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Mardi Gras Parade, New Orleans, Louisiana

Mardi Gras Parade, New Orleans, Louisiana

Title, date, and subjects provided by the photographer. Mardi Gras is organized by Carnival krewes. Krewe float riders toss throws to the crowds; the most common are strings of plastic colorful beads, doubloons... more

Plan du rez de chaussée, du corps de logis double, de l'intendance de la Nlle Orléans, pour estre construit en maçonnerie de briques, entre cour et jardin--juin 1749.

Plan du rez de chaussée, du corps de logis double, de l'intendance de ...

Plan of other floor and number annotations on verso. Includes pencil notes in upper margin "Plan of Cabildo" and in lower margin "CT000694" and number annotations. Available also through the Library of Congress... more

Plan of New Orleans the capital of Louisiana; with the disposition of its quarters and canals as they have been traced by Mr. de la Tour in the year 1720.

Plan of New Orleans the capital of Louisiana; with the disposition of ...

Scale ca. 1:5,000. "Pa. 148" under brown edging. Insets: The course of Mississipi River, from Bayagoulas to the sea [ca. 1:800,000]--The east mouth of the Mississipi, with the plan of Fort la Balise which defen... more

Plan de la Nouvelle Orleans.

Plan de la Nouvelle Orleans.

Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

Plan of New Orleans.

Plan of New Orleans.

Oriented with North to the right. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

Verses on the arrival of the Rev. Philander Chase, in New Orleans. By Damon … New Orleans, Nov. 17, 1805.

Verses on the arrival of the Rev. Philander Chase, in New Orleans. By ...

Verses.; Chase. Philander.; Imprint 2. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 24, Folder 7.

Plan of the attack made by Major Gen. Jackson on a division of the British army commanded by Major Gen J. Keane on the 23rd December 1814 at 7 o'clock at night

Plan of the attack made by Major Gen. Jackson on a division of the Bri...

Relief shown by hachures. Minimal level cataloging record.

Sketch of an attack made by Majr. Genl. Jackson on a division of the British army commanded by Majr. Genl. Kean on the evening of the 23 Decr. 1814

Sketch of an attack made by Majr. Genl. Jackson on a division of the B...

Relief shown by hachures. Minimal level cataloging record. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Plan of an attack made by the British forces on the American lines in advance of Orleans on the 8th January 1815

Plan of an attack made by the British forces on the American lines in ...

Relief shown by hachures. Minimal level cataloging record. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

[View of the battle near Chalmettes plantation, Jan. 8, 1815]

[View of the battle near Chalmettes plantation, Jan. 8, 1815]

Print shows a bird's-eye view of the battlefield printed above a key identifying the essential features, with the Mississippi River in the foreground. Title devised by Library staff. This print is the key to il... more

Plan of the attack and defence of the American lines below New Orleans on the 8th January 1815

Plan of the attack and defence of the American lines below New Orleans...

Relief shown by hachures. Minimal level cataloging record. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Plan of the city and suburbs of New Orleans : from an actual survey made in 1815 /

Plan of the city and suburbs of New Orleans : from an actual survey ma...

Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north toward upper right. Includes ill. of buildings, with name and date of construction for each. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

Battle of New Orleans and death of Major General Packenham [sic] on the 8th of January 1815 / West del. ; J. Yeager sc.

Battle of New Orleans and death of Major General Packenham [sic] on th...

Print shows the Battle of New Orleans from the British perspective, as British forces advance upon the earthworks or barricades from which the American forces, under the command of Andrew Jackson, repel the att... more

Battle of New Orleans and death of Major General Packenham sic on the 8th of January 1815 West del. ; J. Yeager sc

Battle of New Orleans and death of Major General Packenham sic on the ...

Print shows the Battle of New Orleans from the British perspective, as British forces advance upon the earthworks or barricades from which the American forces, under the command of Andrew Jackson, repel the att... more

The heroe of New Orleans battle of the memorable 8th January 1815 - composed ... by P. Laroque

The heroe of New Orleans battle of the memorable 8th January 1815 - co...

Print shows a music sheet cover depicting Andrew Jackson, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left.

[Map of New Orleans and vicinity] /

[Map of New Orleans and vicinity] /

Shows property lines and landowners between the city limits and Bayou Saint John. Spanish and French. Pen-and-ink. Mounted on cloth backing. "This map is an 1873 copy of the original 1804 map copied by Pintado ... more

Battle of New Orleans, Jan. 8th 1814 [i.e., 1815]

Battle of New Orleans, Jan. 8th 1814 [i.e., 1815]

Print shows a map of the troop alignments during the battle of New Orleans, 1815. Title from item. Briggs Coll.

New method of assorting the mail, as practised by Southern slave-holders, or attack on the Post Office, Charleston, S.C.

New method of assorting the mail, as practised by Southern slave-holde...

A portrayal of the nocturnal raid on the Charleston post office by a mob of citizens and the burning of abolitionist mails found there in July 1835. Mail sacks are handed through a forced window of the ransack... more

Uncle Sam sick with la grippe

Uncle Sam sick with la grippe

A satire attributing the dire fiscal straits of the nation to Andrew Jackson's banking policies, with specific reference to recent bank failures in New Orleans, New York, and Philadelphia. The artist blames th... more

New edition of MacBeth. Bank-oh's! Ghost

New edition of MacBeth. Bank-oh's! Ghost

Another satire on the Panic of 1837, again condemning Van Buren's continuation of predecessor Andrew Jackson's hard-money policies as the source of the crisis. Clay shows the president haunted by the ghost of C... more

Federal-Abolition-Whig trap, to catch voters in

Federal-Abolition-Whig trap, to catch voters in

An illustrated anti-Whig broadside, designed to combat the "Log Cabin campaign" tactics of presidential candidate William Henry Harrison. The text warns the people of New Orleans of Whig election propaganda: "P... more

Battle of New Orleans / Robt. Hinshelwood ; Smillie & Hinshelwood.

Battle of New Orleans / Robt. Hinshelwood ; Smillie & Hinshelwood.

Print shows an officer on horseback behind American soldiers as British soldiers storm the barricades, during the Battle of New Orleans. Title from item. Published in Graham's magazine, 27, 1 (July 1845), betwe... more

The trap sprung! The kinderhook fox caught!

The trap sprung! The kinderhook fox caught!

A parody of Democratic efforts to reelect incumbent Martin Van Buren in the face of broad popular support for Whig candidate William Henry Harrison. The print is a crude woodcut evidently based on Napoleon Saro... more

Micheal Kernan, Late 66 Royal street, Begs to inform [blank] that he has removed to No. 30  Chartres street, corner of Customhouse, where he is now opening the most extensive and elegant Stock of rich French Fancy Dry Goods…  New Orleans, 1845.

Micheal Kernan, Late 66 Royal street, Begs to inform [blank] that he h...

Louisiana 1845.; Dated "New Orleans, November 1st, 1845.".; 1. Advertising, Consumer. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Pri... more

Norman's plan of New Orleans & environs, 1845.

Norman's plan of New Orleans & environs, 1845.

Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Jackson at New Orleans / Lossing - Barritt.

Jackson at New Orleans / Lossing - Barritt.

Print shows Andrew Jackson rallying his troops as the British advance on the barricades at the battle of New Orleans, January 8th, 1815. Title from item.

Norman's plan of New Orleans & environs, 1854.

Norman's plan of New Orleans & environs, 1854.

Shows boundary lines, streets and public buildings. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1854, by B.M. Norman in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States for Eastern District o... more

Pilots Station / H. Lewis pinx. ; Lith. Jnst. Arnz & Co. Düsseldorf.

Pilots Station / H. Lewis pinx. ; Lith. Jnst. Arnz & Co. Düsseldorf.

Bird's-eye view of harbor, New Orleans, Louisiana.

The Battle of New Orleans January 8th 1815 / D.M. Carter ; T. Phillibrown.

The Battle of New Orleans January 8th 1815 / D.M. Carter ; T. Phillibr...

Print shows General Andrew Jackson on horseback, rallying American soldiers behind barricades, during the Battle of New Orleans. Title from item. The original painting is now in the Historic New Orleans Collection.

View of the famous levee of New Orleans, the capital of Louisiana, which commencing 43 miles below passes through the [c]ity forming its chief business depot, and extends 143 miles above, on the banks of the Mississippi / photographed by E.H. Nelson, Jun., N.O.

View of the famous levee of New Orleans, the capital of Louisiana, whi...

Levee with bales of cotton, African-American workers and steamboats. Title from item. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 9, no. 228 (1860 Apr. 14), p. 306 and 315.

Platform of the Friends of United Southern action ... New Orleans, Dec. 27, 1860.

Platform of the Friends of United Southern action ... New Orleans, Dec...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 5 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 24, Folder 26. Copy scanned: 1

Old Hickory - fabrica de tobacos - superiores de la vuelta abajo - Habana

Old Hickory - fabrica de tobacos - superiores de la vuelta abajo - Hab...

Print shows a tobacco labeled with Andrew Jackson, "Old Hickory", at the Battle of New Orleans, 1815, with other officers on horseback. Title from item. Copyright by Thomas G. Little. Entered according to Act o... more

Saint Charles Hotel, Saint Charles Street
Entrance to Jackson Barrack
The mint at New Orleans, seized by the state

The mint at New Orleans, seized by the state

Horse-drawn carriage in front of the mint at New Orleans. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1861 Feb. 16, p. 109.

The Battle of New Orleans / designed by W. Momberger ; engraved by H.B. Hall.

The Battle of New Orleans / designed by W. Momberger ; engraved by H.B...

Print shows General Andrew Jackson, American soldiers, African Americans, and irregulars firing on the advancing British forces from behind bales of cotton at the Battle of New Orleans.

Produce loan in aid of the Confederate states. To the people of Louisiana and Mississippi. New Orleans, February 1, 1862.

Produce loan in aid of the Confederate states. To the people of Louisi...

Title. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 24, Folder 29.

Map showing the defenses of the Mississippi below New Orleans and Farragut's attack 24 April 1862.

Map showing the defenses of the Mississippi below New Orleans and Farr...

Map shows the Confederate fortifications at Fort Jackson under Gen. Duncan, Fort St. Philip and the Union fleet along the Mississippi River. This map, also shows the positions of Union ships under Farragut, who... more

Proclamation headquarters Department of the gulf. New Orleans May 1st, 1862 … The City of New Orleans and its environs, with all its interior defences having been evacuated by the rebel forces in whose possession they lately were, and being now

Proclamation headquarters Department of the gulf. New Orleans May 1st,...

Another issue. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 24, Folder 31.

The starving people of New Orleans fed by the United States military authorities

The starving people of New Orleans fed by the United States military a...

Illustration from: Harper's Weekly, 1862 June 14, p. 380.

Rebecca. A slave girl from New Orleans / J. E. McClees, artist, 910 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia.

Rebecca. A slave girl from New Orleans / J. E. McClees, artist, 910 Ch...

Photograph shows a bust portrait of Rebecca Huger, facing front.

Uncle Abe--"Hello! Ben, is that you? Glad to see you!" Butler--"Yes, Uncle Abe. Got through with that New Orleans job. Cleaned them out and scrubbed them up! Any more scrubbing to give out?" / / J.McL.

Uncle Abe--"Hello! Ben, is that you? Glad to see you!" Butler--"Yes, U...

Cartoon showing President Abraham Lincoln leaning around a door, his left arm extending toward General Benjamin Butler, shown full-length, facing slightly right, standing with carpet bag labeled, "Butler N.O." ... more

Registered enemies taking the oath of allegiance at the office of Gen. Bowen, at New Orleans / From a sketch by Mr. J.R. Hamilton.

Registered enemies taking the oath of allegiance at the office of Gen....

Illus. from: Harper's Weekly, 1863 June 6, p. 357.

A disloyal demonstration, New Orleans, Feb. 20th 1863 A group of exchanged Rebel prisoners / / Bobbett-Hooper.

A disloyal demonstration, New Orleans, Feb. 20th 1863 A group of excha...

Print shows, from a two page spread of scenes in New Orleans, a vignette of several Confederate prisoners of war on the docks awaiting transportation home. Title from item. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated... more

Revival of the old slave laws of Louisiana--a scene in New Orleans--arrest of contrabands on the night of January 30 / From a sketch by our special artist.

Revival of the old slave laws of Louisiana--a scene in New Orleans--ar...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1863 March 7, p. 381.

The plantation police or home-guard examining Negro passes on the levee road below New Orleans / from a sketch by our special artist, F.B. Schell.

The plantation police or home-guard examining Negro passes on the leve...

Illustration showing a guard with a lantern checking the passes of African American men traveling on a levee road at night. Title from item. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 16, no. 406 (1863... more

map of louisiana

map of louisiana

Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 241 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indexed for points of interest. AACR2: 651/1

Butler's victims of Fort St. Philip

Butler's victims of Fort St. Philip

Union General Benjamin F. Butler with Confederate prisoners at Fort St. Philip near New Orleans, Louisiana. Drawn and published by Adalbert Volck. Illus. in: V. Blada's war sketches. London [i.e. Baltimore], 18... more

The restoration of the Union - inauguration of Hon. Michael Hahn, Governor of Louisiana, on Lafayette Square, New Orleans, March 4 / from a sketch by our special artist, C.E.H. Bonwill.

The restoration of the Union - inauguration of Hon. Michael Hahn, Gove...

Print shows a large crowd attending the inauguration of the new governor of Louisiana, Michael Hahn, in New Orleans.

The riot in New Orleans

The riot in New Orleans

Illustrations show Title from item. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 10, no. 504 (1866 August 25), p. 537.

The Riot in New Orleans - the Freedmen's procession marching to the institute - the struggle for the flag The riot in New Orleans - siege and assault of the convention by the police and citizens / / sketched by Theodore R. Davis.

The Riot in New Orleans - the Freedmen's procession marching to the in...

2 Illustrations in: Harper's weekly, 1866 Aug. 25, p. 536.

Scene on the levee, New Orleans Turquino's Peak, island of Cuba.

Scene on the levee, New Orleans Turquino's Peak, island of Cuba.

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1867 Aug. 3, p. 313.

[The massacre at New Orleans]

[The massacre at New Orleans]

Cartoon shows President Andrew Johnson "as a king, crowned and in velvet and ermine. His alleged royalist ambition had been the theme of much Radical rhetoric." Nast is attacking Johnson because he and others b... more

Notre Dame, N. Orleans

Notre Dame, N. Orleans

Stereograph shows a church; in foreground two young boys. Written on back: Notre Dame on Jackson St., N.O. Title from item.

Plan of the City of New Orleans and adjacent plantations /

Plan of the City of New Orleans and adjacent plantations /

Copy and translation from the original Spanish plan dated 1798, showing the City of New orleans, its fortifications and environs. (Dated) April 1875. Drawn by Alexander Debrunner. Printed by H. Wehrmann, No. 90... more

Louisiana--the withdrawal of the federal troops from the State House in New Orleans, at noon, on April 24th / from sketches by our special artist, A.J. Bennett.

Louisiana--the withdrawal of the federal troops from the State House i...

Three illustrations showing: "Fort Packard" - the inner courtyard of the State House; the salute on the levee in honor of the evacuation; and the United States troops leaving the Orleans Hotel for Jackson Barra... more

The Battle of New Orleans January 8th 1815 / drawn by O. Pelton ; engd. by H. Billings.

The Battle of New Orleans January 8th 1815 / drawn by O. Pelton ; engd...

Print shows General Andrew Jackson, American soldiers, African Americans, and irregulars firing on the advancing British forces from behind bales of cotton at the Battle of New Orleans. Title from item. Engrave... more

A levee at night - electric light illumination. Sketches on the levee, New Orleans / by J. O. Davidson .

A levee at night - electric light illumination. Sketches on the levee,...

Illustration showing the New Orleans riverfront at night, crowded with people and steamboats, and showing electric lighting. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 27, no. 1367 (1883 March 3), p. 133. Title from item.

The World's International and Cotton Centennial Exposition, New Orleans, La., open from Dec. 1st 1884 to May 31st 1885 / J. Keppler.

The World's International and Cotton Centennial Exposition, New Orlean...

Illustration shows Uncle Sam and Liberty greeting a group of women labeled "Mexico, Brazil, Cuba, Peru, La Plata, Chili, Hayti, [and] Ecuador" to the World's Industrial and Cotton Centennial Exposition in New O... more

Circular No. 1. The World's industrial and cotton exposition. New Orleans. Department of installation. Special announcement. New Orleans. March 15th, 1884.

Circular No. 1. The World's industrial and cotton exposition. New Orle...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 25, Folder 7a.

Mexican silver (5640 lbs. weight, Main Bldg.)

Mexican silver (5640 lbs. weight, Main Bldg.)

(DLC/PP-1933:0205). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "The New Orleans Exposition," Century, 30:6 (May 1885).

Jefferson Davis' funeral car, New Orleans, December 11th, 1889

Jefferson Davis' funeral car, New Orleans, December 11th, 1889

38499 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Copyright deposit; 1889 Dec. 17.

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