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    • Harper's Weekly Journal and Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper

    • Arts and Architecture; Business and Industry; Community and Culture; Education; Government and Politics; Military and War; People and Cultures; Race and Ethnicity; Work and Labor
    • Harper's Weekly, a new era in American journalism dawned in the 1850s with the advent of magazines and newspapers that combined general-interest content, and lavish illustrations. Its context of escalating sectional animosity over slavery...
    • Painting in Louisiana From The Historic New Orleans Collection

    • Arts and Architecture; Business and Industry; Community and Culture; Government and Politics; Land and Resources; Military and War; People and Cultures; Race and Ethnicity; Work and Labor;
    • The Painting in Louisiana from The Historic New Orleans Collection consists of several hundred paintings (including oils and watercolors) by Louisiana and Southern artists, owned by The Historic New Orleans Collection. The paintings held by...
    • Marcus Christian Collection

    • Race and Ethnicity
    • Marcus Bruce Christian (1900-1976) was a businessman, a writer and poet, teacher, and head of the "Colored Project" of the Louisiana Federal Writers' Project (FWP) at Dillard University. Although he had a limited formal education, Christian served...
    • Maps from The Historic New Orleans Collection

    • Land and Resources; Community and Culture; Military and War; People and Cultures
    • The Historic New Orleans Collection has extensive holdings of significant manuscript and printed maps. Acquisition was begun by The Collection's founder, General L. Kemper Williams, in the 1920s and '30s. Since then considerable additions have been...
    • O. Chapter 39:  Business and Professions, 1900-1930

    • African Americans -- Employment -- History -- 20th century.
    • The unpublished manuscript "The Negro in Louisiana" is a work begun by the Dillard (University) Project in 1942, an arm of the WPA's Federal Writer's Project. After the dissolution of the unit, Marcus Christian maintained and edited the document in...
    • Q. Chapter 45: Negro Suffrage 1900

    • African Americans -- Civil rights -- Louisiana -- History -- 20th century.
    • The unpublished manuscript "The Negro in Louisiana" is a work begun by the Dillard (University) Project in 1942, an arm of the WPA's Federal Writer's Project. After the dissolution of the unit, Marcus Christian maintained and edited the document in...
    • CC. Chapter 5: Slave Clothing

    • Slaves -- Clothing -- Louisiana -- 18th century; Slaves -- Clothing -- Louisiana -- 19th century.
    • The unpublished manuscript "The Negro in Louisiana" is a work begun by the Dillard (University) Project in 1942, an arm of the WPA's Federal Writer's Project. After the dissolution of the unit, Marcus Christian maintained and edited the document in...
    • P. Chapter 42: Lady Luck, Be Kind

    • African Americans; Gamblers -- United States -- Psychology; Lotteries -- Louisiana.
    • The unpublished manuscript "The Negro in Louisiana" is a work begun by the Dillard (University) Project in 1942, an arm of the WPA's Federal Writer's Project. After the dissolution of the unit, Marcus Christian maintained and edited the document in...
    • DD. Chapter 8: Slave Life

    • Slaves -- Social life and customs.
    • The unpublished manuscript "The Negro in Louisiana" is a work begun by the Dillard (University) Project in 1942, an arm of the WPA's Federal Writer's Project. After the dissolution of the unit, Marcus Christian maintained and edited the document in...
    • MMM. Chapter 35: Health and Hospitalization, 1872 - 1942

    • African Americans -- Health and hygiene -- History; African Americans -- Medicine -- United States -- History; African Americans -- Medical care -- United States -- History.
    • The unpublished manuscript "The Negro in Louisiana" is a work begun by the Dillard (University) Project in 1942, an arm of the WPA's Federal Writer's Project. After the dissolution of the unit, Marcus Christian maintained and edited the document in...
    • PPP. Chapter 44: Stay in your own backyard

    • African Americans -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Louisiana; African Americans -- Law and legislation -- Louisiana.
    • The unpublished manuscript "The Negro in Louisiana" is a work begun by the Dillard (University) Project in 1942, an arm of the WPA's Federal Writer's Project. After the dissolution of the unit, Marcus Christian maintained and edited the document in...
    • GGG. Chapter 18: Taxation without Representation

    • Free African Americans -- Louisiana -- History. Free African Americans -- Louisiana -- Social conditions.
    • The unpublished manuscript "The Negro in Louisiana" is a work begun by the Dillard (University) Project in 1942, an arm of the WPA's Federal Writer's Project. After the dissolution of the unit, Marcus Christian maintained and edited the document in...
    • EEE. Chapter 12: Street-Vendors and Street-Cries

    • African American Business Enterprises -- History; African Americans -- Social life and customs.
    • The unpublished manuscript "The Negro in Louisiana" is a work begun by the Dillard (University) Project in 1942, an arm of the WPA's Federal Writer's Project. After the dissolution of the unit, Marcus Christian maintained and edited the document in...
    • AA. Foreword

    • African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans Region--History--19th century; Slavery -- United States -- History.
    • The unpublished manuscript "The Negro in Louisiana" is a work begun by the Dillard (University) Project in 1942, an arm of the WPA's Federal Writer's Project. After the dissolution of the unit, Marcus Christian maintained and edited the document in...
    • JJ. Chapter 26: Ballots or Bullets

    • African Americans -- Civil rights -- Louisiana -- History -- 19th century. Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) -- Louisiana.
    • The unpublished manuscript "The Negro in Louisiana" is a work begun by the Dillard (University) Project in 1942, an arm of the WPA's Federal Writer's Project. After the dissolution of the unit, Marcus Christian maintained and edited the document in...
    • M. Chapter 33: Trades and Occupations, 1900-1930

    • African Americans -- Employment -- History -- 20th century.
    • The unpublished manuscript "The Negro in Louisiana" is a work begun by the Dillard (University) Project in 1942, an arm of the WPA's Federal Writer's Project. After the dissolution of the unit, Marcus Christian maintained and edited the document in...
    • PP. Chapter 43: South Rampart Street

    • African American consumers -- Social conditions; Retail trade -- Social aspects -- New Orleans -- Louisiana.
    • The unpublished manuscript "The Negro in Louisiana" is a work begun by the Dillard (University) Project in 1942, an arm of the WPA's Federal Writer's Project. After the dissolution of the unit, Marcus Christian maintained and edited the document in...
    • NNN. Chapter 38:  Education, 1900-1940

    • African Americans -- Education -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History -- 20th century.
    • The unpublished manuscript "The Negro in Louisiana" is a work begun by the Dillard (University) Project in 1942, an arm of the WPA's Federal Writer's Project. After the dissolution of the unit, Marcus Christian maintained and edited the document in...

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