Browse Exhibits (6 total)
Examines Carrollton Cemetery and St. Mary Cemetery as urban landscapes and cultural structures.
Amateur, professional, semi-professional, and children's baseball games were once played throughout Carrollton.
The Town of Lake Catherine, a disappearing rural community that once flourished in the marshes of Eastern New Orleans.
Located on the West Bank of the Mississippi River just upriver from New Orleans, Avondale is one of the largest shipyards in the United States. This exhibit chronicles the history of the shipyard and features certain major events, such as the unionization drive and the Avondale Save Our Shipyard campaign.
An armed conflict in Reconstruction-era New Orleans memorialized by white elites as the Battle of Liberty Place took place between the White League and the Metropolitan Police. Violent skirmishes erupted throughout downtown New Orleans in September 1874, and a monument to the White League casualties was erected on Canal Street in 1891. Especially in the second half of the twentieth century, the monument sparked great controversy.
Revisit the 1884 World's Industrial and Cotton Centennial Exposition. View the variety of exhibits displayed in vast exhibit halls. Re-imagine the landscape of major buildings by clicking on the map.