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Event: 'From The Masons To Social Aid & Pleasure Clubs: The Evolution Of New Orleans’ Fraternal Societies. Speaker: Ann Woodruff'

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Date: Thursday, February 12, 2009 At 06:00 PM
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Event: From the Masons to Social Aid & Pleasure Clubs: The Evolution of New Orleans’ Fraternal Societies. Speaker: Ann Woodruff


When: Thursday, February 12 at 6 PM



Where: The Arsenal, Jackson Square (enter through the Cabildo)



Sponsors: The Louisiana State Museum in association with the Midlo Center for New Orleans Studies, UNO



Program: The Louisiana State Museum launches its spring “Second Thursdays” lecture series on New Orleans history and culture with From the Masons to Social Aid & Pleasure Clubs: The Evolution of New Orleans’ Fraternal Societies, presented by Ann Woodruff. Her talk will explore traditions of street parading and mutual aid from the 19th Century to the present. Ms. Woodruff earned a Master of Preservation Studies degree from Tulane University and has been researching fraternal society meeting halls in New Orleans and their links to early jazz music.



Photo: The Eleonore Carnival Club on parade, 1949. Please credit the Louisiana State Museum.



The Series: The Louisiana State Museum’s “Second Thursdays” programs are held on the second Thursday evening of each month, beginning at 6 PM. Programs are free of charge. For more information, contact Gabriela Hernandez, Adult Programs Manager, at 504.568.8215