Cabildo Archives Project

The caption identifies this as a photograph of the printing shop of the Cabildo Archives Project, a unit of the Professional and Service Division. WPA workers conducted several projects involving the Cabildo, in its multiple identities as a museum, as the Spanish city council, and as the Spanish judiciary. Among these projects was the transcription, translation, and abstracting of the Acts and Deliberations of the Cabildo, which are among the records of New Orleans municipal government housed at NOPL. We're not sure which of the WPA's efforts connected with the Cabildo is referred to here. The photograph was taken on October 10, 1938.

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