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Maude H. Billiu Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-00020
Scope and Contents This collection spans 1838-1993 and covers 15 linear feet. It includes photographs, newspapers, newspaper clippings, negatives, glass plate negatives, notarial records, court summons, certificate of death, death notices, obituaries, correspondence, a business license, tax receipts, postcards, scrapbooks, yearbooks, sketches, monographs, and a school program.

J. Wilson Lepine Collection of Laurel Valley and Melodia Plantation Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS-00025
Scope and Contents This collection contains the records of Laurel Valley and Melodia Plantation Stores collected by J. Wilson Lepine, owner of Laurel Valley and Melodia Plantations. These records include correspondence, letter books, account books, payroll records, plantation diaries, invoices, and sugar mill records. Of particular interest are the thirteen plantation diaries which span the years 1903-1915 which give a day by day account of life and labor on a Louisiana sugar plantation in the early twentieth...