The Louisiana Division/City Archives Photograph Collection includes over 40,000 individual
negatives and slides. The collections are only partially represented below, but inventories and other finding
aids for the photograph collection will be added to these pages as they become available.
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General Interest Collection
- Arranged by general subject heading, these photographs were
collected from numerous sources.
Recently Processed Additions to the Louisiana
Municipal Government Collection
- Arranged under the city agency that produced or
collected the photographs.
Mayors of New Orleans
- City Agencies
- Aerial photographs of New Orleans, ca. 1949
- Aerial photographs of New Orleans, 1960 (sample)
- Audubon Park Commission Photographs (sample)
- Chief Administrative Office Photographs, ca. 1961-1968
- City Civil Service Department Photographs, 1952-1973
- City Council Photographs, ca. 1948-1979
- City Decorator Photographs, ca. 1950s-1960s
- City Planning Commission
- Department of Finance Photographs, 1950s-1970s
- Department of Parks and Parkways Photographs
- New Orleans Fire Department Photographs, ca. 1950s-1970s
- New Orleans Public Library Photographs
- New Orleans Recreation Department Scrapbook Photographs,
- Office of Civil Defense Photographs, ca. 1955-1971
- Slides, ca. 1940s-1950s
- Photographs Arranged by Street Names, ca. 1929-1959 (bulk 1950-1959)
- An artificial collection of prints larger than 8x10. These are arranged
in a single numerical sequence for which an index is in progress.
- Individual collections organized by name of photographer or collector.
The larger collections are further subdivided by general subject heading.
- Allison, Alexander Collection
Photographs, ca. 1905-1915 and 1948-1952, of New Orleans and surrounding
- Barker, William J. Collection
Photographs, ca. 1919-1938 of the Barker family and friends in Algiers
- Binnings, David S. Collection, 1965-1967
- Bowman, Dewey Collection, ca. 1960
- Contact Print Collection, ca. 1912-1915
- Cooper, Mark J. Collection, 1978-1991
- Coquille, John Hypolite--Martin Behrman Album,
- Colwell, Hester Reissig Collection, 1937 & 1938
- Durkee, Cornelius Collection
Photographs from New Orleans in 1901, including the Lundi Gras and Mardi
- An Excursion to Grand
Isle, Louisiana, 1906
- Fischer, David Barrow Collection
- Flaherty, A. J. Collection, ca. 1978-1983
- French stereographs
- Gulledge, Dorothy Violet, 1947-1973
- Howell, Wilson S. Collection, 1890-1891
- Jefferson Davis Funeral Album, 1889
- Johnson, Harry D. Collection
Photographs, ca. 1890-1920, of City Park, local Elks activities, and more.
- Keenan, Walter Cook Collection
Photographs of buildings in the Vieux Carre, ca. 1937-1952
- Long, Huey P. Photograph Album
Photographs of the Governor/Senator in action.
- Marks, Grauman
Photographs of jazz musicians in performance, 1950s-1960s
- Mugnier, George Francois
Images of New Orleans and the surrounding area, ca. 1880-1910
- Porter, Marion James Collection
Images of the civil rights struggle in New Orleans during the early 1960s
- Poydras Asylum Photographs, 1938
- Ragas, Haynes S. Collection
Images of New Orleans Recreation Department activities, 1955-1958
44 stereographic prints, most showing New Orleans scenes, ca. 1965-1925
- Tallant, Robert Collection, ca. 1930's-1950's
- Teunisson, John N. Collection, 1896-1910
- Tews, Mary-Kate Lorenz Papers: Photographs, 1982-1996
- WPA Photograph Collection, 1936-1942
- Wilbert (Fred) Donation, 1941-1945
- Williams, C. Milo Collection
Photographs of New Orleans, ca. 1890-1910
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