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Year in review: 14 highlights from a history museum

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The Historic New Orleans Collection’s staff listed 14 standout moments from their work in 2018.

With the Tricentennial behind us, The Historic New Orleans Collection’s staff took a look back at the year and highlighted 14 moments and discoveries from 2018. Some of the stories included:

• Views of North Claiborne Avenue before the overpass.

• A rare ad from opening night at the French Opera House.

• The Liberty Bell’s journey to New Orleans in 1884.

• A block party commemorating New Orleans’ 300th birthday.

• A painting with hidden details.

• Photographs from the old Ursuline Convent.

• A strange document, written in Latin.

• A 1945 ledger book for streetcar drivers.

Read about them in THNOC’s newest web article.

The Historic New Orleans Collection Staff

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