Thank you for your purchase. The impact of Hurricane Ida has halted all mail and delivery service in the New Orleans area. We appreciate your order and will ship it once power and delivery services are restored. Thank you for understanding as we work toward service recovery and for your support of WYES.

New Orleans That Was


Pontchartrain Beach Amusement park, ride on the Canal Street streetcar, journey along the New Basin Canal, exploring Lincoln Beach; watching the N.O. Pelicans play ball; Mardi Gras Indians on North Claiborne Avenue and neighborhood movie theatres.  Produced and narrated by Peggy Scott Laborde.

Approx. 60 minutes. (DVD only)

Available on backorder


A ride on the Zephyr at Pontchartrain Beach, a ride on the Canal Street streetcar, a journey along the New Basin Canal; exploring Lincoln Beach; watching the New Orleans Pelicans play ball; seeing the Mardi Gras Indians on tree-lined North Claiborne Avenue or just going to the neighborhood movie theatres.  Visit some of the special places from New Orleans’ recent past.

NEW ORLEANS THAT WAS is filled with fascinating interviews, home movies, news footage, and rare photos.

Narrated and produced by Peggy Scott Laborde.

TV Schedule
WYES YouTube Channel


For more information contact:

Robin Cooper
Vice President of Development
P.O. Box 24026
New Orleans, LA 70184-4026
(504) 840-4894