New Orleans Incorporated: 200 Years of the City Charter
Louisiana Division | New Orleans Public Library

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The anti-New Orleans actions of Governor Long and the Louisiana Legislature during the year 1948 sparked interest in efforts to secure home rule for the city. The protest shown in this photograph was an outward manifestation of this new interest in protecting the Crescent City from the depredations off state government.
          [Municipal Government Photograph Collection, Mayor deLesseps S. Morrison series]

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