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    Note the direction from which the hands are drawing back the curtains. New Orleans Cemetery. Notice the husband's death date was never entered.

    St. Louis Cemetery, New Orleans

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    Iry Lejeune

    Iry LeJeune (October 28, 1928 – October 8, 1955) was one of the best selling and most popular Cajun musicians in the mid to late 1940s into the early 1950s. His recordings and repertoire remain influential to the present day. He was among a handful of recording artists who returned the accordion to prominence in commercially recorded Cajun music and dance hall performances.

    'White Slaves' of New Orleans

    Assumption Parish, Louisiana, 1938. "Woodlawn Plantation, Napoleonville vicinity. Built 1835 by Col. W.W. Pugh, first superintendent of schools in Louisiana." 8x10 inch negative by Frances Benjamin Johnston. #abandoned


    1908. "Smallest news & post card stand in New Orleans, 103 Royal Street."

    Mrs. Caudill and her daughter in their dugout, Pie Town, New Mexico. The Caudills have one of the few radios in their neighborhood, and many farmers and their families visit the Caudills on winter nights to listen to music and news and play Forty Two. 1940 June. Library of Congress.

    I've always wondered!

    Doll Party, 1913

    This is a prostitution license from Tombstone, AZ -- 7.50 for one year. This one is for a woman who called herself Sadie Jo (prostitutes rarely used their real names). And if you look at the bottom left, it's signed by Wyatt Earp! Even more special, Wyatt Earp eventually married Miss Sadie Jo.

    CHARLEY, A Slave Boy from New Orleans. :: Quakers and Slavery

    A 105 year old photo of New Orleans. I think that view is pretty much the same today.

    Ragin Cajun Deep Dish Pizza

    Louisiana…So true!

    Louisiana music

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