John Magill is a historian at The Historic New Orleans Collection. This podcast is the second in a six-part series about New Orleans' changing history through the centuries. In this interview, John explains how New Orleans ranked with other southern cities in population and wealth during the 19th century. For example, in the 1820s and 1830s, New Orleans moved more money through the city's banks than New York did. John also describes how the city's various ethnic groups changed throughout the 19th and 20th centuries. John has a wealth of historical information: just listen in to learn more fascinating facts about an ever-fascinating city. Listen here!
New Orleans vs. Other Southern Cities in the 19th and 20th Centuries
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