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Results 1 - 20 of 56 for "Louisiana" in Genealogy

  1. Visiting the Whitney Plantation/Slavery MuseumRead the original story

    Yesterday | A Whole Lotta Nothing

    ... the results of a genealogy project that displayed 107,000 names of recorded slaves between 1719 and 1820 in Louisiana. It was a tremendous amount to take in at once, just slab after slab of granite etched with thousands and thousands of names. Late ...

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  2. Second Look, Twice at the Museum of African DiasporaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 27 | Marina Times

    ... variety, and specificities of the work within this group of artists. Here, the diverse constellation of works - by Louisiana Bendolph, Loretta Bennett, Bob Blackburn, Mark Bradford, Willie Cole, Leonardo Drew, Ellen Gallagher, Sam Gilliam, Jr., ...

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  3. Creoles are working to preserve and share their heritageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 21 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... That is what some would call the four pillars of the creole heritage. While many may not know what it is, for Louisiana natives, it's a way of life. "To lose the idea of Creole," Edward Poullard said. "That was impossible because you were surrounded ...

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  4. Migration and extinction in the American WestRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2018 | High Country News

    ... storied genealogy of the animal incognitum in American history. Long before he became president and purchased the Louisiana Territory, Thomas Jefferson - who is sometimes called the founding father of American paleontology - cultivated an obsession ...

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  5. Have you Heard of the Opelousas Massacre of 1868 where Black Folks...Read the original story

    Oct 11, 2018 | L.A. Watts Times

    ... Marcel obtained a copy of Bentley's journal in the Edith Garland Dupre Library archives on the University of Louisiana at Lafayette campus. One entry states that less than 50 people lost their lives. "It was bad, but not as bad as many have said," ...

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  6. 98th Whipple Reunion heldRead the original story

    Sep 30, 2018 | Observer

    ... at 16: the Daughenbaugh and Stearns families. Traveling the farthest were Grant and Elaine King from Pineville, Louisiana - 1,400 miles. Others traveled from Florida and North Carolina. Ken Vogt was officially named historian, crediting him with the ...

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  7. Chatterbox: Group gets ribbon at fair; opportunity to learn in OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2018 | The Decatur Daily

    ... the association are eligible to win door prizes, including tickets to either the Auburn vs. Citadel or Alabama vs. Louisiana football game. The drawing for tickets will be held at the November meeting. For information, call Judy Simms at ...

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  8. 10th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference to be held Friday and Saturday at NSURead the original story

    Sep 18, 2018 | Natchitoches Times

    Northwestern State University will host the 10th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference September 21-22 in the Creative and Performing Arts Complex. The conference opens at 2 p.m. on September 21, and presentations start at 3:15 p.m. Presentation sessions will begin on Saturday morning at 9 a.m. and run until 4 p.m. Scholars from throughout Louisiana and seven other states will make presentations on aspects of Louisiana geography, religion, spirituality, folklore, art, history, culture and literature.

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  9. Kissin' Kuzzins: Upcoming genealogy eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2018 | Orange Leader

    ... know so there is no duplication of effort. For more information, call the Vernon Parish Library in Leesville, Louisiana. Thank you, Cheryl Perkins Corresponding Secretary, VHGS (2) The Deep East Texas Archeological Society will meet at 6:30 p.m. on ...

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  10. Wait! They were the parents?Read the original story

    Aug 18, 2018 | Lowell Sun

    ... connecting with DNA matches on AncestryDNA: a photo of her great-great-grandfather, John Daly Hart, 15, in his Louisiana State University Cadets uniform, circa 1871. (COURTESY PHOTO) As it turns out, Catherine was already pregnant when she arrived. ...

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  11. First Black-Owned Vocational Training School to Be Auctioned OffRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2018 | Weekend

    ... secondary public education for black in South. Professor Armstead Mitchell Strange was born in 1884 in Waterproof, Louisiana. He earned his college degree from Alcorn College, where he finished in 1902. Strange came to Tangipahoa Parish via Collins, ...

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  12. Around the Southside for Aug. 2, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2018 | The Advocate

    Five performing acts take the stage from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at Louisiana Culinary Institute, 10550 Airline Highway Also featured are hors d'ouevres, cocktails and a three-course meal with paired adult beverages by BRQ Restaurant and Bacon and Fig. Films created by teens during the Main Library's NOVAC Film Camp will debut at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the library's large meeting room.

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  13. Around the Southeast for Aug. 2, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2018 | The Advocate

    Five performing acts take the stage from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at Louisiana Culinary Institute, 10550 Airline Highway. Also featured are hors d'ouevres, cocktails and a three-course meal with paired adult beverages by BRQ Restaurant and Bacon and Fig.

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  14. Around Mid City for Aug. 2, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2018 | The Advocate

    Five performing acts take the stage from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at Louisiana Culinary Institute, 10550 Airline Highway. Also featured are hors d'ouevres, cocktails and a three-course meal with paired adult beverages by BRQ Restaurant and Bacon and Fig events.

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  15. Woman's genealogy research helps reunite familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2018 | The Town Talk

    ... websites and social media led to Jason's uncles and cousins, most of whom made visits this past year to meet their Louisiana family. "It's been crazy," Patty said. "It's like we've lived through the same thing. He was my support system, and I was ...

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  16. Books: Events for week of July 22Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2018 | The Advocate

    ... 262-2640. Soul of the South: 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., EBR Main Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd. A representative from the Louisiana State Museum at Capitol Park will talk about the background and history of the upcoming "Soul of the South" collection, which ...

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  17. Jilline Ringle Solo Performance Program Announces 2018 Residents And Grant RecipientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Folaranmi Afolayan will work with collaborator Christina May on Diaspora Crossroads, which began its process at Louisiana State University. The child of an African American mother and Nigerian father, Afolayan explores the places where cultures ...

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  18. Charleston's African American Museum gets new curator from Chicago History MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2018 | Post and Courier

    ... Northeast, she said. Those who lived in Mississippi went to Chicago or Milwaukee or Detroit. Freed slaves from Louisiana or Texas usually traveled toward California. The museum already has a director in place for its Center for Family History, which ...

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  19. Father, daughter find each other on genealogy siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2018 | Vicksburg Post

    ... inbox. The two began a conversation, with Bennett quickly realizing the young woman who grew up in Lake Charles, Louisiana, was indeed his daughter, now a University of Alabama student living just 2.3 miles from his home in Tuscaloosa. They intended ...

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  20. Daughter discovers biological father on genealogy siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2018 | News Times

    ... inbox. The two began a conversation, with Bennett quickly realizing the young woman who grew up in Lake Charles, Louisiana, was indeed his daughter, now a University of Alabama student living just 2.3 miles from his home in Tuscaloosa. They intended ...

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