Laotian Village Lanexand Documentation, 2007

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2007 (Date created)
Creator and/or Contributor
Louisiana Folklife Program (creator), Dr. Hardy Jones, Jr. (creator), Natthinee Khot-asa Jones (photographer), Natthinee Khot-asa Jones (translator)
Scope and Content Note
Materials include interviews recorded on cassettes, a field report, survey forms, photographs, project proposal, release forms, fliers, research articles, and clippings. Additionally there are promotional materials for and a DVD of a Laotian New Year celebration. Digital materials include 581 JPEGs, recordings of interviews in WAV and MP3 formats, and a copy of the video of the New Year's celebration (VOB).

The following is a list of the audio recordings included in this sub-series in order of tape number:
1752.  Laotian Community Meeting, 02/04/2007
1753.  Choune Phommasaeng, 03/11/2007
1754.  Somvaang Somemangkshala, 03/11/2007
1755.  Bouasone Ounechith, 03/18/2007
1756.  Bounmy Liamkeo, 03/18/2007
1757.  Douang Rajapho, 03/18/2007
1758.  Chanthlay Lauangsuphon, 03/18/2007
1759.  Khamsone Phoumyley, 03/18/2007
1760.  Vihoureth Rajpho, 03/18/2007

Administrative/Biographical History Element
Documentation of the Laotian immigrant community in Lanexang Village in northern Iberia Parish. Conducted by Dr. Hardy Jones, Jr., this project took place in 2007 over 13 weeks. Jones documented activities at Wat Thammarattanaram in Lanexang Village through interviews and photographs including community meetings, a festival, beauty pageant, and parade. Dr Jones' subsequent article based on this research may be found on the New Populations page of the Louisiana Folklife Program website.

System of Arrangement

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

  • XXXV. New Populations - Subseries 15. Laotian Village Lanexang Documentation

General Note
Collection is available for review at LSU Libraries Special Collections, Hill Memorial Library, Baton Rouge, La.
2 (folders)
9 (cassette tapes)
5.25 (GB)
English (Languages)
Other Subject Headings
Lanexang Village (La.) (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Laos--Emigration and immigration (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Laotians--Louisiana--Social Life and Customs. (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Laotian Americans--Louisiana--Ethnic identity. (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Laotian Americans--Louisiana--Languages. (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Laotian Americans--Louisiana--Religion. (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Geographic Coverage
Iberia parish (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)
Dr. Hardy Jones, Jr. (creator)
Natthinee Khot-asa Jones (photographer)
Natthinee Khot-asa Jones (translator)