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Collection Details


Collection Name: Adrienne Lacour Series
Repository Name: Louisiana State University. T. Harry Williams Center for Oral History [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
URL: http://www.lib.lsu.edu/special/williams/collections/lacour.html
Dates Spanned: 1993-1993
Description: Interviews conducted by Adrienne Lacour for a graduate class in landscape architecture on land use patterns and community history in the predominately African-American community of Four Corners, located south of New Iberia, Louisiana. Topics covered include growing and processing sugar cane; South Coast Plantation and other area plantations; plantation stores and debt peonage; recreation, including gambling and baseball; impact of World War II; and religion.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 13
Broad Subjects: Agriculture; Ethnic groups; Communities
ASP Subjects: African American neighborhoods--Louisiana; African Americans; Land use; Landscape architecture--Louisiana; Louisiana; New Iberia, LA; Oral history; Plantations--Louisiana; Sugarcane; Sugarcane--Louisiana; United States; World War II, 1939-1945
Collection Code: OHC0000256