12 Rare Photos From New Orleans That Will Take You Straight To The Past

About a year or so ago, Yale University opened up their digital archive of photos that were commissioned by the Civilian Corps program during the late 1930s and early 1940s. Of course, there were some breathtaking ones of Louisiana–and New Orleans in particular during this time. We think you’ll be amazed by the spirit of the city they were able to capture!

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

Isn’t that an amazing collection of beautiful vintage New Orleans photos? I think they really display something special about the spirit of our lovely city. Let us know which ones were your favorites–and why. We love to hear your feedback.