Tuesday, February 6, 1883 — Mardi Gras!

If you can’t have king cake (or boudin or crawfish…) on Mardi Gras, what better way to celebrate than to post a blog about everyone else enjoying those things? Alright, so while J.W. Stewart probably wasn’t wearing beads or eating a cake adorned with neon green, yellow and purple icing, complete with a plastic baby baked inside, I do know that […]

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A look back in time: Independence Day Celebrations

With Independence Day around the corner I thought it would be fun to take a look back in time to see how others celebrated the 4th of July.  Here are several images from our Photograph Collections.           As a reminder we will be closed on Friday, July 4th and Saturday, July 5th.  We hope you have […]

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