Transnational Muslim Cultural Traditions Records, 2009

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2009 (Date created)
Creator and/or Contributor
Louisiana Folklife Program (actor), Denese Neu (creator)
Scope and Content Note
Materials include project field report, audio recording logs, three cassette tapes containing interviews, survey/release forms, research articles, photographs, and ephemera. Digital materials inlcude all of the project documents as well as the three interviews in MP3 and WAV formats.

The following is a list of the audio recordings included in this sub-series in order of tape number:
1742. J. Yanez, S. Al-Dahi & N. Esmail, 04/03/2009
1743. Lema Hamdah, 04/13/2009
1744. Ahmal Bensrieti, 4/14/2009

Administrative/Biographical History Element
Carried out in 2009 by Dr. Denese M. Neu, this project documented Middle Eastern Muslims living in and around New Orleans. She conducted nine interviews and documented a Palestinian wedding party. The project article, "Domestic Customs Among Muslims Women in the Greater New Orleans Area" is available on the New Populations page of the Louisiana Folklife Program's website.

System of Arrangement

Materials may be found in the following series within the Louisana Folklife Program Project Files:

  • XXXV. New Populations - Subseries 25. Transnational Muslim Cultural Traditions

General Note
Collection is available for review at LSU Libraries Special Collections, Hill Memorial Library, Baton Rouge, La.
1 (folder)
1.62 (GB)
3 (cassette tapes)
English (Languages)
Other Subject Headings
Cardamom (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Henna (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Muslims--Louisiana--Social life and customs. (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Muslims—Non-Muslim countries. (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Muslims--Politics, Practical. (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001 (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Geographic Coverage
Lousiana (Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names)
Preferred Citation
Louisiana Folklife Program Project Files, Mss. 4730, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Related Entities:
Louisiana Folklife Program (actor)
Denese Neu (creator)