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Beary and Swartenbroek Family Papers

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Identifier: MS-00226
Scope and Contents This collection consists of papers relating to the Beary and Swartenbroek families of Lafourche Parish, Louisiana. The collection covers three linear feet and spans 1845 to 2003. Materials include correspondence, a diary, receipts, maps, financial and legal documents, genealogical research materials, schedules of religious services, descriptions of gymnastics routines, sheet music, photographs, and other printed matter. Topics represented in this collection include family news and business...

Coignet and Gaudet Family Papers

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Identifier: MS-00227
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials relating to the Coignet and Gaudet (Gaude) families, primarily the descendants of Guillaume Alfred Coignet and his two wives, sisters Charlotte and Stephanie Gaudet. The bulk of the collection consists of original correspondence (with translations) and printed sheet music. In addition, there are report cards, school assignments, poems, cards, notes, obituaries and death notices, genealogical research materials, certificates, newspaper clippings, photographs,...

Stella Queen Papers

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Identifier: MS-00048
Scope and Contents This collection spans 6 linear feet and includes material dating from 1896 to 1969. The materials are comprised of the papers of Stella Woods Queen of Thibodaux, Louisiana, and include personal papers, photographs, printed materials, and phonograph records relating to Queen's family and religious life. The collection is divided into four series: Papers, Photographs, Printed Materials, and Phonograph Records. The Papers series includes correspondence, records, and ephemera relating to...

South Louisiana Oral History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-00076
Scope and Contents This is an artificial collection created by Ellender Memorial Library from oral histories donated over a period of decades. It comprises oral histories (on audiotape and videotape) and related materials collected from residents of South Louisiana between approximately 1972 and 1998. Interviewees discuss topics relating to local history and culture, including foodways, traditional crafts, race, religion, illness and medicine, education, labor, and industry.