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Governor Antonio de Ulloa

Ulloa, Antonio de - Painting - Andres Molinary

Andres Molinary painted this portrait of Antonio de Ulloa, first governor of Spanish Louisiana, c. 1910. Though Ulloa arrived in Louisiana in 1766, he did not immediately assert Spanish sovereignty, leading to the Insurrection of 1768. ZoomifyView »

Storyville

Unidentified - Postcard - Storyville - Photograph of a view of Basin Street in 1908

This 1908 postcard shows the rail lines on Basin Street, which carried visitors into the heart of Storyville, New Orleans's vice district. ZoomifyView »

Ursuline Convent

Ursuline Convent - Photograph - Exterior view by Frances Benjamin Johnston

The Ursuline Convent in New Orleans is the oldest surviving structure in the Vieux Carré, built between 1749 and 1753. The photo was taken by Frances Benjamin Johnston for the Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS). ZoomifyView »

United States Capitol

U.S. Capitol - Illustration - Watercolor painting of the U.S. Capitol c.1811

Before he came to Louisiana, architect Benjamin Latrobe worked on the design of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. This illustration shows the building as it appeared around 1811, before the addition of its famous dome. ZoomifyView »

United States Custom House

United States Custom House - Photograph - Exterior view from Canal Street c.1957

The US Custom House in New Orleans was commissioned by the federal government in 1848, but the building was not completed until 1881, largely due to the Civil War. ZoomifyView »

USS Hartford

USS Hartford - Photograph - David Farragut's flagship, a sloop of war, c.1905, photo attributed to the Detriot Publishing Company

Heavily retouched photograph of Union Admiral David Farragut's flagship, the USS Hartford. ZoomifyView »

The Union Depot, New Orleans, Louisiana

Union Depot - Postcard - New Orleans, 1905

The Union Railroad depot was located at 1001 South Rampart Street in the Central Business District. Built in 1893, it was the only building in Louisiana designed by architect Louis Sullivan. ZoomifyView »

Union Gun-boat

USS Essex - Engraving “Union Gun-boat Essex Destroying the Rebel iron-clad ram Arkansas in Mississippi”

See Union Gun-boat "Essex" Destroying the Rebel iron-clad ram "Arkansas" in Mississippi

Union Station, New Orleans

Union Station, New Orleans - Postcard

Union Station in New Orleans was the only building in Louisiana designed by famed Chicago architect Louis Sullivan. ZoomifyView »

Ursuline Convent

Ursuline Convent - Photograph

A color photograph of the Ursuline Convent in New Orleans, Louisiana. View »

Archbishopric (Ursuline Convent), rear elevation

Ursuline Convent - Watercolor - Rear elevation

Boyd Cruise's watercolor of the Ursuline Convent in New Orleans's French Quarter was made in conjunction with the Historic American Buildings Survey. ZoomifyView »

Ursuline Convent, main stairway

Ursuline Convent - Photograph - Main stairway

A photograph of the main stairway, moved from the first Ursuline Convent building to the second in 1752. This image was taken by architect Richard Koch for the Historic American Building Survey. ZoomifyView »

Lead Cornerstone from the Ursuline Convent

Ursuline Convent - Photograph - Lead Cornerstone

A photograph of the lead plate from the cornerstone of the first Ursuline Convent building. This image was taken in 1934 by architect Richard Koch for the Historic American Building Survey. ZoomifyView »

Luis de Unzaga y Amezaga

Unzaga y Amezaga, Luis

Luís Unzaga was the second Spanish governor of Louisiana, serving from 1769 until 1777. View »

New Custom-House, N. O.

U.S. Custom House - Illustration - "New Custom-House, N. O."

Exterior view of the U.S. Custom House, 423 Canal Street with cupola which was never built. View »

U.S. Custom House, New Orleans

U.S. Custom House, New Orleans - Photograph - Interior view

The fifty-five-foot-high Marble Hall is illuminated by a large skylight. This room of the the US Custom House in New Orleans, with its fourteen marble columns, is recognized as one of the finest examples of the Greek revival style. This photograph shows how Custom House offices were configured ca. 1900. View »

United States Custom House

United States Custom House - Photograph - Interior View

This 1957 photograph depicts the Marble Hall of the US Custom House in New Orleans. ZoomifyView »

Unione Italiana Italian Union Hall

Unione Italiana - Photograph - Italian Union Hall

An exterior view of the two story stone and masonry Unione Italiana building (Italian Union Hall) on Esplanade Avenue. The Unione Italiana assisted new Italian immigrants to New Orleans. ZoomifyView »

Two Brothers in Arms

Unionist Troops - Photograph - Two Brothers in Arms

This hand-colored tintype shows two unidentified African American soldiers of the Union army. ZoomifyView »

Plan for Ursullines Convent

Ursullines Convent - Drawing - Architectural plan

This drawing of the Ursuline Convent plan in New Orleans is titled "Batiments a Batir que la Roy projete pour Loger les Religieuses Ursullines hospitalieres de la Nlle Orleans." Draftsman Ignace François Broutin made the manuscript plan in October, 1745 ZoomifyView »