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About this collection

The Xavier University Archives Photographs Collection consists of photographs held within the XULA Archives and deals directly with people of African descent in and around New Orleans. Here you will find notable members and institutions of the community, local persons and events, as well as fraternal organziations and local churches.

 

If you are looking for photographs specific to the Xavier University of Louisiana Campus,

Students, Faculty, Alumni, and/or History, please visit the Xavier Unviersity Photographs Collection.

 

If you can identifiy any of the unidentified persons in these photos, or if you own any images and/or photographs, please reach out to us as we would be happy to add your items to our collection! Contact us at Archives@xula.edu.

 

Image Identifiers (ie. 001.01.A.1.001) are Organized by: Box, Series, Sub-Series, Folder, Item.

 

Collection Guide

 

Box I 
Series 1 - New Orleans
     Subseries A: Individuals
     Subseries B: Groups
        Folder 25 - First Communions
        Folder 26 - Sisters of the Holy Family
        Folder 27 - Roman Catholic Churches
        Folder 28 - Baptist Churches
        Folder 29 - Methodist Episcopal Church
        Folder 30 - Mother Katherine [Spiritualist]
        Folder 31 - Unidentified Spiritualist Churches
        Folder 32 - St. Louis School (Couvent School)
        Folder 33 - Valena C. Jones School
        Folder 34 - Straight College - Baseball Team, 1919
        Folder 35 - Unidentified Schools
        Folder 36 - Flint-Goodridge Hospital and Predecessors
        Folder 37 - Unidentified Nurses and Other Hospital Staff
        Folder 38 - Wake for Jefferson Davis - New Orleans City Hall, December 10, 1889
        Folder 39 - Osceola Blanchet Family
        Folder 40 - Bridal Parties
        Folder 41 - B-Sharp Music Club
        Folder 42 - Zulu Parade Floats
        Folder 43 - Unidentified Carnival Children in Page Outfits
        Folder 44 - Fraternal Organizations
        Folder 45 - People's Life Insurance Company Staff
        Folder 46 - Unity Industrial Life Insurance Officers
        Folder 47 - American Red Cross
        Folder 48 - Partially Unidentified Groups
        Folder 49 - Unidentified Men
        Folder 50 - Unidentified Men and Women
     Subseries C: Buildings
        Folder 51 - Roman Catholic Churches
        Folder 52 - Lafon Old Folks' Home
 
Series II: Other Places
     Subseries A: Individuals
        Folder 53 - Identified Men
        Folder 54 - Identified Women in Louisiana
        Folder 55 - Identified Women Outside Louisiana
        Folder 56 - Spalding[?] of the North Carolina Insurance Company
        Folder 57 - The Reverend Wareing, S.S.J., U.S. Army, World War I Era Chaplain [Roman Catholic]
        Folder 58 - Booker T. Washington and Mrs. Booker T. Washington
        Folder 59 - Cabinet Cards from the Spanish-American War to Ellen Garcia
  
Box II 
Series II - Other Places (cont.)
        Folder 1 - Others in the Spanish-American War
        Folder 2 - Unidentified U.S. Army Soldier of the Ninth Cavalry, 1909
        Folder 3 - Unidentified 
     Subseries B: Groups
        Folder 4 - Augustine Family - Philadelphia, PA
        Folder 5 - Dixon Family - Boston, MA
        Folder 6 - Millie and Christine, Siamese Twins - New York City, NY
        Folder 7 - Tennessee Normal and Industrial Institute - Football Team, 1918
        Folder 8 - Unidentified
        Folder 9 - Tuskegee Institute - Alabama
        Folder 10 - Carlton Cafe Orchestra - Shanghai, China, 1919
        Folder 11 - In the Spanish-American War
        Folder 12 - Unidentified 
     Subseries C: Buildings
        Folder 13 - St. Francis Convent - Louisiana
        Folder 14 - S.B. Thomas Agricultural Academy - Mabang, Republic of Ghana
        Folder 15 - Unidentified
     Subseries D: Other Exterior Views
        Folder 16 - Unidentified
 
Box III: Overside
     Subseries A: Individuals
        Folder 1 - Wesley Farrill
        Folder 2 - Thomas W. Stringer - Supreme Chancellor, Knights of Pythias
        Folder 3 - Unidentified Roman Catholic Clergy - ca. 1970s
        Folder 4 - Flint-Goodridge Hospital
        Folder 5 - Young Tuxedo Brass Band - ca. 1970s
        Folder 6 - Fraternal Organizations
        Folder 7 - Unidentified Men
        Folder 8 - Unidentified Theater [Possibly New Orleans]
        Folder 9 - Unidentified Baseball Game at Pelican Stadium
     Subseries B: Pelican Stadium
        Folder 10 - Pelican Stadium
 
 
 
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