"Early Photos and Artifacts Offer a Rare Glimpse of Women in New Orleans Music History" by Alison Fensterstock
Alison Fensterstock recently wrote an article in The New Orleans Advocate entitled "Early photos and artifacts offer a rare glimpse of women in New Orleans music history." The article previews Tulane’s Hogan Jazz Archive's exhibit “Building a Tradition: The Multifaceted Legacy of Women in New Orleans Music,” which includes materials from luminaries of the early years of Preservation Hall such as Billie Pierce and Sweet Emma Barrett.
Explore “Building a Tradition: The Multifaceted Legacy of Women in New Orleans Music” which opened on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 and closes on Wednesday, November 29, 2017, at Tulane University's Hogan Jazz Archive in the second-floor gallery of Joseph Merrick Jones Hall.
Read the full article HERE
Photo: Sister Bertha Jackson Pooler, cymbals, and Mother Mamie Felix, bass drum, at the St. Phillip Street Church of God in Christ, 1309 St. Philip St. In New Orleans, 1956. Photo by Ralston Crawford. Courtesy pf the Ralston Crawford Collection of New Orleans Jazz Photography, Hogan Jazz Archive, Tulane University.