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In 1984, a professor at Rutgers University stumbled upon a trove of historic data in a courthouse in Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana. Over the next 15 years, Dr. Gwendolyn Midlo Hall, a noted New Orleans writer and historian, painstakingly uncovered the background of 100,000 slaves who were brought to Louisiana in the 18th and 19th centuries making fortunes for their owners.
The Amistad Research Center's ties to the American Missionary Association (AMA). It is dedicated to preserving America's ethnic heritage by providing a home to the manuscripts, photographs, oral histories, books, periodicals and works of art that contain the history of peoples, of nations, of beliefs and dreams, of a past worth sharing with the future.
Indexes almost 70 Louisiana periodicals
Bass, S. Jonathan
by Brister, Bridgett Demery Jackson
Use proper subject terms, such as "African", "African American", "Blacks" to run searches. Available through LSU Middleton Libraries and Internet.
Vincent, Charles, 1945-
by Cary-Williams, Earline, 1915-
Hatter, Eula Mae, 1921-2000
Pitcher, Freddie, 1945-
Electronic access only.
Ward, John Langdon, 1841-1915
The LOUISiana Digital Library (LDL) is an online library of over 84,000 digital materials about Louisiana's history, culture, places, and people. Its purpose is to make unique historical treasures from Louisiana's archives, libraries, museums, and other repositories in the state electronically accessible to Louisiana residents and to students, researchers, and the general public in other states and countries.
Louisiana Folklife Program
African American Cultural Center (Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.)
Black Action Movement (Louisiana State University)
Manuscript Resources on Plantation Society and Economy in the Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, Special Collections, LSU Libraries
Manuscript Resources on Women's History in the Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, Special Collections, LSU Libraries
Manuscript Resources on African American History in the Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, Special Collections, LSU Libraries
Manuscript Resources on Louisiana State University in the Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, Special Collections, LSU Libraries
Manuscript Resources on the History of New Orleans In the Civil War in the Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, Special Collections, LSU Libraries
Baton Rouge was the site of the first successful bus boycott of the 1950s. This exhibit includes photographs, an historical timeline, and the personal recollections of some of the major figures behind the Baton Rouge bus boycott. It represents the combined efforts of students at McKinley High School and Louisiana State University graduate students of EDCI 5880, Summer Session 1998
Moody, Mary Edith, 1926-
Johnson, Elondust Patrick, 1967-
Jones, Kirkland C.
pt. A. From Africa to the Civil War.-- pt. B. From the Civil War to Jim Crow.-- pt. C. From Jim Crow to Civil Rights.
Federal Writers' Project (La.)