Blackouts, Bourbon Street & the Beauregard Center

Blackouts, Bourbon Street & the Beauregard CenterJoin us on Tuesday evening, August 27, for “Blackouts, Bourbon Street and The Beauregard Center: Aspects of Wartime New Orleans”, presented by Kimberly Guise of the World War II Museum.

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What You Need To Know

New Orleans saw tremendous growth in population and in popular perception during the war. Kimberly Guise, Assistant Director for Curatorial Services at The National WWII Museum will present on aspects of the city in wartime including stories from the collection of The National WWII Museum and from the Beauregard-Keyes House, site of the Beauregard House Center for Service Men. How did the city survive under rationing, with a curfew, without Mardi Gras and entrenched in a serious cause?

Reception | 5:30
Lecture | 6pm

Seating is first come, first served at these lectures. Suggested donation is $5.

This is the second part in a new lecture series from the Beauregard-Keyes House and VCPORA, New Perspectives, Old Neighborhood: The Vieux Carre at 300 & Beyond.