Mosquitoes in the Country; September 7, 1872; magazine illustration by Solomon Eytinge; The Historic New Orleans Collection, 1980.202

Mosquitoes in the Country; September 7, 1872; magazine illustration by Solomon Eytinge; The Historic New Orleans Collection, 1980.202

Specialized architecture, home furnishings, and clothing helped Louisianans stay cool in the days before air conditioning.

Piano; Knabe, Gaehle & Company; Baltimore; 1840–1860; CIS-2013-1122

Piano; Knabe, Gaehle & Company; Baltimore; 1840–1860; CIS-2013-1122

For the second installment of the 2018 Williams Decorative Arts Lectures—presented exclusively for THNOC members—guest lecturer Sarah Duggan, research curator and coordinator of the Classical Institute of the South at THNOC

James Booker, New Orleans Jazz Fest; 1978; by Michael P. Smith, photographer; © The Historic New Orleans Collection, 2007.0103.2.244

James Booker, New Orleans Jazz Fest; 1978; by Michael P. Smith, photographer; © The Historic New Orleans Collection, 2007.0103.2.244

 

Dr. John; 1983; by Michael P. Smith, photographer; © THNOC, 2007.0103.8.771

Dr. John; 1983; by Michael P. Smith, photographer; © The Historic New Orleans Collection, 2007.0103.8.771

Visit The Shop at The Collection's Jazz Fest outpost, where festival-goers can purchase reproduction prints of legendary New Orleans musicians and culture bearers taken by the late New Orleans photographer Michael P. Smith.

Clarinetist George Lewis (1900–1968) remains among the most influential and widely imitated of all traditional jazz musicians.

The March

On Wednesday, April 4,THNOC will screen the documentary The March, in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr.

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