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McKeithen, John J. - Painting - Abstracted portrait
A 1966 portrait of Governor John J. McKeithen by Harold Edwards Carney. ZoomifyLearn more »
Mendes, John Tibule - Photograph - Old Country Club
The Country Club of New Orleans was destroyed by fire on May 8, 1917. Built in 1905, the club was near City Park on Bayou St. John. In this photograph by John Tibule Mendes, A number of pedestrians are walking amidst the rubble and palm trees. ZoomifyLearn more »
Mercier, Alfred - Photograph - Head and shoulders portrait
Alfred Mercier was a nineteenth-century writer who was born in Louisiana and educated in France. ZoomifyLearn more »
Meters, The - Photograph - by Michael P. Smith
A 1980 photograph by Michael P. Smith of New Orleans based Funk and R&B group, The Meters. ZoomifyLearn more »
Meucci, Antonio - Painting - Portrait of an unknown lady
This watercolor on ivory painting by Antonio and Nina Meucci ca. 1825 is titled "Portrait of an Unknown Lady." ZoomifyLearn more »
Meyer, Joseph Fortune - ceramics - Newcomb pottery lamp base potter
Newcomb pottery was manufactured by students and employees at Sophie Newcomb College in New Orleans. The pottery was always a collaboration between men (who threw the pots) and women (who decorated the pots). Joseph Fortune Meyer teamed up with Henrietta Davidson Bailey to create this lamp base (1922) with a pine cone and needle motif. ZoomifyLearn more »
Millet, Clarence - Painting - "The Farm In Autumn"
Clarence Millet painted this scene entitled "The Farm in Autumn", between 1945 and 1959. ZoomifyLearn more »
Mississippi River Flood, 1927 - Photograph - Dupre and Baudin Streets
A 1927 photograph depicting a scene during the Great Mississippi Flood of 1927 showing a partially submerged mule-drawn produce wagon. Learn more »
Moore, C. Bennette - Painting - "Brulatour Courtyard"
C. Bennette Moore painted this image of "Brulatour Courtyard", home of the Arts and Crafts Club and students of New Orleans School of Art in the 1920s and 1930s. ZoomifyLearn more »
Moore, C. Bennette - Photograph - "View of Cathedral from Lower Pontalba Balcony"
Minnesota-born C. Bennette Moore discovered a market in New Orleans for scenic views of the city, and developed hand-colored photographs such as this "View of Cathedral from Lower Pontalba Balcony." ZoomifyLearn more »
Morgan, Elemore Sr. - Photograph - "Unloading logs at a Peckerwood Saw Mill on Amite River"
Although a self-taught photographer, Elemore Morgan, Sr. made an important visual record of mid-twentieth-century folkways, rural life, indigenous architecture, and landscapes in Louisiana. This photograph from the 1940s is titled "Unloading Logs at a Peckerwood Saw Mill on Amite River." ZoomifyLearn more »
Morgan, Whitney - Photograph - "Alley of Oaks"
This platinum print entitled "Alley of Oaks", was created by Morgan Whitney ca. 1908. ZoomifyLearn more »
Morrison, deLesseps Story - Photograph - Dedicating Franklin overpass
A view of Mayor de Lesseps S. "Chep" Morrison dedicating the Franklin Avenue overpass in New Orleans. ZoomifyLearn more »
Morrison, DeLesseps Story - Photograph - Pictured with a woman in his office.
A view of Mayor DeLesseps Morrison seated in his office. Learn more »
Morrison, DeLesseps Story - Photograph - Pictured with Johnny Horton
A view of country musician Johnny Horton with New Orleans Mayor DeLesseps Morrison. Learn more »
Morrison, deLesseps Story - Poster - "Elect "Chep" Mprrison Governor"
A political poster for deLesseps Story "Chep" Morrison's 1962 Louisiana gubernatorial campaign. "Chep" Morrison served as mayor of New Orleans from 1946-1961. ZoomifyLearn more »
Morton, Jelly Roll - Photograph - Head and shoulders portrait
One of the first musicians to popularize traditional New Orleans jazz, Jelly Roll Morton got his start playing brothels in New Orleans' red-light district, Storyville. Learn more »
National Theatre - Wood engraving - Front and side view
A front and side view of National Theatre (later known as Werlein Hall) in New Orleans. The building, designed by architect William Thiel, first opened in 1866. ZoomifyLearn more »
Native Americans - Illustration - Pencil sketch by Alfred R. Waud of early explorers making a payment to Native Americans
This nineteenth-century pencil sketch by Alfred R. Waud shows Native Americans trading with white men. ZoomifyLearn more »
New Orleans - Map - By Adrien de Pauger, 1823
Jean Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville, the founder of New Orleans, charged cartographer Adrien de Pauger with creating this 1721 map, depicting the French Quarter, then named the Vieux Carré. De Pauger is also responsible for naming many of the city's archetypical streets, such as Royal, Iberville, Chartres, Bourbon, Orleans, and Saint-Louis. ZoomifyLearn more »