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Smokestacks and bridge of a steamboat docked at Jackson Square on the Mississippi River, New Orleans, Louisiana
Marine Sgt. at New Orleans, La.
Jackson Square, New Orleans, Southern Methodist University collection

Jackson Square, New Orleans, Southern Methodist University collection

Title: Jackson Square, New Orleans..Date: 1946..Part Of: Robert Yarnall Richie photographs..Place: New Orleans, Louisiana..Physical Description: 1 photographic print: gelatin silver; 12.7 x 7.6 cm. ..Form/Genre... More

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

DCM 0060: Charles G. Christman Flute in C

DCM 0060: Charles G. Christman Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Cocus or rosewood, ivory head with wood cap, nickel silver keys and ferrules.; 59.4 cm. Key Holes System: 4 keys, round flat flap, pin in block. Mark Maximum: C. G. CHRISTMA... More

Campeche Chair

Campeche Chair

Made in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Plan de la Nouvelle Orleans.
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 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 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 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 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 of New Orleans the capital of Louisiana
Plan de la Nouvelle Orleans.

Plan de la Nouvelle Orleans.

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

Grondvlakte van Nieuw Orleans, de hoofdstad van Louisiana. De uitloop van de Rivier Missisippi. De oostelyke ingang van de Missisippi, met een plan van het fort, 't welk het kanaal beheerscht.
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.

Don Bernard de Gálvez colonel des armées de Sa Majesté, intandant & gouverneur général par interim de la province de la Louisianne...

Don Bernard de Gálvez colonel des armées de Sa Majesté, intandant & go...

A proclamation offering amnesty to all military deserters who return to duty within four months and fulfill given requirements. Signed: Signé Bernardo de Gálvez. Et plus bas. Par mandement de Sa Seigneurie Ju... More

Subscription of tobacco shipments to New Orleans
Philip Barbour, 1792, New Orleans
Campeche Chair
La Fitte cottage, 941 Bourbon St. at St. Philip, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

La Fitte cottage, 941 Bourbon St. at St. Philip, New Orleans, Orleans ...

Title from photographer's inventory. Building/structure dates: ca. 1800. Corresponding reference print in LOT 11836. Pirate John LaFitte's blacksmith shop. Credit line: Carnegie Survey of the Architecture of th... More

La Fitte cottage, 941 Bourbon St. at St. Philip, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

La Fitte cottage, 941 Bourbon St. at St. Philip, New Orleans, Orleans ...

Title from photographer's inventory. Building/structure dates: ca. 1800. Corresponding reference print in LOT 11836. Credit line: Carnegie Survey of the Architecture of the South, Library of Congress, Prints an... More

La Fitte cottage, 941 Bourbon St. at St. Philip, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

La Fitte cottage, 941 Bourbon St. at St. Philip, New Orleans, Orleans ...

Title from photographer's inventory. Building/structure dates: ca. 1800. Corresponding reference print in LOT 11836. Credit line: Carnegie Survey of the Architecture of the South, Library of Congress, Prints an... More

A map of the River Mississippi and territory adjacent to N. Orleans illustrating the military position and camp at Terre au Boeuf
11th February, 1800. Read the first and second time, and committed to a Committed to a committee of the whole House, on Friday next. A bill to allow a drawback of duties on goods exported to New-Orleans, and therein to amend the act intituted "A

11th February, 1800. Read the first and second time, and committed to ...

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 225, Folder 5.

Plan showing the boundaries of the great conflagration of New Orleans on the 21st of March 1788.

Plan showing the boundaries of the great conflagration of New Orleans ...

Shows settled parts of the town with the darker shading of the squares. Also indicates where fire started and which buildings escaped the fire. Facsimile. Available also through the Library of Congress web site... More

Florida Rifles of New Orleans to Andrew Jackson
New Orleans, June 23, 1805, Map of Lafayette's Land Holdings
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.

Post Office, July 20, 1806, Schedule of Mail Deliveries from Washington, D.C. to New Orleans

Post Office, July 20, 1806, Schedule of Mail Deliveries from Washingto...

Schedule of Mail Deliveries from Washington, D.C. to New Orleans

Major General Andrew Jackson and the Battle of New Orleans, January 8, 1815
Thomas Jefferson to Governors of Orleans, Georgia, South Carolina, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire, May 6, 1808
New Orleans, August 29, 1808, Embargo, in Spanish
Etat de la Louisiane. Cité et Paroisse d'Orléans. No. [blank] Mairie de la Nouvelle-Orleans. Vu l'article premier de l'ordonnance du Conseil de Ville approuvée le 28 Mai 1812, additionnelle à celle relative aux tueries; vu pareillement le cautio
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 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.

General Jackson, hero of New Orleans aquatinted by W. Strickland

General Jackson, hero of New Orleans aquatinted by W. Strickland

Print shows Andrew Jackson, half-length portrait, facing left, wearing military uniform and hat, with clouds, cannons and ribbon that states "Defeated 8000 British at New Orleans 1815". Title from item. Stauffe... More

Major General Andrew Jackson and the Battle of New Orleans, January 8, 1815
Plan of the attack and defence of the American lines below New Orleans on the 8th January, 1815 / by Major A. Lacarriere Latour, principal engineer 7th military district, U.S. Army, 1815
"Glorious news from New Orleans! Splendid victory over the British forces! Essex Register office, Feb. 9..."

"Glorious news from New Orleans! Splendid victory over the British for...

Broadside announcing Jackson's victory at New Orleans, Jan. 8, 1815.

[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

[Map of an area along the eastern shore of Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana, including New Orleans and Bayou Chitto].

[Map of an area along the eastern shore of Lake Pontchartrain, Louisia...

Some unclaimed lots shown in upper left corner. Title from John R. Hébert's list of maps. Pen-and-ink and pencil; unfinished. Has watermarks. From the papers of Vicente Sebastián Pintado. Described in: Vicente ... More

New Orleans Citizens to Andrew Jackson, January 8, 1815
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.

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

Map 1814-15 New Orleans.

Map 1814-15 New Orleans.

Shows the Bayou Bienvenue stretching from Lake Pontchartrain to Lake Borgne, part of the Mississippi River, canals, and lines of battles and encampments. Title from verso. Pen-and-ink and watercolor, on 4 separ... More

A Correct VIew of the Battle Near the City of New Orleans (January 8, 1815)

A Correct VIew of the Battle Near the City of New Orleans (January 8, ...

Francisco Scacki (American, active early 19th century)

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

Proposals for publishing by subscription, the life of Major General Andrew Jackson, comprising a history of the war in the South, from the commencement of the Creek campaign, to the termination of hostilities before New Orleans. By John Henry Ea

Proposals for publishing by subscription, the life of Major General An...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 191, Folder 3b. Copy scanned: 1

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.

Defeat of the British army 12,000 strong under the command of Sir Edward Packenham in the attack of the American lines defended by 3,600 militia commanded by Major General Andrew Jackson January 8th 1815, on Chalmette plain, five miles below New Orleans on the left bank of the Mississipi = défaite de l'armée Anglaise forte de 12,000 hommes commandée par Sir Edward Packenham a l'attaque du 8 Janvier 1815 de la ligne de retranchement de l'armée Americaine defendue par 3,600 milicienes sous les ordres du Major General Andrew Jackson dans la plaine de Chabitation Chalmette rive gauche du Mississipi, a 5 mille est de la Nouvelle Orléans

Defeat of the British army 12,000 strong under the command of Sir Edwa...

Défaite de l'armée Anglaise forte de 12,000 hommes commandée par Sir Edward Packenham a l'attaque du 8 Janvier 1815 de la ligne de retranchement de l'armée Americaine defendue par 3,600 milicienes sous les ... More

[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.

To General Andrew Jackson and his brave companions in arms on the 8th of Jany. 1815 this plan of the city of New Orleans is respectfully dedicated

To General Andrew Jackson and his brave companions in arms on the 8th ...

Plan of the city of New Orleans Courtesy of Boston Public Library

[United States Capitol] / C. Bullfinch delt. ; Childs dir.

[United States Capitol] / C. Bullfinch delt. ; Childs dir.

Print shows front or east view of the U.S. Capitol as it appeared in 1829, prior to the beginning of President Andrew Jackson's administration. Title from another impression. Trimmed above title and mounted on ... More

Old Jack, the famous New Orleans mouser, clearing Uncle Sam's barn of bank and Clay rats; ...

Old Jack, the famous New Orleans mouser, clearing Uncle Sam's barn of ...

A rare pro-Jackson satire on the President's campaign to destroy the political power and influence of the Bank of the United States. It was probably issued late in the presidential campaign of 1832, after Jacks... More

Letter from Thatcher Magowan, Esp. to Capt. Daniel L. Winsor received at New Orleans
Letter from Thatcher Magowan, Esq. to Capt. D.L. Winsor regarding obtaining best possible freight to U.S. ports (Boston, New York, or New Orleans) and compensation for Capt. ($30.00/month plus 7% of any profit)
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

Letter from Magowan to Winsor concerning freight prospects at Mobile versus New Orleans
The debilitated situation of a monarchal government . . .

The debilitated situation of a monarchal government . . .

A pointed comparison of French and American governments, prompted by events surrounding American efforts in 1836 to force France to honor spoliation claims for American shipping losses suffered during the Napol... More

The heads of two great nations have at last come to the situation of the two goats in the fable . . .

The heads of two great nations have at last come to the situation of t...

A pro-Jackson commentary on the confrontation between the United States and France over reparations due the U.S. under the Treaty of 1831 (See "Spirit of the Times" no. 1836-4). The situation reached crisis int... More

Carte des États-unis d'Amérique.

Carte des États-unis d'Amérique.

Sketch map of the eastern half of the United States showing major mountain ridges by hachures. Indicates canals, railroads and the "Route Nationale" between Cumberland, Md., and Vandalia, Ill. Shows projected... 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

Miscellaneous household receipts, Duxbury, Massachusetts
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

Newspaper clipping announcing Timoleon's arrival at New Orleans, Duxbury, Massachusetts
Farmer's! keep out of debt! The undersigned has made arrangements to purchase his entire stock of fall and winter goods in the eastern cities - and his groceries in New Orleans - and will sell for a less profit than has ever been done in this ma

Farmer's! keep out of debt! The undersigned has made arrangements to p...

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 16, Folder 22.

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

The new era Whig trap sprung

The new era Whig trap sprung

Democratic efforts to reelect Martin Van Buren are portrayed as hopeless in the face of broad popular support for Whig candidate William Henry Harrison. Here one of Harrison's campaign emblems, a log cabin, is ... 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

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

New Orleans: Taken from the Opposite Side, a Short Distance above the Middle or Picayyune Ferry
New Orleans... - Print, Library of Congress collection

New Orleans... - Print, Library of Congress collection

318 U.S. Copyright Office. This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Bennett, William James. Copyright deposit, Southern District of N.Y.: Feb. 10, 1842.

Miscellaneous household receipts, Duxbury, Massachusetts
Edward Winsor to Daniel Winsor, Duxbury, Massachusetts
Edward Winsor to Daniel Winsor, Duxbury, Massachusetts
Edward Winsor to Daniel Winsor, Duxbury, Massachusetts
Edward Winsor to Daniel Winsor, Duxbury, Massachusetts
Battle of New Orleans from "[History of the late War, between the United States and Great Britain ... Illustrated with plates. Third edition, revised and corrected.]"

Battle of New Orleans from "[History of the late War, between the Unit...

This image has been taken from scan 000008 from "[History of the late War, between the United States and Great Britain ... Illustrated with plates. Third edition, revised and corrected.]". The title and subject... More

Edward Winsor to Daniel Winsor, Duxbury, Massachusetts
Miscellaneous household receipts, Duxbury, Massachusetts
Receipt from Mayoralty of New Orleans for registering the report of passengers on board the Timoleon
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.

"Gombo" Recipe, 1845

"Gombo" Recipe, 1845

Recipe for "Gombo" sent to Fanny Longfellow by her sister-in-law Mary (Longfellow) Greenleaf from New Orleans. Put a Table-spoon-full of butter + flour into a pot and let it brown over the fire, then fry in th... 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

Receipt from Charity Hospital, New Orleans for tax paid on passengers under the Act of the 25th March, 1844 to provide a fund for support of the Charity Hospital
Richard Henry Wilde, New Orleans, (LA), autograph document signed to R. W. Griswold, 7 March 1845

Richard Henry Wilde, New Orleans, (LA), autograph document signed to R...

Says he can make no claims as a prose writer. Lists some of his writings, and refers Griswold to J. E. Johnson of Philadelphia for a crayon portrait of himself. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Receipt from Charity Hospital, New Orleans for tax paid on passengers under the Act of the 25th March, 1844 to provide a fund for support of the Charity Hospital
Bulletin by telegraph to "Union," Washington To the editor of the Union: New Orleans, Sept. 26, 1847. Sir: The J. L. Day arrived here last evening from Vera Cruz. The news by her is important. The details are meagre, and something uncertain. The

Bulletin by telegraph to "Union," Washington To the editor of the Unio...

Mexican war. 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 198, Folder 28.

To Southern travellers! Spring, Summer and Fall arrangement of the great southern mail line! Via Washington City, S. C. Direct to New Orleans ... Stockton & Falls. E. F. Krebs, Agent. Baltimore, July, 1847. Murphy Print, 178 Market Street, Balti

To Southern travellers! Spring, Summer and Fall arrangement of the gre...

Transportation. 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 30, Folder 27a.

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.

Freight and passenger list of the ship Timoleon from Boston to New Orleans, Benjamin Freeman, master, Nathaniel Winsor, Jr. agent or owner?
Erastus Sampson to Daniel L. Winsor, Duxbury, Massachusetts
Erastus Sampson to Daniel L. Winsor, Duxbury, Massachusetts
Self-inflating pillow. Book illustration from Library of Congress

Self-inflating pillow. Book illustration from Library of Congress

American general Gideon J. Pillow's self-promoting attempts to discredit Mexican War commander Gen. Winfield Scott are ridiculed in this portrayal of Scott puncturing "Polk's Patent" pillow. Pillow's efforts we... More

Erastus Sampson to Daniel L. Winsor, Duxbury, Massachusetts
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