John R. Kemp

1875: Belknap’s Canal Street Fountain

Back in the late 19th century when Canal Street was the center of commercial...

1882: Mark Twain and George Washington Cable

The best way to see the essence of a city is with an erudite...

1882: Mark Twain Visits New Orleans

Mark Twain had definite views about New Orleans and its architecture when he visited...

1907

Rex, King of Carnival, arrives in New Orleans from the misty and mythical reaches...

1910

Ever wonder how Moisant Airport in Kenner got the name Moisant? Who was he?...

1884

Christmas Eve in New Orleans isn’t like it was back in the late 1800s....
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1950

Dixieland Jazz – New Orleans style. In 1950 New Orleans Dixieland Jazz had once...

1933

Action heroes, spy thrillers, political drama, war, hurricanes and impressive art – those stories...

1901

In this 1901 photograph, the famed but eccentric potter George Ohr sits back in...

1905

Lafayette Square, as seen in this circa 1905 photograph by the Detroit Publishing Company,...

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