REMINDER: Discussion on 5/21

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Our discussion for Empire of Sin by Gary Krist is on May 21st at 7pm in Room H on the 2nd floor near the Reference Desk.

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David Hennessy Articles

Here are some articles from the time of Hennessy’s death. I couldn’t get access to the NOLA Times-Picayune, but national stories did run. One such stories was published in the Chicago Tribune. I found these articles through the library’s Access Newspaper Archive database.

CHIEF_HENNESSY’S_ASSASSINATION – Chicago Tribune

THEIR WRATH FELT – New Philadelphia Times

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Storyville

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Here’s a few articles about Storyville, New Orlean’s old vice quarter. These articles include photos from EJ Bellocq, a photographer that hung out in Storville and took pictures of the prostitutes who worked it.

http://www.storyvilledistrictnola.com/portraits.html

http://www.nola.com/300/2017/02/storyville_brothels_new_orleans_photographs_0099183.html 

https://www.slrlounge.com/1912-storyville-prostitutes-new-orleans-nsfw/

 

Gary Krist

Here is Gary Krist giving a book talk at the 2014 Louisiana Book Fair

https://www.c-span.org/video/?322600-5/empire-sin 

May’s Book: Empire of Sin

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May’s book is Empire of Sin: A Story of Sex, Jazz, Murder, and The Battle for Modern New Orleans by Gary Krist. Copies can be picked up at the Circulation Desk to check out.

The discussion will be held on May 21st in Room H, on the 2nd floor of the library near the Reference Desk.

 

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