Collections

Social Studies of Science Journal

This collection contains essays written in response to Hurricane Katrina, initially presented at the 2005 Social Studies of Science meetings, and recently published in the society's journal, Social Studies of Science, volume 37,…

Deaf Government Area: Touring the Lower 9th Ward, New Orleans

To provide insight into the family and neighborhood history obscured behind miles of devastated structures, the Hurricane Digital Memory Bank and community activist Greta Gladney organized a tour of the Lower Ninth Ward.…

Hellicane: Poets Respond to Hurricane Katrina

Launched by a San Diego-based web poet and podcaster, Hellicane began modestly enough, featuring three eclectic poems addressing the disaster in different ways (http://hellicane.blogspot.com). Within a few days, nearly a thousand…

Convention Center Relief Blockade

This collection features weblinks, documents, photographs, first person accounts, and other information compiled by Dr. Lance Hill and others regarding the lengthy delay experienced by thousands of African-American evacuees
who…

Joint Task Force, Katrina History Group

The following documents, photographs, and other materials are being compiled by the many branches of the US military that responded to the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
Al Koenig, LTC, FA, USAR (Ft. Gillem, Georgia) is…

Louisiana Air National Guard, 159th Fighter Wing

Photographs and stories from the 159th Fighter Wing.

New Orleans Visual Artists

Visual artists are responding to the aftermath of New Orleans' flooding in a variety of ways. The group and individual work within this collection represents some of the creativity developing in the months and years following…

NEIGHBORHOODS: A Series of Site-Specific Art Installations

NEIGHBORHOODS is a series of site-specific, multidisciplinary art installations set up in flood-damaged houses in New Orleans.

The May 2007 installation, NEIGHBORHOODS: 2624 BRADISH PLACE was located in and around the gutted…

New Orleans Writers

Local authors are documenting and interpreting the crises unfolding in post-Katrina New Orleans, providing indepth detail beyond the grasp of many journalists.