Collections

Smithsonian National Museum of American History Hurricane Katrina Photos

This collection represents the National Museum of American History's efforts to build a focused collection of objects and photographs that reflects specific aspects of the hurricane's impact along the Gulf Coast, the rescue of…

St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana after Katrina on video

This video was shot about 6 weeks after the storm hit. The entire parish was flooded with most parts receiving 6 to 24 feet of water.

This video was brought before congress, by local levee board directors. Requests for its use…

United States Coast Guard Released Photographs of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita

The collection comprises photographs taken by United States Coast Guard (USCG) members that were released to the media that documented the recovery and relief efforts by various USCG units during Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.

Louisiana State Museum Photograph Collection

The Louisiana State Museum's collection comprises 220 photographs of the destruction following hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Traversing across Jefferson, Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, St. Tammany, Cameron, and Vermillion…

Katrina's Kids Project Artwork

Katrina's Kids Project was started by a group of Houston area moms in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina to provide emotional support for young evacuees through art. The project gave hundreds of children staying in the…

Battleship Memorial Park, Mobile, Alabama

This collection comprises images taken by Naval Historical Center Curator, Frank Thompson, of Battleship Memorial Park, Mobile, Alabama in November 2005. The park exhibits Battleship Alabama, submarine USS Drum, and aircraft from…

National Hansens Disease Museum: Photographs, Oral Histories, and Video taken after Hurricane Katrina

Situated on the Mississippi River between Baton Rouge and New Orleans, the National Hansen's Disease Museum in Carville, Louisiana collects, preserves, and interprets the medical and cultural artifacts of the Carville Historic…

Wild Dog Digital's Louisiana and Mississippi Photographs

This collection contains four groupings of photographs taken in October, November, and December 2005 and January 2006 that trace the destruction of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, Metairie, and Gentilly, Louisiana; and in Bay…