orleans; Slave records--Louisiana--New Orleans--History--Sources; Slave trade--Louisiana--New Orleans--History--Sources; Slaveholders--Louisiana--New Orleans--History--Sources; Slaves; McDonogh, John, 1779-1850
    • A bill of sale for two slaves, from Miellet to John McDonogh, Oct. 26, 1804.
    • View of a Negro funeral

    • Oil paintings;African Americans;Plantation life--Louisiana;Slavery--Louisiana;Plantation life in art;Funeral rites and ceremonies;
    • African-Americans gathered in a forest.
    • Louis Moreau Gottschalk (1829-1869)

    • Gottschalk, Louis Moreau, 1829-1869--Portraits; Lockets; Pianists; Composers
    • Albumen photograph of Gottschalk in a silver case with a glass cover. Born in New Orleans in 1829, Louis Moreau Gottschalk became a world-renowned pianist at an early age. His fame grew to international proportions and after the 1840s he was seen...
    • New Orleans from the Lower Cotton Press

    • New Orleans (La.)--Pictorial works;Waterfronts--Louisiana--New Orleans;Mississippi River--Pictorial works;Chromolithographs;Sailing ships;Cityscapes;Vieux Carré (New Orleans, La.);
    • Bird's-eye-view of New Orleans seen from the top of the Lower Cotton Press in lower Marigny; visible is the city skyline across the Vieux Carre and including much of the city's urban area; the curve of the Mississippi River at Algiers; sailing...
    • Bond for slave

    • Slave trade--Louisiana;Slaveholders--Louisiana;Slavery--Louisiana;Slave records--Louisiana;
    • Bond paid by Warner Oliver and James Baytop for use of a slave named "Hukey,"
    • 178 Sugar and cotton plantation slaves!

    • Slave traders--United States;Slave trade--Louisiana;Slavery--United States;Broadsides;Auctions;
    • Broadside for slave auction held March 13-14, 1855. Auction held for the benefit of the William M. Lambeth succession of the Waverly and Meredith plantations. The auctioneers are Beard & May. Auction held at Banks' Arcade on Magazine Street in New...
    • The President Jackson

    • Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845--Portraits; Presidents--United States; Lithographs--1840-1850
    • Bust-length portrait of Andrew Jackson, three-quarters view, facing left, wearing shirt with high collar, stock, waistcoat, and frock coat with high collar and large lapels. Andrew Jackson visited New Orleans in January 1840 to celebrate the 25th...
    • Certified partial list of 63 slaves

    • Slave records--Louisiana--New Orleans--History--Sources;Slavery--Louisiana;Slave trade--Louisiana--New Orleans;Hibernia (Ship);
    • Certified partial list of 63 slaves belonging to R. Shelton, William Harris, and D.B. Alexander who were sent from Louisville, KY to New Orleans aboard the steamboat Hibernia, Nov. 18, 1831.
    • Wooden Breast Bone, and Jackson's Victory

    • Handbills--1940-1950; Corsets; Clothing & dress; United States--History--War of 1812; Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845; Verse satire, American
    • Circular containing two poems in separate columns, the first satirizing the use of the Wooden Breast Bone, a type of corset used to keep the female back straight; the second, a tribute to Jackson's victory in the form of a ballad with verses and a...
    • Vannuchi's museum

    • Advertisements;Museums;Waxworks;
    • City directory advertisement for Vannuchi's Wax Museum from Gardner's New Orleans, 1861.
    • The Banjo

    • Sheet music covers;Drawings;
    • Cover of sheet music with drawing featuring banjos and a tambourine.
    • [Deposition]

    • Legal documents
    • Deposition regarding Seguin and Mict's knowledge of M. Henry's ownership of some trees and that Mme. Goudeau's workmen worked on the trees.
    • [Deposition]

    • Legal documents
    • Deposition regarding Standfield's purchase of seven trees from Mme. Goudeau. The trees actually belonged to M. Henry.

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