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Morrison, Chep

DeLesseps “Chep” Morrison was best known for his opposition to the powerful Long family in Louisiana. Read »

Morrison, deLesseps Story

SEE Chep Morrison

Morton, Ferdinand

SEE Jelly Roll Morton

Mouton, Alexandre

Alexandre Mouton, the first Democratic governor of Louisiana, served from 1843 to 1846. Read »

Muffuletta Sandwich

The muffuletta—a mammoth sandwich of round sesame bread layered with Genoa salami, ham, mortadella, cheese and olive salad—is one of New Orleans’s signature dishes. Read »

Mugnier, George Francois

The images shot by New Orleans photographer George Mugnier illustrate the life and times of Louisiana as the state entered the twentieth century. Read »

Mulberry Grove Plantation

Before its restoration in the 1950s, the Mulberry Grove Plantation house was being used as a hay barn. Read »

Murphy, Owen F., Jr.

Owen F. Murphy, Jr. established his standing as one of New Orleans' most respected documentary photographer with his portrayal of Louisiana Creole culture. Read »


Michael “Mystikal” Tyler is one of the best-known rappers from New Orleans. While his early recordings featured agile, rapid-fire vocal performances, his work in the 1990s moved closer to the conventions of the local bounce style, a dance-oriented genre. Read »

Rebennack, Malcolm John, Jr.

SEE Dr. John

The Myrtles Plantation

The Myrtles Plantation is said to be haunted and is the subject of a variety of Louisiana legends. Read »