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Title: America at War

The America at War digital collection includes a significant number of artifacts contributed by members of the Teaching American History in Louisiana (TAHIL) partnership. TAHIL providers include the Louisiana State Archives, Louisiana State Museum, The Historic New Orleans Collection and Tulane University Library Special Collections.

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Title: America Between the Wars 1920 - 1940

The America between the Wars, 1920-1940 primary source collection includes a significant number of artifacts contributed by members of the Teaching American History in Louisiana (TAHIL) partnership. TAHIL providers include the Louisiana State Archives, Louisiana State Museum, The Historic New Orleans Collection and Tulane University Library Special Collections.

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Title: Antebellum Period

Louisiana's antebellum history is revealed through a variety of artifacts that document a variety of critical topics in American History.

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Title: Baby Boom America Collection

The Baby Boom America Collection provides a unique look at the lifestyles, challenges and triumphs of the turbulent post-World War II period. Artifacts chronicle the Civil Rights struggle in Louisiana, the economic and social challenges faced by the state, and the role played by Louisiana soldiers during the Vietnam War.

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Title: Frances B. Johnston Photograph Collection

A collection of signed vintage prints by the famed female photographer. This was the first photographic collection for the study of American architecture assembled at the Library of Congress.

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Title: Free People of Color in Louisiana: Revealing an Unknown Past

Free people of color--people of African descent who lived in colonial and antebellum America and were born free or escaped the bonds of slavery before it was abolished in 1865--made significant contributions to the economies and cultures of the communities in which they lived. This collection brings together materials from LSU Libraries Special Collections, The Historic New Orleans Collection, the Louisiana Research Collection in Tulane University Special Collections, the Historical Center at the Louisiana State Museum, and the Louisiana Division of the New Orleans Public Library.

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Title: George Francois Mugnier Collection

George Francois Mugnier created a series of a photographs of the people and sites of New Orleans and southern Louisiana during the 1880s to 1920s.

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Title: John Norris Teunisson Photographs

John Norris Teunisson (1869-1959), a commercial photographer, documented the New Orleans area during the first two decades of the twentieth century. The collection contains 467 vintage prints.

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Title: Louisiana Purchase and Louisiana Colonial History

The Louisiana Purchase and Louisiana Colonial History primary source collection includes a significant number of artifacts contributed by members of the Teaching American History in Louisiana (TAHIL) partnership. Louisiana's colorful French and Spanish colonial history is documented by original maps, paintings, personal correspondence and government documents.

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Title: Louisiana State Museum Carnival Collection

The Louisiana State Museum's Costume and Textile Department includes an encyclopedic collection of Louisiana Carnival materials, including costume and float designs and parade bulletins.

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Title: Louisiana State Museum Costumes and Textiles Collection

The Louisiana State Museum is home to one of the most extensive collections of historic clothing and textiles in the Southeast. Flags, souvenir ribbons, samplers and fashion illustrations.

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Title: Louisiana State Museum Currency Collection

The Louisiana State Museum paper currency collection is comprised of some 300 specimens, including French Colonial, Republic of Texas, Confederate States of America, City of New Orleans, Louisiana State Bank, New Orleans Canal and Banking Company notes and bonds.

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Title: Louisiana State Museum Historical Map Collection

The Louisiana State Museum’s cartographic holdings, comprised of original works as well as photographic and facsimile reproductions, are dated 1525 to the present.

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Title: Louisiana State Museum Hurricane Katrina Oral History Project

The Louisiana State Museum is actively collecting oral histories from people about their experiences related Hurricane Katrina.

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Title: Louisiana State Museum Jazz Collection

The Louisiana State Museum Jazz collection is composed of photographs, audio recordings and musical instruments primarily dealing with traditional New Orleans jazz.

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Title: Louisiana State Museum Photography Collection

The Louisiana State Museum's Photography Collection contains 43,000 items encompassing nineteenth and twentieth century and contemporary photography.

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Title: Louisiana State Museum W.P.A. French Quarter Architectural Record

The French Quarter Architectural Record Photographs document the French Quarter in the 1930's and were made in conjunction with the Historic American Building Survey.

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Title: Natchitoches Cane River Civil Rights Oral Histories - Louisiana State Museum

The Natchitoches / Cane River Civil Rights Oral History Project features interviews with leading civil rights activists from the Natchitoches and Cane River areas.

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Title: New Orleans Chamber of Commerce Photographs

Commissioned by the Chamber of Commerce in 1917, the photographer Covert created a pictorial record of the existing industrial, commercial, and civic conditions in the warehouse district and throughout New Orleans. These 981 workplace photographs document the diverse business and labor conditions in New Orleans.

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Title: Olide Schexnayder Collection

The collection includes portraits and documentary photographs of everyday life on the German Coast of the Mississippi River.

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Title: Paintings from the Louisiana State Museum

Portrait, landscape, maritime and genre paintings from the Louisiana State Museum.

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Title: Reconstruction Through Progressivism Collection

The Reconstruction through Progressivism, 1865-1920 primary source collection includes artifacts contributed by members of the Teaching American History in Louisiana (TAHIL) partnership. TAHIL providers include the Louisiana State Archives, Louisiana State Museum, The Historic New Orleans Collection and Tulane University Library Special Collections.

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Title: Records of the French Superior Council (1714-1769)

These civil and criminal records are an invaluable source for researching Louisiana's colonial history. They record the social, political and economic lives of rich and poor, female and male, slave and free, African, Native, European and American colonials.

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Title: Robert S. Maestri Photograph Collection

Robert Maestri (1889-1974), served as Mayor of New Orleans from 1936 until 1946. There are 833 photographs in this collection.

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Title: Robert Tebbs Photographs

Robert Tebbs, the prominent New York based architectural photographer, traveled to Louisiana in 1926. In a series of two hundred prints, Tebbs documented the existing and often decaying conditions of the plantations homes in southern Louisiana.

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Title: Rowles Stereograph Collection

Grant Rowles, an amateur photographer and collector, amassed this impressive collection of 389 stereograph photographs. This collection of vintage albumen prints of New Orleans and Louisiana date from mid 1860s to the early 20th century

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