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Monday, February 6, 2012

2010, Louisiana, 1st Congressional District Election Results.

Steve Scalise (Republican) - 157,182 // Winner of the Election
Myron Katz (Democrat) - 38,416

Sunday, January 15, 2012

Head Coaches of the Tulane University Football Team, 1900 to 1905.

1900 - H.T. Summersgill
1901 - H.T. Summersgill
1902 - V. Dabney
1903 - Charles Eshleman
1904 - Thomas Barry
1905 - John Tobin

Monday, October 3, 2011

Head Coaches of the Tulane University Football Team, 1893 to 1899.

1893- T.L. Bayne
1894- Fred Sweet
1895- T.L. Bayne
1896- Harry Baum
1897- No Varsity Team
1898- John Lombard
1899- H.T. Collier

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Driscoll Mountain, The Highest Point in Louisiana.

The Highest Point in Louisiana is Driscoll Mountain which located, in Bienville Parish, Louisiana. It is 535 Feet High (163 Meters).

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Hispanic Delegates to the Louisiana Secession Convention, 1861.

Orleans Parish
1) Joseph Hernandez
2) Edouard Bermudez

Rapides Parish
1) Lewis Emanuel Texada

St. Bernard Parish
1) Antonio Marrero

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

John Kennedy Toole, Quote.

"My life is a rather grim one. One day I shall perhaps describe it to you in great detail." - John Kennedy Toole (A Confederacy of Dunces)

Monday, May 23, 2011

John Kennedy Toole, Quote.

"Employers sense in me a denial of their values. They fear me. I suspect that they can see that I am forced to function in a century I loathe." - John Kennedy Toole (A Confederacy of Dunces)

Sunday, May 22, 2011

John Kennedy Toole, Quote.

"Leaving New Orleans also frightened me considerably. Outside of the city limits the heart of darkness, the true wasteland begins." - John Kennedy Toole (A Confederacy of Dunces)

Saturday, April 16, 2011

Dr. Nut Soft Drink, New Orleans, Louisiana


"Dr. Nut" was a popular almond flavored soft drink which was produced by World Bottling Company in New Orleans in the 1930's and went out of business by the time the drink was immortalized in "A Confederacy of Dunces" by John Kennedy Toole.







Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Head Coaches of the New Orleans Saints Football Team, from 1980 to 1996.

1) Bum Phillips - 1981 to 1985
2) Wade Phillips - 1985
3) Jim E. Mora - 1986 to 1996
4) Rick Venturi - 1996

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Head Coaches of the New Orleans Saints Football Team, 1967 to 1980.

1) Tom Fears, 1967-1970
2) J. D. Roberts, 1970-1972
3) John North, 1973-1975
4) Ernie Hefferle, 1975
5) Hank Stram, 1976-1977
6) Dick Nolan, 1978-1980
7) Dick Stanfel, 1980 

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

The State of Louisiana secedes from the Union, in 1861.

The State of Louisiana seceded from the Union on January 26th, 1861. The Flag on the left hand side is the State Secession Flag.

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Sunday, January 9, 2011

State of Louisiana, Official Colors.

The Official Colors of the State of  Louisiana are Gold, White and Blue.

Saturday, January 8, 2011

Official State Bird of Louisiana.

The Official State Bird of Louisiana is the Eastern Brown Pelican (Pelecanus Occidentalis).

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

San Miguel De Linares De Los Adaes, Spanish Colonial Mission in Louisiana.

The Spanish only set up one Mission in what is now the State of Louisiana. It was established on what ws then considered "East Texas", in 1716-1717 and named San Miguel De Linares De Los Adaes. It was closed in 1719 but reopened a few years later and remained open until 1773.

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Friday, December 3, 2010

Essae Martha Culver, Born 1882, the first State Librarian of Louisiana.

Essae Martha Culver was born in 1882. She was the first person to hold the post of State Librarian of Louisiana, in 1925.

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If you love Southern History, you will LOVE "Rosales' History of The South" Radio Show, you can listen to it by clicking here http://www.blogtalkradio.com/rosales-history-of-the-south

Saturday, November 13, 2010

Louisiana Confederate Currency, 1862.










This is a Confederate Three Dollar Bill from the State of Louisiana, which is dated February 26th, 1862.

Saturday, October 16, 2010

Charles Genois, 12th Mayor of New Orleans, Louisiana, 1838 to 1840.

Charles Genois (born approx. 1793) was the 12th Mayor of New Orelans. He served  from May 1838 to May 1840. He died on August 30th, 1866 and is buried in St. Louis Cemetery #2, in New Orelans, Louisiana. He lived at 1786 Annunciation Street, New Orleans, Louisiana at the time of his death. (If you know of his wifes name or any more information on him feel free to send me an email).

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If you love Southern History, you will LOVE "Rosales' History of The South" Radio Show, you can listen to it by clicking here http://www.blogtalkradio.com/rosales-history-of-the-south

Monday, September 27, 2010

Population of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Federal Census of 1970.

The population of Baton Rouge, Louisiana in 1970 according to the Federal Census taken that year was 165,963.

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Population of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1960 Federal Census.

The population of Baton Rouge, Louisiana according to the Federal Census of 1960 was 152,419.

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Population of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1950 Federal Census.

The population of Baton Rouge, Louisiana according to the 1950 Federal Census was 125,629, which was an increase of over 150% from the 1940 Federal Census.

Monday, August 2, 2010

Population of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1940 Federal Census.

The population of Baton Rouge, Lousiana according to the 1940 Federal Census was 49,654.

Monday, July 19, 2010

Population of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1900 Federal Census.

The population of Baton Rouge, Louisiana was 11,269 according to the 1900 Federal Census.

Friday, July 9, 2010

Population of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1850 Federal Census.

The population of Baton Rouge, Louisiana according to the 1850 Federal Census was 3,905.

Friday, July 2, 2010

Spanish Consul in New Orleans, Louisiana 1855-1866.

The Spanish Consul in New Orleans, Louisiana betwwen 1855-1866 was Juan Callejon. (He served prior to the War Between The States, during the Confederate Period in New Orleans 1861-1862 and afterwards until 1866).

Saturday, June 19, 2010

Spanish Consuls in New Orleans, Louisiana 1838 to 1854.

1) Antonio Argote Villalobos - 1838-1845
2) Juan Munoz - 1846-1847
3) Carlos Espana - 1848-1850
4) Jose Garcia Miranda - 1851 (never took office)
5) Juan Ignacio Laborde - 1852-1853
6) Antonio Maria Segovia - 1854

Monday, June 14, 2010

Spanish Colonial Governors of Louisiana, 1766-1803.

The following were the Spanish Colonial Governors of Louisiana between 1766 and 1803 :

1) Antonio De Ulloa - 1766-1768

2) Alejandro O'Reilly - 1769

3) Luis De Unzaga y Amezaga- 1770-1776

4) Bernardo De Galvez y Madrid - 1777-1785

5) Esteban Rodriguez Miro y Sabater- 1785-1791

6) Francisco Luis Hector De Carondelet, Baron De Carondelet - 1791-1797

7) Manuel Luis Gayoso De Lemos Amorin y Magallanes - 1797-1799

8) Sebastian Calvo De La Puerta y O'Farrill, Marques De Casa-Calvo - 1799-1801

9) Juan Manuel Salcedo - 1801-1803

Thursday, June 10, 2010

First German Language News Paper, in New Orleans, Louisiana 1848.

The first German language news paper in New Orleans was named "Die Neue Orleanser Deutsche Zeitung" (The New Orleans German Gazette), it was founded by Joseph Cohn, on August 1st, 1848.

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If you love Southern History, you will LOVE "Rosales" History of The South" Radio Show, you can listen to it by clicking here http://www.blogtalkradio.com/rosales-history-of-the-south

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Le Moniteur De La Louisiane, First News Paper in Louisiana, 1794.

Le Moniteur De La Louisiane was the first News Paper published in Louisiana. It was first published on March 3rd, 1794. The first Editor was Louis Duclot, who was a refugee from the revolution, in Haiti. Le Moniteur De La Louisiane circulated through out the Spanish Colony of Louisiana, which included as far north as the "Illinois Country", Saint Louis, Missouri and Mobile, Alabama.

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If you love Southern History, you will LOVE "Rosales" History of The South" Radio Show, you can listen to it by clicking on this link http://www.blogtalkradio.com/rosales-history-of-the-south

Monday, June 7, 2010

Blaise Cenas, First PostMaster of New Orleans, Louisiana 1804.

The first PostMaster of New Orleans, Louisiana was Blaise Cenas (more on him in a later post) who was appointed on October 1st, 1804 and held the office until April 1st, 1810.

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Population of Louisiana, Federal Census of 1850.

The total population of Louisiana according to the Federal Census of 1850, was 517,762.

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Population of Louisiana, Federal Census of 1840.

The total population of Louisiana according to the Federal Census of 1840, was 352,411.

Friday, May 28, 2010

Sunday, May 23, 2010

Population of Louisiana, Federal Census of 1820.

The total population of Louisiana according to the Federal Census of 1820, was 153,407.

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Monday, May 17, 2010

Population of Louisiana, Federal Census of 1900.

The total population of Louisiana according to the Federal Census of 1900, was 1,381,625.

Friday, May 14, 2010

Population of Louisiana, Federal Census 1890.

The total population of Louisiana according to the Federal Census of 1890, was 1,118,587. This was the first time the population exceeded the one million mark.

Thursday, May 13, 2010

Population of Lousiana, Federal Census of 1880.

The population of Louisiana according to the Federal Census of 1880, was composed of 939,946 individual's.

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Population of Louisiana, Federal Census of 1870.

The total population of Louisiana as per the 1870 Federal Census was listed at 726, 915 people.

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Population of New Orleans, Louisiana, in 1860.

The population of New Orleans, Louisiana was composed of 168, 675 people, as per the 1860 Federal Census.

Saturday, May 1, 2010

Population of Louisiana, Federal Census of 1860.

The Federal Census for 1860 list's Louisiana with a total population of 708,002 individual's.

Thursday, April 22, 2010

Paul Bertus, 11th Mayor of New Orleans, Louisiana 1838.

Paul Bertus served as Mayor of New Orleans, Louisiana from April 10th, 1838 to May 12th, 1838. He also served as Mayor briefly in 1843. (I cannot find any birth or death dates for him, if you have any information about his birth, death date or whom he married please send me an email).

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Denis Prieur, 10th Mayor of New Orleans, Louisiana 1828-1838 (1st Term).

Denis Prieur (born 1791-died November 9th, 1857) served as the Mayor of New Orleans from May 12th, 1828 to April 9th, 1838. He was a Democrat.

Monday, April 5, 2010

Count Louis Philippe Joseph De Roffignac, 9th Mayor of New Orleans, Louisiana 1820-1828.

Count Louis Philippe Joseph De Roffignac (born 1766 Angouleme, France-died 1846, Perigueux, France) was the 9th Mayor of New Orleans, Lousiana from 1820 to 1828. He was the Godson of the Duke and Duchess of Orleans, whose son Louis Philippe became King of France in 1830. Roffignac gave his name to a popular cocktail  which is still  very popular in New Orleans and along the Gulf Coast. He was married to the daughter (no first name found, so if you are reading this and know it, please send me an email) of Dr. Montegut. The Louisiana State Museum hold's in it's collection a painting of Roffignac done in 1815, by J. L. B. de Woiseri.

Thursday, April 1, 2010

Augustin Francois De Macarty, 8th Mayor of New Orleans, Louisiana 1815-1820.

Augustin Francois De Macarty (born January 10th, 1774-died  October 16, 1844) served as Mayor of New Orleans from September 4th, 1815 to May 13th, 1820. He was the son of Augustin Guillaume De Macarty and Jeanne Chauvin De Lery.

Friday, March 26, 2010

Francis Joseph LeBreton Dorgenois, 7th Mayor of New Orleans 1812.

Le Breton Dorgenois was the 7th Mayor of New Orleans when in the early days of the administration of Nicholas Girod he was acting Mayor from November 6th, 1812 to December 4th, 1812. He was succeeded by Nicholas Girod  who then finished his term and subsequently served until 1815. (see entry for Nicholas Girod)

Nicholas Girod, 6th Mayor of New Orleans, Louisiana 1812-1815.

Nicholas Girod (born 1747-died September 1st, 1840) served as the 6th Mayor of New Orleans from October 8th, 1812 to November 5th, 1812 and again from December 6th, 1812 to September 4th, 1815. (see entry for Francis Joseph LeBreton Dorgenois)

Sunday, March 21, 2010

Charles Trudeau, 5th Mayor of New Orleans, Louisiana 1812.

Charles Trudeau served as the 5th Mayor of New Orleans, Louisiana from May 16th, 1812 to October 8th, 1812.

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

James J. Mather, 4th Mayor of New Orleans, Lousiana 1807-1812.

James J. Mather (born 1750-died 1821) served as the 4th Mayor of New Orleans from March 9th, 1807 to May 16th, 1812. He is buried in St. Michael's Cemetery, Convent, Louisiana.