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    • Judge John Minor Wisdom Collection

    • Arts and Architecture; Community and Culture; People and Cultures
    • John Minor Wisdom (1905-1999) was hailed as "a giant among federal judges during the tumultuous years that saw official segregation end in the South and civil rights at last extended to black Americans." This collection includes Carnival ball...
    • Joseph Bauer Family Album

    • Arts and Architecture; Community and Culture; People and Cultures; Race and Ethnicity
    • This collection consists of photographic prints of Dr. Joseph Bauer's residence, the French Quarter and Market, Audubon Park, Metairie Cemetery, the Fair Grounds, Newcomb College, Milneburg, the Spanish Fort, West End Park, Mandeville, the bayous...
    • Telling-Grandon Scrapbook

    • Arts and Architecture; Community and Culture; People and Cultures; Race and Ethnicity
    • The Telling-Grandon Scrapbook is a 28-page scrapbook/diary containing photographs and ephemera collected by an Evanston, Illinois group during a visit by train to the New Orleans Carnival of 1903. The New Orleans section includes brief references...
    • 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...
    • Frank B. Moore Photograph

    • Arts and Architecture; Community and Culture
    • The Frank Moore Collection contains nearly 550 negatives, most of them glass plates, taken from 1915 to 1950. Well over half of the collection consists of individual and group portraits, many featuring performers in costume, musicians, and local...
    • Louisiana Hurricane Resources

    • Community and Culture; Government and Politics; Land and Resources
    • This collection consists of resources dealing with hurricanes and tropical storms in South Louisiana. Resources include government documents, historical reports, and photographs from 1957 to the present.
    • Abe L. Shushan Collection

    • Business and Industry; Government and Politics; Land and Resources; Transportation
    • The Abe L. Shushan Collection contains nearly 750 items including scrapbooks, photographs, and personal memorabilia of the former president of the Orleans Levee Board, under whose direction the Lake Pontchartrain sea wall and New Orleans Lakefront...
    • 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...
    • University of New Orleans Anniversary

    • Community and Culture; Education;
    • To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the founding of UNO, the Earl K. Long Oral History Committee conducted audio and videotaped interviews with university professors, administrators, and students who reviewed events concerned with the early years...
    • Higgins Industries

    • Business and Industry; Military and War; Science and Technology; Transportation
    • For nearly thirty years, the boat building company founded by Andrew Jackson Higgins was an important fixture in New Orleans. Higgins specialized in shallow-draft boats suitable to the bayous of Louisiana. With World War II that reputation enabled...
    • Louisiana Photographs Collection

    • Arts and Architecture; Business and Industry; Community and Culture; People and Cultures; Race and Ethnicity; Transportation; Work and Labor
    • The Louisiana Photographs Collection holds historic photos compiled and housed in the Louisiana and Special Collections department of UNO's Earl K. Long Library. Materials generally have some relation to New Orleans or Louisiana. An inventory for...
    • Aleman Estate (Hathaway Gibbens) Collection

    • Arts and Architecture; Community and Culture; People and Cultures
    • This collection contains postcards depicting scenes of New Orleans, Baton Rouge, and Covington, La.; the Mississippi Gulf Coast; and various cities in the United States and Canada. Holiday greetings and postcards on other subjects are also...

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