Resources for New Orleans, Louisiana (Late 19th Century)



General


E-Books:
Encyclopedia of Urban America: the cities and suburbs
Historic Cities of the Americas: An Illustrated Encyclopedia

Suggested Subject Headings
Search the Library Catalog. Also try searching in OhioLINK for books at other colleges and universities.
Suggested Subject Headings:

E-Media:
19th century turning points in U.S. history. Episode 7, 1871-1881 (25 min. video)
19th century turning points in U.S. history. Episode 8, 1882-1900 (25 min. video)

Databases (What is a Database?)
  • America: History and Life - Index to articles on the history and culture of the United States and Canada.
  • American Periodical Series Online 1740-1900 - Over 1,100 periodicals that first began publishing between 1740 and 1900, including special interest and general magazines, literary and professional journals, children's and women's magazines, and many other historically-significant periodicals.
  • Harper's Bazaar - Page images and indexes to Harper's Weekly, covering the Civil War and Reconstruction periods.
  • Humanities International Complete - Comprehensive database of humanities content.

Weblinks and Internet Resources:
Louisiana Digital Library: online library containing photographs, maps, manuscript materials, books, oral histories, and more.

Citing Sources:
Use these tools to help you format your list of Works Cited:

top

Art and Architecture


Suggested Subject Headings
Search the Library Catalog. Also try searching in OhioLINK for books at other colleges and universities.
Suggested Subject Headings:

E-Books:
Architecture in the United States

Databases (What is a Database?)
To find articles, try searching for your topic in:

Weblinks and other Internet Resources:
ArtStor - A digital library of images (Ursuline Library subscription database)

top

Fashion and Clothing


Suggested Subject Headings
Search the Library Catalog. Also try searching in OhioLINK for books at other colleges and universities.
Suggested Subject Headings:


top

Food


Suggested Subject Headings
Search the Library Catalog. Also try searching in OhioLINK for books at other colleges and universities.
Suggested Subject Headings:

Databases (What is a Database?)
To find articles, try searching for you topic in:

top

Music

E-Books:
Sitting in: selected writings on jazz, blues, and related topics

Suggested Subject Headings (What are Subject Headings?)
Search the Library Catalog. Also try searching in OhioLINK for books at other colleges and universities.
Suggested Subject Headings:

Databases (What is a Database?)
To find articles, try searching for your topic in:

top

Religion

E-Books:
No cross, no crown: black nuns in nineteenth-century New Orleans

Suggested Subject Headings
Search the Library Catalog. Also try searching in OhioLINK for books at other colleges and universities.
Suggested Subject Headings:

Databases (What is a Database?)
To find articles, try searching for your topic in:



top

Social Conditions

E-Books:
Waterfront workers of New Orleans: race, class, and politics, 1863-1923
Soul-by-soul: life inside the antebellum slave market
Coolies and cane: race, labor, and sugar in the age of emancipation
The Louisiana Native Guards: the Black military experience during the Civil War
Creoles of color in the Bayou county
Acadian to Cajun: transformation of a people, 1803-1877

Databases (What is a Database?)
To find articles, try searching for your topic in:

top

Women

E-Books
Women in public: between banners and ballots, 1825-1880
Unveiling Kate Chopin
Kate Chopin's private papers

Suggested Subject Headings
Search the Library Catalog. Also try searching in OhioLINK for books at other colleges and universities.
Suggested Subject Headings:

Databases (What is a Database?)
Try searching for your topic in:

Weblinks:
Social Life in Old New Orleans: Recollections of Eliza Moore Chinn McHattan Ripley.
top