Honduran Cultural Traditions Records, 2009-2010

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2009 - 2010 (Date created)
Creator and/or Contributor
Louisiana Folklife Program (creator), Denese Neu (creator)
Scope and Content Note
Interviews from 2009 span 5 tapes. Additional materials include project field report, survey forms, audio recording logs/index, photo logs, ephemera, a song and dance booklet, an invoice, and the project proposal. Digital materials consist of invterviews in .WAV and .MP3 formats, 18 photographs in .JPEG format, 2 videos in .MPG format, and interview .DOC files.

The following is a list of the recordings included in this sub-series in order of tape number:
1728. Areli Hernandez & Argentia Colomer, 04/06/2009
1729. Father Teodoro Aguda & Argentia Colomer, 04/02/2009
1730. Carmen Arellano, 04/13/2009
1731. Theresa Guzman, Belinda Avila & Ronald Avila, 04/13/2009
1732. Yolanda Estrada, 04/16/2009

Administrative/Biographical History Element
Project was carried out by Denese M. Neu in 2009. Building on informationa and contacts from previous New Populations projects, Dr. Neu conducted initial interviews to learn about Honduran culture and established an interview question set based off of these. The resulting publication, "Honduran Identity Within South Louisiana Culture" is available on the Louisiana Folklfe Program's New Populations page.

System of Arrangement

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

  • XXXV. New Populations - Subseries 10. Honduran Cultural Traditions

Administrative/Biographical History Element
Collection is available for review at LSU Libraries Special Collections, Hill Memorial Library, Baton Rouge, La.
2 (folders)
2.64 (GB)
5 (cassette tapes)
English (Languages)
Spanish (Languages)
Other Subject Headings
Embroidery (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Folk Dancing (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Foodways (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Hondurans--Emigration and immigration (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Honduran Americans--Louisiana--Social life and Customs (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Immigrants (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Lace Making (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Parenting (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Pinatas (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Sewing (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Geographic Coverage
New Orleans (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 (creator)
Denese Neu (creator)