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Arts and Crafts Club of New Orleans

Between 1922 and 1951, the Arts and Crafts Club of New Orleans worked to enrich and expand the city’s artistic heritage and served as one of its cultural centers. Read »

Ascension of Our Lord Catholic Church Cemetery

This Catholic cemetery in Donaldsonville was laid out in a grid plan shortly after the church parish was founded in 1772. Read »

Ashland-Belle Helene Plantation

Perhaps more than any other plantation house, Ashland-Belle Helene epitomizes the popular image of the grand Greek Revival southern mansion. Read »

Aubry, Charles Philippe

Charles Aubry was the last French governor of Louisiana before it reverted to Spanish control. Read »

Audubon Park

Fronting the Mississippi River, Audubon Park is one of New Orleans’s most popular attractions for both tourists and locals. Read »

Audubon State Historic Site

During John James Audubon’s four month tenure at Oakley Plantation as tutor to Eliza Pirrie, he produced thirty-two of his bird paintings. Read »

Audubon, John James

Artist John James Audubon completed some of his most notable paintings for “The Birds of America” while in Louisiana. Read »

Avery Island

Located in Iberia Parish, Avery Island, the largest of five salt domes along the Louisiana coast, is the home of the McIlhenny Company, maker of Tabasco brand products for more than 140 years. Read »

The Awakening

This entry provides an overview and analysis of Kate Chopin's short novel “The Awakening.” Read »

Azaceta, Luis Cruz

Cuban-born New Orleans artist Luis Cruz Azaceta creates monumental assemblages of barricades and photo constructions of urban blight, representing both hope and decay within American culture. Read »