Archives Nationales - Photograph - Color photo of the main building of the Archives Nationales in Paris
The main building of the Archives Nationales in Paris, France. The archives house some of the earliest New Orleans architectural records. ZoomifyView »
Amans, Jacques Guilliaume Lucien - Painting - “Andrea Mallard (Mrs. Prudent)”
Portrait of Andrea Mallard, wife of Prudent Mallard, painted in 1853 by noted portrait painter Jacques Amans. ZoomifyView »
Angelina Plantation - Photograph - Robert Tebbs
A fireplace with cooking kettle at Angelina Plantation. ZoomifyView »
Amans, Jacques Guillaume Lucien - Painting - "Cornelia Knott Miltenberger"
Portrait of Cornelia Knott Miltenberger, seated, wearing a black off-the-shoulder dress with elbow-length sleeves, by Jacques Amans, 1840. ZoomifyView »
Armstrong, Louis - Photograph - With Lucille Armstrong
This Christmas card photo depicts jazz great Louis Armstrong and his wife, Lucille Armstrong. ZoomifyView »
Armstrong, Louis - Photograph - Publicity photo, 1945
A publicity photo of Louis Armstrong shows him playing trumpet on an unidentified movie sound stage. ZoomifyView »
Armstrong, Louis - Photograph - With Joseph "King" Oliver in 1918.
Joseph “King” Oliver (seated), a New Orleans jazz cornet player and bandleader, influenced the music of Louis Armstrong (standing). ZoomifyView »
Armstrong, Louis - Photograph - With Peter Davis, 1965
Peter Davis (left) was Louis Armstrong's first trumpet instructor. ZoomifyView »
Armstrong, Louis - Photograph - As King of Zulu, 1949
In 1949, Louis Armstrong served as King of Zulu, one of the many krewes that parade during the New Orleans Mardi Gras. Zulu members, who are primarily African American, traditionally wear black face to make fun of racial stereotypes. ZoomifyView »
Armstrong, Louis - Photograph - House on Jane Alley, 1964
Louis Armstrong was born in this house on Jane Alley. The building was demolished shortly after this photograph was taken in 1964. ZoomifyView »
Armstrong, Louis - Photograph - Louis Armstrong's Hot Five, publicity photo
Louis Armstrong and his Hot Five jazz band. Left to right: Johnny St. Cyr, Edward “Kid” Ory, Armstrong, Johnny Dodds, and Lil Harden. ZoomifyView »
Amans, Jacques Guillaume Lucien - Painting - "Mrs. Felix Formento Sr. with son".
Portrait of Mrs. Felix Formento, Sr., with her young son Felix Formento, Jr. (later Dr. Felix Formento, Jr.), by Jacques Amans. ZoomifyView »
Armstrong, Louis - Photograph - Signed publicity photo, 1960.
A native of New Orleans, Louis Armstrong signed this c. 1960 publicity photo, “Kindest regards, Louis Armstrong.” ZoomifyView »
Anderson, Sherwood - Photograph - Portrait by Carl Van Vechten.
Writer Sherwood Anderson lived and worked in the French Quarter of New Orleans during the 1920s. View »
Accordion Player - Daguerreotype - Portrait, 1850
This image of an unidentified Louisiana musician playing the accordion was taken in 1850. It indicates that the instrument was being played in Louisiana as early as 21 years after its invention in 1829. ZoomifyView »
Acadian barn at the Acadian Village and Tropical Gardens in Lafayette Louisiana in the 1970s.
A black-and-white photo, taken in the 1970s, of an Acadian (Cajun) barn at the Acadian Village and Tropical Gardens in Lafayette, Louisiana. Written on photo: “On Mouton Road, just south of La. 342. A number of Acadian dwelllings, churches and other antebellum buildings have been brought together here to represent an early 'Cajun' bayou village. A footpath leads to a sleepy bayou past the historic structures and through the Around-the-World Tropical Gardens. A giftshop offers Cajun crafts as well as books on the Acadians.” View »
Acadian family returning home.
A black-and-white photo, taken in the 1930s, of an Acadian family returning home via the bayou. The location within Louisiana is unknown. View »
Angola Prison Rodeo at the Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola, Louisiana, in the 1970s.
Angola Prison Rodeo at the Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola, Louisiana, takes place in October. Written on this 1970s photograph: "It's Wild West time in the Deep South each Sunday in October as inmates of the Louisiana State Penitentiary recapture the spirit of freedom in reckless pursuit of glory. Events include bareback bronc riding, bust out, 'Angola' bulldogging, wild cow milking, wild horse racing, bull riding and breathtaking daredeviltry." View »
Archbishopric - Photograph - Black-and-white photograph by Richard Koch c.1934.
Richard Koch took this photograph of the Archbishopric building, located at 1114 Chartres Street in New Orleans, for the Historic American Building Survey (HABS). During the Great Depression, HABS workers inventoried and documented historic buildings around the state. View »
Ardoyne Plantation - Photograph - Exterior view
An exterior view of Ardoyne Plantation. Built in the late 19th century, Ardoyne is an example Gothic revival architecture. View »