Collection: Katrina Photographs

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A small selection from the almost 3100 photographs from Hurricane Katrina in Louisiana.
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September 19, 2013
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  • New Orleans, French Quarter, LA, 9-17-05
 -- Alex Patout's Restaunt put out free food for 3 days in celebration of the city being opened back up.  Here Owner Finis Shelnutt joining in the dancing with Entertaner Fins Shelnutt, and displaced but eager to move back uptown Ellen Harris.   
Many areas are still without power and utilities.
Hundres of thousands of displaced former New Orleans residence and buisness have no place to go back to and are struggling to put their lives back in order and recover from Hurricane Katrina.

MARVIN NAUMAN/FEMA photo

    Photograph by Marvin Nauman taken on 09/17/2005 in Louisiana

    Photo by Marvin Nauman
    New Orleans, French Quarter, LA, 9-17-05 -- Alex Patout's Restaunt put out free food for 3 days in celebration of the city being opened back up. Here Owner Finis Shelnutt joining in the dancing with Entertaner Fins Shelnutt, and displaced but eager to move back uptown Ellen Harris. Many areas are still without power and utilities. Hundres of thousands of displaced former New Orleans residence and buisness have no place to go back to and are struggling to put their lives back in order and recover from Hurricane Katrina. MARVIN NAUMAN/FEMA photo
  • St. Bernard Parish, La., September 18, 2005 - A military Humvee patrols a road now cleaned of sludge and mud in a heavity damaged area of the Parish.  Cleanup efforts are now underway in areas once flooded by Hurricane Katrina.  Win Henderson / FEMA

    Photograph by Win Henderson taken on 09/18/2005 in Louisiana

    Photo by Win Henderson
    St. Bernard Parish, La., September 18, 2005 - A military Humvee patrols a road now cleaned of sludge and mud in a heavity damaged area of the Parish. Cleanup efforts are now underway in areas once flooded by Hurricane Katrina. Win Henderson / FEMA
  • University, New Orleans, LA 9-16-05 --
Kathlean Baska from the "Missouri Boon County Urban Search & Rescue Task Force 1" holds a kitten that she found and rescued from inside a house. After a bath and lots of love all animals are turned over to animal rescue.  Hundreds of thousands of people have been displaced by Hurricane Katrina and need water, ice, food, housing, and jobs.

MARVIN NAUMAN/FEMA photo

    Photograph by Marvin Nauman taken on 09/16/2005 in Louisiana

    Photo by Marvin Nauman
    University, New Orleans, LA 9-16-05 -- Kathlean Baska from the "Missouri Boon County Urban Search & Rescue Task Force 1" holds a kitten that she found and rescued from inside a house. After a bath and lots of love all animals are turned over to animal rescue. Hundreds of thousands of people have been displaced by Hurricane Katrina and need water, ice, food, housing, and jobs. MARVIN NAUMAN/FEMA photo
  • New Orleans, La., 9-17-05 -- Life and Commerce is returning to New Orleans.  The waterways have a flow of barges bringing needed supplies and replacement goods to rebuild New Orleans although many areas are still without power and utilities. Hundreds of thousands of displaced former New Orleans residents and businesses have no place to go back to and are struggling to put their lives back in order and recover from Hurricane Katrina.

MARVIN NAUMAN/FEMA photo

    Photograph by Marvin Nauman taken on 09/17/2005 in Louisiana

    Photo by Marvin Nauman
    New Orleans, La., 9-17-05 -- Life and Commerce is returning to New Orleans. The waterways have a flow of barges bringing needed supplies and replacement goods to rebuild New Orleans although many areas are still without power and utilities. Hundreds of thousands of displaced former New Orleans residents and businesses have no place to go back to and are struggling to put their lives back in order and recover from Hurricane Katrina. MARVIN NAUMAN/FEMA photo
  • New Orleans, LA., September 18, 2005 -- Hurricane Katrina put this boat upside down in this person's yard.  All the homes in this area are damaged or destroyed as the 9th Ward took the brunt of the levee breach.  Patricia Brach/FEMA

    Photograph by Patricia Brach taken on 09/18/2005 in Louisiana

    Photo by Patricia Brach
    New Orleans, LA., September 18, 2005 -- Hurricane Katrina put this boat upside down in this person's yard. All the homes in this area are damaged or destroyed as the 9th Ward took the brunt of the levee breach. Patricia Brach/FEMA
  • New Orleans, September 20, 2005 - Sections of the eastern span of the I-10 causeway slid off their moorings and into the lake due to the winds and waters of Hurricane Katrina. The west span, now repaired, is open to traffic.  Win Henderson / FEMA

    Photograph by Win Henderson taken on 09/20/2005 in Louisiana

    Photo by Win Henderson
    New Orleans, September 20, 2005 - Sections of the eastern span of the I-10 causeway slid off their moorings and into the lake due to the winds and waters of Hurricane Katrina. The west span, now repaired, is open to traffic. Win Henderson / FEMA
  • New Orleans, La.,  September 21, 2005 - New Orleans homes are buring in this aerial photograph.  Arson is still a problem two weeks after Hurricane Katrina made landfall near the city.  Photo by Greg Henshall/FEMA

    Photograph by Greg Henshall taken on 09/21/2005 in Louisiana

    Photo by Greg Henshall
    New Orleans, La., September 21, 2005 - New Orleans homes are buring in this aerial photograph. Arson is still a problem two weeks after Hurricane Katrina made landfall near the city. Photo by Greg Henshall/FEMA
  • New Orleans, La., Sept. 16, 2005 -- Ens. Sara Stuart of the U.S. Coast Guard coordinates boat crews working rescue missions in the flooded University area of New Orleans.
Bob McMillan/ FEMA Photo

    Photograph by Bob McMillan taken on 09/16/2005 in Louisiana

    Photo by Bob McMillan
    New Orleans, La., Sept. 16, 2005 -- Ens. Sara Stuart of the U.S. Coast Guard coordinates boat crews working rescue missions in the flooded University area of New Orleans. Bob McMillan/ FEMA Photo
  • Baton Rouge, La., October 1, 2005 -- A caravan of inspected and documented travel trailers leave the staging area here and are destined to provide temporary housing quarters for some of the thousands of residents left homeless by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. FEMA's temporary housing program has thousands of travel trailers and mobile homes on hand in the staging area that are being readied for occupancy.  Win Henderson / FEMA

    Photograph by Win Henderson taken on 10/01/2005 in Louisiana

    Photo by Win Henderson
    Baton Rouge, La., October 1, 2005 -- A caravan of inspected and documented travel trailers leave the staging area here and are destined to provide temporary housing quarters for some of the thousands of residents left homeless by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. FEMA's temporary housing program has thousands of travel trailers and mobile homes on hand in the staging area that are being readied for occupancy. Win Henderson / FEMA
  • Washington, D.C., October 4, 2005 -- Dr. Dorothy Height talks about John Bryant, the CIO of Operation HOPE before he presents her with a check that will go towards helping the residents of New Orleans, at FEMA headquarters.  Behind them are the partners of Project Restore Hope who are at the joint press conference to announce plans to help the evacuees from New Orleans. Bill Koplitz/FEMA

    Photograph by Bill Koplitz taken on 10/04/2005 in District of Columbia

    Photo by Bill Koplitz
    Washington, D.C., October 4, 2005 -- Dr. Dorothy Height talks about John Bryant, the CIO of Operation HOPE before he presents her with a check that will go towards helping the residents of New Orleans, at FEMA headquarters. Behind them are the partners of Project Restore Hope who are at the joint press conference to announce plans to help the evacuees from New Orleans. Bill Koplitz/FEMA
  • New Orleans, La., 9/4/05 -- Evacuees from New Orleans are transported to the aiport, given food and water, and sent to shelters areound the country. Those needing medical attention are seen by FEMA's DMAT medical team. Photo by: Liz Roll

    Photograph by Liz Roll taken on 09/04/2005 in Louisiana

    Photo by Liz Roll
    New Orleans, La., 9/4/05 -- Evacuees from New Orleans are transported to the aiport, given food and water, and sent to shelters areound the country. Those needing medical attention are seen by FEMA's DMAT medical team. Photo by: Liz Roll
  • Baker, LA  October 7, 2005 - A New Orleans evacuee is thrilled get his trailer at the newly-opened facility in Baker.  Two thousand evacuees will be housed in 573 trailers at the site.  Photo by Greg Henshall / FEMA

    Photograph by Greg Henshall taken on 10/08/2005 in Louisiana

    Photo by Greg Henshall
    Baker, LA October 7, 2005 - A New Orleans evacuee is thrilled get his trailer at the newly-opened facility in Baker. Two thousand evacuees will be housed in 573 trailers at the site. Photo by Greg Henshall / FEMA
  • Baton Rouge, La., October 9., 2005 - Members of an area Emergency Medical Technician team undergo training required for certification as rescue (grey suits) and decontamination (green suits) unit responders to hazardous material and toxic contamination situations. The HAZMAT responders who are cleaning up the spills and contaminations caused by Hurricanes Kartrina and Rita have all been certified through similar training courses.  Win Henderson / FEMA

    Photograph by Win Henderson taken on 10/09/2005 in Louisiana

    Photo by Win Henderson
    Baton Rouge, La., October 9., 2005 - Members of an area Emergency Medical Technician team undergo training required for certification as rescue (grey suits) and decontamination (green suits) unit responders to hazardous material and toxic contamination situations. The HAZMAT responders who are cleaning up the spills and contaminations caused by Hurricanes Kartrina and Rita have all been certified through similar training courses. Win Henderson / FEMA
  • Baton Rouge, LA  October 12, 2005 - USCG Vice Admiral Thad Allen, FEMA Principal Federal Official for Gulf Coast operations, discussed the housing situation during a briefing at the Joint Operations Center. Special teams consisting of FEMA, SBA, USDA, and HUD will visit shelters to discuss housing options with evacuees.  FEMA photo by Greg Henshall

    Photograph by Greg Henshall taken on 10/13/2005 in Louisiana

    Photo by Greg Henshall
    Baton Rouge, LA October 12, 2005 - USCG Vice Admiral Thad Allen, FEMA Principal Federal Official for Gulf Coast operations, discussed the housing situation during a briefing at the Joint Operations Center. Special teams consisting of FEMA, SBA, USDA, and HUD will visit shelters to discuss housing options with evacuees. FEMA photo by Greg Henshall
  • Houston, Texas, September 14, 2005-  Drs. Brent Eastman and Peter Aldrick of the Scripps Medical Group of San Deigo manage a medical facility at the George  R. Brown Center.  Hundreds of displaced New Orleans residents are being sheltered in Houston.   Photo by Ed Edahl/FEMA

    Photograph by Ed Edahl taken on 09/14/2005 in Texas

    Photo by Ed Edahl
    Houston, Texas, September 14, 2005- Drs. Brent Eastman and Peter Aldrick of the Scripps Medical Group of San Deigo manage a medical facility at the George R. Brown Center. Hundreds of displaced New Orleans residents are being sheltered in Houston. Photo by Ed Edahl/FEMA
  • New Orleans, La., August 30, 2005 -- A Rescue Team saves a New Orleans victim of hurricane Katrina by airboat.  New Orleans is being evacuated as a result of flooding following the breaks in the levees as a result of hurricane Katrina. Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

    Photograph by Jocelyn Augustino taken on 08/30/2005 in Louisiana

    Photo by Jocelyn Augustino
    New Orleans, La., August 30, 2005 -- A Rescue Team saves a New Orleans victim of hurricane Katrina by airboat. New Orleans is being evacuated as a result of flooding following the breaks in the levees as a result of hurricane Katrina. Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA
  • New Orleans, La., August 30, 2005 -- An Urban Search and Rescue Team, Missouri Task Force 1, rescues a New Orleans victim of hurricane Katrina.  New Orleans is being evacuated because of flooding following the breaks in the levees as a result of hurricane Katrina. Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

    Photograph by Jocelyn Augustino taken on 08/30/2005 in Louisiana

    Photo by Jocelyn Augustino
    New Orleans, La., August 30, 2005 -- An Urban Search and Rescue Team, Missouri Task Force 1, rescues a New Orleans victim of hurricane Katrina. New Orleans is being evacuated because of flooding following the breaks in the levees as a result of hurricane Katrina. Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA
  • New Orleans, La., August 30, 2005 -- An Urban Search and Rescue Team brings victims of the flood waters of New Orleans to dry land by boat.  New Orleans was evacuated following the breaks in the levees as a result of hurricane Katrina and this area is being used as a staging area for rescue operations. 

Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

    Photograph by Jocelyn Augustino taken on 08/30/2005 in Louisiana

    Photo by Jocelyn Augustino
    New Orleans, La., August 30, 2005 -- An Urban Search and Rescue Team brings victims of the flood waters of New Orleans to dry land by boat. New Orleans was evacuated following the breaks in the levees as a result of hurricane Katrina and this area is being used as a staging area for rescue operations. Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA
  • New Orleans, La., August 30, 2005 -- An Urban Search and Rescue Team, Missouri Task Force 1, searches through the flood waters of New Orleans for hurricane victims.  New Orleans is being evacuated following the breaks in the levees as a result of hurricane Katrina. Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

    Photograph by Jocelyn Augustino taken on 08/30/2005 in Louisiana

    Photo by Jocelyn Augustino
    New Orleans, La., August 30, 2005 -- An Urban Search and Rescue Team, Missouri Task Force 1, searches through the flood waters of New Orleans for hurricane victims. New Orleans is being evacuated following the breaks in the levees as a result of hurricane Katrina. Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA
  • New Orleans, La., August 31, 2005 -- Members of the FEMA Urban Search and Rescue task forces continue to help residents impacted by Hurricane Katrina.  These residents were transported to the area from various neighborhoods and need to cross over the tracks to get on a second boat which will bring them to dry land.

Photo by Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

    Photograph by Jocelyn Augustino taken on 08/30/2005 in Louisiana

    Photo by Jocelyn Augustino
    New Orleans, La., August 31, 2005 -- Members of the FEMA Urban Search and Rescue task forces continue to help residents impacted by Hurricane Katrina. These residents were transported to the area from various neighborhoods and need to cross over the tracks to get on a second boat which will bring them to dry land. Photo by Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA

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