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    • Mayor Maestri pointing to map for WPA paving project

    • Mayors--Louisiana--New Orleans--Maestri, Robert S.;Streets--Maintenance and repair;United States. Work Projects Administration--Louisiana;Louisiana--Officials and employees;
    • Mayor Maestri pointing to map for WPA paving project. Joseph H. Crutcher, WPA state administrator, Malcolm Miller, WPA's field representative of Region 3, (seated) Col. F. C. Harrington, assistant national administrator and chief engineer for WPA,...
    • WPA paving project ceremonies

    • United States. Work Projects Administration--Louisiana;Streets--Maintenance and repair;Louisiana--Officials and employees;
    • Jess Cave, acting mayor, James H. Crutcher, WPA's state administrator and James M. Thompson, spoke at New Orleans WPA paving project ceremonies.
    • Atakapa Indians

    • United States. Works Progress Administration of Louisiana; Legends; Bayous; Language; Occupations; Atakapa Indians
    • Text, 1930s. A description of the Atakapa Indians discussing their language, appearance, homes, food, occupations and belief systems. The legends of how Bayou Teche and Lake Catahoula received their names, and the legend of a gigantic beast near...
    • 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    • The unpublished manuscript "The Negro in Louisiana" is a work begun by the Dillard (University) Project in 1942, an arm of the WPA's Federal Writer's Project.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    • The unpublished manuscript "The Negro in Louisiana" is a work begun by the Dillard (University) Project in 1942, an arm of the WPA's Federal Writer's Project.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    • The unpublished manuscript "The Negro in Louisiana" is a work begun by the Dillard (University) Project in 1942, an arm of the WPA's Federal Writer's Project.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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