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Funeral ceremony of Jefferson Davis, New Orleans, outside City Hall on St. Charles Avenue; ca. 1889.

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Flame throwers at New Orleans, LA in the Army War Show; November 27, 1942.

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Great Mississippi Flood of 1927

This was the inspiration for the song "When the Levee Breaks", originally written by Kansas Joe McCoy and Memphis Minnie in 1929, and later made famous by Led Zeppelin.

This was the inspiration for the song “When the Levee Breaks”, originally written by Kansas Joe McCoy and Memphis Minnie in 1929, and later made famous by Led Zeppelin.


Windmill Hill at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, 1904

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Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA.Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-66891