This city has seen three hundred years of struggle, perseverance, disasters but also recovery, and it’s never; as other cultures have come in they’ve blended together, whether through force or assimilation or just for fun, that feeling of calm through chaos never leaves.– Charlotte Jones
Charlotte Jones is a Historical Interpreter living and working in New Orleans as a tour guide and carriage driver. Originally from Florida, she moved to New Orleans in 2007 to attend UNO and has remained ever since. A self professed “history nerd”, Charlotte shares her love of New Orleans and its history with her customers.
Jones, Charlotte. Charlotte Jones Interview. Interview by Shane Begg and Monica Guarnieri. Videorecording, transcript, November 14, 2018. Service Industry Collection. Documentary and Oral History Studio, Loyola University New Orleans.
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