Creoles -- Louisiana
Subject Source: Lcnaf
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Amounting to only 0.2 linear feet, the Prosper Flint collection consists of twenty-nine individual photographs, including tintypes, cabinet cards, three photograph album pages, and a pencil and ink drawing. None of the individuals depicted are identified, but they are likely members and friends of the Flint and Armant families of New Orleans, Louisiana. The photographs do not feature dates, but the collection most likely dates back to circa 1880s-1910s. The Flints and Armants were creoles and...
Dates: Created: 1880s-1940s; Other: Majority of material found in 1880s-1920s; Other: Date acquired: 07/21/1994
Content Description Walter Morial is the uncle of former Mayor of New Orleans, Marc Morial and the brother of Ernest “Dutch” Morial, who was the first African American Mayor of New Orleans. Walter Morial was a graduate of the University of Chicago and had various educational and social interests in New Orleans. The papers reflect his involvement with various clubs and educational institutions, and consist of correspondence files, working papers, memorabilia, and publications.Additionally, the papers...
Dates: Other: 1797-1817, 1928-2000
Content Description The records of the Socialites Social and Charity Club located in Los Angeles, California highlight the Louisiana Creole community in California during the late 1980s and throughout the 1990s. The bulk of the records document the Club’s work to coordinate the Los Angeles Creole Festival from 1987 to 1999. Correspondence within the collection mainly focuses on the Club’s festival planning and activities. The LALA Organizing Committee files for the L.A. Creole Festival contain ephemera and...
Dates: circa 1970-2005; Majority of material found within 1987 - 1999
Content Description The materials document the Louisiana Creole families of Suane and Duplantier, which can be traced back to 18th century St. Domingue. The families included cigarmakers, carpenters, and plasterers. The January 2010 donation includes photographs (both originals, reprints, and laserprinted copies) that document the families during the early 20th century and into the 1980s, including the migration of a branch of the family to Chicago during the 1920s. Of note is an original photograph (circa 1900?)...
Dates: Other: 1900-2008
Scope and Contents The papers document the life of Warren Barrios Wilson, attorney and former CEO of Thomas Bros. Maps in Oakland, California. The papers encompass 3.0 linear feet of personal papers, items from his legal career, as well as collected items from Thomas Bros. Maps and the Thomas Bros. Maps Educational Foundation. The personal papers include writings, journals, correspondence, photographs, audiovisual materials, and collected news clippings. Of particular note, the portraits and...
Dates: Created: 1965-2002; Other: Date acquired: 03/01/2002