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PRESERVE LOUISIANA’S IMAGES ORGANIZATION
Preserve Louisiana's Images

The Collection

The collection is the work of the “Preserve Louisiana’s Images” (PLI) organization, a consortium of these organizations: the City of Louisiana’s Historic Preservation Commission, the Louisiana Area Historical Museum, the Louisiana Public Library, and the Louisiana Historic Preservation Association. The collection focuses on Downtown Buildings, Street Scenes and Businesses, Local Businesses outside the Downtown Business District, Historic Homes, River Scenes, and Key Citizens. Start up funding for the project provided by Louisiana Rotary Club.

Some of the intended uses of these images are: documenting the past appearance of historic properties, providing an education tool for local schools, providing a back-up for original photos and images many of which are in the hands of private individuals, promoting historic tourism, and recording historical information for future generations while first or second hand information is still available. Contact PLI if you would like to propose additional or enhanced information about images in this collection.

Rights and Reproductions

Individuals, companies and organizations own the original photographs and documents. Digital images are property of PLI. For further information contact: Clay Logan, Chuck Hoffman, or Charles Deines in care of the Louisiana Public Library, 121 North Third Street, Louisiana, MO 63353 or email to: PreserveLouisianasImages@gmail.com.

How to Use This Collection

Images are categorized into multiple logical groups for viewing and have keywords, including addresses when available. Users can select to view images in consolidated groups or individual groups. (See groups' information here)


View Consolidated Groups


View Individual Groups

Additional Resources

Stark Story: Stark Nurseries 150th Anniversary


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