TWO ORIGINAL 1870's NEW ORLEANS LELAND UNIVERSITY FOR FREEDMEN PHOTOGRAPHS. In the spirit of Reconstruction, the Baptist Free Mission Society launched Leland University to educate the first generation of emancipated African Americans in curricula that would include Collegiate, Theological, Normal, Industrial and Mechanics departments.
Between present day Newcomb Boulevard and Audubon Street. The university left this location after the Great Storm of 1915.. Offered here are two ORIGINAL, rare and important photographs, dating to the late 1800s. Both, of the main building on St Charles Avenue, with staff and students posing for the photograph. All information about Leland sourced from an article by Richard Campanella for the Inside Out Times Picayune of May 08, 2015.
A fantastic addition to any Black Americana / Black History collection. La Belle Nouvelle Orleans is a retail/wholesale store open to the public located in the heart of Uptown New Orleans.Our inventory consists of a wide variety of European furniture and lighting, mid century and industrial pieces. We also carry a very large architectural inventory which includes gates, wrought iron railings and panels, stained glass, doors, windows, etc. Go to our ABOUT ME at the top of the page for more contact info. SO DON'T WAIT TILL LAST MINUTE!!! More than just a pretty picture.
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