Author: Image provided courtesy of: The Historic New Orleans Collection, The Franck-Bertacci Collection, 1994.94.2.1644

Nostalgia: The Doubloon Debut

The day modern doubloons debuted in New Orleans the newspaper foresaw the future, telling readers to hang on to them as they were sure to be collectors’ items. It was March 1, 1960, and the Rex Organization had 80,000 to…

Nostalgia: Gloriously Happy

The news of the end of the first World War reached New Orleans early on the morning of November 11, 1918. The celebrations of Armistice Day began at 3:30 a.m. on the riverfront, when the Dock Board heard the news…