Education for the Negroes at Xavier University, America's only catholic college for the Negro youth, in New Orleans, Louisiana. View of depressed slum and tenement areas in the city of New Orleans in the 1930s. A Negro moves outside the houses. A woman walks on a street with a bucket. Clothes hang from a string. Children standing on a road. Nuns pray in a church. A sign: 'Xavier' on a building. Exterior of a college building. Negro students seated outside the building read books. They leave the college building. A Negro talks as he climbs down the stairs.
A film about the city of New Orleans in Louisiana. A neon sign reads 'Welcome Sugar bowl'. A New Orleans Saints logo beneath it. Artists sketch of exterior of the Louisiana Superdome. A play from a football game featuring the New Orleans Saints. Horses run along a race track at the Fair Grounds Race Course as spectators look on. Women play tennis on a court. Men enjoy golf on a course. Sail boats underway at sea.
Doctor James Smith, President of Louisiana State University arrives in New Orleans, Louisiana. Doctor James Smith brought from Canada to New Orleans where he is to serve jail time for embezzlement charges. Aircraft lands on the runway and Doctor James Smith and other people come out of it. Crowd gather around the airplane. View of various LSU buildings, a tower and scenes from the college campus of Louisiana State University in 1939.
View of the French Quarter in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Tourists view equestrian statue of Andrew Jackson in Jackson Square. View of streets of downtown New Orleans French Quarter. Exteriors of the Napoleon House. Cars, trucks, and pedestrian traffic on streets. At Mississippi River port in New Orleans, view of a passenger steamship or paddle wheel steamer arriving at dock. View of steamship underway on the Mississippi River.
A parade procession of floats during the annual Mardi Gras carnival in New Orleans, United States. Slate says, "Romance, work and play combine to make the charm of New Orleans." Views from high in a building of a main thoroughfare in New Orleans filled with a crowd cheering as Mardi Gras floast pass in the street. Various buildings of New Orleans seen in that view. Closer view from within crowd as floats pass, including revelers on horseback, and a double headed dragon float.
People in different dresses during Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Louisiana. Large statues on various floats. Firecrackers alighted on side of the floats.