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Scope and Contents This collection spans 135 linear feet and dates from 1773 to 1983. The bulk of the materials date from approximately 1820 to 1941. The collection comprises vital, court, land, tax, and immigration records of Lafourche Parish, Louisiana. This includes records of birth, death, marriage, divorce, civil and criminal court cases, wills and estates, orphans and adoption, insolvency, lunacy, voters and elections, licenses, militias, oaths, schools, judgements and appeals, indenture, slave sales,...
Scope and Contents This collection dates from 1923 to 1986 and spans 27 linear feet. The collection includes professional and persoaln papers of Leonard J. Toups and his wife Belle LeBlanc Toups, including photographs, correspondence, audio tapes, awards, artifacts, speeches, books, pamphlets, organization records, clippings, and other papers.
Scope and Contents This collection consists of microfilm of transcriptions of police jury meeting minutes for Assumption Parish between 1848 and 1924, Lafourche Parish between 1852 and 1933, and Terrebonne Parish between 1822 and 1936. The records document government functions such as elections, road building, public health, law enforcement, parish budgets and taxes, the development of education for blacks and whites, the battle to control yellow fever, livestock maintenance, transportation, flood control, and...