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Pics of Koindu/Congo Square?

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  • Pics of Koindu/Congo Square?

    The Congo Square area has been around 35 years now! We are curating an exhibit of its beginnings, but photos of those times are hard to find. If you have photographs of the early days of the Congo Square market and vendors - back when it was known as Koindu (1979-1988) *and* you would be willing to share copies with the Jazz & Heritage Foundation Archive, please contact [email protected]. We are interested in some photos of the very early stages, performances, and demonstrations as well, because they were quite small. Thanks!

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    Jason DeBerry article about our exhibit on the start of Congo Square! On exhibit on Rampart Street until July 31.
    Foolish me, but I had assumed that Congo Square had always been a prominent stage at the New Orleans Jazz Fest. The African influence on New Orleans and its culture is obviously huge. So, it would seem to me that...