Tripod New Orleans@300

TriPod: New Orleans at 300 is an innovative radio history of New Orleans, released in weekly segments as our city approaches its tricentennial in 2018. Each TriPod episode is a micro-documentary that delves deeper into the familiar and questions what we think we know about New Orleans history.

New Orleans History Podcast Channel

Visit THNOC's iTunes podcast channel for free streaming or downloads of curators' talks, expert lectures, architectural audio tours, and more.

 

Oral History

THNOC's oral history collections preserve the memories of those who have shaped the development of New Orleans institutions and neighborhoods, or those who have witnessed historic events that have taken place in our region.

 

Hurricane Katrina Journalists

On the first anniversary of Hurricane Katrina hitting the Gulf Coast, THNOC hosted panel discussions in which Times-Picayune staff reporters and photographers recalled the situations they encountered after the deluge.

 

Featured Audio Samples

Former riverboat captain Clarke "Doc" Hawley recalls some of his steamboating and jazz adventures from the past century. This lecture was presented by The Historic New Orleans Collection on February 13, 2008 (30 min.).

 

Former Ole Miss quarterback Archie Manning speaks about his first Sugar Bowl experience (48 sec.). The Historic New Orleans Collection's extensive oral history program about the Sugar Bowl has captured memories of players, coaches, members, and staffers as part of the Sugar Bowl archive.