Latino Music and Dance in Baton Rouge, 2009

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2009 (Date created)
Creator and/or Contributor
Louisiana Folklife Program (creator), Dominic Bordelon (creator)
Scope and Content Note
Materials include project field report, interview transcripts/tape indexes, photo and video logs, survey forms, restaurant menus, articles, clippings, project proposal, and eight cassette tapes. Digital materials include interviews, eighty-eight photographs, and five videos of musical performances at Baton Rouge venues.

The following is a list of the recordings included in this sub-series in order of tape number:
1774. Irma Farfan Cobb, 07/21/2009
1775. Julio Herrera & Cesar Herrera Tape 1, 07/28/2009
1776. Julio Herrera & Cesar Herrera Tape 2, 07/28/2009
1777. Johnny Marcia, 08/03/2009
1778. Hugo Mijangos Tape 1, 08/10/2009
1779. Hugo Mijangos Tape 2, 08/10/2009
1780. Lucas Gonzaga Tape 1, 08/11/2009
1781. Lucas Gonzaga Tape 2, 08/11/2009

Administrative/Biographical History Element
This New Populations project was carried out by Dominic Bordelon in 2009. Bordelon tracked down local musicians and those involved in Latino music through word of mouth and by visiting local music venues, restaurants, and homes of participants. His article, "My Way To Show Baton Rouge I'm Here": Latino Music and Dance in Baton Rouge," 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 16. Latino Music and Dance in Baton Rouge

General Note
Collection is available for review at LSU Libraries Special Collections, Hill Memorial Library, Baton Rouge, La.
1 (folder)
8 (cassette tapes)
1.25 (GB)
English (Languages)
Spanish (Languages)
Other Subject Headings
Folk dancing, Latin American--Baton Rouge(La.) (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Folk Music (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Hispanic Americans--Louisiana--Social life and customs. (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Hispanic Americans--Louisiana--Songs and music. (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Language (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Latin Dance (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Southern University and A & M College (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Geographic Coverage
Baton Rouge (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)
Dominic Bordelon (creator)