John R. Kemp

1909

Charcoal boats in New Basin Canal, 1906, Detroit Publishing Co., Library of Congress All aboard...

1929

The great New Orleans streetcar strike of 1929, which lasted more than four months,...

1901

On May 1, 1901, William McKinley, the nation’s 25th president, became the first sitting...

1904

Tucked away in a narrow point where Camp and Prytania streets meet in the...

1905

Seen in this 1905 photograph is the city’s famed Napoleon House, a historic French...

1910

New Orleans entered the 20th century on a wave of modernism that began in...

1903

When New Orleanians talk about their favorite doyennes of New Orleans cuisine, the late...

1890

  Meeting up with friends on Canal Street has always been a hassle. For many...

1939

During the Great Depression of the 1930s, Woody Guthrie sang their songs, John Steinbeck...

1911

Child labor in America was a major issue among Progressives in the early decades...

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