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Robert L. Dupont
UNO Historian

"Fifty Year History"

Dept of History
Education Building
Room 158
University of New Orleans
New Orleans, LA 70148

Fax: (504) 280-7038

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Before there was a Louisiana State University in New Orleans, there was a Naval Air Station

Naval Air Station in 1950s

Have you ever taken a class at UNO? Do you have a story to share? Do you have photographs or other memorabilia that would help to document UNO’s fifty years? Can you help us identify people in photos or do you remember significant events?

There are several ways to get in touch with us to share information about UNO.

  • By email:
  • By fax: 504.280.7038
  • By mail to
    • Robert L. Dupont, Associate Professor
    • University of New Orleans
    • Department of History
    • New Orleans, LA 70148

Special thanks to the Earl K. Long Library, particularly to Dr. Florence Jumonville, Chair of the Louisiana and Special Collections Department.

The Louisiana and Special Collections Department at the Earl K. Long Library has a tremendous collection of historical material covering the beginnings of the university and its growth throughout the years.


M o r e
Homer Hitt - Founding Chancellor
Recollections to Share
Additional UNO history resources



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