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Scandals and Scoundrels of the French Quarter

On Wednesday, September 17th, I will be lecturing from my book Hope & New Orleans: A History of Crescent City Street Names on the scandals and scoundrels that make up the streets of the French Quarter. Using additional photographs and … Continue reading

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Videos from “Mascot” Lecture

For those of you so inclined… here are some video clips from my May 10th lecture at the Cabildo. I tried to break them up in clips that I thought was coherent. Here you go – in order. Also noted … Continue reading

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From my lecture’s program…

Brief History of the Mascot ¬†The Mascot debuted on February 18, 1882. Founded by J.S. Bossier, Joseph Livesey, and George Osmond, during its thirteen-year run the weekly illustrated journal inspired multiple libel suits, frequent jail time for its editors, various … Continue reading

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Photo Recap of Cabildo Lecture

A Photo Recap of my May 10th lecture on the “Mascot” at the Cabildo.  

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Thank you

My first historical lecture is over and I have many people to thank. The Cabildo said that it was the largest gathering they ever had, and some people in the back were even standing. I have many people to thank … Continue reading

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Press for May 10th Lecture at the Cabildo

My lecture at the¬†Cabildo on May 10th is just a couple of weeks away and the pressure is mounting – as is the press! Here is the postcard for the event, designed by Scott Frilot: This is the museum’s official … Continue reading

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With Good News Comes…

For me, good news often means more work. One day, my good news will be the result of my hard work not the reason for it. But here is some recent good news that I will be updating on frequently. … Continue reading

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