Archives Month 2022-Iconic New Orleans Restaurants

When people think of New Orleans, its unique food culture is something that always comes to mind. The food in New Orleans is as diverse as its population and the dishes that the city is most famous for are deeply rooted in Creole, Cajun, Soul, and Italian food traditions. Dishes such as jambalaya, po-boys, muffulettas,Continue reading “Archives Month 2022-Iconic New Orleans Restaurants”

Archives Month 2022: What Once Was-Pontchartrain Beach and Maison Blanche

There are many businesses that have come and gone in New Orleans, but there are a select few that have fixed themselves into fabric of the city. Last week, we featured three of these memorable locations: K&B, Schwegmann Brothers Giant Supermarkets, and McKenzie’s Pastry Shoppes. In our fourth blog celebrating National Archives Month, the OfficeContinue reading “Archives Month 2022: What Once Was-Pontchartrain Beach and Maison Blanche”

What Once Was: K&B Drug Stores, Schwegmann Brothers Giant Super Markets, and McKenzie’s Pastry Shoppes

There are many businesses that have come and gone in New Orleans throughout its 304 year history, but there are a select few that have seared themselves into fabric of the city. These businesses may be gone today, but they are far from forgotten. In our third blog celebrating National Archives Month, the Office ofContinue reading “What Once Was: K&B Drug Stores, Schwegmann Brothers Giant Super Markets, and McKenzie’s Pastry Shoppes”

Archives Month 2022-Historic Places of Worship in New Orleans: Historic St. James African Methodist Episcopal Church, Historic Second Baptist Church, and Holy Name of Mary Catholic Church

The French and Spanish influences throughout the history of New Orleans cause many to associate New Orleans cultural practices with Catholicism, as many of the cultural celebrations that occur in the city are deeply rooted in Catholic religious practices. One only has to look as far as the city’s world-renowned Mardi Gras celebrations prior toContinue reading “Archives Month 2022-Historic Places of Worship in New Orleans: Historic St. James African Methodist Episcopal Church, Historic Second Baptist Church, and Holy Name of Mary Catholic Church”

Archives Month 2022-Historic Places of Worship in New Orleans: First African Baptist Church, St. Augustine Catholic Church, and Touro Synagogue

The French and Spanish influences throughout the history of New Orleans cause many to associate New Orleans cultural practices with Catholicism, as many of the cultural celebrations that occur in the city are deeply rooted in Catholic religious practices. One only has to look as far as the city’s world-renowned Mardi Gras celebrations prior toContinue reading “Archives Month 2022-Historic Places of Worship in New Orleans: First African Baptist Church, St. Augustine Catholic Church, and Touro Synagogue”

Historic and Popular Jazz Locations

The city of New Orleans and Jazz music are two things that are always associated with one another as New Orleans is known as the birthplace of Jazz. The city’s unique cultural blend created the ideal environment for this new musical genre to develop in New Orleans in the late 19th and early 20th centuriesContinue reading “Historic and Popular Jazz Locations”

Historic Women Educators in New Orleans

The records of the Clerk of Civil District Court’s Office, which date back to the 1700s, represent the rich history of New Orleans and its diverse communities. Our archives can be used for property, family history, architectural, and landscaping research. In 1987, the United States Congress designated the month of March to be Women’s HistoryContinue reading “Historic Women Educators in New Orleans”

The Jugs Social Club-Krewe of NOMTOC

The records of the Clerk of Civil District Court’s Office, which date back to the 1700s, represent the rich history of New Orleans and its diverse communities. Our archives can be used for property, family history, architectural, and landscaping research. When one thinks of New Orleans, one of the first things that comes to mindContinue reading “The Jugs Social Club-Krewe of NOMTOC”

The Mardi Gras Indians

The records of the Clerk of Civil District Court’s Office, which date back to the 1700s, represent the rich history of New Orleans and its diverse communities. Our archives can be used for property, family history, architectural, and landscaping research. When one thinks of New Orleans, one of the first things that comes to mindContinue reading “The Mardi Gras Indians”

Zulu Social Aid and Pleasure Club

The records of the Clerk of Civil District Court’s Office, which date back to the 1700s, represent the rich history of New Orleans and its diverse communities. Our archives can be used for property, family history, architectural, and landscaping research. When one thinks of New Orleans, one of the first things that comes to mindContinue reading “Zulu Social Aid and Pleasure Club”