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    • Marcus Christian Collection

    • Race and Ethnicity
    • Marcus Bruce Christian (1900-1976) was a businessman, a writer and poet, teacher, and head of the "Colored Project" of the Louisiana Federal Writers' Project (FWP) at Dillard University. Although he had a limited formal education, Christian served...
    • Veterans of Southeast Louisiana

    • Community and Culture; Military and War; People and Cultures; Race and Ethnicity; Science and Technology
    • The Archives and Special Collections Department at Nicholls State University has created a collection of videotaped interviews of U.S. veterans living in southeast Louisiana. The collection consists of interviews primarily from Lafourche and...
    • Northeast Louisiana Historic Images Collection

    • Business and Industry; Community and Culture; Education; Government and Politics; Land and Resources; Military and War; People and Cultures; Work and Labor;
    • This collection contains images that document the history and culture of northeast Louisiana. The University of Louisiana at Monroe Library Special Collections received a Louisiana Board of Regent's Enhancement Grant to digitize images belonging to...
    • Painting in Louisiana From The Historic New Orleans Collection

    • Arts and Architecture; Business and Industry; Community and Culture; Government and Politics; Land and Resources; Military and War; People and Cultures; Race and Ethnicity; Work and Labor;
    • The Painting in Louisiana from The Historic New Orleans Collection consists of several hundred paintings (including oils and watercolors) by Louisiana and Southern artists, owned by The Historic New Orleans Collection. The paintings held by...
    • O. Chapter 39:  Business and Professions, 1900-1930

    • African Americans -- Employment -- History -- 20th century.
    • The unpublished manuscript "The Negro in Louisiana" is a work begun by the Dillard (University) Project in 1942, an arm of the WPA's Federal Writer's Project.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...
    • Loyola University New Orleans University Photographs Collection

    • Arts and Architecture; Community and Culture; Education; Health and Medicine; Land and Resources; People and Cultures; Race and Ethnicity; Religion and Philosophy; Science and Technology; Work and Labor
    • This collection is comprised of photographs dating back to the early 20th century from Loyola's University Archives. Early photographs include some taken by famed New Orleans photographer E.J. Bellocq. Since 1949, the university has employed an...
    • Q. Chapter 45: Negro Suffrage 1900

    • African Americans -- Civil rights -- Louisiana -- History -- 20th century.
    • 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...
    • CC. Chapter 5: Slave Clothing

    • Slaves -- Clothing -- Louisiana -- 18th century; Slaves -- Clothing -- Louisiana -- 19th century.
    • 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...
    • P. Chapter 42: Lady Luck, Be Kind

    • African Americans; Gamblers -- United States -- Psychology; Lotteries -- Louisiana.
    • 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...
    • DD. Chapter 8: Slave Life

    • Slaves -- Social life and customs.
    • 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...
    • LSU Libraries Postcard Collections

    • Community and Culture; Land and Resources; Transportation
    • This collection contains two different postcard collections found in the LSU Libraries Special Collections Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley manuscript collections. The Mississippi and Louisiana Postcard Collection contains 93 items and spans...
    • MMM. Chapter 35: Health and Hospitalization, 1872 - 1942

    • African Americans -- Health and hygiene -- History; African Americans -- Medicine -- United States -- History; African Americans -- Medical care -- United States -- History.
    • 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...
    • PPP. Chapter 44: Stay in your own backyard

    • African Americans -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Louisiana; African Americans -- Law and legislation -- Louisiana.
    • 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...
    • 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...

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