New Orleans (La) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century
Found in 51 Collections and/or Records:
This collection consists of personal papers of Alice Edith Keighley of New Orleans, La. Included are items of social ephemera pertaining to Miss Keighley over many decades, predominantly Carnival invitations and other ephemera. Also included are correspondence and a scrapbook called a debut book, covering social events of 1928-1929.
This collection consists of scrapbooks compiled by Amy O. Ugland of New Orleans, La. Included are items of ephemera pertaining to professional and amateur theatrical productions in New Orleans such as programs, photographs, autographs, ticket stubs, printed fabric, lists of plays witnessed by Amy Ugland, and mounted newspaper clippings with handwritten notes. Theaters represented include Le Petit Théâtre and Tulane Theatre. Some clippings concern other contemporary events.
Typescript sketch of the family of William B. Bloomfield of New Orleans stressing the activities of Bloomfield, his wife Alice Affleck Bloomfield as members and benefactors of the St. Charles Avenue Presbyterian Church. Written by John S. Land pastor of the church.
This collection of manuscripts by Charles L. Dufour includes the research notes, original drafts, revisions, final drafts and galley and page proofs of his books "Gentle Tiger," "The Night the War Was Lost," and "Nine Men in Gray." The collection also contains correspondence and notebooks from his trips to Europe.
This collection contains the personal letters of Connie Griffith to family and other relatives, friends, colleagues and others. It also includes items concerning her education, her time teaching, and her time in the Howard-Tilton Memorial Library’s Special Collections at Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana. In addition, it consists of items related to her personal and professional travels, her memberships in local and regional organizations and personal photographs.
This collection consists of handwritten correspondence, birthday greetings, a business card, a calling card, advertisements, a marriage announcement, an invitation, Samuel Sansum's 1918 certificate of naturalization, and Cornelia Sansum's small prebound datebook into which she wrote birth, death, and marriage dates of her relatives. Names represented include members of the Sansum, Genella, and Kennedy families of Louisiana and Mississippi.
Daniel Henry Holmes, Jr. lived in New Orleans and his papers contain letters that he wrote to his daughters. He reports family news from New Orleans, gives advice to his daughters, and outlines his plans to travel, with their mother, to see the girls in Europe. Some of the letters are written solely to his eldest daughter, Rachel, whereas other letters are written to his daughters in general.
The Edgar A. Perilloux papers consists of many documents relating to the history of Carrollton including a manuscript of Carrolton's history, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, articles, notes, certificates, correspondence, and club records.The collection also contains financial papers (statements, checkbooks, and stubs) and photographs.
A collection of material dealing with the social and business life of New Orleans from the 1850s through the 1930s. The collection includes material on fairs, expositions, balls, receptions, concerts, theater performances, social and religious organizations, dedications, women's fashions, souvenir booklets, maps, and business advertisements.
This collection consists of organizational records and collected items of the Friends of City Park in New Orleans, La. Included are minutes, financial documents, reports, a handbook, handwritten notes, post cards, lists of officers, City Park fact sheets, descriptive brochures and other printed items, invitations and other items of social ephemera.
This collection consists of paper items collected by George Statler, Jr., of New Orleans, La. Included are unmailed post cards depicting artworks, scenes in New Orleans, other places in the United States, and Europe; photographs of the home of Fred Peters on Camp Street in the 1890s; and other printed items including maps, travel souvenirs, programs, and newspaper sections.
This collection consists of personal papers of Henri A. Gandolfo of New Orleans, La. Included are documents relating to the Kiwanis Club of Mid-City New Orleans and his role in it, such as photographs, certificates, newsletters and other printed items.
This collection consists of mailed post cards predominantly addressed to members of the Hogg family in New Orleans, LA. Included are cards from a wide variety of individuals and places in the United States, Europe, and Cuba. A few post cards were addressed to others in New Orleans, including Mrs. Sistack and Wayand's Grocery Store at 6th Street and Saint Charles Ave.
This collection consists of handwritten and typed documents, certificates, correspondence, photographs, literary manuscripts, reports, speeches, club records, journals, clippings, and other papers pertaining to the life and work of Ida Weis Friend, a New Orleans native active in civic and social affairs.
The collection includes the club's constitution and bylaws, minutes, brochures, stationery, membership rosters, financial records, property inventory, photographs, correspondence, and memorabilia of activities. The club assists various Carnival krewes with staffing, presenting, and providing security for events. It also raises funds for its annual "Anniversary Run" and for other club, social, civic, and charitable activities.