Saving history in New Orleans





They're toiling 8 to 5, trying to rescue history. Occasionally, occupants of cars yell hostile words about the strangers in their midst.

Still, the angry are the exception.

Most New Orleans residents tolerate the presence of two UNCG professors and 12 graduate students in history and interior architecture.

They're devoting their spring break to helping rescue historic buildings damaged by Hurricane Katrina or years of neglect.


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