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Researching in Louisiana: Bibliographies, Research Aids, Shared Experiences

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Researching in Louisiana: Bibliographies, Research Aids, Shared Experiences
Prepared by Electra Kimble Price, AAGSNC, September 19, 1998

Suggested research aids from the second in a series of AAGSNC Roundtable discussions on "Researching in [Your State]."

Suggested Reading

African American Genealogical Sourcebook, edited by Paula K. Byers. Gale Research Inc. New York 1995.

Bibliographic Checklist of African American Newspapers. Barbara K. Henritze, Genealogical Publishing Company, 1995.

Printed Sources, A Guide to Published Genealogical Records. Edited by Kory L. Meyerink. Ancestry Publishing Company, 1998 (It discusses all aspects of published genealogical resources, including recent electronic publications on compact disc.

Land and Property Research In The United States. E. Wade Hone. Ancestry Publishing Company. 1997.

The Source, A Guide Book of American Genealogy. Edited by Arlene Eakle & Johni Cerny. Ancestry Publishing Company, 1984 (Updated copy published).

Ancestry’s Red Book. American State, County & Town Sources. Edited by Alice Eichholz, Ph.D, CG Ancestry Publishing Company, 1989.


Black Legislators in Louisiana During Reconstruction, Charles Vincent, Author Louisiana State University Press, 1976

The Large Slaveholders of Louisiana - 1860., Joseph Karl Menn, Author. Pelican Publishing Co., Inc. P.O. Box 3110-, Gretna, LA 70054, 1964

Plantation Life on the Mississippi, Williams Edwards Clement, Author Pelican Publishing Co., Inc. Pelican Publishing Co., Inc. Box 3110, Gretna, LA 70054, 1964

A Guide to Printed Sources for Genealogical and Historical Research in the Louisiana Parishes , Jefferson, Louisiana: Yvette G. Boling, Author.

African Americans in Louisiana: Selected Works Along With Some Genealogical References, New Orleans: The Chicory Society of Afro-Louisiana History and Culture, 1989.  (Available from Amistad Research Center, New Orleans.

Resources in Louisiana Libraries. Donald J. Hebert. Baton Rouge, Louisiana State Library, 1971

State Library of Louisiana
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