Monthly Archives: June 2015

The Upstairs Lounge Fire: The Largest Massacre of Gay People in U.S. History

On a Sunday afternoon on June 24, 1973, around sixty patrons were drinking at the Upstairs Lounge, a gay bar in New Orleans’ French Quarter.  At 7:56pm, the buzzer that signaled a cab sounded.  The man that opened the steel … Continue reading

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50 Historic Photos of St. Bernard Parish

They are somewhat in chronological order by date taken.  Hope you enjoy these as much as I did:

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