Bibliography: Lakefront Airport

Stop 7 of 7 in the Lakefront Airport tour

Abe L. Shushan Collection (MSS 23), Louisiana and Special Collections Department, Earl K. Long Library, University of New Orleans.

“Airplane Lines, Railways, Paved Highways speed Travel to City,” Times-Picayune, Jan. 25, 1937, Scrapbook #72, WPA Scrapbook Collection, Louisiana State Museum.

Brinkley, Alan. Voices of Protest: Huey Long, Father Coughlin, and the Great Depression, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1982

Caire, Vincent. Louisiana Aviation: An Extraordinary History in Photographs, Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2012.

Crouch, Tom. Wings: A History of Aviation From Kites to the Space Age, New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 2003.

Eggebeen, Janna. Airport Age: Architecture and Modernity in America, Dissertation, The City University of New York, 2007

“Fountain of Winds as Shushan Airport Among Most Beautiful Displays in Nation,” Progress, 12 Aug. 1938, Scrapbook 72, WPA Scrapbook Collection, Louisiana State Museum.

Healy, Jr. George W. A Lifetime on a Deadline: Self-Portrait of a Southern Journalist, Gretna: Pelican Publishing, 1976.

Heitmann, John . “Getting Places in a Hurry: The Development of Aviation in Long-Era South Louisiana,” Louisiana History: The Journal of the Louisiana Historical Association, Vol 29, No. 4, (Autumn 1988) 325-342.

“Jimmie and Walter Wedell,” Louisiana Aviation Since 1910, Louisiana State Museum, accessed Apr. 19, 2013, 3_jwwedell.aspx

Judge Leon Ford III Collection, Center for Southeast Louisiana Studies, Southeastern Louisiana University Archives and Special Collections

Long, Elgin M. and Marie K. Long, Amelia Earhart: The Mystery Solved, New York: Simon & Schuster, 1999

“Our History,” New Orleans Lakefront Airport, accessed 13 Feb. 2013,;

Weiss, Dreyfous, and Seiferth Office Records Collection, Southeastern Architectural Archive, Special Collections Division, Tulane University Libraries.