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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..; Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Cuban American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slave records.; Women slaves--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Prenuptial agreements--Louisiana--New Orleans.;...
    • 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.; a slave, age 13, named Melie; monies, silver,...
    • Félicité Aurore Barbier Bouny emancipation petition, 1842 March.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans..; Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Bouny family.; Slave records.; Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Bouny, Félicité Aurore Barbier,...
    • 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...
    • Slavery documents collection. Folder 01-05, 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 slave "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.
    • 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...
    • Includes legal documents regarding the purchase and ownership of slaves, 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 Mallet, both...
    • Marie Boidore affidavit, approximately 1820-1827

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans..; Carnival--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Mayors--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Affidavits--Louisiana--New Orleans.
    • Affidavit of Marie Boidore, a free woman of color, that at a ball of Mr. St. Martin, Virginie Labortrie, another free woman of color, unmasked her and along with friends, beat her. Presented to Joseph Roffignac, Mayor. In French.
    • Registration of Free Person of Color certificate, 1860.

    • Mayors--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans..; Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Free African Americans--Legal status, laws, etc.
    • Certificate, signed by mayor John T. Michel under the seal of the City of Jefferson, registering Josephine M. Bullen, a mulatto aged 20, as a free person of color, as required by the Louisiana Legislature.
    • Sophie Martin request, 1821 July 3.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans..; Mayors--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Haitian Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Port-au-Prince (Haiti); Passports--Louisiana--New Orleans.
    • Request by Sophie Martin, a free woman of color age 28, to leave New Orleans and then to return. Signed by the mayor of New Orleans, Joseph Roffignac.
    • 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.; Creoles--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 the woman,...
    • Beltran Gravier petition, before 1797

    • Spanish--Louisiana--History--18th century.; African Americans--History--18th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans..; African American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Land titles--Registration and transfer--Louisiana--New...
    • 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 the free woman of color, Maria San Juan. In an...
    • Joseph Maison oral proceeding, 1768 February 1

    • Colonial administrators--Louisiana--New Orleans--History--18th century.; French--Louisiana--History--18th century.; African Americans--History--18th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans..; Land tenure--Louisiana--New Orleans.;...
    • A certified copy of the procès-verbal (proceeding) concerning the attempt by Joseph Maison, bailiff of the Superior Council of Louisiana, to seize the property of Villars Dubreuil in New Orleans. In accordance with the Superior Council's orders of...
    • 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 her mulatto slave Michel was employed in public works. The Mayor of New Orleans, Augustin Macarty, issued these pay bills or cash...
    • Property transactions for Gravier and Circus Streets, 1845-1859.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans..; Creoles--Louisiana.; Land titles--Registration and transfer--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Inheritance and succession--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.;...
    • 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...
    • This is an artificial collection made up 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...
    • Nicholas Girod order to pay, 1814 October 20

    • African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans--History--19th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Municipal government--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Mayors--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.;...
    • Mandat de Payment (order to pay) $6.50 to Julie Robert, a free mulatto woman, for the twenty-six days that her slave Blaise worked on the municipal chain gang. The Mayor of New Orleans, N. Girod, issued these pay bills or cash vouchers to authorize...
    • François Camus act of emancipation, 1827 October 26.

    • African Americans--History--19th century.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans..; African American women--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Slaves--Emancipation--Louisiana--New Orleans.
    • Act of emancipation by François Camus of his female slave, Souris. By an act passed before Notary Public Hugh K. Gordon, François Camus certified that he had freed Souris, age thirty-two years.


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    • Schools--Dillard University--Louisiana--New Orleans--1950-1960; African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans---1950-1960; Women--Louisiana--New Orleans--1950-1960
    • In the foreground, two students are playing Chinese checkers while others look on or read. Verso reads: Dillard


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    • Schools--Dillard University--Louisiana--New Orleans--1950-1960; African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans--1950-1960; Women--Louisiana--New Orleans--1950-1960
    • Two young women in the foreground and three other students in the background walk along the tree-lined campus of Dillard University in New Orleans, Louisiana. Verso reads: Dillard New Orleans


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    • Schools--Dillard University--Louisiana--New Orleans--1950-1960; African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans--1950-1960; Women--Louisiana--New Orleans--1950-1960
    • Three young women seated playing Chinese Checkers as a fourth student looks on. Verso reads: Dillard


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    • Schools--Dillard University--Louisiana--New Orleans--1950-1960; African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans--1950-1960; Women--Louisiana--New Orleans--1950-1960
    • Three young women, all undergraduates at Dillard University sit on the lawn or look-on while pointing to a magazine. Verso reads: Dillard Under-graduate girls at Dillard

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