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Formerly a saloon and cabaret for coloured. From this place, the records made famous by Louis Armstrong and the name retained for posterity by calling the band 'the Red Onion' Jazz Band. These are some of Louis' earliest records. Now a pawn shop.
The Red Onion Saloon
Pan-American Life Inc.
New Orleans (La.)
Gift of Al Rose, May 9, 1986
Hogan Jazz Archive, Special Collections, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library. Tulane University
Physical rights are retained by the Hogan Jazz Archive. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.