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Louisiana Loses Noted Historian, Michael Mizell-Nelson

Louisiana has truly lost a great man, an advocate for public history, and a beloved University of New Orleans professor. Michael Mizell-Nelson died at the age of forty-nine this week in New Orleans. He had a passion for the city’s history

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New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival Oral History Collection: An Interview with Dr. Helen Regis

EPISODE 15  (12:17) WARNING: Very Loud Voice at 10:32!!! This podcast episode features an interview with Dr. Helen Regis who sits down with director, Jennifer Abraham Cramer, to talk about her current oral history project on the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival,

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“We Watched Everything Wash Away” Part 2: Hurricane Katrina

EPISODE 9     (27:49) Almost everyone in Louisiana has a story to tell about a hurricane. Be it Audrey or Betsy, Andrew or Katrina, Rita or Gustav. In the podcast we did last year to celebrate the end of hurricane season,

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“We Watched Everything Wash Away” Part 1: Storms, Floods, and Levee Breaks

EPISODE 3   (26:40) Hurricane season officially ended this past week! To celebrate the close of an uneventful season (thanks, El Nino!), the Center’s latest podcast centers around topics that are never far from the thoughts of those of us who

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