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Franck-Bertacci Collection: Louisiana Digital Library

As with many states across the country, Louisiana remains strongly committed to creating and maintaining a digital database that accurately reflects their culture and history. They have done a fine job, and the Frank-Bertacci Collection is a real treat, particularly for students of the history of New Orleans and its transformation in the twentieth century. This photograph collection includes work...
‘Andrew D. Lytle's Baton Rouge’ Photograph Collection

In 1857 Andrew D. Lytle arrived in Baton Rouge from Cincinnati with a gleam in his eye and a camera under his arm. Over the next half century, he managed to photograph hundreds of people and places around this fair town, including scenes of naval vessels, Federal encampments, student activities, and much more. This digital collection brings together 800 of his images, courtesy of the Louisiana...