Kevin McQueeney is a graduate student in the Department of History at the University of New Orleans, with a concentration in Public History. His research focuses on the African American park experience in late 19th and early 20th century New Orleans, exploring the segregation and desegregation of the city’s public parks, the creation of Black parks, and the use of parks to form identity and claim a part of the public space.
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Palmer Park: A History
by Kevin McQueeney
This book takes its reader on a tour through the history of Palmer Park, located in the Carrollton neighborhood of New Orleans at the intersection of South Carrollton and Claiborne avenues. This work explores the history of the park, created in 1902, tracing back to its origins as a square in the original town of Carrollton through the present.
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