The New Orleans Public Library

Celebrates 125 Years of Service

The City Archives & Special Collections Department is happy to celebrate the 125th Anniversary of the New Orleans Public Library.

The City Archives will highlight materials from our collection each month.

February: African American History Month

The City Archives would like to highlight African American City Employees & Politicians

Archivist Amanda Fallis originally developed this exhibit in 2018 for a Black History Month program at the New Orleans Recreation Development Commission (NORD). In 2020, it was to a web exhibit.

Visit African Americans in New Orleans City Government Resource Page for more information on records preserved by the City Archives & Special Collections department.

The City Archives & Special Collections Department would like to spotlight the following materials from NOPL's history.

Please visit our Research Guide for information on accessing archival material or setting up an appointment.

City Council

Mayor's Office

City Departments

Other Collections


Go to: Online Exhibits | City Archives & Special Collections

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