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Collection Details


Collection Name: Sue Herbert 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/hebert.html
Dates Spanned: 1979-1979
Description: This series documents the local history of the Atchafalaya Basin area, including Plaquemine, Bayou Sorrel, and Bayou Chene. Interviewees discuss lumbering, ginning moss, the Plaquemine locks, harvesting sugarcane, and social life and customs of the area in the early twentieth century. These interviews are also available at the Iberville Parish Library.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 8
Broad Subjects: Agriculture; Environment; History
ASP Subjects: Atchafalaya Basin; Bayou Chene, LA; Bayou Sorrel, LA; Culture; Forests and forestry; History; Local history; Louisiana; Louisiana--History; Lumber trade; Mines and mineral resources; Oral history; Plaquemine, LA; Sugarcane--Louisiana; United States
Other Subjects: Ginning moss
Collection Code: OHC0000272