The following is a
timeline of the history of the city of New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
18th century [ edit ]
19th century [ edit ]
1800s–1840s [ edit ]
France regains power, on paper. 1803
Orleans Gazette newspaper begins publication.  The
Territory of Orleans (future state of Louisiana) is established, with the seat of government in New Orleans. 1806 – New Orleans Mechanics Society instituted.
Population: 17,242.  1811 –
Largest slave revolt in American history occurs nearby, with Orleans Parish involved in its aftermath. 1812
The Presbytere built. 1815
1816 – First licensed pharmacist in the United States, Louis J. Dufilho, Jr.
 1817 – First Congregational Church built.
Fort Pike built. 1822 –
Fort Macomb built. 1824
1830 – Introduction of
natural gas 1831 –
Pontchartrain Railroad begins operating. 1832 – First
steam-powered cotton press 1833 – Lafayette Cemetery is founded.
Medical College of Louisiana and U.S. Mint established. 1835
City is divided into three municipalities, which system existed for about twenty years.
St. Louis Hotel in business.
Female Orphan Asylum in operation.
Population reaches approximately 102,000 or double the 1830 population. At this point, New Orleans is the wealthiest city in the nation, the third-most populous city, and the largest city in
the South. ( New York City's population was 312,000. Baltimore and New Orleans were the same size, with Baltimore showing only 100 more people.)  Beginning of the city's public school system
25th anniversary celebration of the
Battle of New Orleans victory, with former President Andrew Jackson in attendance
Antoine's restaurant in business.
St. Patrick's Church built. Cypress Grove Cemetery and First German Lutheran Congregation established.
 1841 – Boston Club formed.
City Hall built. 1846
University of Louisiana Law School opens. 1849 –
State capital is relocated to the then-small-town of Baton Rouge.
1850s–1890s [ edit ]
20th century [ edit ]
1900s–1940s [ edit ]
1950s–1990s [ edit ]
21st century [ edit ]
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See also [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
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^ a b "US Newspaper Directory". Chronicling America. Washington DC: Library of Congress . Retrieved . September 16, 2012
^ a b c d e f g h i j , US Census Bureau, 1998 Population of the 100 Largest Cities and Other Urban Places in the United States: 1790 to 1990
^ New Orleans Pharmacy Museum, accessed 16 April 2017.
^ , New Orleans: J. C. Waldo, 1879 Illustrated visitors' guide to New Orleans
^ Charles Lyell (1849), , London: J. Murray A second visit to the United States of North America
^ "First German Lutheran Congregation of New Orleans records, 1838–1902". Tulane University . Retrieved . September 16, 2012
^ "Boston Club of New Orleans records, 1870–1966". Tulane University . Retrieved . September 16, 2012
^ Michel S. Laguerre (2005). "Hatians in the United States". In Melvin Ember; et al. Encyclopedia of Diasporas. Springer. p. 828+. ISBN 978-0-306-48321-9.
^ John E. Salvaggio (1992), , Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, New Orleans' Charity Hospital ISBN 0807116130, OCLC 25092784, 0807116130
^ "Swiss Society of New Orleans records, 1855–2010". Tulane University . Retrieved . September 16, 2012
^ a b John Warrack; Ewan West (1996). "New Orleans". Concise Oxford Dictionary of Opera (3rd ed.). Oxford University Press, USA. ISBN 978-0-19-280028-2.
^ "Act of Incorporation", Publications of the Louisiana Historical Society, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1902, OCLC 44160056
^ "New Orleans Lawn Tennis Club records, 1876–1985". Tulane University . Retrieved . September 16, 2012
^ Susan M. Schweik (2010). . New York University Press. The Ugly Laws: Disability in Public ISBN 978-0-8147-8361-0.
^ "American and Western Photographic Societies", International Annual of Anthony's Photographic Bulletin, New York: E. & H. T. Anthony & Company, 1890
^ "New Orleans removes first of four Confederate statues", BBC News, April 24, 2017
^ "New Orleans Street Railway Union records, 1902–1948". Tulane University . Retrieved . September 16, 2012
^ Aaron Brenner; Benjamin Day; Immanuel Ness, eds. (2015) . "Timeline". Encyclopedia of Strikes in American History. Routledge. ISBN 978-1-317-45707-7.
^ "Art Association of New Orleans records, 1913–1985". Tulane University . Retrieved . September 16, 2012
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^ "New Orleans YWCA records, 1911–1981". Tulane University . Retrieved . September 16, 2012
^ a b Vernon N. Kisling, Jr., ed. (2001). "Zoological Gardens of the United States (chronological list)". Zoo and Aquarium History. USA: CRC Press. ISBN 978-1-4200-3924-5.
^ "50 U.S. Cities and Their Stories: New Orleans", American Influenza Epidemic of 1918–1919: a Digital Encyclopedia, University of Michigan , retrieved February 1, 2016 (includes timeline)
^ a b c d Jack Alicoate, ed. (1939), "Standard Broadcasting Stations of the United States: Louisiana", Radio Annual, New York: Radio Daily, OCLC 2459636
^ Genevieve Munson Trimble (1974), Petit Salon: a History of its Fifty Years, 1924-1974 (PDF), New Orleans
^ "Broadmoor Improvement Association" . Retrieved . September 16, 2012
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^ Federal Writers' Project (1941). "Chronology". Louisiana: a Guide to the State. American Guide Series. NY: Hastings House. pp. 693–703.
Bibliography [ edit ]
Published in 19th century [ edit ]
"New Orleans". Kimball & James' Business Directory for the Mississippi Valley. Cincinnati: Printed by Kendall & Barnard. 1844 – via HathiTrust.
, New Orleans: E.A. Michel & Co., 1845, New Orleans annual and commercial register of 1846 OCLC 17557024
Benjamin Moore Norman (1845), , New Orleans: B.M. Norman, Norman's New Orleans and environs OCLC 27113724
. Printed at the Office of the Picayune. 1855. Cohen's New Orleans Directory
. A. Mygatt & Company. 1858. New Orleans Business Directory
, New Orleans: Printed by R. C. Kerr, 1858, Catalogue of the Library of the Lyceum and Library Society, First District, City of New Orleans OCLC 2582485
"Mississippi River: New Orleans". James' River Guide ... Mississippi Valley. Cincinnati: U.P. James. 1860. 1871 ed.
, New Orleans: Charles Gardner, 1861 – via Internet Archive Gardner's New Orleans Directory
, New Orleans: Charles Gardner, 1866 – via Google Books Gardner's New Orleans Directory
"New Orleans". Commercial Directory of the Western States. St. Louis: Richard Edwards. 1867.
Edwin L. Jewell (1874), , New Orleans Jewell's Crescent City Illustrated
. L. Soards & Co. 1875 – via HathiTrust. New Orleans City Directory
Joseph Sabin, ed. (1881). "New Orleans". Bibliotheca Americana. 13. New York. OCLC 13972268.
, New Orleans: Fountain & Christian, 1884, Street railway guide to the city of New Orleans and its suburbs OCLC 6152208
, New York: W.H. Coleman, 1885 Historical sketch book and guide to New Orleans and environs
Published in 20th century [ edit ]
Robert C. Brooks (1901), "New Orleans", Bibliography of Municipal Problems and City Conditions, Municipal Affairs, 5 (2nd ed.), New York: Reform Club, OCLC 1855351
(6th ed.), New Orleans, La: The Picayune, 1904, The Picayune's guide to New Orleans OCLC 17833074
Henry C. Castellanos (1905). (2nd ed.). New Orleans as It Was: Episodes of Louisiana Life
"New Orleans", (11th ed.), New York, 1910, Encyclopædia Britannica OCLC 14782424 – via Internet Archive
New Orleans Association of Commerce (1911), , New Orleans: Louisiana Printing Co., Ltd. New Orleans, what to see and how to see it
. Soards Directory Co. 1912 – via HathiTrust. New Orleans City Directory
Edward Hungerford (1913), "Old French Lady of the Riverbank", The Personality of American Cities, New York: McBride, Nast & Company
John Smith Kendall (1922), , Chicago: The Lewis publishing company, History of New Orleans OCLC 1836396
Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration for the city of New Orleans (1938). "Chronology". . Boston: Houghton Mifflin. New Orleans City Guide
Federal Writers' Project (1941). "New Orleans". Louisiana: a Guide to the State. American Guide Series. NY: Hastings House. p. 316+. Albert A. Fossier. New Orleans, the Glamour Period, 1800-1840. New Orleans, La.: Pelican, 1957.
L. Vaughan Howard; Robert S. Friedman (1959). . Tulane Univ. Government in metropolitan New Orleans Robert Reinders and John Duffy. End of an Era: New Orleans, 1850-1860. New Orleans, La.: Pelican, 1964.
Martin Siegel (1975), Howard B. Furer, ed., New Orleans: a Chronological & Documentary History, 1539–1970, American Cities Chronology Series, Dobbs Ferry, N.Y.: Oceana Publications, ISBN 0379006014
Ory Mazar Nergal, ed. (1980), "New Orleans", , New York: Encyclopedia of American Cities E.P. Dutton, OL 4120668M Walter G. Cowan et al. New Orleans Yesterday and Today: A Guide to the City. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1983.
Arnold R. Hirsch and Joseph Logsdon, eds. Creole New Orleans: Race and Americanization. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1992.
Leonard V. Huber (1997), , Pelican Publishing Company, New Orleans Architecture Vol III: Cemeteries ISBN 9781565542709, OCLC 58427192, 1565542703
Virginia Meacham Gould (2000). "New Orleans". In Paul Finkelman. Encyclopedia of the United States in the Nineteenth Century. Charles Scribner's Sons. ISBN 0684805006.
Published in 21st century [ edit ]
(3rd ed.), Melbourne: New Orleans Lonely Planet, 2003, OL 23010391M
Oren M. Levin-Waldman (2004). The Political Economy of the Living Wage: A Study of Four Cities. M.E. Sharpe. ISBN 978-0-7656-3705-5. (Baltimore, Detroit, Los Angeles, New Orleans)
David Marley (2005), "United States: New Orleans", Historic Cities of the Americas, 2, Santa Barbara, California: ABC-CLIO, p. 565+, ISBN 1576070271
"Guide to Genealogical Materials in the New Orleans Public Library's Louisiana Division & City Archives" (4th ed.). New Orleans Public Library. 2005. Richard Campanella (2006). Geographies of New Orleans: Urban Fabrics Before the Storm. Lafayette: University of Louisiana,
Center for Louisiana Studies
David Goldfield, ed. (2007). "New Orleans, Louisiana". . Sage. Encyclopedia of American Urban History ISBN 978-1-4522-6553-7.
Anna Hartnell (2009), "Katrina Tourism and a Tale of Two Cities: Visualizing Race and Class in New Orleans", American Quarterly, 61 Michael E. Crutcher, Jr. Tremé: Race and Place in a New Orleans Neighborhood (Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 2010)
Lake Douglas. Public Spaces, Private Gardens: A History of Designed Landscapes in New Orleans (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2011)
Raj Chetty; Nathaniel Hendren (2015), , Equality of Opportunity Project, Harvard University, City Rankings, Commuting Zones: Causal Effects of the 100 Largest Commuting Zones on Household Income in Adulthood Rank #99: New Orleans
Southern Foodways Alliance, University of Mississippi (2015), New Orleans: Past, Prospect, and Pop (bibliography)
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Coordinates: 29°58′00″N 90°03′00″W / 29.966667°N 90.05°W