Size: 96 interviews on 157 recordings
Dates of interviews: 1970s - present
Principal Interviewers: Pamela Dean, David Culbert, Helen Peterson, Kathleen Kearns, Susan Tittlebaum, Shelly Wells, Tayari Kwa Salaam, Harriet Walker, Ruth Laney, Mary Hebert Price, Jennifer Abraham
Finding Aids: Abstracts
Audio Availability: MP3
Processing Status: 4% of interviews are cataloged (4 of 96)
Access Restrictions: See individual abstracts
Description: These primarily biographical and regional history interviews were conducted by LSU faculty and students, by Williams Center staff under contract for interviewees' families, or were donated to the Williams Center. In addition to family history and genealogy, topics covered include: the Association for Women Historians, Lansdowne Plantation in Natchez, Mississippi, the New Llano Cooperative Colony near Leesville, Louisiana, Williams Plantation, architecture, landscape architecture, hurricanes, Mardi Gras celebrations, Louisiana fisheries, the sugarcane industry, Native American and African American artists, New Orleans history and music, and topics of international interest such as the Mexican Revolution and Nazi propaganda films.
Pamela K. Autrey
Lillian B. & Harold Bernard
Dorothy Coquille Blanchard & Nova Coquille
Dr. Bonch & Fran Ivey
Chandra McCormick Calhoun & Keith Calhoun
Peter & Clara Gerica
Willie Dee Hart
Paul J. Henderson
Terry Jackson, Brenda Bass, Linda Clark
Louise M. Johnson
Sheleen P. Jones
Ted Landry & Rebecca Saunders
Ella D. Lewis
Kay Long, Marsha Budz & Terry Fluke
Doug Manship, Sr.
Nathan Meggs, Jr.
Dorothy Daly Mitchell
Devereux Nobles & George Marshall IV
Joan Weil Oppenheim
Lillian B. Oubre
Mr. & Mrs. Chester Peecher
Eric T. Reid
Caroline Coates Spiller
Nicholas R. Spitzer
Liza Jo Stelly
Lou Ella Swearingen
A. Elizabeth Taylor
A. Hays Town, Sr.
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