2016 Sunset Report

OLG & DCRT Strategic Plan
2020-21 through 2024-25


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Science & Technology

ArchitectureTools & Equipment to Manipulate MaterialsArmament and ProtectionTools & Equipment for Scientific Processes
Communication & TradePersonal Symbols Recreation & EntertainmentEthnology


The Science and Technology collection consists primarily of tools and other objects used by people to shape the industrial, scientific, domestic, and recreational aspects of daily life. The collection contains approximately 6,000 artifacts that represent the history of Louisiana in the context of technological development from the 16th to the 21st century. The collection features a wide variety of artifacts ranging from manufacturing tools to children's toys. The categories shown above reflect the diversity of this expansive collection.