New Orleans History -- Lake Pontchartrain
Saturday, April 29, 2017
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Resources

Online Resources for Researching our Local Heritage
These websites are among many sited in the New Orleans History~~Lake Pontchartrain site. For some mood music, click here for 'New Orleans Shuffle' recorded in 1924 by The Halfway House Orchestra (The Halway House was located in what is now the Orkin building near the cemetaries at Canal Blvd. & City Park Ave.)

New Orleans Public Library Photograph Collection
http://nutrias.org/~nopl/photos/photolist.htm

New Orleans Public Library Crescent City Memory Collection
http://nutrias.org/~nopl/exhibits/ccmem.htm

New Orleans Public Library Images of the Month Archive
http://www.gnofn.org/~nopl/monthly/allimg.htm 


New Orleans Public Library George Francois Mugnier Photograph Collection
Spanish Fort ca. 1880-1910
http://nutrias.org/~nopl/photos/mugnier/gfm.htm

Historic New Orleans Collection
http://www.systemsplanning.com/hnoc/

New Orleans Regional Transit Authority

 

The Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum
http://www.selu.edu/orgs/LPBMM/

New Orleans Preservation Resource Center Architectural Guide
http://www.prcno.org/noArchGuide.html

The Preservation Resource Center's News resource:
Preservation in Print
http://www.prcno.org/flatboat.html

National Maritime Initiative
Inventory of Historic Light Stations
(National Park Service)

Universtity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Academic Affairs Library
Documenting the American South
http://docsouth.dsi.internet2.edu/

Louisiana State Museum Paintings Collection

New Orleans Jazz National Historic Park (National Parks Service)http://www.nps.gov/neor/index.htm

The Red Hot Jazz Archive
A History of Jazz Before 1930 - a wonderful website
 
Blues World--The Blues of Richard 'Rabbit' Brown
by Kevin S. Fontenot
 
Smithsonian Folways Anthology of American Folk Music
 
Gambit Weekly's Best of New Orleans
 
The Higgins Boat Project in Association with The National D-Day Museum
 
Louisiana National Register of Historic Places
The Division of Historic Preservation
 
Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation
 
Virtually New Orleans
 
La. Department of Wildlife & Fisheries
 
Louisiana Hurricane History - National Weather Service 
 
National Endowment for the Humanities