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Author: Genevieve Milliken

The Religious Landscape of New Orleans: Exploring the WPA’s Directory of Churches and Religious Organizations (1941)

Introduction Religion has played a prominent role in New Orleans life and culture since its French and Spanish colonial beginnings. Today, the city is home to a wide array of religious denominations including Catholicism, Judaism, and various forms of Protestantism. Each of these groups has a rich and interesting history. These histories, in turn, are interwoven with each other across…