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  • Subject: Women--Louisiana--New Orleans
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    • Schools--Dillard University--Louisiana--New Orleans; African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans; Women--Louisiana--New Orleans
    • A young African American woman in the foreground and a couple in the distance walk by public housing near Dillard University. Verso reads: Public housing
    • Jean Jacques Montfort and Marie Eulalie Blais marriage contract, 1829 October 26.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans. Spouses--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Cuban American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slave records.; Women slaves--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Prenuptial...
    • A marriage contract between Jean Jacques Montfort and Marie Eulalie Blais, both free people of color. The document includes an inventory of Marie Eulalie's dowry comprising a property on Burgundy St.; an enslaved person, aged 13 years, named Melie;...
    • Félicité Aurore Barbier Bouny emancipation petition, 1842 March.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans. African American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Bouny family.; Slave records.; Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Bouny, Félicité Aurore Barbier, active 1838-1842.; Coralie (Slave of...
    • A petition for the emancipation of Coralie, a slave, aged 40, belonging to Félicité Aurore Barbier Bouny. The document certifies that the widow of Bouny is the owner of Coralie and that the latter was always "respectful, obedient, and loyal to...
    • Philip Moore emancipation petition, 1847 April 20.

    • African Americans--Louisiana--History--19th century.; Slave records--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slavery--Louisiana--New Orleans--History--19th century.; Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Women slaves--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Free...
    • A petition to emancipate the enslaved woman "Henrietta" filed by Philip Moore to execute the request of his late mother. Includes a testimonial by the witness Wheelock S. Upton for whom Henrietta worked as a washerwoman.
    • Soulié family ledgers, 1872-1882.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Finance, Personal.; Free African Americans--Finance, Personal.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American plantation...
    • Account book of the Soulié family, who were free people of color, documenting their business activities from 1872-1882. Stock, cash, interest, real estate, business, sugar, and sundry accounts are present for various Soulié family members...
    • Soulié family ledgers, 1850-1871.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Finance, Personal.; African American plantation owners.; African American businesspeople.; African American slaveholders.; Free African...
    • Account book of the Soulié family, who were free people of color, documenting their business activities from 1850-1871. Stock, real estate, cash, bank, business, sugar, and sundry accounts are present for various Soulié family members including:...
    • Soulié family ledgers, 1869-1874.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Finance, Personal.; African American plantation owners.; African American businesspeople.; African American slaveholders.; Free African...
    • Account book of the Soulié family, who were free people of color, documenting their business activities from 1869-1874. Stock, real estate, cash, bank, business, sugar, and sundry accounts are present for various Soulié family members including...
    • Soulié family ledgers, 1843-1849.

    • Account books--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Finance, Personal.; Free African Americans--Finance, Personal.; Free African...
    • Account book of the Soulié family, who were free people of color, documenting their business activities from 1843-1849. Included are the accounts of Norbert, Louise, Lucien, Eulalie, Celeste, and Marie Coralie Soulié. Page 208 is not present in...
    • City of New Orleans antebellum collection. 01-13, probably 1858.

    • Women landowners--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaves--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans. Taxation--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American...
    • Three sheets from an 1858? tax assessment roll, which list the names of individuals, streets on which their houses front, measurement of property, cash value of house and lot, and the number and value of enslaved persons. Listings were made by city...
    • Soulié family ledgers, 1847-1855.

    • African American slaveholders--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Finance, Personal.; Free African Americans--Finance, Personal.; African American...
    • Account book of the Soulié family, who were free people of color, documenting their business activities from 1847-1855. Includes the accounts of Norbert, Louise, Eulalie, Celeste, and Marie Coralie Soulié. Pages 92 and 240 are not present in...
    • John and Jean Rousseau collection, 1814-1838.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans. Inheritance and succession--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Mallet, Jeanne Marie, died 1828--Finance, Personal.; African American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slave bills of sale--Louisiana--New Orleans.;...
    • Includes legal documents regarding the purchase and ownership of enslaved persons, tutorship or guardianship of the Rousseau children after their mother's death, and statements of the separate and joint assets of Jean Rousseau and Jeanne Marie...
    • Beltran Gravier petition, before 1797

    • Spanish--Louisiana--History--18th century.; Women landowners--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African Americans--History--18th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans. African American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Land...
    • Petition submitted by mayor Beltran Gravier (i.e., the elder), to [the Governor of the Province of Louisiana?]. Gravier submitted a petition in connection with a suit that he had instituted against Maria San Juan, who is described as a free negro....
    • Register of free colored persons entitled to remain in the state. Volume 3, 1859-1861.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans. African American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American men--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaveholders--Louisiana--New Orleans.; New Orleans (La.)....
    • The third volume of the Register of Free Colored Persons Entitled to Remain in the State was produced by the New Orleans Mayor's Office between 1859 and 1861. Free people of color who were not born in the City of New Orleans, or who were born in...
    • Registration of Free Person of Color certificate, 1860.

    • Mayors--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans. Free African Americans--Legal status, laws, etc.; Legal documents.
    • Certificate, signed by mayor John T. Michel under the seal of the City of Jefferson, registering Josephine M. Bullen, described as a mulatto aged about 20 years, as a free person of color, as required by the Louisiana Legislature.
    • 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...
    • Augustin Macarty order to pay, 1819 August 6.

    • African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans--History--19th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans. Mayors--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Macarty, Augustin Francois de, 1774-1844.; Municipal government--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African...
    • Mandat de Payment (order to pay) $14.50 to Rosette Montreuil, a free woman of color, for twenty-nine days that Michel, described as her mulatto slave, was employed in public works. The Mayor of New Orleans, Augustin Macarty, issued these pay bills...
    • Property transactions for Gravier and Circus Streets, 1845-1859.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans. Land titles--Registration and transfer--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Inheritance and succession--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Inventories of decedents'...
    • Property records relating to the ownership of a lot at the corner of Gravier and Circus streets in New Orleans, Louisiana. Two sales of the property are present, both between William Malcolm and Jane McCall Woods, a free woman of color. Also...
    • Freedom papers of New Orleans (La.), 1832-1858.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans. Slavery--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaveholders--Louisiana.; African American children--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American families--Louisiana--New...
    • This is an artificial collection comprised of various documents that provide evidence of the free status of individual persons in the city of New Orleans during the years 1832-1858. Among the items are certificates from public officials, copies of...
    • Register of free colored persons entitled to remain in the state. Volume 2, 1856-1859.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans. African American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American men--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaveholders--Louisiana--New Orleans.; New Orleans (La.)....
    • The second volume of the Register of Free Colored Persons Entitled to Remain in the State was produced by the New Orleans Mayor's Office between 1856 and 1859. Free people of color who were not born in the City of New Orleans or who were born in...

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