Folklife Topics Vertical File, 1978-2000

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1978 - 2000 (Inclusive dates)
Creator and/or Contributor
Louisiana Folklife Program (actor)
Scope and Content Note

Vertical file of clippings, printed items, and articles on various Louisiana folklife topics, including Acadian weaving, Cajuns, duck decoys, the flood of 1927, gospel music, grave houses, Houma Indians, migration to Louisiana, perique tobacco, pirogues, religious folk healing,  shrimping, the Atchafalaya Basin, Caddo Indians, the Cajun French Music Association, La. Folk Roots, La. Folklife Center, La. Folklore Society, the Neutral Strip Project, New Orleans Jazz Fest, and various university endeavors. Oversize items include promotional materials for music groups, publications featuring various ethnic groups, a draft of the Atchafalaya Basin website map, and a Lower Town Revitalization Progress map from Paducha, Kentucky.

System of Arrangement

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

  • XXXIV. Topics

General Note

Collection is available for review at LSU Libraries Special Collections, Hill Memorial Library, Baton Rouge, La.

4.3 (linear feet)
English (Languages)
Other Subject Headings
Decoy Makers (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Gospel Music (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Weaving (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Temporal Coverage
1981 - 2000
Geographic Coverage
Louisiana (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)