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


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


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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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    • Schools--Dillard University--Louisiana--New Orleans--1950-1960; African Americans--Louisiana--New Orleans--1950-1960; Women--Louisiana--New Orleans--1950-1960
    • Two women in full uniform, one a cadet nurse, standing near a doorway conversing. 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
    • An African American woman in a work uniform sits at a desk filling out a report or other job-related paperwork. Verso reads: Dillard

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