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New Orleans, US. The effects of Hurricane Katrina on the parish of Saint Bernard, September 2005 (Donatien Garnier). Collectif Argos.

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The Saint Louis Cathedral is the oldest Cathedral in North America, founded as a Catholic Parish in 1720 along the Banks of the Mississippi River in New Orleans.

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Napoleon House, 500 Chartres Street, French Quarter, New Orleans | Lisa Borgnes Giramonti

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Soniat-Dufossat Plantation, New Orleans ca. 1848.

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Madame John's Legacy, 632 Dumaine St., New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

it was rumored that the statue of the woman in front of the tomb would come to life and walk the cemetery grounds at night. It was later discovered that a street light reflecting off the tomb gave it a reddish glow, lending credence to the rumors of the haunting.

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Belle Grove Plantation, colorized. Louisiana.

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Cypress swamp of Bayou Segnette. New Orleans ...This is 5 minutes from my house! beautiful bayou scenery

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Elephant in Tiger Skin: Old Photos of New Orleans (& LA)

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Marie Thérèse ditte Coincoin, (1742-1816) was a free médecine, planter, and business woman in Natchitoches Parish. She was freed from slavery by her master Claude Thomas Pierre Métoyer, with whom she had ten children. Her descendants established a community along the Cane River. Look her up! Portrait by Jules Lion, a French free-man-of-color living in New Orleans. (More portraits at link by another free-man-of-color in that era, Julien Hudson)

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