Breaking Stigmatized Narratives

  Louis'  musicality made him an icon that brought public attention to the African American community through a plethora of ways (e.g. live performances, tours, and movie features).  While most people can understand and and acknowledge how Louis broke barriers for the African American community in music and film, some find the roles he played to... Continue Reading →

New Orleans, LA.

  In 1901 Louis was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, a city that authorized segregation through Jim Crow laws, supported the racial caste system, and frankly, white supremacy. An interesting and pivotal time for the the African American community due to the  substantial legal gains made in the abolition of slavery and equality, e.g. the... Continue Reading →

Founder & Scat Singing Legend: Louis Armstrong

There’s no doubt that Louis Armstrong was a musical trailblazer, avid traveler, and a domestic and international superstar. An array of fans, commentators, and generations have followed his musical career beyond its five decade stretch.  Louis’ influence on jazz and pop-culture is undoubtedly prodigious which allows his legacy to speak for itself.     Louis can... Continue Reading →

One Month In!

Working in a historic home is very sentimental and truly an honor. The intimacy of preserving the legacy of an icon while depicting their biography with a tangible piece of their life-- their home, in my opinion, is the best type of archival material. The old saying, “home is where the heart is”, can be... Continue Reading →

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