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Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana.


The selection of newspapers referenced highlight not only events in the City of New Orleans for the time periods indicated, but also how prostitution was chronicled with notices of arrests, controversy and ordinances on a daily basis. Some of the newspapers have been digitized but some may be available on microfilm only. Suggested terms to search: Storyville, prostitution, ordinances.

Storyville: a resource guide to sources about commercialized vice in historic New Orleans.

February 2018

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Image (left): Storyville area of New Orleans (63)
Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from New Orleans,
Orleans Parish, Louisiana.
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division

America's Historical Newspapers
Subscription database, available to patrons onsite or other subscribers.

This database includes a large number of New Orleans newspapers in full-text from the early 1800's to 1920's. Find newspapers titles by place of publication. Includes: New Orleans Times-Picayune (1837-1922), New Orleans Daily Crescent (1850-1867), New Orleans Times (1865-1878) Weekly Picayune (1842-1913) to name a few.

Chronicling America

Full-text digital access to America's newspapers from 1789-1949. Some of the New Orleans newspapers included are: New Orleans Republican (1867-1878); New Orleans Democrat (1875-1876); New Orleans Daily Democrat (1877-1880); The Daily Crescent (1848-1851)

Louisiana Newspapers. Louisiana State University Libraries External Link

A guide to Louisiana newspapers collection available at LSU.

Newspaper Collection, 1787-1974. Louisiana Division. New Orleans Public Library. External Link

Provides a list of historical newspaper holdings by year held at New Orleans Public Library. Most of these newspapers are available in microfilm and print.

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