The Orris D. Brown Collection, no. 8 - Trip to New Orleans

Video:


Date:
c. 1938

Creator:
Houston Metropolitan Research Center



Archive/Collection:
Texas Archive Of The Moving Image, The Orris D. Brown Collection

Source URL:
http://texasarchive.org/library/index.php/The_Orris_D._Brown_Collection,_no._8_-_Trip_to_New_Orleans



Description:
This home movie captures scenes of the Brown family driving to then vacationing in New Orleans, Louisiana in the late 1930s. The family makes stops in Lake Charles and New Iberia as they drive to New Orleans, where they see farm workers harvesting sugar cane. In New Orleans, they spend time in the French Quarter, visit St. Louis Cathedral and St. Louis Cemetery, and walk along Chartres and Bourbon Streets where they shop and enjoy the city's architecture. Footage of excursions to Algiers and the Chalmette Monument are also included. The digital preservation of this film was made possible by a grant to the Texas Archive of the Moving Image and the Houston Public Library from the Texas State Library and Archives Commission and the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services.

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Sound/Silent:
Silent

Archive:
Texas Archive of the Moving Image



Inquiries regarding this film should contact:
512-485-3073, Info@texasarchive.org

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