Louisiana

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.


Number of Results Update Results Narrow Results
Page 1 of 2
| 1 | 2 |
Total products in Louisiana: 93

Name

Series

Status

Price

ISBN

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
African Americans in Covington
African Americans in Covington

$21.99 Not Yet Published
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 Not Yet Published $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 Reprinting
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 Reprinting $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 Available
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 Available $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 Not Yet Published
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 Not Yet Published $21.99 9781467113212
Bossier Parish
Bossier Parish

$21.99 Backordered
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 Backordered $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 Reprinting
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 Reprinting $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 Available
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 Available $21.99 9780738505589
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
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 Reprinting
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 Reprinting $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
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
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 Backordered
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 Backordered $21.99 9780738505817
Italians in New Orleans
Italians in New Orleans

$21.99 Backordered
state: Louisiana
series: Images of America
Between 1850 and 1870, New Orleans boasted the largest Italian-born population of any city in the United States. Its early Italian immigrant ...
Images of America Backordered $21.99 9780738516929
Jewish Community of New Orleans, The
Jewish Community of New Orleans, The

$21.99 Available
state: Louisiana
series: Images of America
New Orleans is not a typical Southern city. The Jews who have settled in New Orleans from 1757 to the present have had a very different expe ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738518350
Jewish Community of Shreveport, The
Jewish Community of Shreveport, The

$21.99 Available
state: Louisiana
series: Images of America
The Jewish presence in northwest Louisiana actually predates the establishment of Shreveport in 1836. From the very beginning, Jews have bee ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738514888
K&B Drug Stores
K&B Drug Stores

$21.99 Available
state: Louisiana
series: Images of America
Sydney J. Besthoff III, past president and owner of K&B Drug Stores and grandson of Sydney J. Besthoff (founder with Gustave Katz of Katz & ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738582276
Kenner
Kenner

$21.99 Available
state: Louisiana
series: Images of America
In 1682, when French explorer Robert de La Salle landed his canoe expedition on the banks of the Mississippi River to find a massacred Nativ ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9781467110501
Lafayette
Lafayette

$21.99 Available
state: Louisiana
series: Images of America
Lafayette was founded as Vermilionville in 1822 by Jean Mouton, a prosperous landowner of Acadian descent whose donations of land for a Cath ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738552613
Lafourche Parish
Lafourche Parish

$21.99 Backordered
state: Louisiana
series: Images of America
Lafourche is a parish rich in history and culture known for its close-knit, family-centered communities. The towns and communities of Lafour ...
Images of America Backordered $21.99 9781467113076
Lake Charles
Lake Charles

$21.99 Available
state: Louisiana
series: Images of America
Isolated from the main transportation routes during the early 19th century, Lake Charles was a backwater of 500 people when incorporated in ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738591056
Lake Charles
Lake Charles

$22.99 Available
state: Louisiana
series: Images of Modern America
Lake Charles experienced dramatic changes following World War II. During the 1950s and 1960s, the city’s young petrochemical industry and th ...
Images of Modern America Available $22.99 9781467113281
Lake Pontchartrain
Lake Pontchartrain

$21.99 Backordered
state: Louisiana
series: Images of America
Native Americans used Okwata, meaning “wide water,” as a shortcut for inland trade between the Gulf of Mexico and the Mississippi River. Whe ...
Images of America Backordered $21.99 9780738543925
Lake Pontchartrain
Lake Pontchartrain

$22.99 Available
state: Louisiana
series: Images of Modern America
New Orleans’s location would likely have been different had Native Americans not shown French explorers a route between Lake Pontchartrain a ...
Images of Modern America Available $22.99 9781467113137
Legendary Locals of Eunice
Legendary Locals of Eunice

$21.99 Available
state: Louisiana
series: Legendary Locals
Long before C.C. Duson—realtor, sheriff, and state senator—established his town on the Louisiana prairie, Cajuns, Europeans, and Native Amer ...
Legendary Locals Available $21.99 9781467100243
Legendary Locals of Metairie
Legendary Locals of Metairie

$21.99 Available
state: Louisiana
series: Legendary Locals
Metairie is often considered the dull stepchild of New Orleans--a concrete "Anywhere, USA" lined with shopping malls frequented by fast-food ...
Legendary Locals Available $21.99 9781467100601
Legendary Locals of Monroe
Legendary Locals of Monroe

$21.99 Available
state: Louisiana
series: Legendary Locals
Located at the center of the 12 rural parishes that comprise northeastern Louisiana, Monroe has long been a tiny metropolis offering its cit ...
Legendary Locals Available $21.99 9781467101639

 
Find Books By Title:

Find Books By Theme:

Find Books By State: