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Louisiana Cultural Vistas and WWNO

The LEH’s Strategic Partnership Grant to producer Eve Abrams and WWNO 89.9FM continues to produce fresh stories based on the research featured in Louisiana Cultural Vistas magazine. This month, Abrams spoke with Tulane University’s Dr. Laura Kelley about the history of the history of the Irish in New Orleans.

Click here to listen to the story.

Click here to read an excerpt from Kelley’s The Irish in New Orleans, published in the fall 2014 issue of LCV. Kelley will read from her book at the Louisiana Humanities Center on April 1 at 7pm.

Previous stories on the Fazendville Community and the Baby Dolls Mardi Gras tradition are available on the WWNO site. Stay tuned for more great work from this collaboration.