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Results 1 - 20 of 52 for "Louisiana" in Genealogy

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

    Tuesday Jul 10 | 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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  2. Charleston's African American Museum gets new curator from Chicago History MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 10 | 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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  3. Father, daughter find each other on genealogy siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 9 | 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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  4. Daughter discovers biological father on genealogy siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 7 | 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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  5. Father and daughter, both in Tuscaloosa, find each other on genealogy siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 6 | The Decatur Daily

    ... 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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  6. Celebrate Me Home conference connects Creole communitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 21 | Natchitoches Times

    Loletta Wynder and Sheila Richmond represented the Creole Heritage Center at Northwestern State University by participating in the Celebrate Me Home Conference in Mobile, Alabama, on June 8-10. The event brought together people from Louisiana, Alabama, Oklahoma, Texas, Illinois, Florida, Georgia and Missouri to connect to their Creole heritage.

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  7. Far-flung Acadians searching for who they are find answers in N.S. museumRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 19 | CBC News

    ... people wanting to learn more about their Acadian roots. It attracts visitors from across the Maritimes, Quebec, Louisiana and even further abroad. One recent visitor was an adopted woman from Denmark who came to Pubnico after learning her DNA had ...

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  8. Dallas descendants of slaves discovered their roots long before online genealogy toolsRead the original story

    Monday Jun 18 | Dallas Morning News

    ... he was white, as we accept only white patients here." The Mississippi hospital rerouted Ike House to a facility in Louisiana. On her mother's side, Wanell House followed a trail that led her to Peter Choice, a former slave from Harrison County who ...

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  9. Creating a Timeline To Show My Grandfathera s LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2018 | Family Tree Magazine

    ... for using them in your research. My grandfather Joe moved around a lot during his lifetime: Texas, North Carolina, Louisiana, Mississippi, back to Texas, elsewhere in Texas, Ohio, more places in Texas, various Ohio cities, South Dakota, Ohio again. ...

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  10. How the crawfish became an icon of Louisiana cookingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2018 | Vicksburg Post

    Crawfish were what's for dinner in Louisiana long before the Cajuns, often associated with the savory crustacean, arrived in the mid-1700s. The Houma Indians are mentioned in French documents as early as 1682, and the new settlers said the native tribe used a red crawfish as its symbol.

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  11. Books: Events for week of April 22Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2018 | The Advocate

    ... autismsocietygbr@gmail.com . Speaker: 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., Alexandre Mouton House, 1122 Lafayette St. University of Louisiana at Lafayette Professor C.E. Richard will speak about "In the Mind of the Maker," a short film documenting the construction of ...

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  12. Glidie Rainwater Mobley | 1936-2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2018 | Sun Advocate

    Glidie Rainwater Mobley passed away Easter Sunday, April 1st, 2018 after a long illness. She was born in Louisiana to Bessie Ried and William Monroe Rainwater.

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  13. Books: Events for week of April 8Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2018 | The Advocate

    ... be signing copies of her debut novel, "A Little Gumbo in Her Face," which tackles the family structure immersed in Louisiana Creole culture. Author event: 2 p.m., Barnes & Noble CitiPlace, 2590 CitiPlace Court. Havilah Malone, Ms. Louisiana ...

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  14. Community Spotlight - Friday night dance and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2018 | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

    ... United Church, 355 Bradbrooke Dr., Yorkton - Thurs., Apr. 5. Freewill offering for the choir. --- Music of the Louisiana Hayride Show Spring Spectacular! See these legends come to life before your eyes! Plus songs by Crystal Gayle, Marty Robbins, ...

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  15. Books: Events for week of March 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2018 | The Advocate

    ... of "Southern University Law Center." Women's History Month Lecture: 1 p.m., Student Union Theatre, Southeastern Louisiana University. Samantha Cavell, visiting professor of history and author of "Midshipmen and Quarterdeck Boys in the British Navy, ...

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  16. Get a plan to help with genealogyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | Davis Enterprise

    ... genealogist and family historian for more than 15 years. Her specialties include the Gulf South, South West Louisiana, Beginning Genealogy, California Genealogy and Adoption research. Davis Genealogy Club meetings are held on the third Tuesday of ...

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  17. Black People Were Enslaved in the US Until as Recently as 1963Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2018 | LiveScience

    ... War Myths, Busted ] "I met about 20 people all who had worked on the Waterford Plantation in St. Charles Parish, Louisiana," Harrell told Vice. "They told me they had worked the fields for most of their lives. One way or another, they had become ...

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  18. Books: Events for week of March 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2018 | The Advocate

    ... p.m., LP Main Library, 301 W. Congress St. Toby Daspit, of UL-Lafayette, will discuss the hip-hop experience in Louisiana. Write with Us!: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., LP Main Library, 301 W. Congress St., and LP South Regional Library, 6101 Johnston St. ...

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  19. Fat Tuesday with The Brassaholics and more Longmont-area events for Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2018 | LongmontFYI

    ... Gras ArtWalk Fundraiser - Support ArtWalk with its own celebration of Mardi Gras. The event features live music, Louisiana food, beverages and a silent auction. Admission price includes one drink ticket. Costumes encouraged; 6 p.m., Oak Room at ...

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  20. Longmont-area events for the week of Feb. 12, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2018 | LongmontFYI

    ... Gras ArtWalk Fundraiser - Support ArtWalk with its own celebration of Mardi Gras. The event features live music, Louisiana food, beverages and a silent auction. Admission price includes one drink ticket. Costumes encouraged; 6 p.m., Oak Room at ...

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