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  • Subject: Farmers--Louisiana
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    • Metoyer family papers. Vilfrede Metoyer papers. Folder 01-01b, 1903-1904.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American business enterprises--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African...
    • Vilfrede Metoyer papers are primarily comprised of letters, receipts, accounts, and invoices concerning cotton sales between Vilfrede Metoyer and various cotton merchants in New Orleans. Cotton merchants represented include John T. Hardie's Sons &...
    • Metoyer family papers. Vilfrede Metoyer papers. Folder 01-01a, 1900-1904.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American business enterprises--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African...
    • Vilfrede Metoyer papers are primarily comprised of letters, receipts, accounts, and invoices concerning cotton sales between Vilfrede Metoyer and various cotton merchants in New Orleans. Cotton merchants represented include H. & C. Newman Ltd.,...
    • Miles Terrell and family papers. Papers. Folder 01b-04b, approximately 1860-1915.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; African American farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Accounts.; Letters.; Receipts (Acknowledgments)(Acknowledgments) Invoices.; Advertising.; Poetry.
    • Undated materials of Miles and Sarah Clifton Terrell, free people of color, include letter fragments; a handwritten poem; a property agreement; invoices, accounts, and receipts for Miles Terrell; a letter from a man named Paul; and a circular from...
    • John McDonogh Papers. Correspondence with Andrew Durnford, approximately 1831-1847.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Plaquemines Parish.; McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; Durnford, Andrew, 1800-1859.; Plantations--Louisiana--Management.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Plaquemines Parish.; African American...
    • Undated letters written by Andrew Durnford, a free person of color, to John McDonogh regarding personal matters and the affairs of his sugar plantation. The letters refer to the birth of his daughter, Rosema (1844), news from his son, Thomas, at...
    • MM. Chapter 34: Farm and Rural Labor, 1900-1930

    • African Americans -- Employment -- History -- 20th century; African American farmers -- 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...
    • Metoyer family papers. Cashbook. Folder 01-06, 1889-1926.

    • Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American businesspeople--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Accounts--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; African American...
    • The Metoyer family cashbook contains store accounts and cotton ginning accounts. Goods represented include pork, seeds, quinine, cotton, corn, and beef. Names included in the book are M. Jones and Laura Metoyer.
    • To the planters of Concordia Parish

    • Circulars--1860-1870; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Economic aspects; C. B. Churchill and Company; Concordia Parish (La.)--History; Farmers--Louisiana; Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893
    • Printed circular asking planters to yield their bells to L. P. Conner to be recast into cannons for the war effort.
    • John McDonogh papers. Folders 49-62, 1831-1834.

    • Louisiana--History--1803-1865.; Free African Americans--Louisiana.; McDonogh, John, 1779-1850.; Sugar plantations--Louisiana--Plaquemines Parish.; Plantations--Louisiana--Management.; Slave trade--Louisiana.; Slave records--Louisiana.; African...
    • Primarily letters written by Andrew Durnford to John McDonogh regarding personal and business matters. The letters document the illness and eventual death of Durnford's mother, the status of his sugar crops, the pricing of his livestock, and the...
    • Nicholas Bauer Collection, 1830-1859.

    • African American plantation owners--Louisiana.; African American farmers--Louisiana.; Louisiana--History--1803-1865.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans. African American slaveholders--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Inheritance and...
    • Primarily contains correspondence relating to the administration of John McDonogh's estate. Items include a receipt issued to Andrew Durnford for paying the principal on his loan, a 46-page memorandum concerning the disposition of McDonogh's...
    • Norbert Badin papers. Personal Correspondence. Folder 01-04, 1900-1915.

    • African American nuns--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Badin, Norbert, died 1903.; Badin, J. L., born 1866.; Metoyer, Gabriel, born 1847.; Metoyer, Pauline,...
    • Personal correspondence of the Badin family, who were descendants of free people of color from Cane River, La., for the years 1900-1915 are chiefly letters to J. L. Badin and other immediate and extended family members. Letters primarily concern...
    • Norbert Badin papers. Personal Correspondence. Folder 01-03, 1895-1899.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Badin, Norbert, died 1903.; Badin, Augustine.; Badin, J. L., born 1866.; Badin, Nerestin.; Metoyer, Gabriel, born 1847.; Metoyer, Pauline, born 1861.; Cotton picking--Louisiana.;...
    • Personal correspondence of the Badin family, who were descendants of free people of color from Cane River, La., for the years 1895-1899 are chiefly letters to J. L. Badin, Augustine Badin, and other members of the Badin family. Letters primarily...
    • Norbert Badin papers. Personal Correspondence. Folder 01-02, 1882-1894.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Natchitoches Parish.; Badin, J. L., born 1866.; Badin, Nerestin.; Metoyer, Gabriel, born 1847.; Metoyer, Pauline, born 1861.; Cotton picking--Louisiana.; Cotton--Irrigation--Louisiana.; Cotton...
    • Personal correspondence of the Badin family, who were descendants of free people of color from Cane River, La., for the years 1882-1894 are chiefly letters to Norbert Badin, his wife Phermance Badin, and his son J. L. Badin. The bulk of the letters...
    • Andrew Durnford memorandum book, 1855-1858.

    • Account books--Louisiana--Plaquemines Parish.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Plaquemines Parish.; African American farmers--Louisiana--Plaquemines Parish.; African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Plaquemines Parish.;...
    • Memorandum book of Andrew Durnford, a free man of color, in which he records the supplies he purchased and the names of his suppliers, notes credits and debts incurred by enslaved persons, and records his daily activities.
    • Miles Terrell and family papers. Papers. Folder 01a-01e, 1875-1877.

    • Accounts.; Certificates.; Correspondence.; Cotton trade--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Debtor and creditor--Louisiana.; Drafts--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Free African Americans.; African American farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton...
    • Materials consist primarily of financial papers relating to Miles Terrell's debt and business transactions. Documents include promissory notes, accounts, drafts for payments, and invoices. A court summons dated January 27, 1875 requires Miles...
    • Miles Terrell and family papers. Papers. Folder 01b-03a, 1900-1905.

    • Free African Americans.; Women farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; African American farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; African American families--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; African American...
    • Materials consist of family letters, tax receipts, and a land conveyance for the sale of land in Rapides Parish. Most of the items belonged to Sarah Clifton, Terrell, the wife of Miles Terrell. Letters discuss family news and upcoming family...
    • Miles Terrell and family papers. Papers. Folder 01b-04c, 1863- approximately 1920.

    • Free African Americans.; African American women--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Advertising--Medicine.; Invoices.; Accounts.; Receipts (Acknowledgments)(Acknowledgments) Letters.
    • Material of Miles Terrell, a free man of color, consists of invoices, accounts, letters, and medicinal remedies. Letters are comprised of partial letters and fragments related to personal matters. There is also a letter from the Pure Food Company...
    • Miles Terrell and family papers. Papers. Folder 01b-04a, approximately 1870-1919.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; African American women--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Accounts.; Letters.; Receipts (Acknowledgments)(Acknowledgments)
    • Material of Miles and Sarah Clifton Terrell consists of accounts for goods, letters, and a booklet entitled ""Yankee Eating,"" by Thomas Chandler Haliburton. Additional items include an order form for the Pure Food Company and a list of products...
    • Miles Terrell and family papers. Papers. Folder 01a-01b, 1864-1870.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; African American farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Taxation--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Cotton farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Accounts.;...
    • Material is primarily financial in nature, but includes loyalty oaths taken by Miles Terrell on October 13, 1868 and Ceaburn Brown on October 17, 1868. Financial papers consist of accounts and invoices for food, clothing and household items,...
    • Miles Terrell and family papers. Papers. Folder 01b-04d, approximately 1870-1918.

    • Free African Americans.; Cotton farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; African American farmers--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; African American women--Louisiana--Rapides Parish.; Correspondence.; Letters.; Advertising--Medicine.; Invoices.; Accounts.;...
    • Material consists of letters written to Sarah J. Terrell, a fragment of an invoice, and an advertisement for medicinal remedies available from the Johnson, Holloway and Company. Partial letters relate to family matters. Also present is a brief love...

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