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Imaginary Map 1874

Imaginary Map 1874

Imaginary Map 1874 - "What-if" illustrations are timeless. Imaginary Map 1874 What-if illustrations exist going back millennia. This one focuses on our rivers in Louisiana. They are a strong force of nature. The rivers are the Red, Atchafalaya, and Mississippi. They...

Louis A. Wiltz, Mayor, Legislator, Governor

Louis A. Wiltz, Mayor, Legislator, Governor

Louis A. Wiltz was the twenty-ninth governor of Louisiana. Louis A. Wiltz Louis A. Wiltz (January 21, 1843 – October 16, 1881), was a New Orleanian who served in a number of political roles in the city and at the state level. He descended from Spanish nobility, on his...

The Hunters of Kentucky

The Hunters of Kentucky

The Hunters of Kentucky told a very one-sided story of the Battle of New Orleans The Hunters of Kentucky On the 9th of January in the year 1815, about one-quarter of the American forces at Chalmette originated from Kentucky. Major General Andrew Jackson led skirmishes...

BMHS Pep Rally 1982 #BOSHSunday

BMHS Pep Rally 1982 #BOSHSunday

BMHS Pep Rally 1982 in the gym on the Elysian Fields Campus BMHS Pep Rally 1892 Brother Martin High School was into its second decade when this BMHS Pep Rally 1982 photo was taken. As you walked into the gym (it would be some time before "the gym" received a formal...

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