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Louisiana History Books


Louisiana local and regional history books feature vintage images of small towns and downtowns across the state. Each title celebrates the unique cultures and traditions of the 'Bayou State' through historical images and descriptive captions.

From the shores of Lake Pontchartrain and the baseball fields at Tulane University, to the legendary purple cash registers at K&B drug stores, the legacy of New Orleans Maison Blanche department stores, the famous Canal streetcar line, and the towns of Houma, Baton Rouge , Shreveport, Vermillion Parish, and more, each book features stunning vintage images revealing the unique people, places, and events that make up the history of the great state of Louisiana.


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1984 New Orleans World's Fair, The
1984 New Orleans World's Fair, The

$7.99 Available
state: Louisiana
series: Postcards of America
The 1984 New Orleans World’s Fair boasts a rich history.

Author Bio: In this collection of vintage-photograph postcards, Bill ...
Postcards of America Available $7.99 9780738568447
1984 New Orleans World's Fair, The
1984 New Orleans World's Fair, The

$21.99 Available
state: Louisiana
series: Images of America
In 1984, the city of New Orleans hosted the last world’s fair held in the United States. Conceived as part of an ambitious effort to revital ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738568560
A Guide to the Historic French Quarter
A Guide to the Historic French Quarter

$14.99 Available
state: Louisiana
series: History & Guide
Walking through the French Quarter can overwhelm the senses--and the imagination. The experience is much more meaningful with knowledge of t ...
History & Guide Available $14.99 9781626192805
African Americans in Covington
African Americans in Covington

$21.99 Available
state: Louisiana
series: Images of America
Covington is the seat of St. Tammany Parish government and sits north of Lake Pontchartrain in the New Orleans metropolitan area. Records fr ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9781467113960
African Americans in Lafayette and Southwest Louisiana
African Americans in Lafayette and Southwest Louisiana

$21.99 Available
state: Louisiana
series: Images of America
Images of America: African Americans in Lafayette and Southwest Louisiana sheds a spotlight on some of the heroes and heroines of Southwest ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738591100
African Americans of New Orleans
African Americans of New Orleans

$21.99 Available
state: Louisiana
series: Images of America
Enslaved Africans and free people of color of Louisiana deserve the title of "Founding Fathers" just as much as the French, the Spanish, and ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738566450
Alexandria
Alexandria

$21.99 Available
state: Louisiana
series: Images of America
On the banks of the Red River, in the heart of Louisiana, is the city of Alexandria. First settled by the French in the mid-1700s, the littl ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9781467110518
Around Ebarb and the Toledo Bend
Around Ebarb and the Toledo Bend

$21.99 Available
state: Louisiana
series: Images of America
The Ebarb and Toledo Bend area of Louisiana has a fascinating and colorful history. Founded in 1716, the French Fort St. Jean Baptiste was t ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738544038
Assumption Parish
Assumption Parish

$21.99 Available
state: Louisiana
series: Images of America
Nestled along Bayou Lafourche just south of the Mississippi River, Assumption Parish boasts a particularly bountiful heritage as an ancient ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738591957
Barksdale Air Force Base
Barksdale Air Force Base

$21.99 Available
state: Louisiana
series: Images of America
Established in 1933 as the "World's Largest Airport," Barksdale Air Force Base covers 23,000 acres of Northwest Louisiana and is one of our ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738514284
Baseball at Tulane University
Baseball at Tulane University

$19.99 Available
state: Louisiana
series: Images of Baseball
On a brisk January morning in 1888, nine young men from Tulane University faced off against nine young men from Louisiana State University i ...
Images of Baseball Available $19.99 9780738542089
Baseball in Baton Rouge
Baseball in Baton Rouge

$21.99 Available
state: Louisiana
series: Images of Baseball
Baton Rouge has always been a baseball town. The game was played by occupying Union troops during the Civil War, continued during the Recons ...
Images of Baseball Available $21.99 9780738542232
Baseball in New Orleans
Baseball in New Orleans

$21.99 Backordered
state: Louisiana
series: Images of Baseball
In July of 1859, seventy-five young New Orleanians came together to form the seven teams that comprised the Louisiana Base Ball Club. They p ...
Images of Baseball Backordered $21.99 9780738516141
Baton Rouge
Baton Rouge

$21.99 Available
state: Louisiana
series: Images of America
In 1699, on a high bluff along the Mississippi River, explorer Pierre Le Moyne, Sieur d’Iberville, found the fabled “Red Stick,” a post that ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738554068
Baton Rouge
Baton Rouge

$7.99 Available
state: Louisiana
series: Postcards of America
Baton Rouge boasts a rich history stretching back to the discovery of the fabled “red stick” in 1699.

Author Bio: In this coll ...
Postcards of America Available $7.99 9780738525495
Baton Rouge Cemeteries
Baton Rouge Cemeteries

$21.99 Available
state: Louisiana
series: Images of America
For many immigrants to Baton Rouge, being buried in the highlands of their European homes was a dream. Recognizing that this desire was unli ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738591841
Bienville Parish
Bienville Parish

$21.99 Available
state: Louisiana
series: Images of America
Bienville Parish, founded in 1848, is located in central north Louisiana. While perhaps most well-known for its ties to outlaws Bonnie and C ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9781467111911
Bossier City
Bossier City

$21.99 Available
state: Louisiana
series: Images of America
Bossier City sprung up around cotton fields, railroads, steamboats, and factories as the little town across from Shreveport. Today, the city ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9781467113212
Bossier Parish
Bossier Parish

$21.99 Available
state: Louisiana
series: Images of America
From the early settlers who developed farming communities to scandalous murderers who committed crimes that devastated residents, Bossier Pa ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738501727
Breaux Bridge
Breaux Bridge

$21.99 Available
state: Louisiana
series: Images of America
Breaux Bridge is one of the first settlements of the Acadians in Louisiana. Founded in 1766, Quartier de la Pointe, the area along the windi ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9781467111270
Brothers of the Sacred Heart in New Orleans
Brothers of the Sacred Heart in New Orleans

$21.99 Available
state: Louisiana
series: Images of America
When New Orleanians ask "Where did you go to school?" they aren't asking what university you attended but what high school. That tells a nat ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738585673
Carencro
Carencro

$21.99 Available
state: Louisiana
series: Images of America
The city of Carencro is nestled in the heart of Cajun country in southern Louisiana. The earliest date in the records of the St. Pierre Gene ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9781467112796
Centenary College of Louisiana
Centenary College of Louisiana

$21.99 Backordered
state: Louisiana
series: Campus History
Centenary College of Louisiana began as a public institution known as the College of Louisiana on February 18, 1825, and has enjoyed a long ...
Campus History Backordered $21.99 9780738505589
Civil War Baton Rouge, Port Hudson and Bayou Sara: Capturing the Mississippi
Civil War Baton Rouge, Port Hudson and Bayou Sara: Capturing the Mississippi

$19.99 Available
state: Louisiana
series: Civil War Series
When Louisiana seceded from the Union on January 26, 1861, no one doubted that a battle to control the Mississippi River was imminent. Throu ...
Civil War Series Available $19.99 9781609493516
Claiborne Parish
Claiborne Parish

$21.99 Available
state: Louisiana
series: Images of America
Located in north-central Louisiana, Claiborne Parish was named for the first American governor, William C. C. Claiborne, and is one of the o ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738554129
Classic Eateries of Cajun Country
Classic Eateries of Cajun Country

$21.99 Not Yet Published
state: Louisiana
series: American Palate
Cajun Country establishments offer a delectable variety of table fare for tourists and residents alike. The region’s first restaurants, café ...
American Palate Not Yet Published $21.99 9781626198081
Confederate General Leonidas Polk: Louisiana's Fighting Bishop
Confederate General Leonidas Polk: Louisiana's Fighting Bishop

$19.99 Available
state: Louisiana
series:
Leonidas Polk is one of the most fascinating figures of the Civil War. Consecrated as a bishop of the Episcopal Church and commissioned as a ...
Available $19.99 9781609497378
Covington
Covington

$21.99 Available
state: Louisiana
series: Images of America
The town of Covington has had a unique and varied history, due in large part to its location between the Bogue Falaya River and the pine for ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738587493
Crowley
Crowley

$21.99 Available
state: Louisiana
series: Images of America
How do you build a town from scratch? The first ingredient is a dream. W.W. Duson served as the chef with a vision for a new town. With the ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9781467112291
Denham Springs
Denham Springs

$21.99 Available
state: Louisiana
series: Images of America
In 1828, William Denham, a native of Wilkinson County, Mississippi, traveled south to a village on a ridge along the Amite River. Denham bui ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9781467110563
DeSoto Parish
DeSoto Parish

$21.99 Available
state: Louisiana
series: Images of America
Located in northwestern Louisiana, DeSoto Parish exemplifies the evolution of the Southern frontier. The parish was an early Louisiana meeti ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738587233
Donaldsonville
Donaldsonville

$21.99 Available
state: Louisiana
series: Images of America
Donaldsonville is a jewel in the crown of Louisiana history. Around 1750, from a small trading post at the fork of the Mississippi River and ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738591681
Eunice
Eunice

$21.99 Backordered
state: Louisiana
series: Images of America
Beginning as a real estate venture on the isolated prairie of southwestern Louisiana in 1894, Eunice is now a progressive small city due to ...
Images of America Backordered $21.99 9780738567891
Eunice
Eunice

$7.99 Available
state: Louisiana
series: Postcards of America
Eunice boasts a rich history.

Author Bio: In this collection of vintage-photograph postcards, Alma Brunson Reed and Van Reed e ...
Postcards of America Available $7.99 9780738566405
Evangeline Parish
Evangeline Parish

$21.99 Available
state: Louisiana
series: Images of America
Evangeline Parish is located near the center of Louisiana, between the prairies and wetlands of the south and the hills and piney woods of t ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9781467111782
Exploring Cajun Country: A Tour of Historic Acadiana
Exploring Cajun Country: A Tour of Historic Acadiana

$19.99 Available
state: Louisiana
series: History & Guide
Louisiana's famous Cajun Country is a place where today's travelers can still experience the rich heritage and traditions that began in the ...
History & Guide Available $19.99 9781596299955
Fight, Grin and Squarely Play the Game: The 1945 Loyola New Orleans Basketball Championship and Lega
Fight, Grin and Squarely Play the Game: The 1945 Loyola New Orleans Basketball Championship and Lega

$19.99 Available
state: Louisiana
series: Sports
In 1945, the Loyola New Orleans Wolf Pack became the city's first basketball team to earn a national championship. The Cinderella season was ...
Sports Available $19.99 9781609499181
Forest Hill, Louisiana: A Bloom Town History
Forest Hill, Louisiana: A Bloom Town History

$21.99 Available
state: Louisiana
series: Brief History
Forest Hill boasts one of the largest nursery industries in the country, despite its tiny population. In the early days, the community was a ...
Brief History Available $21.99 9781626197015
Forgotten Houma
Forgotten Houma

$21.99 Available
state: Louisiana
series: Images of America
Houma officially became the seat of Terrebonne Parish in 1848; however, the area known as “terre bonne” (“the good earth”) was inhabited muc ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9781467113120
Hallowed Halls of Greater New Orleans: Historic Churches, Cathedrals and Sanctuaries
Hallowed Halls of Greater New Orleans: Historic Churches, Cathedrals and Sanctuaries

$19.99 Backordered
state: Louisiana
series: Landmarks
Since Louisiana is the only state in the union to organize itself through parishes and not counties, it should come as no surprise that its ...
Landmarks Backordered $19.99 9781609499051
Haunted Baton Rouge
Haunted Baton Rouge

$19.99 Available
state: Louisiana
series: Haunted America
With yellow fever, Civil War battles, murders and tragic accidents staining its history, it is no wonder that Baton Rouge is rife with tales ...
Haunted America Available $19.99 9781609498627
Haunted Lafayette, Louisiana
Haunted Lafayette, Louisiana

$19.99 Available
state: Louisiana
series: Haunted America
Ghost stories abound in the Cajun and Creole city of Lafayette, Louisiana. The Hub City boasts a multitude of spirits and specters, from tho ...
Haunted America Available $19.99 9781609497460
Haunted New Orleans: History & Hauntings of the Crescent City
Haunted New Orleans: History & Hauntings of the Crescent City

$14.99 Available
state: Louisiana
series: Haunted America
New Orleans--the Big Easy, the birthplace of jazz, home of Cafe du Monde and what some call the most haunted city in America. Beneath the in ...
Haunted America Available $14.99 9781596299443
Historic Haunts of Shreveport
Historic Haunts of Shreveport

$19.99 Available
state: Louisiana
series: Haunted America
What makes Shreveport's Oakland Cemetery so spooky might be the mass burial of 715 victims of the 1873 yellow fever epidemic. Another bone-c ...
Haunted America Available $19.99 9781596297746
Historic Neighborhoods of Baton Rouge
Historic Neighborhoods of Baton Rouge

$19.99 Available
state: Louisiana
series: American Chronicles
Baton Rouge is known for its rich history, food, politics, music and universities. Perhaps overlooked are the stories of how this large port ...
American Chronicles Available $19.99 9781596298392
Hope & New Orleans: A History of Crescent City Street Names
Hope & New Orleans: A History of Crescent City Street Names

$19.99 Backordered
state: Louisiana
series: Landmarks
New Orleans is a city of beautiful contradictions, evidenced by its street names. New Orleans crosses with Hope, Pleasure and Duels. Religio ...
Landmarks Backordered $19.99 9781626190535
Houma
Houma

$21.99 Available
state: Louisiana
series: Images of America
Houma is a name derived from a tribe of Native Americans who settled in what is now Terrebonne Parish, or "Good Earth." The town's residents ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738516318
Huey P. Long Bridge
Huey P. Long Bridge

$21.99 Available
state: Louisiana
series: Images of America
Named after the 40th governor of Louisiana, the Huey P. Long Bridge, just outside of New Orleans in Jefferson Parish, is the longest railroa ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9781467110129
Iberia Parish
Iberia Parish

$21.99 Available
state: Louisiana
series: Images of America
In the mid-1700s, the French explored the area that is now Iberia Parish. By 1765, many Acadians arrived, and the Spanish settled along the ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738591759
Imperial Calcasieu
Imperial Calcasieu

$21.99 Available
state: Louisiana
series: Images of America
An area that was once defined and governed as one large parish, Imperial Calcasieu is now divided into five separate parishes: Calcasieu, Ca ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738505817

 
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