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Florida Parishes Photographic Collection

(Mss. 2355)

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Dates 1919, n.d.

Contents 2 Photograph albums, 102 photographic prints, 44 negatives, 2 photocopies.

Scope and Contents Note

Photographs depict geological features in the Florida Parishes and other areas in Louisiana and Mississippi. The collection covers areas near Port Hudson, St. Francisville, Bayou Sara, Jackson, Kentwood, Roseland, Franklinton, Slidell, Varnardo, Hammond, and Covington, Louisiana. Photographs illustrate creeks, bluffs, eroded landforms, roads, vegetation, farms, and buildings. Included are depictions of gravel dredging and washing sites near Jackson, Kentwood, and Roseland, Louisiana.

Photocopies of the photograph albums are included. Photographs have been removed from the albums and are housed separately. Negatives of photographs in album 2 are included, with 6 negatives of images not included among the photographic prints. Many of these negatives are extremely brittle. Photographs are filed in the order in which they appeared in the albums. Negatives are filed numerically.