Before the first colonial settlement in 1682, Spanish and French explorers visited the territory that would become Louisiana. Read »
East Louisiana State Hospital
The East Louisiana State Hospital in Jackson was the state's first major permanent facility to provide behavioral healthcare to patients. Read »
Democratic politician Edwin Washington Edwards casts a long shadow over the state’s political history. Read »
New Orleans born painter and instructor Ethel Edwards is known for her large-scale murals created during the New Deal era. Read »
Edwards, Jay Dearborn
Jay Dearborn Edwards was among the earliest photographers to document the city of New Orleans. Read »
Ellerbe, Jennifer K.
Jennifer Ellerbe is a photographer and artist from Monroe, Louisiana. Read »
Louisiana artist Lin Emery is best known for polished aluminum kinetic sculptures in public spaces and collections around the world. Read »
For nearly fifty years, legendary boxing trainer Whitey Esnault trained both neighborhood children and world champions in his French Quarter gym. Read »
Photographer Lee Estes is best known for his precise and extensive black and white photographic documentation of vernacular subjects, especially architecture. Read »
Evangeline Baseball League
The Evangeline League was a minor league baseball circuit in southern and central Louisiana in the first half of the twentieth century.
The legend of a displaced Acadian couple, Evangeline has played an important role in Louisiana history and culture despite its fictional nature. Read »
Walker Evans, recognized as the preeminent photographer of his generation, created many of his iconic images in New Orleans and along Louisiana's River Road. Read »