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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,...
Dates: 1773-1983; Majority of material found in 1820-1941
Scope and Contents This collection dates from 1942 to 1952 and spans 2.5 linear feet. It comprises records of the activities of the Lafourche Parish Police Jury, including correspondence, memoranda, clippings, reports, surveys, resolutions, acts, lists, financial information, minutes, plans, and ephemera. The records concern public heath, flood control, utilities, local businesses, schools, and other parish matters.
Dates: 1942-1952, undated
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...