Preserving the name `Tchoupitoulas' is not merely a matter of sentiment

Laborde, Errol
April 1995
New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);4/17/95, Vol. 15 Issue 41, p5
Argues against a proposal to change the name of the Tchoupitoulas Street in New Orleans, Louisiana. Opinions on the significance of place names in the community.


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