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Making New Orleans: Products Past & Present
by Phillip Collier

Phillip Collier (author of MISSING NEW ORLEANS) new book MAKING NEW ORLEANS will take you through the ever-evolving history of the Big Easy, owing to the boundless list of past and present locally made products. The book is an homage to New Orleans’ rich past, bringing to life forgotten foods, coffees, beers, soft drinks, ironwork, furniture, clothing, perfumes, music, money, ships, airplanes, rockets, books, newspapers, and patent medicines. Written by fourteen local writers and historians and featuring over 200 unique New Orleans products, along with vintage advertisements, labels and photographs, this is the perfect book for lovers of all things New Orleans.

336 pages