Earl K. Long Library
University of New Orleans
Size: 1 scrapbook
locations: Mainly New Orleans, Louisiana; also Evanston and Champagne, Illinois, and Hammond, Louisiana.
Inclusive dates: February 19-27, 1903
Summary: A 29-page scrapbook/diary containing photographs and ephemera collected by an Evanston, Illinois group during a visit by train to the New Orleans Carnival of 1903. The New Orleans section includes brief references to Begué Restaurant, Fabacher's Restaurant, Christ Church, Metairie Cemetery, St. Roch Cemetery, Tulane University, French Opera, U.S. Mint, Young Men's Gymnastic Club, U.S. and French battleships in port, Royal Street, French Market, Rex and Proteus parades. While the scrapbook has no single author, several of the entries are signed by individuals within the group. Two of the more prominent among these were an Irving Telling and Willie Grandon; thus the title, Telling - Grandon.
Source: Purchase, 1980
Access: No restrictions
Copyright: Physical rights are retained by the Earl K. Long Library, University of New Orleans.
Citation: Telling-Grandon Scrapbook, Earl K. Long Library, University of New Orleans
128-1 Scrapbook, February 19 - 27, 1903