In 1948, Burlesque Dancer Stacy “Stormy” Lawrence Did a Surprise Striptease for the Students at Louisiana State University

The event was actually a school run event in front of a field house on campus of Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. One of the students came up with this stunt because he wanted to generate a campus prank story since he was running for student body president. This same student also was atContinue reading “In 1948, Burlesque Dancer Stacy “Stormy” Lawrence Did a Surprise Striptease for the Students at Louisiana State University”

49 Amazing Photos Showing Mardi Gras in New Orleans During the 1970s and 1980s

“Hey Mister, throw me some beads!” – It is a phrase that is iconic in New Orleans’ Mardi Gras street argot. Strings of beads, doubloons, and other trinkets are passed out or thrown from the floats in the Mardi Gras parades to spectators lining the streets. In 1974, Bruce Gilden was a young photographer whenContinue reading “49 Amazing Photos Showing Mardi Gras in New Orleans During the 1970s and 1980s”

18 Rare Photographs of New Orleans in 1923

New Orleans is a consolidated city-parish located along the Mississippi River in the southeastern region of the U.S. state of Louisiana. With a population of 383,997 according to the 2020 U.S. census, it is the most populous city in Louisiana and the twelfth-most populous city in the Southeastern United States. Serving as a major port,Continue reading “18 Rare Photographs of New Orleans in 1923”

60 Wonderful Photographs Showing Street Scenes of New Orleans, Louisiana in the 1950s

New Orleans is a consolidated city-parish located along the Mississippi River in the southeastern region of the U.S. state of Louisiana. With a tabulated population of 383,997 in 2020, it is the most populous city in Louisiana. Serving as a major port, New Orleans is considered an economic and commercial hub for the broader GulfContinue reading “60 Wonderful Photographs Showing Street Scenes of New Orleans, Louisiana in the 1950s”