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Augustin Guillaume Chevalier de McCarthy

Salazar y Mendoza, José Francisco Xavier de - Painting - Portrait of Augustin Guillaume Chevalier de McCarthy

The Spanish colonial artist José Salazar y Mendoza often painted military officials such as Augustin Guillaume de McCarthy, who served in the French navy. This painting was completed c. 1780. ZoomifyView »

Bill of Sale of 2 Slaves (page 2)

Slave Trade - Ephemera - Bill of Sale of 2 Slaves (page 2)

This 1804 bill of sale is for two slaves, from Miellet to John McDonogh, on Oct. 26, 1804. The document indicates the price of the two slaves was $649. ZoomifyView »

Bill of Sale of 2 Slaves (page 1)

Slave Trade - Ephemera - Bill of Sale of 2 Slaves (page 1)

This 1804 bill of sale is for two slaves, from Miellet to John McDonogh, on Oct. 26, 1804. The document indicates the price of the two slaves was $649. ZoomifyView »

Cane Cutting Scene

Sharecropping - Painting - Folk art painting depicting African American men cutting sugar cane

Nineteenth-century folk art painting depicting several African American men cutting sugarcane. ZoomifyView »

John Slidell

Slidell, John - Painting - Standing portrait, 1860

A native of New York, John Slidell became a fervent supporter of states' rights after he moved to Louisiana and was elected US Senator. ZoomifyView »

Michel Fortier, Sr.

Salazar y Mendoza, José Francisco Xavier de - Painting - "Michel Fortier Sr."

Michel Fortier, Sr., an early French settler, became a wealthy New Orleans merchant and supervised two African American militias during the Battle of New Orleans. ZoomifyView »

Morning in the Swamp, Bayou Teche

Strauss, Meyer - Painting - "Morning in the Swamp, Bayou Teche", 1884.

Primarily a painter of theatrical scenes, Meyer Straus also established a career as a landscape painter. He lived in New Orleans from 1869 to 1872. ZoomifyView »

“Scott's Great Snake”

Scott's Great Snake - Map - Civil War map of the Anaconda Plan c.1861

This map illustrates Union General Winfield Scott's “Anaconda” plan to strangle the Confederacy economically. ZoomifyView »

Spanish Custom House

Spanish Custom House - Photograph - Exterior view by Frances Benjamin Johnston

This photograph of the Spanish Custom House on Bayou St. John in New Orleans shows the gallery and partial gardens. ZoomifyView »

St. Louis Cathedral

St. Louis Cathedral - Photograph - Exterior view by Frances Benjamin Johnston

Frances Benjamin Johnston's photograph of the St. Louis Cathedral as seen from Jackson Square. View »

Slave Trade - Photograph - Portrait of Isaac and Rosa, emancipated slave children from the free schools of Louisiana c.1863.

This c. 1863 photograph features two students, both former slaves, attending the free schools of Louisiana. ZoomifyView »

Roosevelt Sykes at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival

Sykes, Roosevelt - Photograph - Performing at Jazz Fest

Photographer, Michael P. Smith shot this image of Roosevelt Sykes performing at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival in 1970. ZoomifyView »

St. Louis Cathedral - Lithograph - Black-and-white lithograph by Jules Lion

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All Saints Day at St. Louis Cemetery in New Orleans.

St. Louis Cemetery - Photograph - Pictured on All Saints Day.

This photograph shows St. Louis Cemetery in New Orleans, on All Saints Day in the 1940s. ZoomifyView »

Swamp Gardens in Morgan City, Louisiana, in the 1970s

Swamp Gardens in Morgan City, Louisiana - Photograph - Circa 1970

A black-and-white photograph from the 1970s of the swamp gardens in Morgan City, Louisiana. Written on photo: “The Swamp Gardens tell the story of the Louisiana swamps, including their wildlife, the environment, and the people who survive in them.” ZoomifyView »

Bishop Luis Ignacio Maria de Penalver y Cardenas

Salazar y Mendoza, José Francisco Xavier de - Painting - Bishop Luis Ignacio Maria de Penalver y Cardenas

Commissioned by Charity Hospital, José Salazar painted this portrait of Bishop Luis Ignacio Maria de Peñalver y Cárdenas ca. 1801. In 1793, Cárdenas was appointed as the first bishop of the Diocese of Louisiana and the Floridas. ZoomifyView »

Slave Auction Broadside, c.1855

Slave Trade - Ephemera - Broadside for slave auction, 1855

A broadside for a slave auction held March 13-14, 1855. The flyer states that the auction was held for the benefit of the William M. Lambeth succession, of the Waverly and Meredith plantations. The auctioneers werere Beard & May, and the auction was held at Banks' Arcade on Magazine Street in New Orleans. ZoomifyView »

D.L. Menard

Smith, Michael P. - Photograph - D.L. Menard

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Lyle Saxon

Saxon, Lyle - Photograph - Seated in front of his cabin at Melrose Plantation in Natchitoches in 1925

Writer Lyle Saxon in front of his cabin at Melrose Plantation in 1925. Written on the photo: “Lyle Saxon was born in 1891 and died in 1946. This is truly a very characteristic pose of Lyle Saxon.” View »

Pierre Soulé

Soulé, Pierre - Photograph - Portrait by Mathew B. Brady c.1844 to 1860

Daguerreotype photograph of French-born Pierre Soulé, who served as a Democratic senator for Louisiana from 1847 to 1853. ZoomifyView »