1884: The “World’s Industrial and Cotton Centennial Exposition” opened in New Orleans. This event included, in its Educational Department, a grand arrray of works and exhibits produced by Lasallian students in the U.S. The exhibit was coordinated by the noted Brother Maurelian.

https://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/100597722 . See also Brother Angelus Gabriel (FSC), The Christian Brothers in the United States 1848-1948: A Century of Catholic Education (NY: Declan McMullen, 1948), p. 441.