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The Free People of Color Who Built Antebellum New Orleans

On exhibit Oct. 6-Nov. 16; Opening reception Oct. 67-9 p.m., at PRC, 923 Tchoupitoulas St.

Based on research by University of Texas at Austin professor and professional architectural historian Tara A. Dudley, this exhibit showcases the Dolliole and Soulie families as examples of the myriad gen de couleur libres families who built and owned properties throughout New Orleans in the mid-19th century. The exhibit and opening reception are presented by the PRC in partnership with the New Orleans Master Crafts Guild.

Free & Open to public

Read more about Tara Dudley’s research in Preservation in Print.

Details

Date:
October 6, 2018
Time:
7:00pm — 9:00pm

Venue

Preservation Resource Center
923 Tchoupitoulas St.
New Orleans, LA 70130 United States
Phone:
(504) 581-7032
Website:
prcno.org

Organizer

Preservation Resource Center
Phone:
(504) 581-7032
Email:
prc@prcno.org
Website:
prcno.org