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.


 

Hotel Bentley, Alexandria, LA

Hotel Bentley, Alexandria, LA - Postcard - ca. 1947

The Bentley Hotel in Alexandria, depicted in this postcard from 1947, was often called the "Waldorf of the Red River" or the "Biltmore on the Bayou." ZoomifyView »

Hotel Bentley, Alexandria, Louisiana

Hotel Bentley, Alexandria, Louisiana - Postcard - Exterior View

This color relief halftone postcard of the Hotel Bentley in Alexandria was postmarked 1920. Lumber baron Joseph Bentley hired architect George R. Mann to build the hotel during the city's pine logging boom in the early 1900s. ZoomifyView »

Houmas House

Houmas House - Photograph - by Frances Benjamin Johnston

This photograph of Houmas House Plantation was made by Frances Benjamin Johnston sometime between 1885 and 1945. The Greek Revival mansion has since been restored and enhanced with lush landscaping, a separate banquet hall and other tourist amenities. ZoomifyView »

Houmas House Exterior

Houmas House - Photograph - Exterior

A contemporary view of historic Houmas House Plantation near Burnside, Louisiana. This front facade reflects closely the appearance of the building ca. 1840. ZoomifyView »

Houmas House

Houmas House - Photograph - Exterior view

Robert Tebbs made this photograph of Houmas House Plantation, ca. 1926. Since purchasing the estate in 2003, businessman and preservationist Kevin Kelly has revisioned the house and grounds to become one of the most popular tourist destinations of all of Louisiana's plantations. ZoomifyView »

Houmas House

Houmas House - Photograph - Exterior view

Houmas House Plantation was featured in the 1964 movie Hush, Hush, Sweet Charlotte. ZoomifyView »

Houmas House

Houmas House - Photograph - Frances Benjamin Johnston

Houmas House Plantation, near Darrow, was a tract of land along the Mississippi River purchased from the Houmas Indians in colonial times by Maurice Conway and Alexandre Latil. The Greek Revival Mansion was built in 1840 by John Smith Preston and his wife, Caroline. ZoomifyView »

Houmas House

Houmas House - Photograph - Front exterior

A contemporary view of the front exterior of Houmas House plantation located near Burnside, Louisiana. ZoomifyView »

Houmas House Sitting Room

Houmas House - Photograph - Interior Sitting Room

A contemporary view of a sitting room in Houmas House Plantation. ZoomifyView »

Houmas House Staircase

Houmas House - Photograph - Interior staircase

This photograph depicts an interior staircase in Houmas House Plantation near Burnside, Louisiana. View »

House of the Fencing Master, 618 Conti Street

House of the Fencing Master - Architectural Rendering - Architectural rendering of architect J.N.B. de Pouilly's building at 618 Conti Street

The House of the Fencing Master at 618 Conti Street in New Orleans' French Quarter was designed by antebellum architect J.N.B. de Pouilly. View »

Sidonie de la Houssaye

Houssaye, Sidone de la - photograph - portrait

A photographic portrait of Sidonie de la Houssaye. View »

Avery

Howard, Avery "Kid" - Photograph - Performing

New Orleans jazzman Avery "Kid" Howard started his career on the drums. He switched to trumpet and played with several New Orleans brass bands, including his own Kid Howard Brass Band. Avery played with the Preservation Hall Jazz Band in the 1960s. View »

Avery

Howard, Avery "Kid" - Photograph - Performing

Avery "Kid" Howard was a veteran jazz musician who played with New Orleans brass bands as well as touring dance bands. In this photograph, Howard performs with the Preservation Hall Jazz Band. View »

Avery

Howard, Avery "Kid" - Photograph - Performing

Avery "Kid" Howard played jazz trumpet with the Eureka Brass Bend and the Tuxedo Brass Band before leading the Original Zenith Brass Band and eventually joining the Preservation Hall Band. Here Howard performs with with "Slow Drag" Pargeaux on bass and George Lewis on clarinet. ZoomifyView »

Charles T. Howard

Howard, Charles T. - Engraving - Portrait

A portrait of Charles T. Howard, the first supervisor of the Louisiana State Lottery Company. View »

Nottoway Plantation

Howard, Henry - Painting - Nottoway Plantation, by Cornelia Randolph Murrell, 1875

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Woodlawn Plantation

Howard, Henry - Photograph - View of Woodlawn Plantation by Frances Benjamin Johnston

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Belle Grove Plantation exterior

Howard, Henry - Photograph - Belle Grove Plantation, Exterior view by Frances Benjamin Johnston

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The Original Crescent Billiard Hall

Howard, Henry - Photograph - Exterior view of the Crescent City Billiard Hall

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