Browse Images on KnowLA

KnowLA contains more than 1,100 images, which have been contributed from many organization in Louisiana and outside of the state. The images are presented here in alphabetical order.


 

Richard

Allen, Richard "Dick" - Photograph - Head and shoulders portrait

This photograph shows Richard "Dick" Allen, founder of the Hogan Jazz Archive at Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana. View »

Richard Allen and Paul Barbarin

Allen, Richard "Dick" - Photograph - Pictured with Paul Barbarin

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US Coast Guard Vice Admiral Thad Allen and General Honore

Allen, Thad - Photograph - Pictured with General Honore

US Coast Guard Vice Adm. Thad Allen and US Army Lt. Gen. Russel Honoré are shown during a press conference in New Orleans, focusing on the evacuation plans for Hurricane Rita. Jocelyn Augustino of the Federal Emergency Management Administration made the photograph on September 21, 2005. View »

Alma Plantation Sugar Mill

Alma Plantation - Photograph - Sugar Mill

A contemporary view of the Alma Plantation sugar mill in Lakeland, Louisiana. The working sugar mill has been in operation since the late 1800s. ZoomifyView »

Henry G. Alsberg

Alsberg, Henry G. - Photograph - Director of the Federal Writer's Project in 1955

Henry G. Alsberg, director of the Federal Writers' Project, in 1938. ZoomifyView »

Frank Amacker

Amacker, Frank - Photograph - Seated portrait

Ragtime pianist Frank "Dude" Amacker was also known for being a meticulous and impeccable dresser. Here he poses on LaSalle Street in New Orleans. View »

Frank Amacker

Amacker, Frank - Photograph - Seated portrait

Frank Amacker played solo piano in New Orleans's Storyville as a "professor" in well-known houses such as Countess Willie Piazza's and Gypsy Schaeffer's. View »

Frank 'Dude Robertson' Amacker

Amacker, Frank - Photograph - Seated with guitar

Although he gained fame as a ragtime piano player, Frank "Dude" Amacker learned music first on guitar. This photograph shows Amacker on the front steps of his New Orleans home in 1956. View »

Portrait of Jeanne Roman (1836-1889) Holding a Dove, Daughter of Aimée Françoise Parent (b. 1797) and Louisiana Governor André Bienvenu Roman (1795-1866)

Amans, Jacques - Painting - "Portrait of Jeanne Roman"

French-born Jacques Amans' elegant painting style suited the presentation of wealthy Louisiana patrons, such as seen in "Portrait of Jeanne Roman (1836-1889) Holding a Dove, Daughter of Aimée Françoise Parent (b. 1797) and Louisiana Governor André Bienvenu Roman (1795-1866)" made in the early 1840s. ZoomifyView »

Portrait of Robert Roman (1830-1855) Holding a School Slate Board, Son of Aimée Françoise Parent (b. 1797) and Louisiana Governor André Bienvenu Roman (1795-1866)

Amans, Jacques - Painting - "Portrait of Robert Roman"

This portrait, painted in oils by Jacques Guillaume Lucien Amans, is titled "Portrait of Robert Roman (1830-1855) Holding a School Slate Board, Son of Aimée Françoise Parent (b. 1797) and Louisiana Governor André Bienvenu Roman (1795-1866)." ZoomifyView »

“Jacques Guillaume Lucien Amans”

Amans, Jacques Guillaume Lucien - Painting - “Self Portrait”

Flemish artist Jacques Guillaume Lucien Amans was formally trained as a portrait artist in France before moving to New Orleans, where he developed into the most celebrated portrait artist of his period. This is his self-portrait, painted in 1845. ZoomifyView »

Amans, Jacques Guillaume Lucien - Painting - "Cornelia Knott Miltenberger"

Portrait of Cornelia Knott Miltenberger, seated, wearing a black off-the-shoulder dress with elbow-length sleeves, by Jacques Amans, 1840. ZoomifyView »

Creole in a Red Headdress

Amans, Jacques Guillaume Lucien - Painting - "Creole in a Red Headdress"

A painting by Jacques Guillaume Lucien Amans entitled "Creole in a Red Headdress", circa 1840. ZoomifyView »

Margaret

Amans, Jacques Guillaume Lucien - Painting - "Margaret"

Artist Jacques Amans' circa 1842 work "Portrait of Margaret Haughery" depicts Irish-born Margaret Gaffney Haughery, who worked on behalf of the Camp Street Orphan Asylum, with two young orphans. ZoomifyView »

Amans, Jacques Guillaume Lucien - Painting - "Mrs. Felix Formento Sr. with son".

Portrait of Mrs. Felix Formento, Sr., with her young son Felix Formento, Jr. (later Dr. Felix Formento, Jr.), by Jacques Amans. ZoomifyView »

Portrait of a Creole Planter

Amans, Jacques Guillaume Lucien - Painting - "Portrait of a Creole Planter"

Held in the New Orleans Museum of Art's collection, French-born painter Jacques Amans' "Portrait of a Creole Planter" dates from circa 1835-1845. ZoomifyView »

“Andrea Mallard (Mrs. Prudent)”

Amans, Jacques Guilliaume Lucien - Painting - “Andrea Mallard (Mrs. Prudent)”

Portrait of Andrea Mallard, wife of Prudent Mallard, painted in 1853 by noted portrait painter Jacques Amans. ZoomifyView »

Amans, Jacques Guilliaume Lucien - Painting - "Hilery Breton Cenas"

Portrait of Hilery Breton Cenas wearing a black suit. Created by Jacques Amans. ZoomifyView »

Andrew Jackson

Amans, Jacques Guilliaume Lucien - Painting - “Seated portrait of Andrew Jackson”

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America Septentrionalis - Map - c.1653 map of North America by Dutch cartographer Jan Jansson

Dutch cartographer Jan Jansson drew this map of North America in 1653. ZoomifyView »