Top 55+ must read books for researching Louisiana genealogy

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    55 must have books when researching Louisiana genealogy from the Yahoo Group NOGDCR:

    1. Historic Jefferson Parish from Shore to Shore – Betsy Swanson
    2. Old Families of Louisiana – Arthur &Kernion
    3. The Trudeaus of Louisiana &related families – Dr. M. J. Trudeau
    4. Africans in Colonial Louisiana – Gwendolyn Midlo Hall
    5. Southwest Louisiana Records — Rev. Hebert
    6. The Road to Louisiana — The Saint Domingue Refugees — 1792-1809 -Brasseaux and Conrad
    7. The Historic Indian Tribes of Louisiana –Kniffen, Gregory and Stokes
    8. Creole Families of New Orleans — King
    9. Social Control in Slave Plantation Societies, Hall
    10. Moreau De St. Mary’s American Journey 1793-1798 -Roberts and Roberts
    11. Blue Coat or Powdered Wig — Free People of Color in Pre-RevolutionarySaint Domingue — King
    12. The Louisiana Native Guards — The Black Military Experience Duringthe Civil War — Hollandsworth
    13. Slavery, the Civil Law, and the Supreme Court of Louisiana — Schafer
    14. Bounded Lives, Bounded Places — Kimberly Hangar
    15. White by Definition — Virginia Dominguez
    16. Auzenne, Donato, Frilot, Lemelle, Meullion –Conrad Auzenne revision forthcoming
    17. Creoles of Color in the Bayou Country — Brasseaux, Fontenot, Oubre
    18. Creoles of Color of the Gulf South – James H. Dormon editor
    19. The Free People of Color of New Orleans – Mary Gehmanhttp://www.margaretmedia.com/
    20. Kaskaskia Under The French Regime by Natalia Maree Belting
    21. Voodoo Queen by Martha Ward
    22. Henriette Delille, Servant of Slaves; Witness To The Poor -Cyprian Davis, O.S. B.
    23. Degrees Of Freedom by Rebecca J. Scott
    24. The Forgotten People by Gary B. Mills
    25. Our People and Our History – Desdunes
    26. The Louisiana Native Guards – Hollandsworth
    27. New Orleans Architecture series – Toledano All volumes ?Definitely Cemeteries III, The Creole Faubourgs IV &Esplanade Ridge V
    28. Revolution, Romanticism, and the Afro-Creole Protest Traditionin Louisiana, 1718-1868 – Bell
    29. Old Mobile Fort Louis La Louisiane 1702-1711 — Jay Higginbotham
    30. Slaves Without Masters – Ira Berlin
    31. A Black Patriot and a White Priest – Stephen J. Ochs, PhD
    32. A History of French Louisiana Vol 5, The Company of the Indies — Giraud
    33. Spaniards, Planters and Slaves — Gilbert C Din
    34. Louisiana Purchase Bicentennial Series, History of Louisiana IX “AfricanExperience”
    35. Louisiana Purchase Bicentennial Series, History of Louisiana I “Louisiana
    Experience”
    36. Storyville, New Orleans….Al Rose
    37. Memories of the Old Plantation Home &A Creole Family Album..Laura LocoulGore, Commentary by Norman Sand Marmillion
    38. New Orleans…Bethany Ewald Bultman
    39. Fabulous New Orleans…Lyle Saxon
    40. Creole New Orleans-Race and Americanization…Edited by Arnold R. Hirschand Joseph Logsdon
    41. Gumbo Ya-Ya-Folktales of Louisiana.Compiled by Lyle Saxon
    42. The Picayune Creole Cookbook
    43. Old Creole Days…George W. Cable
    45. Decuir: Early Creole Family of Louisiana – Julie Eshelman-Leewww.creolewest.com
    46. Mammon and Manon in Early New Orleans, The First Slave Society in theDeep South – Thomas N. Ingersoll
    47. A History: Women and New Orleans – Mary Gehmanhttp://www.margaretmedia.com/
    48. From Porche to Labatut, Two Centuries on the Pointe Coupee CoastBrian Costello
    49. Beautiful Crescent: A History of New Orleans by Garvey & Widmer
    50. Fortier”s History of Louisiana Vol.I French Domination 1512-1768Alcee Fortier
    51. Fortier”s History of Louisiana Vol.II Spanish Domination 1769-1803
    52. New Orleans: Then and Now, Campanella & Campenella
    53. History of Louisiana French Domination Vol. I Charles Gayarre
    54. The Pirates Laffite-The Treacherous World of the Corsairs of the GulfWilliam C. Davis
    55. The History of Louisiana – Francois Xavier Martin

    More books:

  • 1. Historic Jefferson Parish from Shore to Shore – Betsy Swanson
  • 2. Old Families of Louisiana – Arthur & Kernion
  • 3. The Trudeaus of Louisiana & related families – Dr. M. J. Trudeau
  • 4. Africans in Colonial Louisiana – Gwendolyn Midlo Hall
  • 5. Southwest Louisiana Records — Rev. Hebert
  • 6. The Road to Louisiana — The Saint Domingue Refugees — 1792-1809 — Brasseauz and Conrad
  • 7. The Historic Indian Tribes of Louisiana — Kniffen, Gregory and Stokes
  • 8. Creole Families of New Orleans — King
  • 9. Social Control in Slave Plantation Societies, Hall
  • 10. Moreau De St. Mary’s American Journay 1793-1798 — Roberts and Roberts
  • 11. Blue Coat or Powdered Wig — Free People of Color in Pre-Revolutionary Saint Domingue — King
  • 12. The Louisiana Native Guards — The Black Military Experience During the Civil War — Hollandsworth
  • 13. Slavery, the Civil Law, and the Supreme Court of Louisiana — Schafer
  • 14. Slaves Without Masters — Berlin
  • 15. A Black Patriot and a White Priest — Ochs
  • 16. New People — Williamson
  • 17. The Forgotten People — Mills
  • 18. Creoles of Color in The Bayou Country — Brasseaux, Fontenot, Oubre

About Louisiana Genealogy Admin

I manage several RootsWeb mailing lists and message boards, support Louisiana Cemetery Preservation, am a former Louisiana and Mississippi librarian, have been researching genealogy of my family since 1988, and write and promote several blogs supporting either Louisiana genealogy or Louisiana cemeteries.
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