Midlo Center for New Orleans Studies

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Tracing an Enslaved Community from  Maryland to Louisiana. Save the date on Dec 14 for this special event marking the 25th anniversary of the Ethel & Herman L. Midlo Center.

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The Midlo Center has served as an academic home to scholars from all over the United States and dozens of foreign countries who are researching New Orleans and related subjects. Read More

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The Ethel and Herman L. Midlo Center for New Orleans Studies promotes understanding of New Orleans history, politics, culture and public policy issues, particularly civil rights, sponsoring and participating in events that bring together scholars on special topics relating to New Orleans. The Center helps direct scholars to research material about New Orleans, serving as an institutional home for scholars who collect and preserve the history of the city, and who circulate their findings in lectures, publications, performances, exhibits, and documentaries.