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Filhiol Historical Marker

Filhiol, Don Juan - Photograph - Filhiol Historical Marker

Marker in front of the Ouachita Parish Courthouse commemorating its location since 1816. View »

Jean Michel Fortier

Fortier, Jean Michel - Painting - Portrait by Julien Hudson, 1839

A formal portrait of Jean Michel Fortier by Julien Hudson. Jean Michel Fortier commanded the Corps of Free Men of Color at the Battle of New Orleans. ZoomifyView »

Flavin, Robert -Painting -"Making a Connection"

A 1983 Robert Flavin painting of four Gulf Coast oil rig workers (“roughnecks”). View »

Pete Fountain

Fountain, Pete - Photograph - Posed with a group of women on Jazz Day, 1959.

Photo of Pete Fountain playing clarinet, as he poses with a group of women on Jazz Day, in 1959. ZoomifyView »

Rosalie Jonas

Fleischbein, Franz -Painting- Rosalie Jonas.

An oil on canvas portrait of Rosalie Jonas by Francois Fleischbein. ca. 1839. ZoomifyView »

Artists at the WPA art project workshop in New Orleans

Federal Art Project - Photograph - Artists at the WPA art project workshop in New Orleans

Artists work on national defense posters at the Works Progress Administration workshop in New Orleans. Shown here are painter Hans Wang, assistant supervisor Arthur McArthur, and former newspaper layout artist Thomas Byrne. View »

Fort Pike in 1963.

Fort Pike - Photogtraph - Children touring the ruins of the fort in 1963.

Fort Pike is a decommissioned 19th century fort, named after Brigadier General Zebulon Montgomery Pike. It was built in 1818 to guard against any future and potential British invasions of the United States. ZoomifyView »

Governor Murphy J. Foster

Foster, Murphy J. - Photograph - Black-and-white head and shoulders portrait c.1904

Murphy J. Foster was elected the thirty first governor of Louisiana in 1892 and re-elected in 1896. His grandson, also named Murphy J. Foster, was elected governor in 1996. View »

James P. Freret

Freret, James P. - Lithograph - Head and shoulders portrait by Jules Lion

This 1838 lithograph by free black artist Jules Lion depicts James P. Freret, a wealthy English-born cotton press owner. ZoomifyView »

Feibleman's, 201-209 Baronne Street, New Orleans

Feibleman's - Photograph - Exterior view of 201-209 Baronne Street, New Orleans by Charles L. Franck Photographers

The architectural firm of Moise Goldstein designed the Feibleman's Department Store, which stood at 201 - 209 Baronne Street in New Orleans. Louisiana architect Samuel Wilson Jr. also worked on the project while he was employed by the firm. ZoomifyView »

William Freret

Freret, Williams - Photograph - Head and shoulders portrait c.1856

William Freret served as mayor of New Orleans from 1840 to 1842, and again from 1843 to 1844. He is credited for establishing a state-supported free public school system for the city. ZoomifyView »

Fort Pike, Pre-Katrina

Fort Pike - Photograph - Pre-Katrina contemporary view

Fort Pike is a decommissioned 19th-century fort, named after Brigadier General Zebulon Montgomery Pike, located near Leesvile in Vernon Parish. ZoomifyView »

Admiral David Glasgow Farragut

Farragut, David - Photograph - Portrait, seated in military univorm

David Glasgow Farragut (July 5, 1801 – August 14, 1870), who eventually became the U.S. Navy's first full admiral, led several important Union victories in Louisiana during the Civil War. ZoomifyView »

Fort Jackson - Map - Civil War map showing confederate fortifications at Fort Jackson, Fort St. Philip, and the Union fleet along the Mississippi River including Farragut's Attack

Hoping to protect New Orleans, Confederate troops built defenses--shown on this map--along the Mississippi River. But, on April 24, 1862, these defenses proved unable to withstand the Union attack. ZoomifyView »

Fleischbein, Franz - painting

Painting of a male child by Louisiana artist Franz Fleischbein. View »

“France et Espagne ou La Louisiane en 1768 et 1769, drame en 4 actes, par L. Placide Canonge”

France et Espagne: ou, La Louisiana en 1768 et 1769, drame en 4 actes / par L. Placide Canonge - Book Page - Face plate of an 1850 play, France and Spain, or Louisiana in 1768 and 1769, Drama in Four Acts by L. Placide Canong

The play “France et Espagne,” about Louisiana in 1768 and 1769, was performed at the Orleans Theatre in 1850. ZoomifyView »

“Farragut's Fleet Passing the Forts Below New Orleans”

Farragut's Fleet Passing the Forts Below New Orleans - Painting - by De Hass

This painting shows flag officer David Farragut's fleet passing Fort Jackson and Fort St. Philip, downriver from New Orleans, in April 1862. The date of the painting is unknown. ZoomifyView »

Admiral David Farragut & Commodore Percival Drayton

Farragut, David - Photograph - Pictured with Percival Drayton

Union Admiral David Farragut and Commodore Percival Drayton c. 1864. ZoomifyView »

Street in the New Orleans French Quarter

French Quarter - photograph

Joseph Woodson Whitesell took this photo of the French Quarter in New Orleans. Date unknown. ZoomifyView »

Reconnoissance of the Mississippi River below Forts Jackson and St. Philip

Fort Jackson - Map - Reconnoissance of the Mississippi River below Forts Jackson and St. Philip

A map illustrating the Union's knowledge of Fort Jackson and Fort St. Phillip. This information may have helped Union Commander David Dixon Porter develop a plan to capture the Confederate forts. ZoomifyView »