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Results 1 - 20 of 48 for "Louisiana" in Genealogy

  1. 10th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference to be held Friday and Saturday at NSURead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 18 | 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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  2. Kissin' Kuzzins: Upcoming genealogy eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 28 | 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. Father and daughter, both in Tuscaloosa, find each other on genealogy siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2018 | 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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  15. Celebrate Me Home conference connects Creole communitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2018 | 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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  16. Far-flung Acadians searching for who they are find answers in N.S. museumRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2018 | 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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  17. Dallas descendants of slaves discovered their roots long before online genealogy toolsRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2018 | 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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