Lecture and Book Release: “Guidebooks to Sin: The Blue Books of Storyville, New Orleans”

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A new book looks at the directories that helped visitors navigate New Orleans’ infamous Storyville neighborhood.

The Historic New Orleans Collection (THNOC) hosts a book release for Pamela D. Arceneaux’s Guidebooks to Sin: The Blue Books of Storyville, New Orleans, a new book that looks at the history of the directories that catalogued New Orleans’ red-light district in the early 1900s. Arceneaux gives a talk about these blue books at the Hotel Monteleone.

The talk takes place in the hotel’s Queen Anne ballroom. For more information, visit THNOC’s website.