Rainach, William - Document - Campaign Platform
This copy of William Rainach's campaign platform outline for the 1959 governor's race is preserved in the Ephemera Collection of the Louisiana Research Division of Tulane University. ZoomifyLearn more »
Rainach, William - Photograph - Portrait
Democrat William Rainach ran for governor of Louisiana in 1959 on a segregationist platform, and lost to the more favored former Governor Jimmie Davis. Learn more »
Rainach, William - Political Ephemera - "See and Hear the Rainach Ticket in Person"
This poster from segregationist William Rainach's unsuccessful bid for governor in 1959 is one of several pieces of his campaign ephemera that remains intact in research archives. Learn more »
Rainach, William - Political Ephemera - "Vote for Me Please"
William Rainach was a conservative democrat and an ardent segregationist. In 1959 he ran for governor of Louisiana, and this poster was one of his promotional gimmicks. Learn more »
Rainach, William - Political Ephemera - "Vote Rainach"
This placard was a campaign piece for segregationist William Rainach, who garnered a mere 17 percent of the vote in the 1959 gubernatorial race. Former governor Jimmie Davis won handily in the run-off race with then-New Orleans mayor DeLesseps Morrison. Learn more »
Rameau, Jean-Phillippe - Sheet Music - Prologue des Indes galantes : représenté devant leurs majestés à Versailles le samedi 16 février 1765
French composer Jean Philippe Rameau modeled the fourth-act tableau of his opera-ballet "Des Indes galantes" on the dances of four Mississippi Valley Indian chiefs who performed for King Louis VI in 1725. ZoomifyLearn more »
Rayne-bo Ramblers - Painting - by George Rodrigue
In 1984 George Rodrigue painted this image of the Rayne-bo Ramblers, a tribute to the Cajun country band from Rayne, Louisiana, frog capital of the world. ZoomifyLearn more »
Rebenack, Malcom John "Mac" - Photograph - With Wardell Quezergue at the Cabildo in 2010
Wardell Quezergue (left), nicknamed the “Creole Beethoven,” produced Dr. John's Grammy award-winning “Goin' Back to New Orleans” in 1992. Learn more »
Rebirth Brass Band - Photograph - Posed on a porch
The Rebirth Brass Band, founded by trumpeter Kermit Ruffins, tuba player Philip Frazier and drummer Keith Frazier, among others, pose for this photograph on a New Orleans front porch in the 1980s. The band plays regularly at the Maple Leaf Bar and has made appearances on the HBO television series "Treme." ZoomifyLearn more »
Rebirth Brass Band - Photograph - At the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival
The Rebirth Brass Band was formed in 1983 by the Frazier brothers and trumpeter Kermit Ruffins as a French Quarter street band. Their music combines traditional New Orleans brass with funk, jazz, soul, and hip-hop. The band has a long-standing tradition of playing at the Maple Leaf Bar on Oak Street every Tuesday night. ZoomifyLearn more »