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Jinx Coleman Broussard papers

Identifier: 664

Content Description

The collection consists of administrative files for the public relations function for the Mayor of New Orleans including press releases, files for city projects and events, correspondence, planning materials, appointment books, notes and news clippings. Campaign press releases, audiotapes, correspondence, and ephemera from the Clinton/Gore 1992 campaign in Louisiana. Lastly, administrative files for the New Orleans Chapter of Jack and Jill of America, Inc., including minutes, press releases, correspondence, and photographs.


  • Other: 1986-2001


Biographical Note

Mrs. Jinx Coleman Broussard from Vacherie, LA was the first African American journalism graduate from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge in 1971. She continued her studies and achieved her Master’s Degree in Journalism from LSU in 1986. For fifteen years she worked as Director of University Relations at Dillard University in New Orleans. In 1986 she became the Press Secretary for the newly elected Mayor of New Orleans, Sidney John Barthelemy and the Community Relations Director for the City of New Orleans. From these positions she became the Director of Public Information in the Mayor’s Office until 1994. She worked as Louisiana Press Secretary in 1992 for the Clinton/Gore Campaign. She is a member of the New Orleans Chapter of Jack and Jill of America, writer, and currently an Associate Professor of Mass Communication at Dillard University.


2.42 Linear Feet

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Good with some fragile acidic items

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Repository Details

Part of the Amistad Research Center Repository

6823 Saint Charles Avenue
Tilton Hall, Tulane University
New Orleans LA 70118 US
(504) 862-3222