The Vieux Carré at 300:
New Perspectives on an Old Neighborhood

 

Join VCPORA and the Beauregard-Keyes House throughout 2018 for a series of engaging lectures and events, shining a light on the untold stories of the Vieux Carré. We’ll discuss the roles of various groups in shaping the French Quarter: from women, to immigrant groups, to the LGBT community, and more. Other topics include traditional craftsmen and even bananas!

 

Here are the Freemen Who Claim Their Rights!

Here are the Freemen Who Claim Their Rights!

Did you know that America’s first sustained civil rights movement started in the Vieux Carré over 150 years ago? Drawing from years of groundbreaking research into L’Union and the New Orleans Tribune, Mark Roudané will feature extracts from the newspapers to shine light on this little-known history of resistance and achievement.

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