Hurricane Audrey Damage in Louisiana, 1957.
Louisiana Superdome. Photo dated as Jul 13,1988.
Boys looking at penny movies. Louisiana, 1938.
Louisiana musician C.J. Chenier. 1995
Louisiana Governor “King Fish” Huey Long.
Drinking at the bar in Pilottown, Louisiana. 1938
Farmer’s wife washing clothes, near Morganza, Louisiana. Russell Lee, 1938
Snake eater, sideshow, Donaldsonville, Louisiana.
Children of unemployed trapper, Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana. 1935 Creole girls, Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana. 1935
Barker at sideshow with performers, state fair, Donaldsonville, Louisiana.
Negro house in New Orleans. Louisiana. January, 1936. Movie theatre on Saint Charles Street. Liberty Theater, New Orleans, Louisiana.
Negroes talking on porch of small store near Jeanerette, Louisiana. October, 1938.
Little Negro girls playing, Lafayette, Louisiana. October, 1938. Horse and buggy standing in front of store near Lafayette, Louisiana. October, 1938.
Children of unemployed trapper, Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana. Ben Shahn, October, 1935. Plaquemines Parish (Louisiana French: Paroisse des Plaquemines) is the parish with the most combined land and water area in the U.S. state of Louisiana. The parish seat is Pointe à la Hache. As of 2000, the parish’s population was 26,757. As of the census […]
Amite City, Louisiana. Ben Shahn, October, 1935. Amite City—commonly called simply Amite – is a town in and the parish seat of Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 4,110 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Hammond Micropolitan Statistical Area. As of the census of 2000, there were 4,110 people, 1,310 […]
Photographer: George Francois Mugnier
Elks of New Orleans, 1921, selling pralines to raise money; check marks identify 1) H.D. Johnson and 2) Mike Culligan Harry D. Johnson Photograph Collection Biography: Harry D. Johnson
Bar, Hotel Royal [Old St. Louis Hotel]. Photographer: George Francois Mugnier “The first recorded transaction for this property occurred on May 12, 1784 when Francisco Landreaux petitioned for his share of this parent’s estate. The estimated value at that time was 3,000 pesos. In 1833 a home was constructed on the site for Honore Landreaux […]
Negro family, Paradis, Louisiana. Photographer: George Francois Mugnier
Blacks, New Orleans, Louisiana. Photographer: George Francois Mugnier
Negro Maskers. St. Joseph’s Night, 1940 — Unmasked Indians “Making Music.” Photogapher: Robert Tallant
Negro Maskers. St. Joseph’s Night, 1940 — A Tribe of Indians in the Gypsy Tea Room. Photographer: Robert Tallant
Judy–New Orleans, July, 1947 From the series “Lucie Goes to Hollywood” Photographer: Alexander Allison
Andrew, riding, 1899-1900 Photographer: Alexander Allison
African American children in St. Louis Cemetery #1, New Orleans, Louisiana, February 15, 1901.
North Rampart Street, New Orleans, Louisiana, February 18, 1901.
Lundi Gras, February 18, 1901, reception of Rex, Major Isaacson (Rex Captain) on the royal yacht.
Crescent City Jockey Club, race in progress, February 14, 1901.
A patriotic entry in one of the truck parades on Mardi Gras, February 10, 1970. Note the people standing on the canopy outside the now-demolished Woolworth’s store on Canal Street near Bourbon. Also note the Imperial Shoe store and Kreeger’s, both no longer in business, on the corners.
African American section hand seated, three-quarter-length portrait, facing slightly left, at Alma Plantation, False River, Louisiana. July, 1934.