Photos and letters from Roy Joseph Weems, one of Straight’s star football players, give a glimpse into student life at the school in the 1920s and 1930s.
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Thomas Sully’s Long-Forgotten Liverpool & London & Globe Insurance Building
Demolition requests of two shotgun homes in St. Roch brought up new debates over preservation and short-term rentals.
This brief overview highlights the history of Straight University from its founding during the Reconstruction era to its merger in 1930 with Dillard University.
The Carrollton-Hollygrove Cultural District is home to many wonderful cultural resources. This list explores some of the neighborhood’s unique sites.
See the full video of the engaging candidate forum centered around preservation issues.
The renovation of the 120-year-old school will provide affordable housing to seniors in the Seventh Ward.
Patty Gay leaves PRC after a profound tenure as executive director.
Downtown’s former NOPSI headquarters undergoes revitalization into the new NOPSI Hotel, New Orleans
As activists and intellectuals lectured at Straight University, the institution became a center for the Civil Rights struggle during Reconstruction.