Tuesday, March 2, 2021

J.S. Makkos

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J.S. Makkos is an archivist and photojournalist who manages a collection of over 30,000 historic New Orleans newspapers. He is currently a doctoral candidate in Cultural Preservation at Louisiana State University's School of Art + Design and a resident of the French Quarter in New Orleans.

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