Saturday, August 29, 2009

Image slideshow

Notes on slideshow images: Images are from the Louisiana Research Collection’s manuscripts collections, vertical file, portrait file, and image file, and include the following: Art Silverman creating sculpture models, Arthur "Art" Silverman papers; 1950s New Orleans high school gym class, Jane P. Walsh photograph collection; Genevieve Pitot and Joe Sullivan, Genevieve Pitot collection; The first word—Ma-ma!, page from John Kennedy Toole’s baby book, John Kennedy Toole papers; 433 First, brick doubles, from Irish Channel architectural survey, 1974-1976; Tennis players, New Orleans Lawn Tennis Club records; Site of new electrical bay--demolition of old structure, July 17, 1926, Phoenix Utility Company collection; Achille Peretti, 1918, Swiss Society of New Orleans records; Natalie Scott, Natalie Scott papers; Roark Bradford and his Saint Bernard, Nemo, Roark Bradford papers; early passenger bus, Teche Lines records; Mary Alma Riess, c. 1938, 17 Audubon Blvd., New Orleans, John Karlem Riess papers; corner of Coliseum and Dufossat St., New Orleans, image file; printout from blackgirlspeaks.com, 2007, vertical file. Images from the portrait file include: Ruth McEnery Stuart, created by Simon photographic studio, 183 Canal St.; Tulane family, nieces of Paul Tulane, with G. F. Taylor, examining gift copy of Tulane’s Bible; photograph of George Morgan, inscribed to Harry Brunswick Loeb, 1924; Judge Don A. Pardee; J. P. Parker, Jr., Sheriff, Ouachita Parish; Mary Cora Urquhart (Mrs. James Brown-Potter) “rotograph” series no. A 165 by B. J. Falk, N.Y.; Ben Small, Abbeville, La., 118 years old, photo by Barnett of Crowley, La.; Johnny Wilson (J. A. M. Wilson); C. C. Antoine, Lieutenant-Governor, drawn from a photograph by Petty & Quinn of New Orleans. Images may not be reproduced without permission.

We will be expanding and changing our image selections as they come to light.

Genevieve Pitot and Joe Sullivan, Genevieve Pitot collection

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