Historic Photos of New Orleans

Historic Photos of New Orleans

by Melissa Lee Smith
     
 

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New Orleans is a unique American city, where Spanish, French, Caribbean, African, and other cultures have mingled together to create inimitable styles of music, architecture, and cuisine. New Orleans mixes the fascinating with the notorious, as demonstrated by such diverse neighborhoods as the lively French Quarter, the elegant Garden District, and the infamous

Overview

New Orleans is a unique American city, where Spanish, French, Caribbean, African, and other cultures have mingled together to create inimitable styles of music, architecture, and cuisine. New Orleans mixes the fascinating with the notorious, as demonstrated by such diverse neighborhoods as the lively French Quarter, the elegant Garden District, and the infamous Storyville—each vital to the New Orleans landscape. Historic Photos of New Orleans, available in December 2007 from Turner Publishing, celebrates the Crescent City in nearly 200 striking black-and-white photographs. Author Melissa Lee Smith captures the resilient spirit, fun-loving attitude, and beautiful scenery of New Orleans with scenes of celebration and everyday life. As natives of the Big Easy say, laissez les bons temps rouler (let the good times roll)!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940016412856
Publisher:
Turner Publishing Company KY
Publication date:
05/18/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
216
File size:
12 MB
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Meet the Author

Melissa Lee Smith grew up in Covington, Louisiana, a small town located north of New Orleans. She received her B.A. in history from Loyola University of New Orleans in 1994 with a focus in Louisiana history and women’s history. She is currently completing her M.A. in history from the University of New Orleans with a focus on New Orleans African American society during the Jim Crow era. Smith and her husband Patrick Ellis currently live in New Orleans with their son James. She currently works for the Louisiana State Museum in New Orleans and also performs freelance research and writing.

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