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    • 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...
    • Alfred and William Waud Collection

    • Arts and Architecture; Business and Industry; Community and Culture; Land and Resources; Military and War; People and Cultures; Race and Ethnicity; Transportation; Work and Labor
    • The London-born Wauds' specialty was producing drawings--from quick sketches to finished works--of places, people, and events assigned to them by editors. These drawings were the basis for wood engraved illustrations in the periodicals published...
    • Antebellum Period

    • Business and Industry; Community and Culture; Race and Ethnicity;
    • Louisiana's antebellum history is revealed through a variety of artifacts that document a variety of critical topics in American History.
    • Anthony J. Stanonis Pamphlet Collection

    • Community and Culture; People and Cultures
    • The Anthony J. Stanonis Collection is comprised of materials relating to the New Orleans tourist industry. Dating from 1902 to 1960, the guides, maps, brochures, books, and other literature document public and private tourism businesses. Anthony J....
    • Armand Duplantier Family Letters Collection, 1777-1841

    • Community and Culture; Education; Government and Politics; Health and Medicine; Military and War; People and Cultures
    • The Armand Duplantier Family Letters date from 1777 to 1841 and contain items from four generations of the Duplantier family, including Armand Duplantier, his uncle Claude Trenonay, Armand's son Armand Allard Duplantier, and granddaughter Amelie...
    • Bourbon Street, 1944-1952

    • Arts and Architecture; Business and Industry; Community and Culture; Government and Politics; Land and Resources; People and Cultures; Race and Ethnicity; Transportation; Work and Labor
    • The collection depicts Bourbon Street during World War II and the boom years that followed. Architect Walter Cook Keenan took over 200 photographs of the vibrant artery, documenting its night clubs, burlesque shows, boarding houses, restaurants and...
    • Charity Hospital Reports

    • Business and Industry; Community and Culture; Government and Politics; Health and Medicine; People and Cultures
    • Published from 1842 to 1974, the Charity Hospital Reports are vital to Louisiana's social and medical history and include information not widely available from the nineteenth century. The Charity Hospital Reports include public health information...
    • Charles L. Franck and Franck-Bertacci

    • Arts and Architecture; Business and Industry; Community and Culture; Land and Resources; Military and War; Race and Ethnicity; Transportation; Work and Labor
    • Charles L. Franck was a commercial photographer in New Orleans whose individual career and successors covered all but the first decade of the 20th century. In 1955, his studio was purchased by Albert Bertacci, who continued to operate within the...
    • Early Images of Latin America

    • Arts and Architecture; Business and Industry; Community and Culture; People and Cultures; Race and Ethnicity
    • Early Images of Latin America provides an array of images of various cities in the region from the mid-19th century to c. 1910, along with some scenes of rural areas. Included are images of people, places, landscapes and urban scenes from Buenos...
    • Early Louisiana French Correspondence

    • Community and Culture; Government and Politics; People and Cultures; Race and Ethnicity
    • The Early Louisiana French Correspondence collection is a digital corpus of 100 handwritten French letters, personal and letters of business, written in Louisiana in the 18th and 19th centuries. These letters, showing the living conditions and...
    • Edna Tiny Tarbutton Collection

    • Community and Culture; Education
    • The collection contains items that document the career of national records setting and Hall of Fame coach, Willie Edna Tiny Tarbutton. She coached all of her 33 years at Baskin where she posted 654 wins, 263 losses and 2 ties. Her honors include...
    • 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...
    • 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...

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