Now in its 26th year of print, Louisiana Cultural Vistaswon three awards at the 57th annual Press Club of New Orleans Excellence in Journalism competition. Since 1990, the quarterly magazine has amassed a total of 138 honors from the Press Club.
Historian Carolyn Morrow Long won first place in the feature writing category for her story in the Spring 2014 edition about the Cracker Jack drugstore, a business that once operated along the former South Rampart commercial corridor of New Orleans in the early decades of the 20th century. Click here to read the article and watch a video from Long’s April 2014 talk at the Louisiana Humanities Center.
The cover of our commemorative 100th issue, which debuted in Winter 2014, won second place. The striking portrait of Mardi Gras Indian spyboy Jovan Jordan of the Hard Head Hunters was shot by photographerPableaux Johnson.
Toan Nguyen, the magazine’s longtime designer, won third place for his layout and design of Milliken’s Bend, a book excerpt about a little-known Civil War battle in northeast Louisiana that was reprinted in the Spring 2014 issue.
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