Leon Trice Louisiana Political Photographs

Description

This collection of Louisiana political photographs spans the 1920s through the 1940s; most of the photographs are from the late 1920s through the 1930s. It depicts many of Louisiana's most famous elected officials in a variety of situations: campaigning, at home with family, in staged photo opportunities, at work, and even lying in repose. Among the political leaders featured are Huey P. Long, Earl Long, Richard Leche, O.K. Allen, and others.
Leon Trice was a New Orleans area photographer active from 1920 to 1972. He worked for the New Orleans States newspaper and later for the Associated Press. He also ran his own studio.
Preserving Louisiana's political culture is a special mission of the Louisiana Research Collection (LaRC).In addition to political photographs, LaRC preserves an extensive collection of campaign literature and the papers of many prominent Louisiana politicians, including Hale Boggs, Lindy Boggs, David Treen, Thomas C. Catchings, Sam Jones, Randall Lee Gibson, F. Edward Hebert, and many others. For more information please visit the LaRC website.

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Aerial View Huey Long's Funeral
An aerial view of Long's funeral outside of the new Louisiana State Capitol., larc@tulane.edu
Aerial View Huey Long's Funeral Close-up
Aerial view of Long's funeral outside of the new Louisiana State Capitol., larc@tulane.edu
Church
An exterior shot of an unidentified church., larc@tulane.edu
Earl K. Long and Samuel T. Ansell
Earl Long and Ansell with a committee., larc@tulane.edu
Earl K. Long and Samuel T. Ansell
Earl Long and Ansell with a few others., larc@tulane.edu
Earl Long at Overton Trial
Long standing at the Overton Trial., larc@tulane.edu
Earl Long at Overton Trial
Long on the stand at the Overton Trial., larc@tulane.edu
Earl Long Oath
Earl Long taking the oath at the Overton Trial with Huey P. Long in the background., larc@tulane.edu
Earl Long Portrait
Formal portrait of Earl K. Long., larc@tulane.edu
Earl Long Speech
Earl Long delivering a speech outdoors., larc@tulane.edu
Gibson Hall Tulane University
A photo of Gibson Hall at Tulane University., larc@tulane.edu
Hilda Phelps Hammond on the stand
Hilda P. Hammond in a large coat on the witness stand., larc@tulane.edu
Hilda Phelps Hammond working
Photograph of Hilda P. Hammond writing at a desk., larc@tulane.edu
Huey and Earl Long
Earl Long talking to a seated Huey Long., larc@tulane.edu
Huey and Earl Long
Huey and Earl Long together., larc@tulane.edu
Huey and Earl Long
Huey and Earl Long together., larc@tulane.edu
Huey and Earl Long at Overton Trial
Huey and Earl Long at the Overton Trial., larc@tulane.edu
Huey and Rose Long
Close-up of Long and his wife., larc@tulane.edu
Huey and Russell Long
Long and his son., larc@tulane.edu

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