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  • Subject: Women--Louisiana--New Orleans
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    • 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...
    • 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.


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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


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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
    • A young female student conducts an experiment at Dillard University in New Orleans, Louisiana.
    • 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.
    • 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.


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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
    • An African American woman in a work uniform sits at a desk filling out a report or other job-related paperwork. Verso reads: Dillard
    • City of New Orleans order to pay, 1818 November 7.

    • Municipal government--Louisiana--New Orleans.; New Orleans--History--19th century.; Creoles--Louisiana--New Orleans.; African Americans--History--19th century.; Mayors--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Macarty, Augustin Francois de, 1774-1844.; Mountreuil,...
    • An order from the mayor's office to the treasury to reimburse Rosette Montreuil, a free Creole woman of color, for the work of her slave, Michel. The document is signed by the mayor of New Orleans, Augustin Macarty, and is written in French.
    • City of New Orleans order to pay, 1818 March 5.

    • Municipal government--Louisiana--New Orleans.; New Orleans--History--19th century.; African Americans--History--19th century.; Mayors--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Macarty, Augustin Francois de, 1774-1844.; Mountreuil, Rosette, flourished 1818.;...
    • An order from the mayor's office to the treasury to reimburse Rosette Montreuil, a free woman of color, for the work of her slave, Michel, who is described as a mulatto. The document is signed by the mayor of New Orleans, Augustin Macarty; and is...
    • 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.
    • Infamous! : vide Lord Palmerston's speech

    • Women--Louisiana--New Orleans; Broadsides; New Orleans (La.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Louisiana--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Prostitution
    • Contains General orders no. 28, by command of Maj.-Gen. Benjamin Butler, Head-quarters, Dep't of the Gulf, New Orleans, May 15, 1862. This order is commonly called the "Woman's Order." In 1862 General Butler issued the infamous "Woman's Order" in...
    • 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,...
    • Republic of Louisiana Letter

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives; New Orleans (La.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Cotton Industry; St. Charles Hotel (New Orleans, La.); Women--Louisiana--New Orleans; New Orleans (La.)--History--Civil War,...
    • In four closely written pages, an unidentified matron of New Orleans writes this incomplete letter to her father describing life in the newly created Republic of Louisiana. Caution pervades every aspect of trade; people are collecting debts and...


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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; Men--Louisiana--New Orleans--1950-1960
    • In the foreground, a young man with books in hand converses with a young woman. In the background, a young couple sit on the lawn under the shade of a tree. 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
    • In the foreground, two students are playing Chinese checkers while others look on or read. Verso reads: Dillard
    • Jean Baptiste Meullion papers. Folder 01-23, 1839 March- July.

    • Free African Americans--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Creoles--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; Meullion, Baptiste, 1763 or 4-1840.; Saint Landry Parish (La.); African American plantation owners--Louisiana--Saint Landry Parish.; African American...
    • Includes a letter from L. Vivant, a free man of color, reporting the death of Baptiste's sister, Louison Cheval, a free woman of color. Also present is a bill of sale for Baptiste Meullion's account with Dupre Jubertie and Jinet. Documents are in...

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