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[Detail] Louisiana


Collection Overview

You may go directly to the collection Louisiana: European Explorations and the Louisiana Purchase in American Memory.

Louisiana: European Explorations and the Louisiana Purchase provide access to 119 items that document the exploration of the Louisiana territory and the Louisiana purchase. Included are maps, books, newspapers and images of the era that document the region.

Special Features

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Historical Eras

These historical era(s) are best represented in the collection, although they may not be all-encompassing.

  • The New Nation, 1780-1815

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