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Gottschalk, Louis Moreau - Sheet music - "Bamboula"

The sheet music for Louis Moreau Gottschalk’s piano fantasy “Bamboula,” published in Paris in 1849, was dedicated to his friend Queen Isabelle II of Spain. Gottschalk’s composition was supposed to evoke the African dances in New Orleans’s Congo Square; modern musicologists identify the tune as derived from Louisiana Creole folk songs. ZoomifyView »

Gallier City Hall

Gallier City Hall - Photograph - By Frances Benjamin Johnston

Frances Benjamin Johnston took this photo of Gallier Hall on St. Charles Avenue in New Orleans. The building was designed by, and named after, architect James Gallier, Sr. Completed in 1851, Gallier Hall was the scene of New Orleans’s surrender to Union forces during the Civil War. ZoomifyView »

Bernardo de Gálvez

Gálvez, Bernardo de - Painting - portrait of Bernardo de Gálvez

In 1777, Spanish military leader Bernardo de Galvez became the governor of the large territory that was later sold as part of the Louisiana Purchase. ZoomifyView »

Portrait of Pops Whitesell by Xavier Gonzalez

Gonzalez, Xavier - Painting - Portrait of Pops Whitesell

Spanish artist Xavier Gonzales painted this portrait of photographer Joseph “Pops” Woodson Whitesell c.1939. While working for various New Deal agencies during the Depression, Gonzales painted murals in several Louisiana post offices and in New Orleans’ Shushan Airport. ZoomifyView »

Ernest J. Gaines

Gaines, Ernest J. - Photograph - Portrait

Ernest J. Gaines is a widely celebrated Louisiana author. His recognition includes a National Book Critics Circle Award for fiction, a MacArthur Foundation fellowship, induction into the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the National Humanities Medal, and induction into the French Order of Arts and Letters as a Chevalier. ZoomifyView »

Ernest J. Gaines

Gaines, Ernest J. - Photograph - Author

A black and white photo, taken in 1968, of Ernest Gaines, author of Bloodline, and other books. ZoomifyView »

Governor of Louisiana Isaac Johnson in the 1840s

Governor of Louisiana Isaac Johnson in the 1840s

Isaac Johnson served as governor of Louisiana from 1846–1850. View »

Gallier City Hall at night

Gallier City Hall - Photograph - Exterior view at night

Completed in 1851, Gallier Hall is considered one of the masterpieces of Greek Revival style in the South. It was designed by James Gallier Sr. This picture by John N. Teunisson was taken in 1914. ZoomifyView »

Governor of Louisiana Luther Egbert Hall in 1912

Governor of Louisiana Luther Egbert Hall in 1912

Governor of Louisiana Luther Egbert Hall in 1912. ZoomifyView »

Governor of Louisiana Richard Webster Leche in the 1930s

Governor of Louisiana Richard Webster Leche in the 1930s

A black-and-white photo, taken in late 1930s, of Governor Richard Webster Leche (1936-39) at his desk. ZoomifyView »

“Charles Gayarré”

Gayarré, Charles - Lithograph - Portrait by Jules Lion

This lithograph by free black artist Jules Lion portrays Charles Gayarre, a Creole, who is known as the “father of Louisiana history.” ZoomifyView »

Great Southern Lumber Company

Great Southern Lumber Company - Postcard - Photograph of the company at dusk

The Great Southern Lumber Company, located in Bogalusa, in Washington Parish, was founded in 1906 by Frank Henry Goodyear and Charles Waterhouse Goodyear. ZoomifyView »

Shirley Ann Grau

Grau, Shirley Ann - Photograph - Head and shoulders portrait

Louisiana author Shirley Ann Grau is an award-winning novelist and short story writer. ZoomifyView »

Gonzales, Xavier - Painting - "Tung Oil Industry" Post Office Mural

This mural by Xavier Gonzales was commissioned as part of the Treasury Department's Section commissions during the Great Depression. The mural remains on display in the Covington Post Office. ZoomifyView »

Kate Gordon

Gordon, Kate M. - Photograph - Full length portrait, 1914

A full-length portrait of Kate M. Gordon, an influential New Orleans activist who advocated for woman suffrage. She founded the Era Club (Equal Rights Association) in 1896 to work on voting rights and civic reforms. ZoomifyView »

Miss Kate M. Gordon

Gordon, Kate M. - Photograph - Head and shoulders portrait, 1913

Formal portrait of Kate M. Gordon, a Louisiana-born woman who became a central figure for suffragists during the Progressive Era. ZoomifyView »

Gardner, Franklin - Photograph - Head and shoulders portrait of Civil War Major General Franklin Gardner, c. 1861 - 1865

Black-and-white photograph of Confederate Major General Franklin Gardner, who defended Port Hudson against a much larger Union army. ZoomifyView »

Vanity Fair Magazine cover featuring Louis Moreau Gottschalk

Gottschalk, Louis Moreau - Illustration - 1862 illustration of the composer on a Vanity Fair Magazine cover

The October 11, 1862, cover of Vanity Fair magazine calls Louis M. Gottschalk "Prince of Piano-Forte." After a two-year hiatus in the West Indies, Gottschalk had recommenced touring the US by train, giving two and even three concerts a day. ZoomifyView »

An 1861 bird's eye view of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and part of Florida

Gulf Coast - Map - Color birds-eye view of the Gulf Coast c.1861

This map provides a bird's eye view of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and part of Florida c. 1861. ZoomifyView »

Henry

Glass, henry "Booker T"

A photograph of Olympia Brass Band member Henry “Booker T” Glass. ZoomifyView »