From Louis XIV to Louis Armstrong

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Published in conjunction with the 2004 exhibition at The Historic New Orleans Collection, From Louis XIV to Louis Armstrong presents six essays addressing various periods and themes in the history of Louisianathe colonial era, the development of 19th-century New Orleans, the visual arts from 1870 to 1940, and jazz. Underscoring the major areas of emphasis in The Collections holdings, From Louis XIV to Louis Armstrong features full-color reproductions of works by Louisiana artists William Aiken Walker, William Henry Buck, Ellsworth and William Woodward, and Robert Wadsworth Grafton, among others, as well as black-and-white and color images of jazz funerals, second-line parades, and various jazz artists and brass bands

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Alfred E. Lemmon received a Ph.D. in Latin American studies from Tulane University. An authority on French and Spanish colonial cultural history, his writings have been published in numerous books, encyclopedias, and scholarly journals in the Untied States, Europe, and Latin America. Dr. Lemmon's expertise also extends into the fields of Louisiana and archival history. He is director of the Williams Research Center at The Historic New Orleans Collection and curator of manuscripts. John H. Lawrence is director of museum programs at The Historic New Orleans Collection, where he is responsible for planning and implementing museum exhibitions, lectures, seminars, and related activities. Mr. Lawrence holds degrees in literature and art history from Vassar College and a certificate from the Getty Foundation's Museum Management Institute. He has written and lectured widely about aspects of contemporary and historic photography and the administration and preservation of pictorial collections. His recent publications include chapters in Marie Adrien Persac: Louisiana Artist and Haunter of Ruins: The Photography of Clarence John Laughlin, for which he also served as co-editor. Gilles-Antoine Langlois holds two doctorates --- one in history from Sorbonne and one from the Institute of Town Plannig at the University of Paris XII, where he is a lecturer. His work focuses on the history of gardens, architecture, and approaches to urbanization, with a special focus on the history of Paris and cities of French origin in Louisiana. Dr. Langlois also acts as a consultant in the field of contemporary town-planning operations. In 2003 he was appointed by the French ministry of culture to oversee the bilingual website www.louisiane.culture.fr. John Magill is curator/head of research services at The Historic New Orleans Collection. He holds a master's degree in history from the University of New Orleans and has written and lectured extensively on the urban development, neighborhood growth, infrastructure, and architecture of New Orleans. He has contributed to several books including Marie Adrien Persac: Louisiana Artist, Classic New Orleans, and Charting Louisiana: Five Hundred Years of Maps, for which he also served as editor. Guillaume Ambroise is the curator of collections at the Musee des Beaux-Arts and the Musee Bernadotte in Pau. A graduate of l'Ecole du Louvre and a former student of l'Ecole du Patrimine, his particular interest is in European figurative painting from the first half of the century. He is vice-president of the association of museum curators of the Aquitaine region and is also a member of the commission in charge of museum acquisitions for the Midi-Pyrenees region. Jason Wiese, a jazz enthusiast, holds advanced degrees from Iowa State University and Louisiana State University. He is the special collections/projects librarian at The Historic New Orleans Collection and previously served as a reference librarian at Tulane University's Latin American Library. He was contributing editor of Charting Louisiana: Five Hundred Years of Maps. In addition to writing essays for various journals and magazines, Mr. Wiese writes short fiction; his story "The Dive" appeared in an anthology titled French Quarter Fiction: The Best New Stories from America's Oldest Bohemia.

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