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    • Joseph Bauer Family Album

    • Photograph albums
    • This collection consists of photographic prints (primarily amateur snapshots, but also included are portraits by professional photographers) depicting exterior and interior views of Dr. Joseph Bauer's residence (1032 Esplanade Avenue), views of the...


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    • United States--Barbershops--1940-1950; United States--City & town life--1940-1950; United States--Segregation--1940-1950; United States--Race discrimination--1940-1950; United States--African Americans--Economic & social conditions--1940-1950
    • Storefront view of Lyda's Barber Shop featuring a hand-painted sign in yellow cursive that reads: Whites Only. Caption reads: White Barber


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    • United States--Barbershops--1940-1950; United States--City & town life--1940-1950; United States--Segregation--1940-1950; United States--Race discrimination--1940-1950; United States--African Americans--Economic & social conditions--1940-1950
    • Closeup of the hand-painted sign in the window of Lyda's Barber Shop that reads: Whites Only. Caption reads: White Barber
    • 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...
    • Alie Austen McMurran letter, 1856 November

    • Austen, George, d. 1876.; McMurran, John T., 1807-1866.; McMurran, John T., Jr.; McMurran, Mary Louise, 1814-1891.; Plantation life--Mississippi--Wilkinson County.; Slaves--Mississippi--Wilkinson County.; Riverside Plantation (Miss.); Melrose...
    • Letter from Alie McMurran, Riverside Plantation, Miss., to her father, George Austen. Alie describes her arrival at Riverside Plantation and recounts her reception by and impressions of the slaves, plantation life, her responsibilities as a slave...
    • Alie Austen McMurran letter, 1856 November 11

    • McMurran, John T., 1807-1866.; McMurran, John T., Jr.; McMurran, Mary Louise, 1814-1891.; Plantation life--Mississippi--Wilkinson County.; Slaves--Mississippi--Wilkinson County.;Riverside Plantation (Miss.); Melrose (Natchez, Miss.); Natchez...
    • Letter from Alie Austen McMurran, Riverside Plantation, Miss., to Pattie (sister?) regarding her arrival at Riverside Plantation. She describes her reception by and impressions of the slaves, plantation life, her responsibilities as a slave...
    • Alie Austen McMurran letter, 1861 May 7

    • Austen, George, Mrs.; Secession--Southern States.; Slaves--Mississippi.; Abolitionists--United States.; Mississippi--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.; Maryland--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
    • Letter from Alie McMurran, Melrose, Natchez, to her mother, Mrs. George Austen, Baltimore County, Maryland, regarding men preparing for war and her disdain for Maryland that it did not secede early, as states on both sides will find her present...
    • 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.
    • Ashton Plantation in Bayou Boeuf, Louisiana

    • United States. Works Progress Administration of Louisiana; Plantations; Ashton Plantation; Railroads; Sugar industry; Sugar plantations; Slaves; Civil War (United States 1861-1865); Slave quarters; Race relations; Indians of North America
    • Text, probably the 1930s. Description and directions to Ashton Plantation in Bayou Boeuf , Louisiana. Includes past owners of the plantation; Mr. William Polk, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Burrowes and Charles Mullhollan. An old Appalachi and Alabami Indian...
    • Baby Boom America Collection

    • Government and Politics; People and Cultures; Military and War; Race and Ethnicity;
    • The Baby Boom America Collection provides a unique look at the lifestyles, challenges and triumphs of the turbulent post-World War II period. Artifacts chronicle the Civil Rights struggle in Louisiana, the economic and social challenges faced by...
    • Black Natchez

    • African Americans--Civil rights--Mississippi--Natchez--History--20th century; Civil rights movements -- Mississippi -- Natchez -- History -- 20th century; African Americans -- Civil rights; Race relations; Natchez (Miss.) -- Race relations;...
    • Black Natchez (1967) charts early attempts to organize and register Black voters and the formation of a self defense group in the Black community. In 1965, filmmaker Ed Pincus and David Newuman spent ten weeks in Natchez, Mississippi, filming the...
    • Black Natchez

    • Community and Culture; Race and Ethnicity
    • Black Natchez, a documentary film by fimmaker Ed Pincus, documents race relations and civil rights efforts in Natchez, Mississippi, following the murder of Wharlest Jackson in February 1965. Pincus' cinema verite style captures attempts to organize...
    • 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...
    • C.K. Marshall letter, 1854 October 23

    • Cartwright, Samuel A. (Samuel Adolphus), 1793-1863.; Slavery--United States--Religious aspects.; Slavery in the Bible.; Textbooks--Southern States.
    • Letter from C.K. Marshall, Vicksburg, to Samuel Cartwright, New Orleans, defending slavery in biblical terms and stressing need for southern books in southern schools, giving examples of problematic northern books.
    • 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...

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