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Storyville Exhibit (1996)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1996-10-04

Duration: 00:09:20

Subjects: Museum exhibits | NEW ORLEANS MUSEUM OF ART | Photography


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Duhe, Jeff Reporter
  • Maklansky, Stephen Interviewee


This segment from the October 4, 1996, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Jeff Duhe’s visit to an exhibit of Ernest Bellocq’s photographs of the prostitutes of Storyville, the red-light district in New Orleans from 1897-1917, at the New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA). He interviews Stephen Maklansky, NOMA’s curator of photography. Please note that this video does include photographs of nude women.