Number of Interviews: 8
Time Period: 1900-1960
Date Conducted: 1979
Finding Aids: Abstracts
Series Status: Subject indexes of tapes completed
Restrictions: Copyright retained by interviewees, interviewer and/or their heirs.
Description: This series documents the local history of the Atchafalaya Basin area, including Plaquemine, Bayou Sorrel, and Bayou Chene. Interviewees discuss lumbering, ginning moss, the Plaquemine locks, harvesting sugarcane, and social life and customs of the area in the early twentieth century. These interviews are also available at the Iberville Parish Library.
A. L. McMurray
Nelson & Lottie McQuiston