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Fabulous New Orleans

Author: Lyle Saxon; E H Suydam
Publisher: New York : D. Appleton-Century Co., 1937.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lyle Saxon; E H Suydam
OCLC Number: 3485664
Description: xii, 334 pages, [33] leaves of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I: Mardi Gras --
To market, to market --
Creole courtyard --
Two red devils and a Zulu king --
Hail Rex --
Spirit of carnival --
Ash Wednesday --
Part II: French town and Spanish city --
Out of the wilderness --
German pioneers --
The oldest building --
Massacre --
Crime and punishment --
A ghastly execution --
The flag of Spain --
A changing world --
Perhaps it was like this --
The Americans come --
Part III: Gaudy days --
Setting the scene --
The river --
The Quadroon Balls --
The duelling oaks --
"The haunted house" --
The year of the plague --
Strange sports --
Marie Laveau --
The end of the golden age --
Part IV: These times --
Transition --
The new New Orleans --
An afternoon walk --
The French Opera House --
History in street names --
St. Roch's Chapel --
Gallatin Street --
Saints in the classified column --
Voodoo --
A last glimpse of the Vieux Carre.
Responsibility: by Lyle Saxon ; illustrated by E.H. Suydam.

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