Burke, E. A.
Edward Austin Burke, known as Major E. A. Burke, was a Louisiana politician during the Reconstruction era. Read »
Burke, James Lee
James Lee Burke is the author of detective fiction set in Louisiana. Read »
Louisiana professional boxer Marty Burke was Jack Dempsey's sparring partner. Read »
Burroughs, William S.
William S. Burroughs called New Orleans home for a brief but dramatic period from 1948 to 1949. Read »
Sandra Burshell has gained considerable recognition for her pastel paintings of interior and exterior scenes of New Orleans. Read »
James Burton (born August 21, 1939) is one of the most highly respected and prolific guitarists in contemporary popular music. Read »
Butler Greenwood Plantation
The Butler Greenwood plantation house is built in the Gothic Revival style, popular in the St. Francisville area. Read »
Gen. Benjamin Butler's tenure as commander of the Union occupation forces in New Orleans in 1862 was so brutal that residents labeled him "Beast." Read »
Well known in for his audaciously decorated home and lawn, David Butler fashioned whimsical, brightly painted assemblages from salvaged roofing tin to become one of the twentieth century's most widely collected self-taught artists. Read »
Blind since his birth in New Orleans, Henry Butler transcended life in the public housing projects to earn advanced music degrees and become a respected pianist and vocalist. Read »
Joseph Butler was a jazz bass player frequently heard at Preservation Hall in New Orleans's French Quarter. Read »
South Louisiana's musical traditions and Carnival celebrations have fueled photographer Syndey Byrd's work for the past thirty-five years. Read »