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  • Subject: African Americans--Louisiana
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    • GG. Chapter 17:The Free Colored Class of Louisiana

    • Free African Americans -- Louisiana -- History. Free African Americans -- Louisiana -- Social conditions.
    • The unpublished manuscript "The Negro in Louisiana" is a work begun by the Dillard (University) Project in 1942, an arm of the WPA's Federal Writer's Project. After the dissolution of the unit, Marcus Christian maintained and edited the document in...
    • Marie Jeanne Lemmele certification, 1811 July 30.

    • Women landowners--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American women--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Land grants--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans. Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint...
    • Certification that Marie Jeanne Lemelle, a free woman of color of the Country of Opelousas, has a claim to 160 superficial arpents. The document is signed by John Thompson, Junior Clerk of the Board, Western District, Orleans Territory.
    • William Freret depositions, 1842 January 21.

    • African Americans--Louisiana--History--19th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans. African American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Depositions--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Mothers--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Mayors--Louisiana--New...
    • Depositions of J. B. Ducoing and Jean André Grasse on behalf of Ace Pierre, a free man of color of New Orleans. Jean Baptiste Ducoing appeared before William Freret, Mayor of New Orleans, and swore that he had known Ace Pierre, and his mother, the...
    • Charles Thorton Butler baptismal certificate, 1844 February 22.

    • African Americans--Louisiana--History--19th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans. African American Catholics--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Indians of North America--Louisiana.
    • Baptismal certificate of Charles Thorton Butler of New Orleans. Father James Lesne, Rector of Saint Anthony's Chapel in New Orleans from 1840-1854, certified that he baptized Charles Thornton Butler, born May 16, 1817 at Lafourche, the legitimate...
    • James Mather order to pay, 1807 November 12.

    • African Americans--Louisiana--History--19th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans. African American soldiers--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American slaveholders--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Municipal government--Louisiana--New...
    • Mandat de Payment (order to pay) $30 to Valfroy Trudeau (described as a free mulatto) for services rendered in the "Grandjean affair." The Mayor of New Orleans, James Mather, issued pay bills or cash vouchers to authorize the City Treasurer to...
    • Bruno Gireaudeau deposition, 1844 April 13.

    • Depositions--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans. Mayors--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African Americans--Louisiana--History--19th century.;
    • Deposition of Bruno Gireaudeau who appeared before William Freret, Mayor of New Orleans, and swore that he had known Joseph Zeno, a free man of color, also present, for twenty years and that Zeno had been born a free man in New Orleans. The...
    • GGG. Chapter 18: Taxation without Representation

    • Free African Americans -- Louisiana -- History. Free African Americans -- Louisiana -- Social conditions.
    • The unpublished manuscript "The Negro in Louisiana" is a work begun by the Dillard (University) Project in 1942, an arm of the WPA's Federal Writer's Project. After the dissolution of the unit, Marcus Christian maintained and edited the document in...
    • Emancipation petition of Eloïse Marcos, Number 9A, 1829.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans. Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans. Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaveholders--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Petitions.; Legal documents.
    • Petition of Eloïse Marcos, a free woman of color, to free the enslaved man Jacob, who is described as a negro man above 30 years of age.
    • J. Roffignac order to pay, 1821 March 19.

    • African Americans--Louisiana--History--19th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans. Free blacks--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American soldiers--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Haitian...
    • Mandat de Payment (order to pay) $132 to Mr. (Joseph?) Savary, Jr., a free man of color, for the rental of a cart to the City for three months. The Mayor of New Orleans, J. Roffignac, issued these pay bills or cash vouchers to authorize the City...
    • Dyce interview

    • Bounce (Music)--Louisiana--New Orleans--Sources; Bounce (Music)--Social aspects--Louisiana--New Orleans; Rap (Music)--Louisiana--New Orleans--Sources; Rap (Music)--Social aspects--Louisiana--New Orleans; Hip-hop--Louisiana--New Orleans--Sources;...
    • Interview with Dyce (rapper/producer/videographer)
      0:04 Upbringing, Gentilly, musical influences, hot clubs in city when he was starting out, TT Tucker, bounce
      2:15 Audiences at early bounce shows, violence, early bounce artists, DJ Jimi,...
    • Impulss interview

    • Rap (Music)--Louisiana--New Orleans--Sources; Rap (Music)--Social aspects--Louisiana--New Orleans; Hip-hop--Louisiana--New Orleans--Sources; Hip-hop--Social aspects--Louisiana--New Orleans; African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans--Music--Sources;...
    • Interview with Impulss (rapper)
      0:10 Upbringing in Michoud, musicians in family, Cuban immigrant family
      7:35 On connecting with NO, what is special about NO
      10:00 Lack of venues for hip-hop in past in NO vs now—only gong shows, talent...
    • K Gates and Melaphyre interview

    • Bounce (Music)--Louisiana--New Orleans--Sources; Bounce (Music)--Social aspects--Louisiana--New Orleans; Rap (Music)--Louisiana--New Orleans--Sources; Rap (Music)--Social aspects--Louisiana--New Orleans; Hip-hop--Louisiana--New Orleans--Sources;...
    • Interview with K Gates and Melaphyre (rappers)
      0:05 They are half brothers: Kwame’s father is Haitian, Kwesi’s father is Nigerian: upbringing, 6th Ward, West Africa, ATL
      3:02 Musicians in their family
      4:00 Early music influences in NO:...
    • Leroy "Precise" Edwards (aka Cise) interview

    • Rap (Music)--Louisiana--New Orleans--Sources; Rap (Music)--Social aspects--Louisiana--New Orleans; Hip-hop--Louisiana--New Orleans--Sources; Hip-hop--Social aspects--Louisiana--New Orleans; African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans--Music--Sources;...
    • Interview with Leroy "Precise" Edwards (producer)
      0:07 Name and upbringing--Hollygrove
      0:25 Musicians in family, early memories of rap and bounce
      2:00 Playing drums in high school, marching band influence, Indians, “beat of the...

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