Fonville Winans (1911-1988) was Louisiana’s unofficial Photographer. He first came to Louisiana in 1930 to assist his father in building the Bayou Ramous Bridge near Morgan City. He fell in love with the state, bought a boat, The Pintail, and began photographing its many wonderful site and people. As an official photographer for LSU and the state during the Leche administration, he was able to photograph festivals, people and industry throughout the state. His documentary work was mainly from 1930 to 1955.
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