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New Orleans (La) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 50 Collections and/or Records:

Knolle family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: LaRC-370
Scope and Contents This collection consists of personal papers of members of the Knolle family and allied families of New Orleans, La. Included are handwritten correspondence, post cards, greeting cards, certificates, school papers, programs, a banquet menu, receipts, poems, essays, tickets, invitations, autographs of school friends, calling cards, and other items of social ephemera, ribbons, medals, a small sock, scrapbooks, baby books, numerous family photographs, negatives, several carved linoleum blocks...
Dates: 1892-1971

Madeleine Villere Scoggin papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: LaRC-407
Scope and Contents This collection consists of personal papers of Emilie Marie Madeleine Villere, later to be Mrs. William H. Scoggin, of New Orleans, La. The archival collection is a prebound volume used as a scrapbook, having to do with Miss Villere's debutante parties and other social events involving herself, her family and friends. The scrapbook includes handwritten notes, mounted newspaper clippings, numerous small items of social ephemera such as invitations and printed or handmade place cards, and...
Dates: 1922-1923

Minette Dreyfus Sterbcow papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-1068
Scope and Contents This collection consists of personal and family papers of Minette Dreyfus Sterbcow of New Orleans., La. Included are handwritten and typed correspondence, greeting cards, post cards, poetry, legal documents, biographical and genealogical information, New Orleans school papers of Minette Sterbcow and of her mother Julia Hirsch, items of social ephemera such as invitations, synagogue programs, B'nai B'rith items, numerous family photographs including matted or framed formal portraits created...
Dates: 1867-1982

Miriam Brown papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-141
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of personal letters written by Miriam Brown, an instructor in English at Newcomb College, to author John E. Canady, between September 1929 and May 1930. The letters describe events in New Orleans and people that Brown knew in New Orleans and Texas.

Dates: 1929-1930

Pierce Butler papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: LaRC-56
Scope and Contents This collection consists of personal, professional, family, and collected papers of professor Pierce Butler (1873-1955). Included are handwritten and typed correspondence, post cards, telegrams, advertisements, numerous family photographs and glass negatives, a framed photograph with an embroidered mat, tiles with printed portrait images, financial records, legal documents, ledgers, scrapbooks, diaries, invitations and other items of social ephemera, photographs of hand-drawn maps, landscape...
Dates: 1826-1960

Raymond J. Martinez papers

 Collection — Box 1-15
Identifier: LaRC-103
Scope and Contents This collection consists of personal, professional, and collected papers of Raymond J. Martinez of New Orleans, La. Included are handwritten and typed correspondence with outgoing carbons, legal and financial documents, hand-edited typescripts of plays and other writings, speeches, advertisements, photographs, greeting cards, items of social ephemera such as an invitation to join the 1949 Krewe of Cynthius, menus, biographical and genealogical research notes on Louisiana families including...
Dates: 1881-1958 (bulk mid-20th century)

Rita Boudousquié Ferro post card collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: LaRC-276
Scope and Contents This collection consists of personal papers of Rita Boudousquié Ferro of New Orleans, La. It is predominantly composed of correspondence addressed to Rita Boudousquié on mailed picture post cards depicting scenes in New Orleans, such as streets, buildings, parks and cemeteries, as well as other Louisiana and Mississippi places, other cities in the United States, Cuba, and Europe. Many of the post cards serve as holiday greeting cards. These handwritten or typed cards, dated 1905 to 1909,...
Dates: 1905-1937; Majority of material found within 1905-1909

Robert C. Davey School scrapbooks

 File — Volume 1-2
Identifier: LaRC-184
Content Description This collection consists of scrapbooks compiled by teachers and students of the Robert C. Davey School in New Orleans. Vol. 1 includes keepsakes commemorating the twenty-fifth anniversary of the school in 1936, such as invitations, programs, telegrams, greeting cards, ribbons, buttons, leaves, children's artwork, mounted photographs the school, teachers and other school employees, and other items of social ephemera. Vol. 2 includes school papers covering sessions in the 1950s. Images...
Dates: 1936-1957

Sigma Gamma Epsilon, Beta Eta Chapter records

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: LaRC-367
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of financial records of the Beta Eta Chapter of Sigma Gamma Epsilon at Tulane University, which was affiliated with the Department of Geology. Included are handwritten notes, bank statements, receipts and cancelled checks representing transactions with local restaurants and other businesses, and other income and expenditures.

Dates: 1954-1962

Stauffer family financial papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-1041
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of the household receipts of the New Orleans family, the Stauffers, dating between 1900 and 1922. Receipts include those for the grocery store, florist, doctor, and other goods and services.

Dates: 1900-1922

Stewart Butler papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-1099
Scope and Contents The Stewart Butler papers contain letters, notes, minutes, ephemera, and other materials from his career as a political activist. The collection has been divided into the following series:Series 1: LAGPAC: Butler's papers from his work with LAGPAC and NORCO/LAGPAC are arranged into two subseries. They are then arranged chronologically by document type. General files contain press releases, inter-organizational correspondence, flyers, and other materials related to the day to day...
Dates: 1936 - 2017; Majority of material found within 1980 - 1993

Vairin and Baldwin families papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: LaRC-325
Scope and Contents This collection consists of personal papers of, and genealogical research relating to, the Vairin, Baldwin, and allied families of the United States, especially Louisiana and other southern states. Included are handwritten and typed correspondence, research notes, biographical and genealogical information, religious items, invitations and other items of social ephemera, undated family photographs, telegrams, certificates, newspaper clippings and other printed items. Also included is a large...
Dates: 1858-1930

Violet Brown Shay papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: LaRC-582
Scope and Contents This collection consists of personal papers of Violet Brown Shay of New Orleans, La. Included are handwritten and typed correspondence, greeting cards, research notes, American patriotic World War II stickers featuring anti-German and anti-Japanese sayings and pictures, pages of journals, essays, leaflets, newsletters, newspaper clippings and other printed items. The collection is predominantly about Mrs. Shay's work to promote written and performed poetry, but also includes papers on an...
Dates: 1949-1960

Virginia Westbrook papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-850
Scope and Contents This collection consists of personal papers of Virginia Westbrook of New Orleans, La. Included are typed essays and poetry, handwritten notes, post cards, greeting cards, invitations and other items of social ephemera, Carnival clippings, certificates, programs, travel permits, insurance papers, photographs, telegrams, cloth souvenirs, coins, French war stamps, booklets, newspaper clippings, and other printed items. Also included are clippings and social ephemera relating to Angela...
Dates: 1916-1952

Volunteer Committee of the New Orleans Symphony records

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-946
Scope and Contents

The collection is made up of financial records, minute books, ledgers, programs, and scrapbooks of the Volunteer Committee of the New Orleans Symphony, which was previously known as the New Orleans Women's Committee. The New Orleans Symphony changed its name to the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra.

Dates: 1946-1988

Volunteer Information Agency of New Orleans records

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-989
Scope and Contents This collection consists of organizational records and items collected by the Volunteer Information Agency of New Orleans and related social service organizations. Included are directories of social services, certificates, a 1950 proclamation from Mayor Chep Morrison, scrapbooks, scripts of skits, a fashion show program, photographs of volunteers on the job and also of window displays in downtown New Orleans, scrapbooks primarily composed of mounted newspaper clippings about fundraising...
Dates: 1946-1997

W. Charlton White papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-125
Content Description This collection consists of personal, military, and collected family papers of W. Charlton White of southern Louisiana. Included are handwritten correspondence, financial documents, business papers, biographical and genealogical information, a hand-drawn Vermilion Parish map, small leather-bound notebooks, religious notes and sermons, certificates, diplomas, family photographs and tine-types, advertisements, posters, Lt. White's World War I military papers and souvenirs of France including a...
Dates: 1846-1947

Watkins and Orton families papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: LaRC-185
Scope and Contents This collection consists of personal papers of the Watkins and Orton families of New Orleans, La., and Milwaukee, Wis. Included are handwritten and typed correspondence, certificates including an 1890 German-language birth certificate for John Orton Watkins, financial documents, drawings, poetry, scrapbooks, family and travel photographs, biographical and genealogical information, medical notes and a prescription by Dr. William H. Watkins, a 1902 memorial resolution by the Orleans Parish...
Dates: 1886-1971

William L. and Hilda Hawes photograph collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: LaRC-570
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photographs collected by William L. and Hilda Hawes of New Orleans, La. Included are personally inscribed and autographed portraits of popular classical musicians, many of whom toured the world and performed in New Orleans during the early twentieth century. Also included are other photographs having unidentified subjects. Pianists, singers, and other musicians depicted include Cecile Chaminade, Ossip Gabrilowitsch, Percy Grainger, Victor Herbert, Josef Hofmann,...
Dates: 1908-mid-20th century

Wilmot family collection

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-321
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence (1904-1962), programs for concerts, theatre productions, Mardi Gras ball invitations and krewe publications, pamphlets, travel brochures, and newspaper clippings relating to the social events in the lives of Dorothy and Maud Wilmot. There is also some correspondence, mostly from Frances Parkinson Keyes, and a signed book by M.E.M. Davis, photographs of the Steamboat Robert A. Wilmot, and a cartoon history of D.H....
Dates: 1846-1962; Other: Date acquired: 02/04/1971