Lincoln, Rod Collection

 

Plaquemines Parish Photo Calendars (16 items)

1 Bank Calendar Delta Bank 1983 Sendker Printing 24 Historic photos of iconic local
people and places

2 Bank Calendar Delta Bank 1984 Rau’s Excel Printing 26 Nature images from around
the parish

3 Bank Calendar Delta Bank 1985 26 Historic photos of iconic local people and places

4 Bank Calendar Delta Bank 1986 26 Maritime images from across the parish

5 Bank Calendar Delta Bank 1987 26 Images of people having fun across the parish

6 Bank Calendar Delta Bank 1991 24 Original Richard Calloway art of local activities

7 Bank Calendar Delta Bank 1995 24 Original Richard Calloway art of local places

8 Annual Calendar Crescent River Port Pilots Assoc 2005 26 Images of the maritime
industry from N.O. south

9 School Calendar Plaquemines Gazette 2006-2007 Plaquemines Newspaper Publ. 24 Tribute
to a place called home

10 School Calendar Plaquemines Gazette 2007-2008 Plaquemines Newspaper Publ. 26 Misc.
historical images collected around the parish

11 School Calendar Plaquemines Gazette 2008-2009 Plaquemines Newspaper Publ. 26 Misc.
historical images collected around the parish

12 Annual Calendar Plaquemines Gazette 2010 Plaquemines Newspaper Publ. 26 Misc. historical
images of local high school football

13 70-year anniversary calendar Fremin’s Grocery 2010 26 Historical and current images
of Fremin’s grocery

14 Annual Calendar Plaquemines Gazette 2011 Plaquemines Newspaper Publ. 26 Images
of 64 years of parish Orange Fair & Festival

15 Annual Calendar Plaquemines Gazette 2012 Plaquemines Newspaper Publ. 26 “Generations”
of images of Plaquemines groups

16 Annual Calendar Plaquemines Gazette 2014 Plaquemines Newspaper Publ. 26 Landscapes
and iconic places in Plaquemines

 

Deep Delta Quarterly Magazine 1983-1986 (18 items)

Gladys Armstrong, editor.

The Plaquemines Parish Genealogical Society, later known as the Deep Delta Genealogical
Society, published an extensive collection of historical records 
from census, property lists, publications, and family histories expressly to assist
family researchers in finding relatives in Plaquemines Parish.

 

Down the Road Magazine 1988-2002 (137 items, missing August & October 1997)

Janice Parker Buras, Editor.

The Down the Road Magazine was a monthly publication that chronicled the history and
activities of Plaquemines Parish and often provided articles on noteworthy 
local citizens and places.  Most of the historical articles were written by Rod Lincoln.

 

National Geographic Magazine (6 items)

The Lower Mississippi National Geographic Nov-60 Vol 118, No. 5 Page 681-725

New Orleans and Her River National Geographic Feb-71 Page 151-187

The Mississippi’s Disappearing Delta National Geographic Aug-83 Page 226-253

Our Coast in Crisis National Geographic Jul-06 Page 60-87

Killer Hurricanes-New Orleans: Home

No More National Geographic Aug-17 Page 42-77

 

St Bernard Genealogical Society Quarterly 1978 – 2004 (104 items, missing January & July 1996; January & April 1997; July & October 1998)

L’Heritage St. Bernard Genealogical Society.

The “L’Heritage” is a quarterly genealogical publication focused on families of St.
Bernard and Plaquemines.

 

Plaquemines Parish Fair & Orange Festival Annuals 1947-Present (19 items)

No fair from 1961-69 (because of hurricanes)

The Plaquemines Parish Orange Festival Book is an annual of what has happened in the
parish during the year as well as information on the Orange Festival committee, the
court and other items related to the orange and petrochemical industries.  It often
provides a report from various politicians on their status as well as citrus recipes.

 

 Plaquemines Parish Telephone Books 1975 – 2007 (15 items)

Yellow and White Pages

 

Louisiana Life Magazine 1981 – 1987 (34 items)

Thomas & Nancy Marshall, editors; Errol Laborde, editor (summer 2006 only).

 

The New Orleans Vignette (1 item)

1 The New Orleans Vignette Todd Fell, editor. 1980

 

Sky Magazine (1 items)

1 Sky, Delta Airlines Inflight Magazine Lidia de Leon, editor. 1984 cover photo features
the corner of Pere Antoine and Rue de Chartres

 

The Historical Reporter December 2014 – February 2017 (26 items)

Pearl River County Historical Society

Mark Clinton Davis, editor.

 

Freeport-McMoRan Magazine December 1980 – February 1982 (6 items)

John R. Paquette, editor.

 

Picayune Living, Winter 2014 – Spring 2018 (4 items)

Jeremy Pittari, editor.

 

Fortier Flash April 1997 – August 2002 (6 items)

Dennis Nuss, editor.

 

The Journal of Mississippi History

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Books Contributed to the “Rod Lincoln Collection”

1 2009 Plaquemines Parish Employee Christmas Book (2 Copies) Plaquemines Parish 2009
Snapfish Inc. 24. A photo “annual” of government employees taken throughout the year-given
by new parish president Billy Nungesser.

2 Andrew Jackson, Soldier and Statesman, American Heritage Junior Library Ed. 1963. American Heritage Publishing Co. New
York, NY 153. Regular visitor into Plaquemines to visit Maunsell White-Previously
with Battle of NO

3 Bailey’s Dam LA. Archaeological Survey & Antiquities Commission. 1986. Bourque Printing, Baton Rouge,
La. 29. A history of the Bailey Dam built on the Miss. River to help move General
Nathanial Banks & Admiral Porter’s fleet south to Alexandria.

4 Battle of New Orleans “But for a Piece of Wood” Ron Chapman 2015 Pelican Publishing Co., Gretna, LA 344. Signed by the author.  General
volume on the Battle of New Orleans with various mentions of the activities in Plaquemines
Parish at Fort Jackson and English Turn.

5 Brimstone, The Stone that Burns-The Story of the Frasch Sulphur Industry. Williams Haynes. 1959. D. Van Nostand, Princeton, N.J. 308. Story of the Sulfur
industry in Plaquemines Parish (i.e. Port Sulphur terminal, Grande Ecaille mine and
Garden Island Bay mine)

6 Caddo Indians of Louisiana. LA. Archaeological Survey & Antiquities Commission. 1986. Bourque Printing, Baton
Rouge, La. 44 An overview of the Caddo Indian culture and archeological remains.

7 Chalmette, National Historical Park. J. Fred Roush. 1961. National Park Service, Washington DC 55 NPS Historical Handbook
Series No. 29

8 Civil War Trivia and Fact Book. Webb Garrison.1992. Rutledge Hill Press, Nashville, TN 288 Primarily related to trivia
of Fort Jackson, St. Philip & Farragut.

9 Coastal Castles of Louisiana and Mississippi. Dale Manuel.1999. Undetermined 62 Louisiana Fortifications

10 Conquest of Copper Mountain. Forbes Wilson.1981. American Book-Stratford Press, Saddlebrook, NJ 244 History of
Freeport Sulphur – Signed by the author

11 Crossing the Bar. Abbie Ann Cathcart Adam. 2005. Self-Published, Madisonville, Louisiana about 350.
A large collection of materials collected from family and public sources about the
Bar Pilot families at the mouth of the Mississippi River.

12 Deep Delta Country. Harnett T. Kane.1944. Duell, Sloan & Pearce, New York, NY 283. Historically accurate,
easy-to-read, stories of people and occupations in Plaquemines.

13 El Nuevo Constante LA. Archaeological Survey & Antiquities Commission. 1981. LA. Div. of Administrative
Services, Baton Rouge, La, 46. This book tells the background and chronology of salvaging
the Spanish Ship El Nuevo Constante that sank in 1765 in LA. waters.

14 Favorite Huey Long Stories. Hugh Mercer Blain.1985. Otto Claitor Publishing, Baton Rouge, LA.

15 Genesis and Paleontology of the Mississippi River Mudlumps, Geological Bulletin No. 35 1961. Louisiana Dept of Conservation, Louisiana Geological
Survey, New Orleans, La. 208. A scientific study of the Mississippi River mud lumps
found only in Plaquemines.

16 Hurricane Betsy, September 8-11, 1965. U.S. Army Corp of Engineers. 1965. U.S. Army Corp of Engineers. A technical report
of the hurricane’s organization, path and destruction with many charts, maps, photos
and graphs.

17 Islenos, Tenerife to Terre-Aux-Beouf. Barbara Acosta Perez. 2012. Commercial Printing Co., Picayune, MS 162. About Canary
Islanders who settled St. Bernard, Plaquemines, etc.

18 Jefferson Parish: Rich Heritage, Promising Future. Paul F. Stahls, Jr.2009. Historical Publishing Network, San Antonio, TX 192. Jefferson
Parish History and Business.

19 Judah P. Benjamin. Pierce Butler. 1980. Chelsea House, New York & London, 1980. A distinguished resident
of Plaquemines, lawyer, statesman, the “Brains of the Confederacy and advisor to the
King of England.  Lived in Belle Chasse Plantation

20 Judge: The Life and Times of Leander Perez. James Conaway. 1973. Alfred A. Knopf, New York, NY 204 Dictator of the Delta.

21 Land’s End: A History of the New Orleans District, U.S. Corp. of Engineers and its
Lifelong Battle with the Lower Mississippi and Other Rivers Wending their Way to the
Sea.
Albert E. Cowdrey. 1977. U.S. Printing Office, Washington D.C. 118 A History of the
New Orleans Corp of Engineers focused on its challenges on the lower Mississippi River.

22 Lighthouses & Lightships of the Northern Gulf of Mexico. David L. Cipra. 1976. US Dept of Transportation, US Coast Guard 62. Book of photos
and descriptions of each lighthouse on the Gulf.

23 Louisiana Prehistory LA. Archaeological Survey & Antiquities Commission. 1982. Moran Colorgraphic, Inc.,
Baton Rouge, La, 40. A book explaining Louisiana’s earliest archeological sites and
the culture of its first inhabitants.

24 Louisiana the Finest 1937-1938. Louisiana Department of Agriculture & Immigration. 1937. Louisiana Department of
Agriculture and Immigration, Baton Rouge, LA 214. A definitive book on Louisiana agriculture
prior to WWII.  Though the book is in bad shape, it has excellent photos and articles.

25 Louisiana’s Comprehensive Master Plan for a Sustainable Coast. Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana. 2007. Coastal Protection
and Restoration Authority, Baton Rouge, LA 117. Focused on restoring the Mississippi
River Delta and LA coastal lands along the Gulf.

26 Louisiana Fourth Annual Tour Guide. Louisiana Travel Promotion Association. 56. A promotional booklet describing places
to visit in each parish.

27 Louisiana Fourteenth Annual Tour Guide. Louisiana Travel Promotion Association. 1984. Louisiana Travel Promotion Association.
120. A promotional booklet describing places to visit in each parish.

28 Lower Mississippi River Delta, Reports on the Geology of Plaquemines and St Bernard
Parishes,
Geological Bulletin No. 8. 1936. Louisiana Dept of Conservation, Louisiana Geological
Survey, New Orleans, La.454. Focused on the geology, pre-history, flora and fauna
of the delta.

29 Lower Mississippi River Nation Park to be headquartered at Fort Jackson, Plaquemines
Parish, La.
Rod Lincoln. 2008. Self-published. 700+. A collection of correspondence, studies,
historical articles, economic development projections, maps, etc. on the feasibility
of establishing a national park in lower Plaq. headquartered at Fort Jackson.

30 Marine Resources and History of the Mississippi Gulf Coast, Volume I, History, Art
& Culture of the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
Mississippi Dept of Marine Resources. 1998. State of Mississippi 319. Regional history
including south Louisiana.

31 Marine Resources and History of the Mississippi Gulf Coast, Volume II, The Coastal
Environment.
Mississippi Dept of Marine Resources. 1998. State of Mississippi 502. Covers the
Southeast Louisiana coast as well as the Mississippi Gulf coast.

32 Marine Resources and History of the Mississippi Gulf Coast, Volume III, Marine Industry,
Economics and Laws.
Mississippi Dept of Marine Resources. 1998. State of Mississippi 320. Covers the
Southeast Louisiana coast as well as the Mississippi Gulf coast.

33 Marine Resources and History of the Mississippi Gulf Coast, Volume IV, Agencies and
Organizations: Federal, State, Local and Private.
Mississippi Dept of Marine Resources. 1998. State of Mississippi 338. Covers the
Southeast Louisiana coast as well as the Mississippi Gulf coast.

34 Mineral Lands Status Report West Bank Properties Volume II-III. Broadhurst, Brook & Hardy, Attorneys. 1985. Broadhurst, Brook & Hardy, Attorneys.
Flowcharts and documentation showing mineral title ownership transfers of Plaquemines
oil and sulfur leases from the 1920’s to 1985.

35 Mutiny at Fort Jackson, The Untold Story of the Fall of New Orleans Michael D. Pierson. 2008. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Publishing 250.
Poorly researched but some tidbits of good information.

36 Navigation: The Role of the Corp U.S. Army Corp of Engineers. 1983. U.S. Army Corp of Engineers 29.

37 New Orleans Story. John Chase. 1967. The Habersham Corporation, New Orleans, LA 21

38 Notarial Archives 1867 – 1973. Guy Wootan. 1973. Guy Wootan, Orleans Parish, LA 12. A manual of everyday procedures
in the Orleans Parish Notarial Archives

39 “P” is for Plaquemines. Janice Parker Buras. 1994. Down the Road Publishing, Belle Chasse, LA. 28. Small
book of 25 modern photos each representing a single letter of the alphabet.

40 Plaquemines Parish, Challenges and Opportunities, An Economic Development Assessment. Louisiana Sea Grant College Program, Louisiana State University. 1996. Louisiana
State University. 82. A plan for economic improvement for Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana
submitted as part of the Coastal Economic Strategy Series.

41 Plaquemines Parish Coastal Zone Management Draft. Coastal Environments, Inc. 2000. Coastal Environments, Inc. 290. An excellent source
of coastal maps, site information and lists of geological, hydrological, ecological
and land use resources.

42 Plaquemines Parish Louisiana Census 1850. Margaret A Menge. About 1986. Self-published. 91. A genealogical census of all of
the residents living in Plaquemines Parish in 1850.

43 Plaquemines, The Empire Parish. J. Ben Meyer, Sr. 1981. Laborde Printing Company. 97. One of the earliest published
histories of Plaquemines Parish.

44 Poverty Point. Dept of Culture, Recreation and Tourism. 1983. Moran Colorgraphic, Inc., Baton Rouge, La, 37. A pamphlet discussing the Poverty
Point archeological site.

45 Preserving Louisiana’s Legacy. Dept of Culture, Recreation and Tourism. 1982. LA. Div. of Administration Services,
Baton Rouge, La. 17. A pamphlet explaining the importance of preservation of Louisiana
resources. (2 copies)

46 River Trails, Bayous and Back Roads. Louisiana Office of Tourism, Baton Rouge, LA. 1984. Louisiana Department of Tourism,
Baton Rouge, LA. 129. A guidebook of tourist sites across Louisiana in anticipation
of the 1984 World’s Fair.

47 St. Bernard Parish Celebrates Its Bicentennial. Mona Robinson Raby. 1980. St Bernard Parish Police Jury. 133. Neighbor parish St.
Bernard celebrates.

48 The Overseer, Plantation Management in the Old South. William Kauffman Scarborough. 1966. Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge,
LA. 256. Numerous Plaq plantation overseers are mentioned.

49 The Story of Extreme Hurricane Camille, August 14-22, 1969. Nash C. Roberts, Jr. 1969. Undetermined. 139. A technical report of the hurricane’s
organization, path and destruction with many charts, maps, photos and graphs.

50 Where the River Runs Deep, The Story of a Mississippi River Pilot. Dr. Joy Jackson. 1993. Louisiana State University Press 273. Story of a poor resident
of lower Plaquemines Parish who became a river pilot.

51 WWII in the Gulf of Mexico. C.J. Christ. 2005. Undetermined. 295. Stories of German submarines in the Gulf including
the one sunk at the mouth of the Mississippi. Signed by the author.

 

Maps

Plaquemines Parish Maps

Item # Item name Size (in inches) Author or Compiler Year Maps Notes

1-68 Maps, Mississippi Deltaic Plain Region Ecological Atlas (with book). The following
maps are included
: A box of 68 quad maps with a resource book by the same title. Dept Interior, Bureau
of Land Management 1982.

 Maps A1 B1 XX D1 E1 XX 29 X 48

 A2 B2 C2 D2 E2 F2 29 X 48

 XX B3 C3 C3 E3 F3 29 X 48

 A4 B4 C4 D4 E4 F4 29 X 48

 A5 B5 C5 D5 E5 F5 29 X 48

 XX XX XX XX XX XX 29 X 48

 A7 B7 C7 D7 E7 F7 29 X 48

 A8 B8 C8 D8 E8 F8 29 X 48

 A9 B9 C9 D9 E9 F9 29 X 48

 A10 B10 C10 D10 E10 F10 29 X 48

 A11 B11 C11 D11 E11 F11 29 X 48

 A12 B12 C12 D12 E12 F12 29 X 48

 XX B13 C13 D13 E13 F13 29 X 48

69 18 X 24 Plaquemines Parish (North Section), LA Louisiana Dept of Highways 1956.
1.

70 18 X 24 Plaquemines Parish (Middle Section), LA Louisiana Dept of Highways 1956.
1.

71-72 18 X 24 Plaquemines Parish (Middle Section), LA Louisiana Dept of Highways 1978.
2.

73 18 X 24 Plaquemines Parish (South Section), LA Louisiana Dept of Highways 1954.
1.

74 18 X 24 Plaquemines Parish (South Section), LA Louisiana Dept of Highways 1956.
1.

75 18 X 24 Plaquemines Parish (South Section), LA Louisiana Dept of Highways 1978.
1.

JNC-A5N Edition. 6. 76 42 X 56 US Defense Mapping Agency 1973. 1. A topographical map used by the Air
Force for flights over the United States.

77 Great River Road, National Scenic Byway along the Mississippi River Travel Map.
Mississippi River Parkway, Commission. 1. A simplistic map focused on major communities
along the Mississippi River from Lake Itasca to the Gulf of Mexico.  Printed about
2010.

78 22 X 25. Louisiana Quadrangles. Louisiana’s Dept of Public Works 1967. 1. Louisiana
map showing 261 quadrangles.  Each quad on the map represents another map.  Attached
is a cover letter explaining how to read the maps.

79 24 X 36. Quad Map – Louisiana Section 45. Ammann International Corp. Date unknown.
1.

80 36 X 44. Louisiana Gulf Coast, New Orleans to Venice. NOAA 1975. 1. A detailed
map used to show water depth and landmarks used by pilots and various government agencies.

81 13 X 16. Southeast Louisiana Offshore Oil Operations. American Institute of Mechanical
Engineers 1950. 1. A map used to tour national oil and sulfur company dignitaries
on January 9, 1950.

82 19 X 25. Atlantic Ocean Floor National Geographic Magazine 1968. 1. Map of the
Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico floor.

83 25 X 34. Survey Reestablishing Townships Between Mississippi River, Gulf of Mexico
and Range 24 E-SE District, Louisiana, Westbank of Mississippi River. Louisiana Board
of State Engineers 1932. 1. A map showing plantation property and other large tracts
of property from Myrtle Grove to Venice, Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana. It covers
approximately 35 miles along the river and extends.

84 14 X 20. General Soil Map, Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana. US Dept of Agriculture,
Soil Conservation Service 1969. 1.

85 31 X 46. Marine Fishes of the Gulf and South Atlantic. NOAA 2005. 1. A poster of
fish common to the Gulf of Mexico.

88-89 17 X 22. Carte Partiuliere du Flevue St Louis dix lieues au deffus et au delfous
de la Nouvelle Orleans. 2. Original map of the Mississippi River from St Charles Parish
to English Turn.

90 19 X 25. The subdivision of the Nairn Plantation, 60 miles below NOLA. Surveyor
1884. 1.

91 24 X 36. Hydrographic Survey, Jump Basin, Venice, La. Wink Inc. New Orleans, LA.
Surveyed by Hugh McCurdy, 2004. 1. An aerial photo of the area at the end of where
Highway 23 ends, between Offshore Shipyard Road and Tidewater Road.

92 13 X 18. Surveyors Map, Township XIX, Range XXVII East, South Eastern District
of Louisiana. John Watson, Jr 1832. 1. Surveyors map of area near Happy Jack, Plaquemines
Parish, Louisiana

93 13 X 18. Surveyors Map, Township XVIII, Range XXVI East, South Eastern District
of Louisiana. John Watson, Jr 1832. 1. Surveyors map of Diamond, Plaquemines Parish,
Louisiana.

94 13 X 18. Surveyors Map, Township 18 South, Range 26 East, Southeastern District
of Louisiana. James Lewis, Surveyor General 1909. 1. Surveyors map of the Grande Cheniere
behind Magnolia Plantation

95 8.5 X 14. Surveyor notes on location of surveying monuments at Fort Jackson. Unknown.
1. Source unknown but probably from National Archives documents on Fort Jackson.

96 24 X 36. Belle Chasse with contours. Plaquemines Parish Commission Council 1984.
1.

97 36 X 42. Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana Master Plan Steering Committee Feature Map.
Plaquemines Parish Government 2003. 1. A color aerial map of Plaquemines Parish showing
magnified insets around major population areas-2 years before Hurricane Katrina. 
Map also shows existing and proposed features

98 22 X 34. Plaquemines from Triumph to Venice. Plaquemines Parish 2010. 1.

99 22 X 34. Section 50, T20S R30E-Fort Jackson. Plaquemines Parish 1989. 1.

100 22 X 34. Plaquemines from Fort Jackson & St. Philip to Venice, La. Plaquemines
Parish 2010. 1.

101 22 X 34. Plaquemines from Fort Jackson & St. Philip to Home Place. Plaquemines
Parish 2010. 1.

103 22 X 34. The mouth of the Mississippi River without names or markings. Plaquemines
Parish 2010. 1.

104 22 X 34. The mouth of the Mississippi River with Passes marked. Plaquemines Parish
2010. 1.

105 22 X 34. The mouth of the Mississippi River with Passes hand marked. Plaquemines
Parish 2010. 1.

106 22 X 34. Pass-a-L’Outre showing the location of the Balize. Plaquemines Parish
2010. 1.

107 22 X 34. Southwest Pass. Plaquemines Parish 2010. 1.

108 22 X 34. Plaquemines from Port Sulphur to Triumph. Plaquemines Parish 2010. 1.

109 22 X 34. Plaquemines Parish from Nairn to Happy Jack, LA. Plaquemines Parish 2010.
1.

110 27 X 44. 2012 Southeast Louisiana from Morgan City to St. Bernard with emphasis
on Plaquemines Communities & Landmarks. Plaquemines Parish GIS department 2012. 1.
A physical map showing land/marsh area across Southeastern Louisiana focusing on Plaquemines
Parish landmarks & communities.

113-124 36 X 45 (1), 8.5 X 11 (11). 2005 Plaquemines Insurance map. Plaquemines Parish
Commission Council 2005. 12. Maps used immediately after Hurricane Katrina to establish
new and much higher insurance rates.

125 18 X 24. Forts Jackson and St. Philip structures. Plaquemines Parish Commission
Council 2015. 1. Created from various sources over many years to identify locations
particularly at Fort St Philip where few maps exist.

126 22 X 34. Plaquemines Parish with town names. Plaquemines Parish 2010. 1. Draft
used to collect place names. This was the first edition of this map.  The 2016 version
is much more complete.

127 35 X 38. Wards – Drainage Districts and Police Jurors of Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana.
Freeport Sulphur Company. 1934. 1. An excellent map of the parish showing most of
the bays, passes and bayous.

128-129 35 X 38. Plaquemines Parish. Freeport Sulphur Company about 1955. 2. This
is a very detailed map showing location of structures, oil fields, highways, waterways,
etc.

130 30 X 31. Port Sulphur Topography. Freeport Sulphur Company 1954. 2. Map showing
all structures in the Port Sulphur area 1.000 ft above and below the Grande Ecaille
Canal which included all Freeport Sulphur property plus some additional.

131-139 23 X 35. Maps of Plaquemines Parish with Belle Chasse, Port Sulphur & Buras-Triumph,
Louisiana. Merchant Maps 1984. 8. An overall Plaquemines Parish map plus smaller detailed
maps of the major cities showing roads, buildings and other landmarks

140 23 X 29. Cram’s Map of Louisiana showing Parishes, Cities, Towns, Villages, Post
Offices Railroads with Stations and Distances between Stations. George Cram Company,
Inc. 1. A raggy map with a great deal of detail of all Louisiana Parishes.

141 8.5 X 11. Plaquemines, Jefferson and Lafourche Parish Boundaries. Milton Newton,
Jr, Center for Wetland Resources 1977. 1. Photocopy of a map showing the movement
or erroneously delineated parish boundary lines between Plaquemines and Jefferson
Parishes.

144 26 X 38. Well Locations in Grand Bay to the Delta Wildlife Refuge (Blocks T-19-S
and T-20-S) F & A Map Company about 1959. 1. Map extends from Carencro Bay near Venice-East
bank to the marsh behind Pilottown showing well over 100 drilling wells.

145 26 X 34. Map Showing Well Locations in Vicinity of Battledore Island. John C.
DeArmas, Jr. Engineer 1959. 1. Map from Racoon Pass to Coquille Bay to Battledore
showing the location of approximately 100 wells.

146 17 X 19. Proposed Canal to Southdown, Inc. Mark Delesdernier et al No. 1 Well,
Plaquemines Parish. McCurdy-Schilling Civil Engineers & Surveyors 1963. 1. Map of
the Mississippi River land owners on east bank across from Venice, Louisiana.

147-148 12.5 X 14. T19S-R18E. Unknown about 1960. 1. Landowners on both sides of the
Mississippi River below Venice, Louisiana to Pilottown.

149 8.5 X 11. Bastian Bay, Parish of Plaquemines, La. W.D. Duke 1889. 1. A photocopy
of a map in the Library of Congress showing the location of settlers in the remote
area of Bastian Bay.

150-151 32 X 64. Plaquemines Parish, La Ownership map, Happy Jack through Guenard
Woods (Home Place).  Rordam & Rordam 1952. 2. Detailed map of all land owners from
about four miles north and south of the Port Sulphur. La townsite

164 59 X 51. Aerial Map of Freeport Sulphur Co’s Garden Island Bay mine and townsite
below the Mississippi River’s Head of Passes. Davis Aerial Photography 1961. 1. A
mosaic of aerial photos, 3 on a canvas backing, of the Garden Island Bay townsite
and field mining areas in the marsh off Dennis Pass in Plaquemines Parish.

165 59 X 51. Aerial Map of Freeport Sulphur Co’s Garden Island Bay mine and townsite
below the Mississippi River’s Head of Passes. Davis Aerial Photography 1961. 1. A
mosaic of aerial photos,3 on a canvas backing, of the Garden Island Bay townsite and
field mining areas in the marsh off Dennis Pass in Plaquemines Parish.

166-171 40 X 54. A Survey of Port Sulphur, La in April 1965.  Davis Aerial Photography
1965. 1. A mosaic of aerial photos of the community of Port Sulphur, La (from St Patrick’s
Catholic Church to McBride’s Drug Store, on a canvas backing.

172-177 20 X 30. Survey of Portions of the Mississippi River, including segments of
Lower Childress-Fort Jackson and Venice, LA areas. (The Mississippi River Bank Project)
US Corp of Engineers 1962. 6. A series of Magnetic Contour and Bathymetric Maps (at
10 Gamma Contour Intervals) trying to identify the location of sunken ships and other
anomalies on the river bottom.  There is also a book (filed in the Fort Jackson Projects
file) explaining in detail what was found.

178-233 24 X 30. Mississippi River Cultural Resources Survey maps.  US Corp of Engineers
1987. 55. Orthophotomap maps from the Gulf of Mexico to Concordia Parish, LA.  (mile
marker 326 above the Head of Passes)

234-246 14 X 21. Woodland Levee Enlargement & Rock Berm. US Corp of Engineers 1984.
14.

257-260 23 X 42. Woodland Levee Setback & Pavement Slope Right of Way. US Corp of
Engineers 1984. 4. Orthophotomaps of the Woodland Levee Revetment area (Sheets 2-5)
from near the Pointe a la Hache ferry to Pointe Celeste.

261-262 23 X 42. Plaquemines Parish West Bank Levee District Woodland Setback Right
of Way Drawing. US Corp of Engineers 1984. 2. Orthophotomaps of the Woodland Levee
Revetment area (Sheets25W and 26W from St Jude north to Pointe Celeste Plantation.

263-278 23 X 42. Woodland Levee Setback & Pavement Slope Right of Way. US Corp of
Engineers 1989. 16. Orthophotomaps of the Levee Enlargement and Slope Pavement Rights
of Way from Belle Chasse to Junior Plantation.

279 36 X 48. Mississippi River Delta Map 13 of 14, Polyconic Projection 1927. US Coast
& Geodetic 1959. 1. Map showing mostly open water of Breton Sound with the marsh area
between Fort St Philip and the Sound.

280 36 X 48. Mississippi River Delta Map 14 of 14, Polyconic Projection 1927. US Coast
& Geodetic 1959. 1. Map showing mostly open water of Breton Sound with a small portion
of the marsh behind the historic community of Olga (i.e. Blackjack Bayou).

281 36 X 48. Air Photo Compilation No. T-5313 Mississippi River to Breton Sound, Louisiana.
US Coast & Geodetic 1934. 1. Map of Happy Jack (Westbank) and Luling (Eastbank) and
marshland on east bank to Breton Sound.

282 36 X 48. Air Photo Compilation No. T-5309 Mississippi River Round Bay to Socola,
Louisiana. US Coast & Geodetic 1934. 1. Map from Deer Range Plantation to Socola Canal

283 36 X 48. Air Photo Compilation No. T-5318 Mississippi River Delta Lake Washington
to California Bay. US Coast & Geodetic 1932. 1. Map from Diamond to Empire showing
Grande Port where Port Sulphur was being built.

284 36 X 48. Air Photo Compilation No. T-5328 Mississippi River Delta Racoon Pass
to Taylor Pass. US Coast & Geodetic 1932. 1. Map showing the marshland east of Fort
St. Philip including many of the islands in Breton Sound and the location of many
of the hunting camps east of what would become the Delta Wildlife Refuge.

285 36 X 48.  US Coast & Geodetic Survey Topographic Map T-9393 Louisiana Breton Sound
including Breton Island. US Coast & Geodetic 1952. 1. A detailed map of Breton Island
based on 1927 data, updated in 1952.  The entire island is/was part of the Breton
National Wildlife Refuge.

286-324 25 X ? Mississippi River Archeological Survey. US Corp of Engineers 198?.
39. A series of maps showing locations of historically relevant sites along the Mississippi
River throughout Louisiana.

325 23 X 26. Map – Delacroix, Louisiana into Plaquemines. USGS 1951. 1.

326 22 X 26. Map of Belle Chasse. USGS 1966. 1.

327 22 X 26. Map of Bertrandville/Belle Chasse to Jesuit. USGS 1966. 1.

328 36 X 54. Map of Pointe a la Hache, LA.  USGS 1973. 1.

329 36 X 54. Map of Happy Jack to Breton Sound.  USGS 1959. 1.

330 36 X 54. Map of Empire. USGS 1973. 1.

331 32 X 36. Map of Breton Sound (map 14 of 14).  USGS 1959. 1.

332 40 X 49. JSC-293 Aerial Photo of the Head of Passes from Pilottown south NASA
1974. 1. A black+D100:J107 and +D22:J107white enhanced photo showing Pilot town south
but not all off the way to the mouth of any of the major passes.

333-337 16 X 22.  Mudlumps at the Mouth of South Pass, Mississippi River: Sedimentology,
Paleontology, Structure, Origin and Relation to Deltaic Processes. Louisiana Department
of Conservation 1963. 5. A series of maps of the lower Mississippi delta showing locations
of “Mud Lumps,” unique geological formations found only in Plaquemines Parish Louisiana. 
These accompany a book of the same title published by LSU – Geological Bulletin Number
35. See Mudlumps book for maps.

338 18 X 29. The United States of America laid down from the best Authorities Agreeable
to the Peache of 1783. John Wallis, Ludgate Street, London 1783. 1. Reprint of a map
of the original 13 American colonies

339 86 X 92. Batiste Collette. Delta Development Co. 1. A map of oil wells in the
vicinity of Batiste Collette Bayou across from Venice, Louisiana.

340 24 X 30. Orthophotomap of Barataria SW La. Empire Project, Corp of Engineers.
1. Map is thought to be pre-1990.

341 24 X 30. Orthophotomap of Pointe a la Hache.  Empire Project, Corp of Engineers.
1. Map is thought to be pre-1990

342 24 X 30. Orthophotomap of Bastian Bay. Empire Project, Corp of Engineers. 1. Map
is thought to be pre-1990.

343 24 X 30. Orthophotomap of Tropical Bend. Empire Project, Corp of Engineers. 1.
Map is thought to be pre-1990.

344 24 X 30. Orthophotomap of Empire. Empire Project, Corp of Engineers. 1. Map is
thought to be pre-1990

345 24 X 30. Orthophotomap of Buras. Empire Project, Corp of Engineers. 1. Map is
thought to be pre-1990.

346 48 X 108. Tobin Map of All of Plaquemines Parish. Edgar Tobin Aerial Survey 1956.
1.

Regional Maps

2 24 X 26. Regional Maps: St Bernard Parish, Chalmette to Poydras USGS 1967. 1.

3 24 X 28. Regional Maps: Chef, Rigolets & North Shore. New Orleans Map Co.? 1. Laminated
map.

4 18 X 25. Regional Maps: St Bernard Parish (West). LA Dept of Transportation 1970.
1.

5 18 X 25. Regional Maps: St Bernard Parish (Middle Section). LA Dept of Transportation
1970.1.

6 18 X 25. Regional Maps: Jefferson Parish. LA Dept of Transportation 1970. 1.

7 18 X 25. Regional Maps: Orleans Parish. LA Dept of Transportation 1970. 1.

8 14 X 20. Regional Map: General Soil Map, Orleans Parish, Louisiana. US Dept of Agriculture,
Soil Conservation Service 1970. 1.

9 23 X 26. Regional Maps: Orleans Parish, Indian Beach. U.S.G.S 1964. 1.

10 23 X 26. Regional Maps: Orleans Parish, Little Woods. U.S.G.S 1964. 1.

11 23 X 26. Regional Maps: Orleans Parish, New Orleans East. U.S.G.S 1964. 1.

12 23 X 26. Regional Maps: Orleans Parish, New Orleans West. U.S.G.S 1964. 1.

13 23 X 26. Regional Maps: Orleans Parish, Spanish Fort. U.S.G.S 1964. 1.

14 27 X 40. Regional Maps: St. Tammany. Unknown. 1. A St. Tammany Parish city map
thought to be pre-1970

15 34 X 57. Regional Maps: Southeast and South-Central Louisiana. Lower Mississippi
River Commission. 1939. 1. A detailed map from Guydan, Vermillion Parish to Biloxi,
Ms.

16 23 X 26. Regional Maps: Terrebonne Parish, Montegut, La. U.S.G.S. 1963. 1.

17 23 X 26. Regional Maps: Terrebonne Parish, Gray, Louisiana. U.S.G.S. 1963. 1.

18 23 X 26. Regional Maps: Terrebonne Parish, Houma, La. U.S.G.S. 1963. 1.

19 23 X 26. Regional Maps: Terrebonne Parish, Bourg, La. U.S.G.S. 1963. 1.

20 23 X 26. Regional Maps: Terrebonne Parish, Dulac, La. U.S.G.S. 1963. 1.

21 23 X 26. Regional Maps: Lafourche Parish, Thibodeaux. U.S.G.S. 1963. 1.

22 23 X 26. Regional Maps: Terrebonne Parish. U.S.G.S. 1963. 1.

23 22 X 33. Regional Map: Baton Rouge & Denham Springs Quadrangles. U.S. Army Corp
of Engineers. 1965. 1. Two quadrangle maps joined together creating a single map.

24 22 X 35. Regional Map: Mississippi Highway Map. Mississippi Dept. of Transportation.
About 2004. 1.

25 22 X 35. Regional Map: Hurricane “Laurie” Platting Map. Freeport Sulphur Company.
1969. 1. Map of the Gulf of Mexico & Caribbean showing all major cities, each of Freeport’s
Gulf Coast mines and the track of Hurricane Laurie during Sept. 1969.

26 28 X 40. Regional Map: City of Hammond, Tangipahoa Parish.

 

Oversized Maps & Posters

1 40 X 60. The Official Map of the State of Louisiana. Louisiana Department of Public
Works. 1971. 1. A large, colorized, heavy duty map of Louisiana.

2 various sizes. Box of NASA posters and other related items (see below). Various
dates. NASA.

NASA Box inventory:

NASA Missions posters. 19.

NASA personal planner. 2008. 1.

Folder containing Stennis Space Center Educational Workshop materials.

SSET Folder: NASA in the news + Martin Marietta Space Systems documents.

Two folders containing Stennis Space Center information. 2.

Hurricane Katrina Report

Mission Success Bulletins.  NASA.

Plaquemines Parish Posters & Blue Prints

Item # Item name Size (in inches) Author or Compiler Year Pages Notes

1 29 X 41.  Photo: Aerial of Belle Chasse, LA from the Tunnel south to the Belle Chasse
Library. Unknown. 1. Unknown year.

2 24 X 36. Sketch of the Judah P. Benjamin monument in Belle Chasse, LA. Plaquemines
Parish Commission Council 1968. 1.

3 24 X 24. Sketch of Fort De La Boulaye in Phoenix. Prescott Follet, Architect. 1989.
1.

4 11 X 17. Poster: Nawlins Air Show, Alvin Calendar Air Field Belle Chasse. U.S. Navy
2009. 2. Suitable for framing.

5 18 X 24. Poster: 1916 Port of New Orleans, Bar Pilots Assoc. Branch Pilots, Port
of New Orleans 1916. 1. Photos of all of the Bar Pilots of the time.

6 18 X 24. Poster: 1988 Port of New Orleans, Bar Pilots Assoc. Branch Pilots, Port
of New Orleans 1988. 1. Photos of all of the Bar Pilots of the time

7 17 X 22. Aged Documents Help Locate Old Louisiana Fort Site. Times Picayune Newspaper
1933. 1. Copy of a page from the Times Picayune, Sunday, July 2, 1933, page B-2.

8 18 X 24. Poster: “River Explorer” River Barge Excursions River Barge Excursions.
2010. 1. Suitable for framing.

9 18 X 24. Poster: Choose Louisiana Citrus. Louisiana Dept of Agriculture 2000? 2.
Suitable for framing (2).

10 8.5 X 14. Poster: How Plaquemines Fits In. John Chase 1982. 1. Cartoonist John
Chase created a poster with a map of Plaquemines Parish’s major towns and historical
sites given at the Statesman’s Club July 15, 1982.

11 17 X 24. Poster: Judge L.H. Perez Memorial Park, July 16, 1977. Unknown 1977. 1.

12 19 X 24. Poster: 10th Annual Louisiana Archaeology Week. LA Dept of Culture, Recreation
and Tourism 1997. 1. Suitable for framing.

13 19 X 24. Poster: Annual Louisiana Archaeology Week. LA Dept of Culture, Recreation
and Tourism 1998. 1. Suitable for framing.

14 11 X 17.  Poster: Delta Queen on the Mississippi near New Orleans. American Cyanamid
Co. 1988. 1. Suitable for framing.

15-19 23 X 36. Plan, Construction of the de LaSalle monument at Fort Jackson, Plaquemines
Parish, LA. Plaquemines Parish Commission Council 1965. 5. A series of drawings used
for the construction of the LaSalle monument at Fort Jackson plus a conceptualized
drawing of the final monument.

19-26 24 X 36. Fort Jackson Phase 1 Plan for 2010. John Milnor Associates 2010. 8.
Construction plans developed for minor restoration of Fort Jackson.

27 30 X 38. Plan, Landscaping for Freeport Sulphur’s Port Sulphur Office Building
and High School William S. Swldorn, City Planner, NO, La 1954. 1. A map showing where
to plant grass & shrubbery across the newly built Freeport Sulphur office building
& high school in Port Sulphur, LA.

28 30 X 38. Plan, Elevation drawing of the new Freeport Sulphur Company office building
in Port Sulphur, LA being built. Wogan & Bernard Architects, NO, La 1952. 1.

29-33 36 X 45. Plan for athletic facilities in the newly built Port Sulphur School
(Elementary thru High School) in Port Sulphur, LA. Freeport Sulphur Co. 1957. 5. A
series of drawings showing the plan for a tennis court, baseball and misc. athletic
fields and a grandstand associated with the Port Sulphur School.

34-35 23 X 36. Plan, Floor plan and piling layout of the Port Sulphur Schools Freeport
Sulphur Co. 1957. 2.

Plaquemines Parish Artifacts

1 Freeport Sulphur sulfur molds (2) Freeport McMoRan Public Relations. 1977. Molded
by Plaquemines workmen from sulphur mined by Freeport at the mine identified on the
mold. Used for public relations.

2 Clear plastic parish paperweight. Parish Government. Has the shape of the parish
in the paperweight.

3 Parish Flag Paperweight. Parish Government. Given to parish employees and residents
by Parish President Billy Nungesser between 2007-2013.

4 Parish key ring & Lapel Pin. Parish Government. On the ring is a bottle opener that
says “Fort Jackson Louisiana” and a Louisiana-shaped piece of rubber with a Plaquemines
lapel pin stuck through it.

5 (3′ X 5′) Louisiana State flag. Parish Government. 2005. Flag flew over Plaquemines
Parish offices during Hurricane Katrina.

6 (2.5′ X 4.5′) Plaquemines Parish Flag. Parish Government. 2005. Flag flew over Plaquemines
Parish offices during Hurricane Katrina.

7 “Faces of Plaquemines Parish” Tricentennial event Scrapbook. Project Reporter. 2000.
Faces of Plaquemines Parish was a living cemetery event taking place at approximately
five different cemeteries, a plantation house and Fort Jackson in 1999-2000.  It was
held twice and different cemeteries were used.  It included one of the Indian tribes
setting up a village in Fort Jackson to show their activities, housing, etc. at the
time Iberville and Bienville arrived in Louisiana.

8 Glass drinking bottle. 1969. Bottled for hurricane preparedness for Hurricane Camille,
1969.

Oversized Files

1 Emmanuel Protestant Episcopal Church Record book. Ministers of the church. 1848-1970
Hand written. 98. A Christian church organized by local planters in the mid-section
of Plaquemines Parish from the Alliance Plantation down south of the Magnolia Plantation
1848-1870.  It contains birth, baptism, marriage and death records plus a short history
of the church.  It contains a large number of slave records. 

2 Empire Parish Newspapers. Rod Lincoln. 1865-1877. Empire Parish Publisher & Plaquemines
Observer newspaper Publishers. An incomplete collection of both the French and English
versions of the Empire Parish and Plaquemines Observer newspapers from the end of
the Civil War into the 1870’s.  I gave originals to LSU to microfilm.

3 Judge Perez Politics 1916-1969. Rod Lincoln & J. Ben Meyer. Numerous. A series of
articles and documents telling of Judge Leander’s legal and potentially illegal activities
while he was in control of Plaquemines Parish.

 4 Perez Notes by J Ben Meyers. J. Ben Meyer. J Ben Meyer. Documents prepared by J.
Ben Meyers, Plaquemines Parish Historian, politician and newsman who was an insider
to much of the political intrigue going on in Plaquemines particularly in the 1920’s-1940’s. 
He was both a friend and foe of Judge Leander Perez at different times.

5 Chalin & Lea Perez Politics 1970-1989 Rod Lincoln Times Picayune & Plaq. Gazette.
News articles about the Perez brothers governing in Plaquemines Parish.

6 Anti-Perez Politics 1982-1986. Rod Lincoln & J. Ben Meyer. Various, but mostly the
Plaquemines Gazette, Belle Chasse, La. After Judge Perez died and left parish government
to his sons there was a decade of relative political peace.  In the early 1980’s Challon
Perez, President of the Government and his brother Leander Perez, Jr began fighting
and many in the parish saw this as a time to take back their government.

7 Plaquemines Parish School Board vs USA. Rod Lincoln. Various. Litigation between
the two from 1965-1969 regarding segregation.

8 Port Sulphur. Freeport Sulphur Co. Freeport Sulphur Co. Mostly property records.

Large copies of images, maps and sketches (11″ X 17″)

1 Balise 57 Items

2 Battle of New Orleans 32 Items

3 Buras 4 Items

4 Civil War/Battle at the Forts Jackson & St. Philip 57 Items

5 English Turn 32 Items

6 Fort Bourbon 6 Items

7 Fort Jackson 132 Items

8 Fort St Philip 44 Items

9 Newspapers 68 Items

10 Southwest Pass 2 Items

11 Pearl River, MS 16 Items

12 Port Sulphur- Nairn 24 Items

13 Miscellaneous 8 Items

 

35 mm Slides

Two three-ring binders containing 35 mm slides pertaining to Plaquemines Parish history
and culture. (700 items)

 

Newspapers

Box 1A, Folder 1        

Full Issue of the Historical News Vol. 34 No. 11. Oct-14

Full Issue of States-Item Vol. 96 No. 276.  Headlined: “New Threats North of N.O.
Plaquemines Wins Levee Battle.”  April 28th 1973.

Front page of The Times Picayune. Headlined: “Monster Hurricane Caused Disaster in
1856: Isle Derniere Split Asunder.” August 21st 1969

Front page of The States-Item Vol. 96 No. 275. Headlined: “Magruder Quits-Watergate
Web Widens” & “Levee Shored in Plaquemines.” April 27th 1973

Front page of The Times-Picayune No. 95. Headlined: “Crews work urgently to fill crumbling
levee near Nairn” & “52 Persons are injured in Ammo Train Explosion. “April 29th 1973

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette Vol. 42 No. 8. Headlined “Miracle of Plaquemines
Unfolds as Parish Restoration Goes on: ‘Plaquemines Parish will Rise Again’ with Galland
Efforts of People and Their Leaders.” September 5th 1969

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette Vol. 42 No. 11. Headlined: ” A call for all
hurricane victims: parishioners urged to make problems known.” September 26th 1969.

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette Vol. 42 No. 7. Headlined: “Parish Restoration
is Underway” – concerning relief due to Hurricane Camille. August 29th 1969.

Full Issue of the States-Times No. 196. Headlined: “Camille rips Gulf Coast cities:
Damage Heavy 12 known dead.” August 18th 1969.

Front Page of State-Times No. 199. ” ‘Ton of Bodies’ are found today: Rescue Units
Report from Pass Christian” –based on Hurricane Camille. August 21st 1969.

Article from States-Times, captioned: “Death Count 8, scores missing in Plaquemines”
Undated.

Newspaper Clipping depicting “South Plaquemines High Water.” N/A

Article from The Times-Picayune. Entitled “Mystery Cross Unclaimed: Found in Buras
after Hurricane Camille.” July 5th 1970.

Clipping from The Times-Picayune. Entitled “Extensive Storm Damage in Lower Plaquemines.”
August 21st 1969

Front Page of The Times-Picayune No. 209. Headlined “Hurricane Aid will probably hit
record high, says Agnew: Vice-President views Devastation from Helicopter.” August
21st 1969.

Clipping from The Times-Picayune. Entitled “House Demolished in Lower Plaquemines
Parish.” August 20th 1969

Newspaper clipping captioned “Preparing Mercy Flight for Camille Victims.” N/A

Article from Times-Picayune. Entitled “Henderson Pint Landmark Wiped out by Camille.”
N/A

Article from State-Times. Entitled “Debbie Absorbs Seeding, Surges on, Intensifies.”
& ” Oil Firms Estimate Damage in Millions.” August 20th 1969.

Full Issue of The Times-Picayune No. 208. Headlined “Toll from Camille Climbs to 170:
Road Damage prevents travel on Coast Highway 90.” August 20th 1969.

Full Issue of Times-Picayune No. 206 “Louisiana Coastline pounded by Camille’s Advance
Winds: Camille Moves Toward Mississippi Coast.” August 18th 1969.

Folder 2

Full Issue of the Times-Picayune. “Special Edition” Headlined: ” A Bridge at Last:
Commemorating the opening of the Greater New Orleans Bridge No.2.” September 30th
1988.

Full Issue of the Plaquemines Gazette. Headlined “There’s Something for Everyone”
November 3rd 1989.

Full Issue of the Plaquemines Gazette. Headlined ” Hello Plaquemines Let’s get together
and shop Plaquemines First.” (3 issues)                                           
             

Full Issue of Plaquemines Gazette. Headlined “Keep Christ in Christmas” + “A Review
of 1981 Parish Project, News, as published in the Plaquemines Gazette.” December 18,1981

Full Issue of the Plaquemines Gazette. ‘Progress Edition’ “Keep Christ in Christmas”
December 18,1981

Full Issue of Plaquemines Gazette. Headlined. “A review of 1984 Parish Project and
News as published in the Plaquemines Gazette.” December 14,1984

Combined issue of The Plaquemines Watchman and Plaquemines Gazette. December 19,1986

Full Issue of the Plaquemines Gazette and The Plaquemines Watchman. Headlined “Mass
Murders: Killings Connected to Bethlehem Stables Birth.” December 18,1987

Folder 3

Full Issue of The Gazette “Christmas Edition” December 18,1987

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette and Watchman. “Christmas Edition” December 19,1989

Full Issue of the Plaquemines Gazette “Christmas Edition” December 17, 1999

Full Issue of the Plaquemines Gazette “Christmas Edition” Dec-05

Full Issue of the Plaquemines Gazette “Holiday Edition” 22-Dec-09

Full Issue of the Plaquemines Gazette “Holiday Edition” December 21,2010

Full Issue of the Plaquemines Gazette “Holiday Edition” November 23,2010

Full Issue of the Plaquemines Gazette “Holiday Supplement Issue” 4-Dec-12

Full Issue of the Plaquemines Gazette “Holiday Supplement Issue” December 25,2012

Full Issue of the Plaquemines Gazette “Holiday Supplement Issue” December 17,2012

Full Issue of the Plaquemines Gazette “Holiday Supplement Issue” December 17,2013

Full Issue of the Plaquemines Gazette “Holiday Supplement Issue” 16-Dec-14

Full Issue of the Plaquemines Gazette “Holiday Supplement Issue” December 22,2015

Full Issue of the Plaquemines Gazette. Hurricane Katrina Anniversary “Post- Katrina
Progress” 25-Aug-09

Full Issue of the Plaquemines Gazette. Hurricane Katrina Anniversary ” Plaquemines
Parish Our Road Home.” 24-Aug-10

Full Issue of the Times-Picayune 150 Anniversary “Coming Home” 25-Jan-82

Full Issue of the Times-Picayune 150 Anniversary January 26,1987

Full Issue of The Times Picayune. 150th anniversary, “Lights Forward” January 26,
1987 

Full Issue of The Times Picayune. 150th anniversary, “Remember” January 24, 1987  

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “Hurricane Katrina Anniversary Issue”, “Post-Katrina”
Aug-09

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “The Graduating Class of 2011” May 31, 2011 

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. No. 17, “Port, Council Discussion changes to
bait harbors and marines” November 8, 2016 

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. No. 14, “Candidates for Resident participate
in first debate” October 18, 2006  

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. No. 13, “CPRA Community Conversation held in Buras”
October 11, 2016  

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. No. 11, “Plaq. School-on-a-barge proposal wins
$10 million” September 20, 2016  

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. No. 9 “Levee breach required” September 6,
2016  

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. No. 15 “PABI Candidates for President Forum”
October 25, 2016 

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. No. 10, “Wilkinson Canal project hits a crisis
paint” September 13, 2016  

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. No. 21 “Cormier, Lepine make final arguments
prior to rumors election” December 6, 2016  

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. No. 18 “Daybook Fishers Showered” 15-Nov-16

Folder 5                                                                                   
                                   

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. No. 23 “Port promoted 50-year development plan.”
December 20, 2016  

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette.  No. 19 “Grim Outlook for 2017 Budget Hearings”
22-Nov-16

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. No. 24 “Venture Global, Governor Eduardo announce
details of LNG facility” December 27, 2016  

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. No. 22 “Cormier will finish father’s term”
December 13, 2016  

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. No. 20, “Parish Council reduces proposed layoffs
from 91 to 18 raids emergency fund.” 29-Nov-16

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. No. 16 “PPG files lawsuits motion for DA to
recuse” and “Council approves Portland purchase” November 1, 2016

Opinion Section of The Plaquemines Gazette October 2, 2012  

Opinion Section of The Plaquemines Gazette. “National Newspaper Week.” Edition October
4, 2016  

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “Artificial reef demonstration project tests
multiple technological” September 27, 2016  

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “67 Assessment appealed” October 4, 2016   

Folder 6

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “Walmart debate ranger on in 2012” and “Plaquemines schools:
High in the sky” 

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. No. 26 “Council vote to move to Eastbound deferred.”
And “Plaquemines Senator Alario named as State Senate President.” 

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. No. 24 “Plaquemines see multiple fires over
holiday weekend.” January 3, 2012 

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. No. 28, “Parish dismisses Morteo’s ‘race claim’”
January 31, 2012 

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. No. 30, “Foil Ruler Against Walmart: Ruling
is only latest stage of the game, Morteo tour Seyo” and “Restore Act: Legislators
pushing for congressional action before BP settlement decision.”  

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. No. 29, “Hidden effects of drilling moratorium
highlighted.” February 7,2012

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. No. 27, “State and Local officials breaks ground
on Walker Road.” January 24, 2012 

Obituary Section of The Plaquemines Gazette. February 22,2009

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. No. 10 ” Walmart 2012: Before the two parties
could meet in Court, a continuance was filed, which has pushed the of the hearing
into January 2012″ September 27,2011

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. No. 48. “Class of 2011” and “Budget drama spills
over at PPC.” May 31,2011

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. No. 8. “The Race is on for Sheriff.” and “Morteo
and Parish back in Court.” September 13,2011

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. No. 9 “Sissy Stricklin 2011 Orange Queen” and
“Pulazzo enter race for Sheriff.” 20-Sep-11

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. No. 7. “It’s fun to stay at the…YMCA” and “Construction
underway to Port Eads.” September 6, 2011

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. No. 11. “Assessor intends to add 69 companies
to tax roll.” and “Plaquemines’ blood drive patrons give life.” October 4,2011

Folder 7

The Plaquemines Gazette, “Hingle Resigns Michael La France appointed Sheriff.” October
11, 2011

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. No 15. “Hingle Pleads “Not Guilty” ” and “Plaquemines
schools rank 5th in Louisiana.” 18-Oct-11

Front Page of The Plaquemines Gazette. No. 14 “Run-off November 19 Plaquemines Parish
sheriff.” and “Parish Seat move Fails.” October 25,2011

Incomplete Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. No. 5, “Charter changes up for voter
review” and “New Port Sulphur hospital receives additional FEMA grant.” August 9,2011

Incomplete Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. No.4, “Borden Wallace 2011 Orange King”
August 16,2011

Separate Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. No. 4B, “Voters to decide Plaq. Charter”
August 19,2011

Incomplete Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. No 5, “Hinge will not run.” August 23,2011

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. No 6, “Phoenix: Not quite from the ashes” and
“Lundin to run for re-election as Clerk of Court.” August 30,2011

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. No 17, “Census results force district map changes.”
November 15,2011

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. No 16, “Adriate Breere onto River.” and “PPSO
seizes “Mojo” from several local stores” November 8,2011

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette No 21, “Roe headed to Parish prison: Court gives
him two weeks to turn himself in.” December 13,2011              

Box 1B Folder 8                                                                                   

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “PPSO audit reveals more Hingle issues.” and
“Crone fires back at BP and Feinberg: ‘Fair compensation formula’ only for unpaid
claims.” December 20,2011

Incomplete Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “For the Record Section.” November 22,2011

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “$222 million in costed projects slated” and
“Mary Plantation up for auction.” March 6,2012

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette “James Jean Frace: A little off the Top” and
“Spill on riloe has Water Works on notice.” February 21,2012

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette “BP pleads health care for first-line fishermen
and communities” March 13,2012

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette “Nungesser gives PABI State of Parish Address”
and “LA Les. sets Hurricane reading meetings” March 20,2012

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “PPC approves Permits Dept. subpoena for borrow
pits info.” 17-Apr-12

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette “New bridge curfew response is positive.” Apr-12

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “Community gesture candlelit vigil.” and State
deem water safe after rupture” April 3, 2012

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette “Buras Vol. Fire Dept. installs officers.” And
“Election Results: Santorum wins both local and state GOP ticket.” March 27,2012

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “PPSO Matches DNA in James Janes murder investigation.”
February 28, 2012

Folder 9

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “Parish’s state delegation protects PPSB mineral
rights.” February 11, 2014

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “Civil Service Commission considers suit against
Parish Government over enclosure.” 1-Sep-15

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “Borrow Pit Regulations: Two Ordinances on
PPC agenda-enforce loach filling on all pits or only pits used for projects outside
of parish.” December 11, 2012

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “Paws approved to be reimbursed from FEMA for
Issue costs.” December 3,2013

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “Belle Chasse acrobatic team to represent US
in Poland” and “Parish government looks to replace internal auditor.” 4-Aug-15

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “Phoenix Spartans Undefeated” and “Plaquemines
Parish burglaries salved: Burglaries in Southern and link by social media only, says
Sheriff’s office.” December 27,2011

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. ” Feinberg’s new formula candid to Gulf Shrimpers.”
and “Hingle pleads guilty.” 12/6/2011

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette.” Congress/FEMA recalculation nets LA $340M.”
11/29/2011

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “Restore Act one step closer with House approval.”
4/24/2012

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette “Parish Parties with Greco.” and “Work without
contracts raises eyebrows PPC meetings.” 7/17/2012

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “Zoning Board approves 25,000 sq. ft. cap.”
2011

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “King Ben Beenel: King of the 2012 Plaquemines
Parish fairs Orange Festival.” and “Property values up, but so is tax base: Assessor
says taxis bodies could roll taxis mileage reliant gain more revenue.” 8/21/2012

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “Plaquemines ranks 5th in state with A” and
“Palazzo to replace brand as Lead Parish Attorney: Brand retiring October 31st.” 10/31/2012 

Folder 10

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “Budget crisis looms.” and “Patricia’s remnants
cause levee breach.” 11/3/2015

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “Oakville Floodgate under construction…. still.”
10/23/2012

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “Turlich elected Sheriff.” and “Both Turlich-Vaughn
and Hazel victorious with more than 70% vote.” 10/2/2015

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “Gulf Seafood featured at WAS: commissioner
around country to carry and promote Gulf Seafood.” 2/15/2011

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “Parish Reps. Honored by YMCA of Greater N.O.”
and “Heitnier makes transportation projects a priority.” 2/5/2015

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “Crutchfield Found Guilty” And “Venice Responders
Village receives emergency permit.”    6/15/2010

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “Obama returns to Gulf” and “PPC votes to jump
start dredge plan.” 6/1/2010

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “BP ordered to pay for first portion of barrier
island” and “Burns Auditorium Reopens.” 6/8/2010

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “Marsh Creation Continues of Granel Liard.”
and “Burt Proposes costly Permit Monitoring System.” 5/12/2015

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “Heitmeier’s plan will garner millions for
hospitals.” 12/7/2010

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “Plaquemines Parish Detention Center Opens
with Ribbon-Cutting.” 2/17/2015

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “Buras Fire Department Completed” and “Nungesser
asks FEMA forgiveness: Katrina flood insurance penalties add up to $19.93 million.”
9/1/2010

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “Ferry closure further isolates southern East
bank.” and “Port employees accuse parish of hiring misconduct.” 1/15/2013

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “PABI installs 2013 officers; Sen. Vitter keynote
speaker.”         

Folder 11

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “Council accepts Comp. Master Hall.” and “Oil
companies accused of coasted harm in suit.” 11/26/2013

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “Corps completes pump station repairs in Plaquemines
Parish.” 4/27/2010

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “Belle Chasse fire station opens with ribbon
cutting.” 12/25/2014

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “Hurricane Isaac aftermath – the struggle with
Southaven.” 10/8/2013

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “Port Ends sells 25% of slips in two days.”
1/14/2014

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “Rep. Maxine Waters assures delay to her NFIP
bill by end of year.” 11/19/2013

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “Venice’s Coastal Erosion” And “DHH closes
Plaquemines oyster area.” 4/6/2010

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “Edwards, Nungesser, table state’s top spots.”
1/19/2016

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “Port moves closer to property purchase” and
“Port Ends inches closer to reopening.” 10/1/2013

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “Buras Fire Department Complete.” and “LPB
holds oil spill town hall in Buras.” 8/24/2010

Folder 12

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “Despite BP well kill, Inland Waterways Strike
Force continues to battle stubborn oil.” 9/28/2010

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “Orange Queen 2010 Jordan Gaudet ” and “Beshel
to sign bonds if Nungesser does not.” 9/14/2010

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “Canes Crush Cards 44-20.” 9/14/2010

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “Campus Construction for Start of School.”
and “Local Events scheduled for Katrina Anniversary.” 7/28/2006

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “Hail pummels Belle Chase.” and “PPG receives
Federal subpoena.” 4/5/2011

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “Buras Library reopens.” 12/28/2010

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “The Saints Go Marching In.” 2/16/2010

Front Page of The Plaquemines Gazette. “Morteo drops suit seeking permit.” and “Council
legal advisor gets cut.” 3/15/2011

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. ” Thinking outside the Levees” And “trade Commission
for load shrimpers against dumping. ” 3/22/2011

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “Buras Vol. Fire Dept. Oilfield Bail off” and
“DHH reopens oyster beds.” 4/20/2010

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “LHSAA upholds sanctions against SPHS.” And
“Levee liability too great for PPC: Vote fails 3-5 in ordinances to speed up Oakville
to Diamond federalization of levees.” 3/30/2010

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “White Elephant on the Levee: Debate causes
stir as officials tour the West Closure Complex.” 3/29/2011

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “Orange Fest media tour returns.” and “Courthouse
ordinance deferred.” 11/16/2010

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “Parish Schools Reopen.” 10/21/2005

Folder 13

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “Speed Limits increased on Highway 23 in Port
Sulphur.” 7/16/2013

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “Unique FEMA Medical Facility Available to
Plaquemines Residents.” 10/14/2005

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “Guard practices hurricane medical evacuations.”
7/2/2013

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “Lake Hermitage bridge finally replaced: Road
work soon to begin.” 8/6/2013

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “Grandfathering gone for Many: New flood insurance
rates to dramatically change nationwide; Base Flood invaded drastically everywhere
but Belle Chase.” 2/5/2013

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “Traffic camera vote deferred until further
notice.” 4/30/2013

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “US House passes Biggert-Waters delay.” 6/11/2013

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “Drug activity in Plaquemines Parish not tolerated.”
6/4/2013

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “Closure tested for 2013 storm season.” 5/21/2013

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “Ironton Church opens after Isaac.” and “Parish
officials lobby Congress to change Biggert-Waters.” 5/14/2013

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “Diversions aren’t the answer.” 5/7/2013

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “Public opinion sought on Belle Chase bridge
replacement.” 0/12/2013

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “Parish Emergency Operation Center Preparing
for active 2013 storm season.” 7/23/2013

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “Drastic flood insurance changes set for 2014.”
1/29/2013

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “PPC to consider rebuilding East Bank court
house.” 11/9/2010

Folder 14

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “Belle Chase High School celebrate Veterans
Day.” 11/23/2010

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “Gazette 2014 Calendar released Today!” 12/31/2013

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “Port approves millage increase.” 10/29/2013

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “Council approves lease with port, assessor
evaluation.” 9/29/2013

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “School officials prepares to appeal LHSAA’s
actions against Hurricanes.” 3/9/2010

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “Flood Walled: Residents fight corps on flood
gate proposed.” 5/12/2009

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “PPBS to test kindler at three libraries.”
And “Citizens weigh in on how to spend $16.9 million Isaac grant.” 10/15/2013

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “A Fair for Baseball: Flair follows in his
grandfather’s athletic footsteps” and “Oil spill expense report released.” 3/8/2011

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “Ponds not Pits no backfill required” and “Fire
in BC ruled accidental.” 3/1/2011    

Folder 15

Entertainment section of The Plaquemines Gazette 9/28/2010

Announcement section of The Plaquemines Gazette 3/23/2010

Community Section of The Plaquemines Gazette 4/6/2010

Full Issue of The Plaquemines Gazette. “Council to consider moratorium on New Shopping
Centers in B.C.” 3/2/2010

Community Section of The Plaquemines Gazette 4/5/2011

School News Section of The Plaquemines Gazette 2/28/2012                         
  

Folder 1 Box 1C The Plaquemines Gazette

“Plaquemines residents speak out against CPRA’s planned diversions.” 1/21/2014

“Rep. Maxine Waters to visit Plaquemines” 11/5/2013

“La. Guard welcomes home soldiers from overseas” 12/24/2013

“Biggert-Waters delay still not passed by lawmakers” 12/17/2013

“Council recognizes community members” 1/7/2014

“Eastbank Back-Levee Delays Debated” 10/2/2012

“Fire Department working to improve fire ratings” 12/4/2012

“CDBG proposal heads to council” 10/22/2013

“Bonnet Carre Spillway opened Sunday” 1/12/2016

“Orange Festival Guide” 12/1/2015

Folder 2

“Oil and gas lawsuits up for debate” 11/10/2015

“Council votes to kill oil and gas lawsuits” 11/17/2015

“Jobs saved, budget down to bare bones” 11/24/2015

“PP School Board terminates contractor” 12/1/2015

“PPG breaks ground on new courthouse” 12/8/2015

“Plaquemines Bonfire planned for Christmas Eve” 12/15/2015

“Buras home to nation’s largest oyster shell recycling program” 12/29/2015

“Public Defender’s Office faces closure this week” 2/16/2016

“MLK march focuses on the future” 1/26/2016

“Nungesser speaks at PABI installation of officers” 3/22/2016

“Building back the Barrier Islands” 3/29/2016

“Ochsner West Bank named one of nation’s top 50 hospitals” 4/12/2016

“Corps awarded emergency funding for dredging of Baptiste Collette” 4/19/2016

“Contract awarded for new courthouse” 4/26/2016

“Daybrook’s Blessing of the Fleet” 5/3/2016 

“Water Dept. looking at fixes as deadline looms” 5/10/2016

Folder 3 The Plaquemines Gazette Special Editions                                                

“Plaquemines Parish, Our Road Home: Katrina’s Five-Year Anniversary Overshadowed by
the BP Oil Spill” 8/24/2010

“Shop Local” 11/23/2010

“Plaquemines Parish Fair & Orange Festival” 12/3/2010

“2011 Plaquemines Parish Fair and Orange Festival Guide” 11/29/2011

“Greetings of the Season: Timely Messages of Love, Friendship, Faith, & Glad Tidings”
12/20/2011

“2011 Fall Sports” 9/27/2011

“Come Let Us Adore Him” 12/20/2016                                               
                          

Folder 4 The Picayune Item

“Jubilee, rodeo set for Saturday” 6/10/2016

“Making a Splash: Picayune Splash Pad now open for fun in the sun” 5/6/2016

“For Discussion: council divided on how to approach board appointments” 2/17/2016

“To Infinity and…Saturn V rocket has a new home at INFINITY Space Center” 6/22/2016

Box 8: Books

1.      Farmer-Kaiser, Mary, and Shannon Frystak, ed. Louisiana Women: Their Lives and Times – Volume 2. Athens, GA: The University of Georgia Press, 2016. 

2.      Conaway, James. Judge: The Life and Times of Leander Perez. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1973.

3.      Jeansonne, Glen. Leander Perez: Boss of the Delta. Lafayette, LA: Center for Louisiana Studies, 1977.

4.      Daniel, Pete. Deep’n As It Come: The 1927 Mississippi River Flood. New York: Oxford University Press, 1977.

5.      Plain, Belva. Crescent City: A Novel. New York: Delcorte Press, 1984.

6.      Zebrowski, Ernest, and Judith A. Howard. Category 5: The Story of Camille: Lessons Unlearned from America’s Most Violent Hurricane. Ann Arbor, MI: The University of Michigan Press, 2005.

7.      Plaquemines Parish Orange Fair and Festival Cookbook, 1973.

8.      Kane, Harnett T. Huey Long’s Louisiana Hayride: The American Rehearsal for Dictatorship, 1928-1940. Gretna, LA: Pelican Publishing Company, 1986. 

9.      Liebling, A. J. The Earl of Louisiana. Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press, 1970. 

10.  Plaquemines Parish Fair and Orange Festival, December 3 & 4, 2005. 

11.  Plaquemines Parish Fair and Orange Festival, December 7 & 8, 2002. 

12.  Plaquemines Parish Fair and Orange Festival, December 2 & 3, 2000. 

13.  Plaquemines Parish Fair and Orange Festival, December 7 & 8, 1991.

14.  Plaquemines Parish Fair and Orange Festival, December 4 & 5, 1993. 

15.  “The Yellow Pages of Plaquemines Parish, Inc.,” 2007-2008. 

16.  Two VHS tapes, “7/15/99 Channel 7 Coverage on Past Hurricanes” and “7/14/99 Interview
w/ Sarah Vincent about Hurricane Camille.”

17.  Delta Bank coin purse.

 

Folder 1:

1.      News clipping, “Pottharst Estate Net $1,465,128,” ND. Found inside Judge: The Life and Times of Leander Perez.

2.      News clipping, “Ex-Plaquemines power-broker Chalin Perez dies,” ND. Found
inside Judge: The Life and Times of Leander Perez.

3.      Copy of article “The Public Life of Judge Leander Perez,” 21 October 1973.
Found inside Leander Perez: Boss of the Delta

4.      Copy of Publisher’s Weekly review of Leander Perez: Boss of the Delta. 10/8/1973. Found inside Leander Perez: Boss of the Delta

5.      Ivins, Molly. Copy of review of Leander Perez: Boss of the Delta.

6.      News clipping, “Chalin Perez Dies at Age 80,” ND. Found inside Leander Perez: Boss of the Delta

7.      Perez, Chalin Obituary. Found inside Leander Perez: Boss of the Delta

8.      News clipping, “Storm defenses could leave some areas out,” 11/09/2006. Found
inside Category 5: The Story of Camille: Lessons Unlearned from America’s Most Violent Hurricane. (2 pages)

9.      New Orleans & the World, 1718-2018: Tricentennial Anthology. New Orleans: The Louisiana Endowment for Humanities, 2017. 

10.  Le Souvenir, 2014.

11.  Le Souvenir, 2013

12.  Le Souvenir, 2006. 

13.  Buras, Janice P. Betsy & Camille: Sisters of Destruction. Belle Chase, LA: Down The Road Publishing, Inc., 1995. 

 

Folder 2:

1.      Tour Guide, “Plaquemines Parish: Fort Jackson.”

2.      Louisiana Tour Co., “Swamp Tours: Airboat & Tourboat.”

3.      “Guide to Fishing in Louisiana,” Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries,
1995. 

4.      “Sport Fish Identification Pocket Guide,” Louisiana Department of Wildlife
and Fisheries, 1996.

5.      Burts, Hugh M., and Chester W. Carpenter. “A Guide to Hunting in Louisiana,”
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, 1984.

6.      Jackson, Paul M., and Dan Timmer, Jr. “A Guide to Fishing in Louisiana: Sportsman’s
Paradise.” Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, 1983.

7.      Ensminger, Allan, and Greg Linscombe. “The Fur Animals, The Alligator, and
The Fur Industry in Louisiana.” Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, Fur
and Refuge Division, 1982.

8.      Brunett, Louis, and Dewey Wills. “A Guide to Wildlife Management Areas.” Louisiana
Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, 1981.

9.      Pamphlet, “Dr. Wagner’s Honey Island Swamp Tours.”

10.  Map of U.S. Wildlife and Fisheries Management Areas.

11.  “Spirit of Independence: The St. Joseph Day Celebration.”

12.  Nov. 12, 1984, “Agreement Between Martin Marietta Aerospace, Michoud Division
and the UAW & Its Local 1921.”

13.  Leadership: St. Tammany, “Leadership Resource Directory,” 2016.   

 

Box 9 – 3D Items

1.      Citrus bag, “Pride of Becnelville, Grown & Packed by Ben & Ben Becnel.”

2.      2003 Orange Fest apron. 

3.      Envelope from Jay Minton. Includes letter and W. Horace Williams Company #226
badge.

4.      Envelope from Marlene Roberts. Includes two pictures and description of the
Mississippi River Delta. 

5.      Glass sulphur mold from the Freeport Sulphur Company. 

6.      Sulphur mold from the Freeport Sulphur Company Caillou Island Mine on the
first day of production

7.      Plaquemines Parish Sportsman’s Paradise coin

8.      Rolled map of Fort Jackson

9.      “Plaquemines Parish Fair and Orange Festival” bag

 

Box 10 – Community

Folder 1A: English Turn & West Bank

1.      Note listing the key sites at English Turn

2.       “Helter Shelter: Unearthing the Complex History of the Plaquemines Parish
Bunkers,” Antigravity, ND. 

3.      Documents and maps about Fort St. Leon

a.      Two handwritten notes.

b.      Biographical information and pictures of General Pierre G. T. Beauregard (7
pages)

c.       Invitation to a Celebration at Belle Chasse Auditorium and Fort St. Leon,
14 February 1971. 

d.      Newspaper clipping, Times-Picayune, “18th century is found beneath Plaquemines,” 17 October 1981 (2 pages).

e.      Newspaper clipping, Plaquemines Gazette, “Fort St. Leon Sees Light of Day: Ruins of Old Fort in Belle Chasse May Be Soon
a Tourist Attraction,” 30 October 1981.

f.        Copy of sketch “An Incident in the Defense of New Orleans,” by Allen C.
Redwood.

g.      Newspaper clipping, Plaquemines Gazette, “Corps Plans More Digging at Fort St. Leon,” ND. 

h.      Various information about Fort St. Leon (4 pages)

i.        “English Turn,” Down the Road, February 1990. 

j.        Copy of email from Kurt Fromherz to Rod Lincoln, 2 December 2002. 

k.       Copy of email from Rod Lincoln about trip to English Turn and Fort St. Leon,
1 December 2015 (2 pages). 

l.        Copy of newspaper clipping, “Remnants of 154-Year-Old Fort Found,” ND. 

m.    Copies of four negatives of Fort St. Leon (2 pages)

n.      Two maps of Fort St. Leon

o.      “The History of Forts St. Leon and Saint Marie on English Turn, Plaquemines
Parish, Louisiana” by Kathleen Gilmore and Vergil Noble, 1982 (2 copies, 40 pages)

p.      Maps of English Turn/Fort St. Leon (17 pages)

4.      Woodlands Trail and Park materials:

a.      Printed copies of website (13 pages)

b.      Woodlands Trail and Park, “Creating a Legacy for Future Generations” vol.
3, no. 1B.

c.       Woodlands Trail and Park, “Creating a Legacy for Future Generations” vol.
6, no. 2.

d.      Woodlands Conservancy, “Conservation Update” vol. 14, iss. 1, Summer 2015. 

e.      Woodlands Trail and Park, “Creating a Legacy for Future Generations” vol.
4, no. 1. 

f.        Woodlands Trail and Park, “Creating a Legacy for Future Generations” vol.
8, no. 2. 

g.      Woodlands Conservancy, “Update – Creating a Legacy,” Spring 2012.

h.      Woodlands Trail and Park, “Creating a Legacy for Future Generations” vol.
8, no. 1.

i.        Woodlands Conservancy, “Conservation Update” vol. 13, iss.1, Spring 2014.

j.        Article, “Restoring bottomland hardwood forests in post-Katrina Louisiana,”
ND. 

k.       Newspaper clipping, Times-Picayune, “Same Wilderness Park story: No money for improvements,” 1984. 

5.      Printed copies of Woodland Trail and Park website (16 pages)

6.      “Take a Hike!” flyer and membership envelope.

7.      Woodlands Conservancy, “Creating a Legacy” vol. 9, iss. 1, July 2011.

8.      Woodlands Trail and Park, “Creating a Legacy for Future Generations” vol.
5, no. 2. 

9.      Copy of “An Investment in the Future…Freeport-McMoRan Audubon Species Survival
and Research Center & Wilderness Park,” Down the Road, August 1990 (2 pages)

10.  Research Laboratory information

a.      Newspaper clipping, Times-Picayune, “Little lab in the wilderness pioneers medical research,” 19 December 1982 (2 pages)

b.      “A Real Fish Story,” Down the Road, January 1992 (5 pages)

c.       Tulane University Biodiversity Research Institute, “Royal D. Suttkus Fish
Collection” (2 pages)

d.      “Roadmap to Tulane University Riverside Research Laboratories,” ND.

e.      Newspaper clipping, Dixie, “Tulane’s nature library,” 14 November 1971 (3 pages)

f.        AMS Release, Tulane University, 17 November 1963 (4 pages)

g.      News Service, Tulane University, 17 August 1971 (3 pages)

h.      Copy of newspaper article, Tulane Hullabaloo, “Grant Further Research at Tulane’s Riverside Laboratories,” 7 February 1969

i.        Copy of newspaper article, Times-Picayune, “Fluoride Harmful to Soybeans, Tulane Researchers Discover,” 13 July 1975. 

j.        Copy of newspaper article, States-Item, “Making sure the mudbugs are safe,” 17 July 1975

k.       Tulane Newsletter, April 1968 (2 pages)

l.        Tulane Report, Fall 1971, “Dams’ Effect on Fish Populations Studied by Tulane
Biologist while Building Major Research Collection” (2 pages)

m.    Copy of newspaper article, States-Item, “Calls TU Biological Lab World’s Best,” July 1967

n.      Copy of page from “Louisiana Mississippi Treasure Hunters Leads”

o.      Copy of newspaper article, “Tulane will Test Space Fuel Additive,” 12 June
1967

p.      Copy of picture of “F. Edward Hebert Center” sign

q.      “Pocket Shark Facts”

r.       Copies of pictures of swimming pool near English Turn (32 pages)

11.  History of the Andry Plantation (2 pages)

Folder 1B: Newspaper Clippings labeled “English Turn / West Bank”

1.      Newspaper clipping, Plaquemines Gazette, 30 June 2015, “July 7 – Plaquemines Parish Historical Association Meeting.”

2.      Newspaper clipping, “Arminana said Thursday…” ND.

3.      Newspaper clipping picture, “Dr. Akira Arimura leaves old ammunition dump…”

4.      Newspaper clipping, Plaquemines Gazette, 30 June 2015, “Tulane’s Natural History Museum on Fort St. Leon site is topic of
July Historical Meeting.”

5.      Newspaper clipping of three pictures, “Dr. Akira Arimura watches Mike Culler…”
ND.

6.      Newspaper clipping, “U.S. – Japanese lab may open in ’85,” ND. 

7.      Newspaper clipping, Plaquemines Gazette, 24 August 1984, “Bright Promise with Labs, Say Business Interests.”

8.      Newspaper clipping, “Louisiana’s Biotech Future May Exist in Plaquemines Parish,”
ND.

9.      Newspaper clipping, Plaquemines Gazette, 17 August 1984, “Research Lab.”

10.  Copy of picture of The Herbert Center.

11.  English Turn map. 

12.  Times-Picayune, 155th Year, No. 193. 5 August 1991. 

13.  Public Notice, Ordinance No. 13-260. 

14.  Program and Newsletter for the “Mississippi Riverboat History Cruise,” 19 May
2007. 

15.  Invitation for the Woodlands Conservancy’s 10th Anniversary Gala. 

16.  Program, “Creating a Legacy,” Woodlands Trail and Park. 

17.  Woodlands Conservancy postcard invitation, 18 January 2013. 

18.  Newspaper clipping, “Plans for park would be ducky, but not for hogs,” ND (2
pages). 

19.  Happy Holidays card from Woodlands Trail and Park. 

20.  Thank you card from Mississippi Riverboat History Cruise.

21.  Newsletter from Woodlands Conservancy Conservation Update Vol 11, Iss. 1, Summer
2012. Pamphlet “Ecosystem in Crisis.” Pamphlet, “Creating a Legacy for Future Generations.”
Two envelopes. 

22.  Newspaper clipping, “Park,” ND. 

23.  Newspaper clipping, “New University Partnership in Service Learning is a Win-Win,”
10 October 2017. 

24.  Newspaper clipping, Times-Picayune/States-Item, “Wilderness park remains wild, inaccessible., 12 March 1982. 

25.  Newspaper clipping, “Spring break students volunteer at Woodland Trail Park,”
ND. 

26.  Newspaper clipping, “Chevron Donates to Woodlands Trail,” ND. 

27.  Newspaper clipping, Plaquemines Watchman, “Woodlands Trail Celebrates Wetlands Day with Mignon Faget,” 12 May 2012.

28.  Newspaper clipping, Times-Picayune, “West Bank wilderness park gets $5 million start,” 19 March 1990.

29.  Newspaper clipping, Plaquemines Gazette, “Chevron Oronite provides volunteer labor for spring activities at Woodlands Trail,”
15 March 2016. 

30.  Newspaper clipping, Plaquemines Gazette, “CSUCI – 10th Annual Service Learning at Woodlands Trail,” 26 April 2016. 

31.  Newspaper clipping, Plaquemines Gazette, “Council votes to open negotiations for sale of Woodlands Trail,” 8 March 2016 (2
pages).

32.  Newspaper clipping, Plaquemines Gazette, “Woodlands Trail and Park Struggle premier screening,” 16 November 2010. 

33.  Newspaper clipping, “Woodlands Tackle Invasive Species,” ND. 

34.  Newspaper clipping, Plaquemines Gazette, “Woodlands Trail and Park Named Conservation Organization of the Year,” 16 Mark
2007. 

35.  Newspaper clipping, Plaquemines Gazette, “Woodlands Trail – LSU share conceptual designs,” 13 October 2009. 

36.  Woodlands Trail and Park contact information, 11 December 2002. 

37.  Plaquemines Gazette, vol. 43, no. 31, 12 February 1971. 

38.  Copy of a picture of two armadillos. 

39.  Newspaper clippings, West Bank Guide, “Biomedical” 15 April 1984 and “From old fort to modern research complex.”

Folder 2A: Belle Chasse

1.      Two “also see” notes

2.      “The Cities of Belle Chasse, Port Sulphur, Buras-Triumph & Plaquemines Parish”
map, 2003 edition. 

3.      Program for the Dedication of the J. Ben Meyer Plaquemines Parish Historical
Collection at the Belle Chasse Library, 17 April 1983. 

4.      Two booklets on the Judah P. Benjamin Monument, dedicated 2 June 1968 by the
Plaquemines Parish Commission Council.

5.      Copy of “Belle Chasse Rings the Bell…”

6.      Copy of “Bellechasse Plantation” poem. 

7.      Biographical information on Col. J. de Groutin Bellechasse (4 pages). Copy
of letter from the Office of Cultural Development detailing the process of creating
a historical marker, 19 July 2000. “Procedure for Obtaining a Historic Marker” (3
pages). Picture of “William Hodge Barnhill” marker. 

8.      Information page labeled “Belle Chasse” from the Historic New Orleans Collection
Exhibit “Walls of Air” May-June 1975. 

9.      “Belle Chasse” by Maurice Ries.

10.  Article on Belle Chasse from Louisiana, A Guide to the State, 1941.

11.  ”Louisiana Places – Strange Sounding Names: Belle Chasse,” Times-Picayune, 3 April 1960. “Belle Chasse, Louisiana,” Historic Names and Places on the Lower Mississippi River, Army Corps of Engineers, 1977. 3 copies.

12.  “Organizationally Speaking: Belle Chasse Bayhi Ravy American Legion Post 329”
Down the Road, August 1989 (2 pages).

13.  “Sports & Organizations,” Down the Road, September 1991. 

14.  “A Dedication of Love,” Down the Road, June 1998 (2 pages)

15.  Copy of picture labeled “Belle Chasse Sugar Mill.”

16.  Copy of picture labeled “Belle Chasse Plantation.”

17.  Copy of booklet on Judah P. Benjamin Monument (12 pages)

18.  “Twenty Cents Bought the Best Ride in Town,” Down the Road, September 1994 (2 pages)

19.  “When the Light is Green,” Down the Road, January 1998 (3 pages) 

20.  “Industrial Canal Will Provide Efficient Short Cut to Deep Water,” Times-Picayune, ND.

21.  “Historical & Fun Facts and Notes,” Down the Road, April 1991. 

22.  “Pictures Out of Our Past” (2 copies)

23.  “Fighting Fires in Belle Chasses – 50 Years,” Down the Road, April 1998 (4 pages)

24.  “Those Were the Days: Excerpts from the biography of Warren Burmaster,” Down the Road, February 1998 (6 pages)

25.  “’Busy’ Has Always Been His Middle Name…,” Down the Road, August 1990 (3 pages)

26.  “Belle Chasse High School,” Down the Road, September 1997 (5 pages)

27.  “A New Beginning: Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 1993,” Down the Road, March 1993 (6 pages)

28.  “Belle Chasse Baptist Church: A Spiritual Pillar of the Community,” Down the Road, October 1998 (6 pages)

29.  List of “Interest Old Houses West Bank of Plaquemines Parish.”

30.  Copies of pictures of the Belle Chasse plantation from the Robert Tebbs Photograph
Collection (4 pages)

31.  Copy of plans for a plantation

32.  Copy of negative of Belle Chasse Parish Buildings, ND

33.  Copies of pictures of Belle Chasse High School 1940s to 1950s (6 pages)

34.  “The Minatory Arm” and copy of a picture of Belle Chasse Plantation. 2 copies
(4 pages)

35.  Two sketches of Belle Chasse from calendar. 

36.  Pamphlet, “Air Tours on the Bayou.”

37.  Invitation to the dedication of the J. Ben Meyer Historical Collection by the
Plaquemines Parish Historical Society, 17 April 1983. 

38.  Program for the dedication ceremony of the Belle Chasse Plantation Historical
Marker, 20 June 2002. 

39.  “Belle Chasse Plantation” (3 pages) 

Folder 2B: Newspaper Clippings of Belle Chasse

1.      Clipping of newspaper picture of “Welcome to Belle Chasse” sign, ND.

2.      Newspaper clipping, “Welcome to Belle Chasse!” The Plaquemines Gazette, 22 August 2018. 

3.      Newspaper clipping, “Did You Know…” Plaquemines Gazette, 17 August 2007. 

4.      Newspaper clipping, “Plans underway for MRB to be sold to investment group,”
15 January 2019.

5.      Newspaper clipping, “Railroad,” Plaquemines Gazette, 5 April 2016. 

6.      Newspaper clipping, “Public invited to Reminisce about Belle Chasse Area History
at Aug. Historical Association Meeting,” Plaquemines Gazette, 28 July 2015. 

7.      Newspaper clipping, “Draining the swamp that was Belle Chasse,” Plaquemines Gazette, 18 August 2015 (2 pages). 

8.      Newspaper clipping, “Belle Chasse Hwy. gate raises Jesuit Bend flood risk,”
Plaquemines Gazette, 10 May 2011 (2 copies/3 pages). 

9.    Newspaper Clipping, “Belle Chasse,” Down the Road, May 1991. 

10.  Newspaper clipping, “Remembering the Old Country.”

11.  Newspaper page, “22nd Annual Oildfield Chili Cookoff,” The Gazette, 12 February 2008. 

12.  Newspaper clipping, “Belle Chasse High turns 80,” The Gazette, 15 April 2008. 

13.  Newspaper clipping, “Belle Chasse land-use plan OK…,” 9 May 1984. 

14.  Newspaper clipping, “Our Parish and Paper,” Plaquemines Gazette

15.  Newspaper clipping, “Happy Birthday Terrell!,” 24 July 2012. 

16.  Newspaper clipping, “Flood protection upgrades continue throughout parish,” Plaquemines Gazette, 7 June 2016 (2 pages). 

17.  Newspaper clipping, “FEMA funds $5.5 mil. For Gov. Complex,” Plaquemines Gazette, 10 July 2012.

18.  Newspaper clipping, “Parish Heritage and Seafood Festival is last weekend in
May,” The Gazette, 11 May 2007. 

19.  Newspaper clipping, “State gets $45M for new Belle Chasse Bridge,” Plaquemines Gazette, 12 June 2018. 

20.  Newspaper clipping, “Blue Star Dedication,” Plaquemines Gazette, 29 May 2018. 

21.  Newspaper clipping, picture of Belle Chasse High School auditorium with caption,
ND.

22.  Newspaper clipping, “Our Parish and Paper,” The Gazette, 4 November 2008. 

23.  Newspaper clipping, “Options: Potential plans presented for bridge and tunnel
replacement,” Plaquemines Gazette, 28 April 2009. 

24.  Newspaper clipping, “Corps: BC tunnel flood gate planned,” Plaquemines Gazette, 8 September 2009. 

25.  Newspaper clipping, “Funding the Bypass Road,” ND. 

26.  Newspaper clipping, “BC tunnel to undergo repairs in 2010,” Plaquemines Gazette, 22 December 2007.

27.  Newspaper clipping, “Dedication Ceremony,” ND. 

28.  Newspaper clipping, “Belle Chasse Tunnel Under Several Feet of Water,” Plaquemines Gazette, 1 April 1988. 

29.  Newspaper clipping, “No Tunnel Traffic,” ND. 

30.  Newspaper clipping, “Heitmeier: Word on bridges slow but steady,” Plaquemines Gazette, 7 August 2012. 

31.  Newspaper clipping, “Study Requested on Belle Chasse Tunnel,” Plaquemines Gazette, 26 January 2001. 

32.  Newspaper page, “PPC adopts potential map; Seven Districts in Belle Chasse,”
Plaquemines Gazette, 1 January 2013.

33.  Newspaper clipping, “Public opinion sought on Belle Chasse bridge replacement,”
Plaquemines Gazette, 12 February 2013. 

34.  Newspaper page, “Vote No to the Toll Tax,” Plaquemines Gazette, 23 October 2012. 

35.  Newspaper clipping, “Plaq. Voters to decide fate of bridge tolls Nov. 6,” Plaquemines Gazette, 16 October 2012.

36.  Newspaper clipping, “RADM Landry speaks at cruise ship safety conf.,” Plaquemines Gazette, ND. 

37.  Newspaper clipping, “Belle Chasse Swim Pool Solicitation for Funds Underway,”
Plaquemines Gazette, 10 April 1964. 

38.  Newspaper clipping, “Change to Come in Y2K for B.C. Ferries,” Plaquemines Gazette, 31 December 1999. 

39.  Newspaper clipping, “BC Bridge and Tunnel Study moves forward with consensus
on design,” Plaquemines Gazette, 14 June 2016 (2 pages). 

40.  Newspaper clipping, “Six-lanes on the horizon,” Plaquemines Gazette, 30 December 2008. 

41.  Newspaper clipping, “Belle Chasse Tunnel Opening in 1950s,” ND. 

42.  Newspaper clipping, “Tunnel keeps on leaking despite decades of attempts to fix,”
Plaquemines Gazette, 9 February 2016 (2 pages). 

43.  Newspaper clipping, “’No laces, No belts,’” Plaquemines Gazette, 8 November 2011. 

44.  Newspaper clipping, “Historical Steam Locomotive Coming to Plaquemines,” 20 June
2000. 

45.  Newspaper clipping, “Steamer Coming to Plaquemines in September,” Plaquemines Watchman, 20 June 2000. 

46.  Newspaper clipping, “Red Star Yeast building to be demolished,” Plaquemines Gazette, 17 June 2014. 

47.  Newspaper clipping, “Occupancy tax to be discussed at public hearing,” Plaquemines Gazette, 18 February 2014. 

48.  Newspaper clipping, “Terral Stevens, Mayor of Belle Chasse,” 26 November 2013. 

49.  Newspaper clippings, “Years Ago…,” Plaquemines Gazette, 29 July 2014. 

50.  Newspaper clipping, “NAS and Parish seek land compromise,” 22 April 2014. 

51.  Newspaper clipping, “African ship anchored near Belle Chasse carried Malaria-infected
crew members,” Plaquemines Gazette, 23 September 2014. 

52.  Newspaper clipping, “Historical Schoolhouse Finds New Home at BCHS,” Plaquemines Gazette, 7 May 1999. 

53.  Newspaper clipping, “B.C. Pool Torn Down After Year of Abandonment,” Plaquemines Gazette, 14 April 2000. 

54.  Newspaper clipping, “FEMA funds $5.5 mil. For Gov. Complex,” Plaquemines Gazette, 19 July 2012. 

55.  Newspaper clipping, “English Turn Bend to Belle Chasse floodwall to be built,”
Plaquemines Gazette, 30 September 2014. 

56.  Newspaper clipping, “Proposed Trail Includes Plq.,” Plaquemines Gazette, 29 September 2000 (2 pages). 

57.  Newspaper clipping, “Belle Chasse Country Singer Returns Home with Free Concerts,”
Plaquemines Gazette, 31 March 2015. 

58.  Newspaper clipping, “Government Offices Begin to Move,” Plaquemines Gazette, 7 July 2015. 

59.  Newspaper clipping, “OLPH Seeks Funds for New Building,” Plaquemines Gazette, 14 March 1986. 

60.  Newspaper clipping, “Increased air traffic at BC base,” Plaquemines Gazette, 4 December 2012. 

61.  Newspaper clipping, “Local veteran celebrates his 98th birthday with parade,”
Plaquemines Gazette, 9 November 2021 (2 pages). 

 

Folder 3A: Alvin Callender Air Field

1.      “Naval Air Station at Belle Chasse,” 1977 Orange Festival Booklet. 

2.      Drawing of a Blue Angels jet at the Naval Air Station in Belle Chasse from
a calendar (2 copies)

3.      “History of Naval Air Station New Orleans,” Plaquemines Gazette, ND.

4.      “Airbase Facts,” Down the Road, January 1989 (4 pages/2 copies)

5.      “History of NAS Joint Reserve Base New Orleans” (6 pages)

6.      “VPB-132,” Dictionary of American Naval Aviation Squadrons (2 pages)

7.      “Bridge and Air Base Woes Fault of Local Politicians, Says Hero,” Plaquemines Gazette, 16 July 1982 (4 pages/2 copies)

8.      “Making Belle Chasse best,” Westbank Guide, July 1982.

9.      “Alvin Callender Air Base and Vicinity,” Plaquemines Gazette, 30 July 1982.

10.  “Used Navy planes to track smugglers flying across Gulf” ND (2 copies)

11.  “N’Awlins Air Show Will ‘Soar to New Heights,’” The Gazette, 6 October 2006.

12.  “Callender key to parish future,” Westbank Guide, 2 May 1982

13.  Flyer, “Monogrammed Brick Order Form for Louisiana’s Medal of Honor Park & Museum”
(3 copies)

14.  “Honoring Heroes and Freedom,” Down the Road, August 1997 (3 pages)

15.  Flyer, “Plaquemines Parish Heritage & Seafood Festival,” 2005

16.  Brochure, “Medal of Honor Park & Museum” (5 copies)

17.  “Louisiana’s Medal of Honor Park & Museum” website printout (7 pages)

18.  Magazine, “NAS New Orleans, Oct. 31-Nov. 2, Air Show 1986”

 

Folder 3B: Newspaper Clippings about Alvin Callender Air Field

1.      Newspaper clipping, “Public Use of Alvin Callender will carry High Price Tag,
Says Captain,” ND.

2.      Newspaper clipping, “Have you visited Louisiana’s Medal of Honor Park lately?”
Plaquemines Gazette, 26 January 2010.

3.      Newspaper clipping, “Orange Festival Donates to Medal of Honor Park,” Gazette, 7 July 2006.

4.      Newspaper clipping, “Medal of Honor Park overlooked for too long,” Plaquemines Gazette, 10 January 2014.

5.      Newspaper clipping, “Medal of Honor Park Officers Making Plans for Phase One,”
Plaquemines Gazette, 18 July 2000. 

6.      Newspaper clipping, “Honoring Medal Winners,” Gretna Picayune, 24 January 2002. Sticky note with “Medal of Honor Park” written on it.

7.      Newspaper clipping, “N’Awlins Air Show Returns,” Gazette, 27 October 2006. 

8.      Newspaper clipping, “Federal City could mean more people and dollars for Plaq.,”
Gazette, 27 May 2008

9.      Newspaper clipping, “Medal of Honor Park celebrates the arrival of Navy cannons,”
Gazette, 29 July 2008.

10.  Newspaper clipping, “21 Gun Salute for 50 years in Belle Chasse,” Plaquemines Gazette, 14 October 2008. 

11.  Newspaper clipping, “Callender key to parish future,” Westbank Guide, 2 May 1984.

12.  Newspaper clipping, “N’Awlins Air Show Will ‘Soar to New Heights,’” Gazette, 6 October 2006. 

13.  Newspaper clipping, “Used Navy planes to track smugglers flying across Gulf,”
ND.

14.  Newspaper clipping, “History of Naval Air Station New Orleans,” Plaquemines Gazette, 23 April 1982. 

15.  Newspaper clipping, “NAS Control Tower,” Plaquemines Gazette, 2 July 1982

16.  Newspaper clipping, “If a Picture is Worth a Thousand Words, How Much is Model
Worth?” Plaquemines Watchman, 21 March 2000

17.  Newspaper clipping, “Naval Air Station celebrates 50 years,” Gazette, 7 October 2008.

18.  Newspaper clipping, “One for the Park,” Plaquemines Gazette, 6 June 2000.

19.  Newspaper page, “DA building dispute rolls on after 4th Circuit decision,” Plaquemines Gazette, 19 December 2017

20.  Newspaper clipping, “Not Your ‘Plane’ Old Aircraft,” Plaquemines Watchman, 3 November 1999.

21.  Newspaper clipping, “ ’99 Air Show to Grace the Skies this Halloween Weekend,”
Plaquemines Gazette, 29 October 1999. 

22.  Newspaper ad, “N’Awlins Air Show, 2011.”

23.  Newspaper clipping, “Bayou Militia deploy overseas,” 26 June 2012.

24.  Newspaper page, “Saluting our Military,” Plaquemines Gazette, 3 August 2010.

25.  Newspaper clipping, “Artillery Practice BOOMS at NAS,” Plaquemines Gazette, 16 March 2007

26.  Newspaper clipping, “PPC selects Consolidated Grain and Barge for analysis of
potential Eastbank port facility,” Plaquemines Gazette, 14 June 2009.

27.  Newspaper clipping, “NAS Breaks Ground on Project,” Plaquemines Watchman, 13 November 2001. 

28.  Newspaper clipping, “Bayou Militia Gather for War Games,” Plaquemines Gazette, 11 August 2009

29.  Newspaper page, “Plaquemines Parish Traffic Improvements,” Plaquemines Gazette, 20 April 2010.

30.  Newspaper clipping, “OLPH Students Collect Toys for Children’s Hospital,” Plaquemines Gazette, 20 April 2010.

31.  Newspaper clipping, “Traffic Circle Nearing Completion,” Plaquemines Gazette, 6 April 2010

32.  Newspaper clipping, “Bypass Road funded,” Plaquemines Gazette, 26 July 2011

33.  Newspaper clipping, “On Alert – At All Times,” Plaquemines Gazette, 18 September 2012

34.  Newspaper clipping, “Navy Discusses Plans of 275 Home Expansion on Base,” Plaquemines Watchman, 2 February 1999.

35.  Newspaper clipping, “Navy Discusses Plans…” Plaquemines Watchman, 2 February 1999

36.  Newspaper clipping, “Field carrier landing practice continues at NAS JRB,” Plaquemines Gazette, 3 September 2013

37.  Newspaper clipping, “Why we honor our military on Veterans Day,” Plaquemines Gazette, 12 November 2013

 

Folder 4A: Concession – Idlewild

1.      “Also See” note

2.      “Choachas Plantation,” Plaquemines: The Empire Parish, pg. 44-45. Drawing o Chouachas. “A Great Louisiana Plantation,” Louisiana Historical Quarterly, pg. 590-593. (4 pages)

3.      Excerpt, Spain and her Rivals on the Gulf Coast, pg. 88-89. (2 pages)

4.      “A Great Louisiana Plantation of the French Colonial Period, 1737-1738” and
“Documents Concerning Sale of Chaouachas Plantation in Louisiana, 1737-1738,” Louisiana Historical Quarterly (17 pages)

5.      “Documents Concerning Sale of Chaouachas Plantation in Louisiana, 1737-1738,”
Louisiana Historical Quarterly (14 pages)

6.       “St. Anne Plantation,” Cultural Resources Survey of 14 Mississippi River Levee and Retretment Items, Iroquois Research Institute, 14 April 1982 (1 pages). Ancestry.com, “U.S. General
Land Office Records, 1796-1907,” land grant to Lizardi Hernanos of Plaquemines (2
pages).

7.      “Concord Planation,” Cultural Resources Survey of 14 Mississippi River Levee and Retretment Items, Iroquois Research Institute, 14 April 1982 (4 pages)

8.      Copy of various newspaper articles (1 page)

9.      Appraisal Report for the Right of Way for Tiemaker’s Road in Plaquemines Parish,
24 February 1986 (29 pages)

10.  Report on meeting between Boy Scouts and Mr. Numa Hero, Sr. (3 pages)

11.  Copy of newspaper article, “Local plant receives state award,” Picayune, 22 March 2001 (2 pages)

12.  “Chevron Chemical Oak Point Refinery Secrets & Successes,” Down the Road, October 1993 (5 pages)

13.  Information about Oak Point Plantation (2 copies)

14.  Flyer announcing public meeting about “Proposed Flood Gate across HWY 23 at Oakville,”
29 April 2009

15.  Drawing labeled “McCurdy House – Oakville, LA”

16.  “Oakville Settlement,” Cultural Resources Survey of 14 Mississippi River Levee and Retretment Items, Iroquois Research Institute, 14 April 1982 (1 page)

17.  Newspaper clipping, “Oakville Church Celebrates 111th Year of Existence,” Plaquemines Gazette, 20 March 1983

18.  Information on Idlewild/Sarah Plantation (3 pages)

19.  Directory for information on Augusta Plantation 

20.  “Oak Point Plant – Belle Chasse, Louisiana, USA,” ND (2 pages)

 

Folder 4B: Newspaper Clippings of Concession-Idlewild

1.      Clipping of picture of Country Post in Concession

2.      Advertisement of lawsuit against Oak Point Plant

3.      Newspaper clipping, “Chevron Oronite Plant to Celebrate 100th Anniversary
– Steamboat Style,” Plaquemines Gazette, 2 May 2017

4.      Newspaper page, “Corps Takes Public Comments on Westbank Levee Project Federalization,”
The Gazette, 30 March 2007

5.      Newspaper clipping, “Oakville continues to fight landfill in their backyard,”
6 September 2011

6.      Advertisement for “Big Easy Steam Train: A Ride Into History…”

7.      Picture of an oil rig from calendar

8.      Newspaper clipping, “Oakville Floodgate under construction…still,” Plaquemines Gazette, 23 October 2012

9.      Newspaper clipping, “West Closure Complex Goes Through Hurricane Season Test
Run,” Plaquemines Gazette, 5 May 2015

10.  Newspaper clipping, “Residents fight corps on flood gate proposal,” Plaquemines Gazette, 12 May 2009

11.  Newspaper page, “Algiers river bank gets bolsters,” Times-Picayune, 11 April 2006

12.  Copy of painting of a man and a boy

13.  Newspaper pictures of Perez plantation home and the “Little White House” in Idlewild

Folder 5A: Jesuit Bend

1.      “Also see” note

2.      Map of Jesuit Bend, The “Yellow Pages” of Plaquemines Parish, 2002. 

3.      Three pages of photos of houses at Jesuit Bend abt. 1981

4.      Information on Jesuit Bend from various sources (9 pages)

5.      “Marcus Zeringue: A Plaquemines Chronicle,” Down the Road, April 1993 (3 pages)

6.      “A Century of Life in Plaquemines: As Told by Noelle Kennair,” Plaquemines Gazette, 4 June 1982 (4 pages)

7.      Advertisement for “Jesuit Bend Estates”

8.      Certificate of Membership for McCurdy’s Oakville Oak in the Live Oak Society
of the Louisiana Garden Club Federation, Inc.

9.      Newspaper clipping, “Letter to the Editor,” Plaquemines Gazette, 7 October 1983

10.  Copy of newspaper clipping, “History Treasure is Found at Jesuit Bend,” Plaquemines Gazette, 9 April 1971

11.  Information about Live Oak Grove Plantation (3 pages)

12.  Report to the Louisiana Department of Archaeology about Dobard Cemetery including
photographs (17 pages)

13.  “Gloria Wilkinson Speech 4/3/84”

14.  Request from the Plaquemines Parish Historical Society to the Commissioner of
Culture, Recreation, and Tourism to maintain Judge Leander H. Perez Park, 1984. Letter
of support from the Commissioner of Health (2 copies) (5 pages)

15.  Copy of photograph of Perez Park, 2003 (3 copies)

16.  “The Lost Park,” Down the Road, February 1997 (9 pages)

17.  “The Lost Park Continued,” Down the Road, March 1997 (2 copies/15 pages)

18.  “A Gateway to the History of Plaquemines Parish,” ND.

19.  Jude L. H. Perez Memorial Park map and information (2 copies)

20.  Program for the Dedication of the Judge L. H. Perez Memorial Park and Statue,
16 July 1977

21.  Guide to Judge L. H. Perez Memorial Park

22.  “Sketch of a Police Juror, 1900,” Down the Road, February 1992

23.  Pamphlet for Jesuit Bend helicopter tours (2 copies)

24.  “Live Oak Levee Enlargement” (2 pages)

Folder 5B: Newspaper Clippings about Jesuit Bend

1.      Newspaper, The Plaquemines Gazette, 15 July 1977

2.      Newspaper, The Plaquemines Gazette, 18 November 1977

3.      Newspaper clipping, “Perez Park No Longer Open to the Public,” 15 June 1984
(2 pages)

4.      Newspaper clipping, “Former Judge Perez Park set to re-open,” 18 March 2014

5.      Newspaper clipping, “Parish controls Perez Park’s reversionary rights majority,”
ND.

6.      Newspaper clipping, photograph labeled “A statue of the late Judge Leander
H. Perez…” ND

7.      Newspaper clipping, “Alternate Uses of Perez Park Study Urged,” ND

8.      Newspaper clipping, “Association Will Maintain Judge Perez Memorial Park,”
Watchman, 13 June 1984

9.      Newspaper clipping, “Perez Park’s ruin reflects judge’s fall,” Times-Picayune, 20 November 1988

10.  Newspaper clipping, “Perez park may reopen,” Times-Picayune, 15 June 1984

11.  Newspaper, The Plaquemines Gazette, 22 July 1977

12.  Newspaper clipping, “Plaquemines closes Perez Park,” Times-Picayune, 8 June 1984 (2 pages)

13.  Newspaper clipping, “Park Petition Before Council,” Plaquemines Gazette, 18 May 1984 (3 pages)

14.  Newspaper clipping, “History Treasure is Found at Jesuit Bend,” Plaquemines Gazette, 9 April 1971

15.  Newspaper clipping, “Jesuit Bend Mitigation Bank Grows,” Plaquemines Gazette, 15 November 2016

16.  Newspaper clipping, “Baseball quad project approved in calm council meeting,”
Plaquemines Gazette, 27 February 2018

17.  Newspaper clipping, “Local association remembers Plaquemines Jesuit Bend history,”
ND

18.  Newspaper clipping, “Jesuit Bend Residents Hear Flood Protection Plan,” Plaquemines Gazette, 5 July 2016 (2 pages)

19.  Newspaper clipping, “Researching Ancestors in the Dobard Family Cemetery, Jesuit
Bend, LA,” Plaquemines Gazette, 24 May 2016 (2 pages)

 

Folder 6A: Naomi-Ironton

1.      “Also see” note

2.      Information about Naomi

3.      Information about Star Plantation

4.      Information about Happy Point Plantation

5.      Information about Star and Ollie Plantations (2 copies)

6.      Map of subdivision made out of Star Plantation, 1914 (2 copies)

7.      “A Star is Born” ND

8.      Copies of pictures of Foster’s property and Perez Park

9.      Information about Union Plantation

10.  “Kingly Duties Begin with Family Traditions,” Down the Road, November 1995 (4 pages)

11.  “The Becnel Family Citrus Groves,” March 2008 (3 pages)

12.  “Something Old, Something New,” Down the Road, March 1998 (6 pages)

13.  Copied picture of Foster’s Plantation, ND

14.  Information about Ruessite Plantation

15.  Urquhart-Alliance list of property

16.  Information about Alliance refinery

17.  Booklet, “CHS Myrtle Grove Facility.” “History of the St. Rosalie Site.” “About
the Company.” “Plaquemines land owners offer up tract for Millennium Port,” 2001 (3
pages).

18.  Copies of maps of Louisiana Citrus Lands (2 pages)

19.  Copied map “Lareusite, Alliance and St. Rosalie, 20 April 1995”

20.  Copied map “LA Citrus Lands Property including Woodland Plantation, 18 July 1966”

21.  Copied map “Job #3108695 Portions of Alliance, St. Rosalie, April 1995”

22.  Copied map, “Job #3108695 150’ pipe, 7 April 1995”

23.  Copied map “LaReusite, Alliance, & St. Rosalie Plantations, April 1995”

24.  Copied map “St. Rosalie Plantation 1931”

25.  Copied map “St. Rosalie Plantation 1941”

26.  Copied map “Louisiana Citrus Lands 1931 Naomi to Pointe Celeste”

27.  Copied map “LA Citrus Lands Naomi to Myrtle Grove 1960” (2 pages)

28.  Information on Alliance Revetment

29.  “Slave Buying in 1835 Virginia as Revealed by Letters of a Louisiana Negro Sugar
Planter,” Louisiana History, 1970 (8 pages)

30.  Copied pages from The Free Negro in Ante-Bellum Louisiana. Fax sheet. Book review. (5 pages)

31.  “History of the St. Rosalie Site”

32.  “Nuclear Energy for Today and Tomorrow” (2 copies/8 pages)

33.  Note labeled “Fosters”

34.  Booklet, “The Standard Oil Company Alliance Refinery”

35.  Newsletter, The Alliance, Fall 1998

36.  Brochure for BP Alliance Refinery

37.  Aerial photograph of refinery from calendar (2 copies)

38.  Three handwritten notes 

39.  Booklet, “St. Rosalie Generating Station, Units 1 & 2: More Nuclear Power to
Meet Tomorrow’s Energy Needs”

40.  Brochure, “Riverside Citrus Farms, Inc.”

41.  Drawing of fruit stand from calendar

42.  “The Town of Ironton” map. Copy of emails concerning Ironton history. (3 pages)

43.  “The host parish for Mid-Barataria diversion just voted against it; here’s why,”
NOLA.com, ND (5 pages)

 

Folder 6B: Newspaper clippings about Naomi-Ironton

1.      Newspaper clipping, “Alliance Refinery manager speaks at PABI meeting,” The Gazette, 26 August 2008

2.      Newspaper clipping, “Alliance Refinery will now be a part of Phillips 66,”
Plaquemines Gazette, 1 May 2012

3.      Newspaper clipping, “Britain hoped to help BP,” Times-Picayune, 1988

4.      Clipping, “Plantation Labor Organization,” ND

5.      Newspaper clipping, “Damages from Hurricane Ida Cause Phillips 66 to Convert
Alliance Refinery into “Terminal Facility,” Plaquemines Gazette, 16 November 2021 (2 pages)

6.      Newspaper clipping, “Alliance Refinery celebrates 50 years of Service in Plaquemines
Parish,” Plaquemines Gazette, 12 October 2021

7.      Newspaper clipping, “Phillips 66 Alliance Refinery Donates $25,000 to Coastal
Project in Plaquemines,” Plaquemines Gazette, 9 November 2021

8.      Newspaper clipping, “Port Administration and Commissioners Argue about Artifacts
on PLT Site,” Plaquemines Gazette, 19 January 2021

9.      Newspaper clipping, “NOLA Oil tank farm stirs controversy,” Plaquemines Gazette, 12 March 2013

10.  Newspaper clipping, “Alliance Refinery Back in Operation,” The Gazette, 24 February 2006

11.  Newspaper clipping, “Gulf Alliance Overhaul,” Plaquemines Gazette, 3 February 1984

12.  Newspaper clipping, “BP Amoco to sell Alliance Refinery to Tosco for $660 Million,”
Plaquemines Gazette, 14 July 2000

13.  Newspaper clipping, “Parish Council Tours Gulf Oil Alliance Plant,” Plaquemines Gazette, 21 December 1983 (2 copies)

14.  Newspaper clipping, “Chevron Breaks Ground for Expansion,” The Plaquemines Watchman, 24 November 1998

15.  Newspaper clipping, Advertisement for Alliance Refinery, Plaquemines Gazette, 26 November 1999

16.  Newspaper page, Message of thanks from Ironton after hurricane, Plaquemines Gazette, 19 October 2021

17.  Newspaper clipping, “Port seeking to purchase property in Citrus Lands,” Plaquemines Gazette, 17 September 2013

18.  Newspaper clipping, “PPC greenlights RAM Terminals despite protests,” Plaquemines Gazette, 2 October 2012

19.  Newspaper clipping, “State funds first river sediment marsh rebuilding project,”
ND

20.  Newspaper clipping, “Railroad presents Expansion Plans to Service Plaquemines
Port,” 22 October 2013

21.  Newspaper clipping, “1886 booklet on McDonogh,” ND

22.  Newspaper clipping, “Ferruzzi U.S.A.’s intentions on N.O. operations are fuzzy,”
Times-Picayune, 9 January 1990

23.  Newspaper advertisement, “Ethanol, Louisiana’s Home-grown Industry,” Times-Picayune, 12 June 1987

24.  Newspaper clipping, “Poor outlook fuels pessimism in Louisiana ethanol industry,”
Times-Picayune, March 1987

25.  Newspaper clipping, “The marketplace rejects gasohol,” Times-Picayune, 1 March 1987

26.  Newspaper clipping, “New Ethanol Plant to Bring More Jobs,” Plaquemines Watchman, 1985

27.  Newspaper clipping, “Myrtle Grove Plant to Go Up Soon,” Plaquemines Gazette, 22 March 1985

28.  Newspaper clipping, “Plant,” Plaquemines Gazette, 10 August 1984

29.  Newspaper clipping, “Ethanol Plant at Myrtle Grove in Go-Ahead Status: Edwards,”
ND

30.  Newspaper clipping, “Port meeting showcases CHS,” Plaquemines Gazette, 1 November 2016

31.  Newspaper clipping, “Alcohol,” ND

32.  Newspaper clipping, “A story about ethanol,” Times-Picayune, 11 January 1987

33.  Newspaper clipping, “Ethanol Plant Planned Here,”8 August 1984

34.  Newspaper clipping, “Gasohol distillery is planned,” ND

35.  Newspaper clipping, “Update on Status of Phillips 66 Refinery Closure,” 28 December
2021

36.  Newspaper clipping, “Months After Ida, Ironton Still Dealing with Impacts,” Plaquemines Gazette, 5 July 2022

37.  “Ironton Documentary to Screen in Plaq. On July 26 and August 3,” Plaquemines Gazette, 19 July 2022 (2 pages)

38.  “Alliance Refinery announces temporary closure,” Plaquemines Gazette, 25 August 2020

39.  “New Pipeline to feed Alliance refinery,” Plaquemines Gazette, 22 January 2019

40.  “Former Alliance Refinery to be Bought by Harvest Midstream in Early 2023,” Plaquemines Gazette, 27 December 2022

Folder 6C: Newspaper Clippings about Mid-Barataria Diversion

1.      “Coastal Restoration Project Coming to Plaquemines Parish,” Plaquemines Gazette, 6 October 2020

2.      “Cormier removed from committee after arguing diversions,” Plaquemines Gazette, 19 May 2020 (2 pages)

3.      “CPRA Diversion Project in Plaquemines Receives Permit,” Plaquemines Gazette, 27 December 2022

4.      “Letter to the Editor: Bad Science,” Plaquemines Gazette, 26 May 2020

5.      “Parish Council Reaffirms its Opposition to Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion,”
Plaquemines Gazette, 25 October 2022 (2 pages)

6.      “CPRA Receives $2 Billion for Diversion, Plans Public Meetings on 2023 Mater
Plan,” Plaquemines Gazette, 7 February 2023 (2 pages)

Folder 7A: Myrtle Grove

1.      “Also see” note

2.      Copies of photographs of Myrtle Grove Plantation (5 pages)

3.      Copy of map

4.      Drawing of map of Myrtle Grove (2 pages)

5.      Copy of map

6.      “The Plight of the Sugar Planter,” The Country Gentleman, 2 May 1914 (4 pages)

7.      Letter to Rod Lincoln from the US Army Military History Institute including
information about C. S. S. Webb and the Red River Campaign, 30 August 1982 (2 pages)

8.      Copy of photograph of Theodore S. Wilkinson

9.      Information about Myrtle Grove

10.  Handwritten page about Greentown

11.  Newspaper clipping copy, “Roussel Has Riverfront Sale to Italian Financier,”
19 August 1973

12.  “Myrtle Grove Plantation,” Down the Road, October 1992 (4 pages)

13.  “The Hard Way,” Down the Road, August 1993 (3 pages)

14.  “Traditions: Jack Cacibauda Strives to Keep Them Alive,” Down the Road, May 1991 (3 pages)

15.  Handwritten page titled “Dr. Herbert M. Shillstone”

16.  Calendar picture of horse and rider with cows labeled “Citrus Lands” (2 copies)

17.  Excerpt from newspaper article, “Myrtle Wax,” ND

18.  “Myrtle Grove Central Sugar Mill” copy of two pictures

Folder 7B: Newspaper clippings about Myrtle Grove

1.      Newspaper clipping, “Coal loses promise as port cargo,” Times-Picayune, 20 June 1982

2.      Newspaper clipping, “Citrus Lands to Build Marina,” ND

3.      Newspaper clipping, “Cowpunching in Plaquemines,” Dixie Magazine, 6 December 1981

4.      Newspaper clipping, “Making the ranch work is a tough assignment,” Dixie Magazine,
December 1981 (6 pages)

5.      Newspaper clipping, “Plaquemines fight over waterways left along by court,”
ND

6.      Newspaper clipping, “PPC considers purchase of Citrus Lands,” Plaquemines Gazette, 18 August 2009

7.      Newspaper clipping, map of Myrtle Grove Plantation

8.      Partial newspaper, Dixie, 6 June 1982 (6 pages)

9.      Newspaper clipping, “Option granted for seafood plant property,” Times-Picayune, 25 December 1986

10.  Newspaper page, “Myrtle Grove Paved Road Completed,” Plaquemines Gazette, 1 July 1950

11.  Newspaper clipping, “Ironton Seeks Police Patrol, Area Watch,” ND

12.  Newspaper clipping, “Plaquemines coal terminal is growing,” ND

13.  Newspaper clipping, “Public Invited to Grand Opening of PPSO Administration and
Training Facility on Saturday, Aug. 15,” 11 August 2015

14.  Newspaper clipping, “PPC Oks RFPs for Myrtle Grove floodgate,” 26 June 2012

15.  Newspaper clipping, “Public Notice,” 2015/6

16.  Newspaper clipping, “Picture Profile of a Plaquemines Parish Plantation,” Plaquemines Gazette,12 August 1983

17.  Newspaper clipping, “Saga of Bust to Boom: The Shilstone Family of Star Plantation,”
Plaquemines Gazette, 22 July 1983 (2 copies)

18.  Newspaper clipping, “Wilkinson Canal project hits a crisis point,” Plaquemines Gazette, 4 October 2016 (2 pages)

19.  “IGP Methanol Plant Ready to be Built After Years of Delay,” Plaquemines Gazette, 18 October 2022

 

Folder 8A: Wood Park-Pt. Celeste 

(including Deer Range and Junior)

1.      “Also see” note

2.      Brochure, “Woodland Plantation: A Country Inn”

3.      Copied map, “Section 4”

4.      Copied photograph of Point Celeste Main House (2 copies)

5.      Handwritten page on Point Celeste

6.      Copied map, “Mississippi River, Sheet #30”

7.      Copied email from Rod Lincoln to Ed Baxter. Two handwritten pages on Velasco
Plantation. (3 pages)

8.      Copied map

9.      Copied pages of handwritten account (7 pages)

10.  Handwritten page, “Wood Park”

11.  Booklet, “international Marine Terminals”

12.  “Coal quality control – a basis for international trade,” International Bulk Journal, March 1982

13.  Mississippi Valley Coal Exporters Council, June 1988

14.  Copied painting of Andrew Jackson

15.  Copied pages of handwritten account (3 pages)

16.  “Historical & Fun Facts and Notes” ND

Folder 8B: Newspaper Clippings of Wood Park to Point Pleasant

(including Deer Range, Junior, Velasco, Citrus Lands) 

1.      Newspaper clipping, “International Marine Terminal,” ND

2.      Newspaper clipping, “Public Notice,” 23 & 30 June 2000

3.      “Coal terminal record” ND

4.      “Parish Historical Society to Hear White March 13,” Plaquemines Watchman, 7 March 1984

 

Folder 8C: Deer Range

1.      “Deer Range Plantation”

2.      Handwritten note

3.      “Section 4” map by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

4.      Map of New Orleans and the Mississippi River

5.      “Maunsell White” handwritten page

6.      “Junior Crevasse” from Louisiana, A Guide to the State, 1941 (6 copies)

7.      “The Pointe Celeste Merchantile Company…” handwritten page

8.      Drawn map “Junior-Deer Range Planations” (2 copies)

9.      Drawn map “Deer Range-Deer Range Packing Co.”

10.  “Deer Range,” from “100 Years of St. Thomas”

11.  “400 National Guardsmen camped…” from Land’s End, A History of the New Orleans District

12.  Note about National Archives photograph of freighter

13.  Information request to Rod Lincoln from Maunsel White

14.  Copied portraits of Maunsel White (7 pages)

15.  Landscape photographs (5 pages)

16.  “The Genealogy of the Maunsell White Papers” (3 pages)

17.  Letter to Maunsel White from the University of Southern Mississippi Department
of History, 4 October 1996

18.  “White, Maunsell Papers, 1802-1912…” (3 pages)

19.  “New Orleans a Century Ago”

20.  Letter to the Editor of the Times-Picayune, 21 October 1960 (2 pages)

21.  “Maunsel White: Changing New Orleans Forever”; “Maunsel White’s ‘Sauce for All
Seasons,’” Times-Picayune, 10 January 1917 (5 copies); “The History of U.S. Commercial Hot Sauces: Old Flame”
(8 pages)

22.  “Did You Know?” Readers Digest, ND (2 pages)

23.  Copy of portrait of Mannsel White with description (2 pages)

24.  “Battle to Plug Breach in Levee 40 Miles Below City,” Times-Picayune, 24 April 1927 (2 copies; 4 pages)

25.  “The Twice that Rescued New Orleans,” Down the Road, October 1993 (3 pages)

26.  “Copied from notes given to Mrs. Maunsell” (2 pages)

27.  “Deer Range Plantation and Band” (2 copies; 11 pages)

28.  Description of Captain Maunsel White’s Company of Louisiana Blues in the War
of 1812 (2 pages)

29.  “Father Langlois and the Post-War Era”

30.  “Who Was Maunsel White?” Down the Road, January 1990 (2 copies)

31.  “Chris Kelly: Blues King of New Orleans Jazz” (16 pages)

32.  “Pioneers of the Southwest: Maunsel White of Louisiana” (4 pages)

33.  “A Marine Honor Guard…” The World, ND

34.  “The City,” Daily Picayune, 19 December 1863

35.  National Bank of Commerce 150th Anniversary Commemorative Publication

36.  “Survey of the Mississippi River,” 1872 (2 pages)

37.  “White, Maunsel” from Biographical Sketches of the Veterans of the Battalion of Orleans, 1814-1815 (2 pages)

38.  “Albert Patterson” interview (3 pages)

39.  “History of a New Basin Canal Marred by 10,000 Deaths,” Times-Picayune, 1 May 1954 (2 pages)

40.  “Not all of the crevasse…” (2 copies)

41.  “Maunsel White Rescues a British Officer,” from “Sidelights On the Battle of
New Orleans” (5 pages)

42.  “The Junior Crevasse: Accident or Intentional?” Down the Road, November 1994 (3 pages)

43.  “Fighting Battle of N.O. led to bigger things for many,” ND

44.  “White Peppers,” 13 October 1960

45.  “Tabasco inventor hot stuff in social circles,” ND (3 pages)

46.  “First Towns on the Ohio and Mississippi; Reminiscences of Maunsel White, Esq.,
of New Orleans” from Fifty Years on the Mississippi (3 pages)

47.  Acts 78-81 of the Second Session of the Thirteenth Legislature of the State of
Louisiana (3 pages)

48.  “Andrew Jackson: A Local Legend Kept Alive by Familiar Landmarks,” Down the Road, May 1993 (4 pages)

49.  “Andrew Jackson: A Favorite Son of the Delta,” Down the Road, January 1996 (4 pages)

Folder 8D: Deer Range cont. – Maunsel White Papers

1.      Copies of “Maunsel White Papers and Books – Southern Historical Collection”
(68 pages)

 

Folder 9A: Lake Hermitage

1.      “Also see” note

2.      Copy of drawing of fishing camp

3.      Copy of map

4.      Delta Bank “On the Road to Lake Hermitage” calendar, 1992

5.      Three handwritten pages about Lake Hermitage

6.      “Lake Hermitage,” Down the Road, April 1999

7.      “Summer Oasis,” Dixie, 18 July 1982 (9 pages)

8.      “Spanish Moss”

9.      Calendar picture, “Deep Range Bayou”

10.  Brochure, “Bayou Log Cabins, Lake Hermitage”

Folder 9B: Newspaper Clippings about Lake Hermitage

1.      Newspaper page, “Lake Perez Oldsters Masters in Art of Peaceful Living,” States-Item, 1 June 1971

2.      Newspaper clipping, “Dedicate Lake Judge Perez Improvements at Installation,”
Plaquemines Gazette, 4 August 1972 (2 pages)

3.      Newspaper clipping, “Lake Judge Perez VFD Officers Seated,” ND.

4.      Partial newspaper, “Summer Oasis,” Dixie, 18 July 1982 (8 pages)

5.      Newspaper clipping, “Don’t tread on me … yet,” Plaquemines Gazette, 24 September 2013

6.      Newspaper clipping, “Bald Eagle sighted in Lake Hermitage,” Plaquemines Gazette, 4 May 2007

7.      Newspaper clipping, “U.S. adds St. Bernard to coast plan,” Times-Picayune, 26 March 1987

8.      Newspaper clipping, “Parish sends Perez name o dustbin,” Times-Picayune, 15 April 1987

9.      Newspaper clipping, “They take the Perez out of Plaquemines,” Times-Picayune, 20 March 1987 (2 pages)

10.  Newspaper clipping, “Paving project planned for Lake Hermitage Rd.,” Plaquemines Gazette, 25 September 2014

11.  Newspaper picture, kitchen quarters at the Lake Judge Perez Fire Station,” ND

 

Folder 10A: Woodland

1.      “Also see” note

2.      Copies of maps (5 pages)

3.      Copies of drawings (6 pages)

4.      “Southern Comfort’s beginnings…”

5.      Copy of “On the Mississippi,” 20 May 1871 (4 pages)

6.      “A Tale of Southern Comfort,” Down the Road, March 1992 (5 pages)

7.      Letter from Rod Lincoln to the Southern Comfort Corporation, ND

8.      Letter from the Southern Comfort Corporation to Rod Lincoln, 24 February 1982

9.      Letter from the Southern Comfort Corporation to Rod Lincoln, 16 April 1982

10.  Letter from Rod Lincoln to Nettie Sue Cosse, 7 April 1982

11.  Letter from Southern Comfort Corporation, 10 December 1982 (2 copies)

12.  Letter from Rod Lincoln to Michael McCue and membership list of the Plaquemines
Parish Historical Society, 10 November 1982 (4 pages)

13.  Letter from the Southern Comfort Corporation to Rod Lincoln, 26 October 1983

14.  Letter from Rod Lincoln to Dave Higgins, 20 October 1983

15.  Letter from Rod Lincoln to Dave Higgins and membership list, 9 May 1984 (5 pages)

16.  “Message in a Bottle,” New Orleans, April 2005

17.  “Editor’s Notes”

18.  “Woodland Plantation Life on the Mississippi,” Down the Road, July 1995 (12 pages)

19.  Copy, “Hoteliers snap up historic Woodland for princely price,” Times-Picayune, 23 January 1997 (8 pages)

20.  Copy, “Faded Woodland Plantation Hasn’t Lost Her Graciousness,” Times-Picayune, 24 April 1977

21.  Copy of advertisement for tours of Woodland Plantation

22.  “Woodland: Slave Quarters” (2 pages)

23.  Copied pictures of Woodland 

24.  “Woodland Plantation” (2 pages)

25.  “Woodland Plantation Site Plan” (33 pages)

26.  Woodland Plantation on the National Register of Historical Places

27.  Printed Woodland Plantation website (4 pages)

28.  Copied church records from Emmanuel Church on Woodland Plantation, 1853-1888
(21 pages)

29.  “Proposal for Archeological Test Excavations at Woodland Plantation,” Earth Search
Inc., 16 October 1987 (13 pages)

30.  “Historic Archeology at Woodland Plantation: A Proposal,” R. Christopher Goodwin
& Associates, Inc. (25 pages)

31.  “Cornelia Schmitz’s Garden of Memories,” Down the Road, November 1993 (4 pages)

32.  “History – Woodland Plantation” (2 pages)

33.  “A brief history lesson: All you need to know about Woodland Plantation,” WGNO,
2 May 2018 (2 pages)

34.  Brochure, “Woodland Plantation”

35.  Brochure, “Plaquemines Parish” (2 copies)

36.  Brochure, “Folklife in Louisiana”

37.  Copied drawing of Woodland Plantation

38.  Information about Pilgrim Baptist Church and the Plaquemines parish levees

39.  Brochure, “Plaquemines Parish Louisiana Purchase Bicentennial Celebration”

40.  Brochure, “Woodland Plantation & Spirits Hall”

41.  “Southern Comfort” booklet

42.  Woodland Plantation enveloped (2 copies)

43.  20 clear maps, pictures, and architectural drawings

44.  “The Life and Times of Bradish Johnson” powerpoint (12 pages)

45.  “Brown-Forman Distillers Corporation” address card

Folder 10B: Newspaper Clippings about Woodland

1.      Newspaper clipping, “Plaquemines Historic Assoc. meets at Woodland Plantation,”
The Gazette, 8 January 2008

2.      Newspaper section, Times-Picayune, 2 January 1997, Section C (3 pages)

3.      Newspaper section, Times-Picayune, 15 February 2005, Section C (2 pages)

4.      Newspaper section, “Plantation in Peril,” Times-Picayune, 18 January 1997 (4 pages)

5.      Newspaper clipping, “Southern Comfort is Spirited into Present,” Wall Street Journal, 15 June 2001

6.      Newspaper advertisement, “Everyone Needs a Little Comfort”

7.      Newspaper clipping, “Plantation Hosts Visiting Queens,” Plaquemines Gazette, 15 September 2000

 

Folder 11A: West Point a la Hache

1.      “Also see” note

2.      ”Environ Site Location Map, Southeast Region, Port Sulphur,” (5 pages)

3.      FEMA request, 9 November 2015 (64 pages)

4.      “Louisiana Cooperative Extension Service,” LSU Agricultural Center, December
1998

5.      “West Pointe a la Hache Freshwater Diversion Siphon, A Management, Operation
and Monitoring Plan,” Plaquemines Parish Government, March 1992

6.      Copy of a picture of a field

7.      “Historical Fact and Notes, 19 November 1928”

Folder 11B: Newspaper Clippings about West Point a la Hache

1.      Newspaper clipping, “Port proposes purchase of LSU property from parish,”
Plaquemines Gazette, 14 March 2017

2.      “Changes coming for AgCenter’s Coastal Area Research Station,” The Gazette, 10 July 2007

 

Box 11: Community

Folder 1: Magnolia

1.      “Also see” note

2.      “Magnolia Plantation – Housing Area” map

3.      Copy of 1829 newspaper articles (1 page)

4.      Pictures of Magnolia Plantation and sugar mill from calendar (3 copies)

5.      Pictures of Magnolia Store and note (4 pages)

6.      Letter about Magnolia Plantation from Stella Pitts (2 pages)

7.      Copy of “A Few Facts and Figures about The Manufacture and Practical Use of
Steam Plowing Machines” (3 pages)

8.      “Index to the Magnolia Plantation Journals, West Pointe-a-la-Hache, La.” (8 pages)

9.      “Jean Lafitte: A Regular Visitor,” Down the Road, July 2000 (6 pages)

10.  “Jean Lafitte: A Regular Visitor,” Down the Road, August 1993 (3 pages)

11.  Copy of article from Times-Picayune, 24 April 1977 (1 page)

12.  Print of house labeled “Callaway” (2 copies)

13.  “A Sad Good-Bye to Magnolia Plantation,” Down the Road, January 1994 (6 pages)

14.  “Magnolia Plantation” (1 page)

15.  Print of house labeled “Old Homestead of La. Gov. H. C. Warmoth”

16.  “Magnolia Plantation: A Lost Treasure,” Down the Road, February 1992 (13 pages)

17.  “Magnolia Plantation, 1858,” Down the Road, May 1992

18.  “Magnolia Plantation, — History and Music,” The Second Line, Spring 1982 (10 pags)

19.  “The Lafittes” (8 pages)

20.  “Magnolia Plantation Home is Now ‘Haunting Ruin,’” Times-Picayune, 22 September 1974 (2 copies, 3 pages)

21.  Information about the founding of Magnolia Plantation (1 sheet)

22.  “Race Issue,” 17 August 1874 (6 pages)

23.  “Magnolia, 1921,” hand-drawn map

24.  “Magnolia, Plaquemines Parish” (1 page)

25.  Information about Magnolia Plantation (1 page)

26.  Letter from the Louisiana Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism concerning
Magnolia Plantation, 23 October 1985

27.  Copy of “Magnolia Plantation” powerpoint (5 pages)

28.  “The Real but Confusing History of George Bradish in Plaquemines Parish, La.,”
by Rod Lincoln (25 pages)

29.  “Citrus Lands Plantations” powerpont (9 pages)

Folder 2A: Diamond Area: City Price, Socola, Happy Jack, Potash, Fosters Canal

1.      “See Also” note

2.      “Diamond includes” note

3.      Letter to Frank H. Waddill, 2 July 1931 (2 pages)

4.      “Happy Jack” (2 copies)

5.      “Angelo Socola, 1831-1900” (4 pages)

6.      Copy of drawing of “The Rice Mill of Angelo Socola, New Orleans”

7.      Copies of three drawings (3 pages)

8.      “Happy Jack Marina, Happy Jack” drawing (2 copies)

9.      “Happy Jack Church” (1 pages)

10.  “Happy Jack” (1 handwritten page)

11.  “Happy Jack” (1 page)

12.  “City Price” (1 handwritten page)

13.  “City Price/Happy Jack” (1 page)

14.  “City Price” (1 page)

15.  “Diamond” (1 handwritten page)

16.  “St. Jude School” (1 page)

17.  Copy of article, “Dorothy Lamour destroys myths on way back home”

18.  Information on West Bank Railroad (1 page)

19.  “Hays Home, Happy Jack, La.,” by Roxie Giodino (6 pages)

20.  “Port Sulphur’s Cannon Ball in a Tree”

21.  “St. Paulines”

22.  “Father Alvin Doom Celebrates 50 Years,” Down the Road, June 1990 (3 pages)

23.  “Plantation Map – Plaquemines Parish” map

24.  “Crosses in the Windows,” Down the Road, January 2000 (3 pages)

25.  Letter to Rod Lincoln from Rodney J. Barthelemy, 17 May 2021 (4 pages)

26.  Copies of pictures of buildings (3 pages)

27.  Postcard with picture of Boden Brand Choice Shrimp

28.  “Point Michel Revetment” (2 pages)

29.  “The Dr. George A. B. Hays Home, Happy Jack, Louisiana” and “Cannonball in a
Tree” (2 pages)

 

Folder 2B: Newspaper Clippings about Diamond, City Price, Socola, Happy Jack 

1.      “Lamour still an original after 40 years in show biz,” ND

2.      “Diamond Center Coming Soon,” Plaquemines Gazette, 3 March 2000

3.      “Dorothy Lamour destroys myths on way back home,” 1 February 1974

4.      “Diamond Park’s First Step to Revialization,” The Gazette, 23 March 2007

5.      “St. Jude Closes,” Plaquemines Gazette, 17 February 2006

6.      “Old Picture Turns Out to be Surprise from the Past,” Plaquemines Gazette, 31 October 2000

7.      “Plaquemines Christmas Trees,” Plaquemines Watchman, 5 December 1985

8.      “WWII Veterans Can Still Get ‘Thank You America” Certificates,” ND

9.      Plaquemines Gazette, 24 March 1978

10.  “Public Notice: Ordinance No. 23-3,” Plaquemines Gazette, 24 January 2023

 

Folder 3: Grand Bayou

1.      “Also see” note

2.      Photographs and drawings of Balbancha, “The Monument” (six pages)

3.      “Grand Bayou Village, 1941-1953, Interview with Rose Cowell Turner, August
2018” (25 pages)

4.      “Grand Bayou Village, 1967-1970, Interview with Lee Shelton, August 2018”
(9 pages)

5.      “Grand Bayou Visit 2018” (9 pages)

6.      “NASA, Remote Sensing and Archaeology: An example from Southeast Louisiana”
(8 pages)

7.      PowerPoint, “Excavations at the Bayou Grande Cheniere Mounds” (3 pages)

8.      “Grand Bayou Ridge Restoration,” Plaquemines Gazette, 17 April 2018

9.      Copy of map of Bastian Bay, 1889

10.  “Crewboats are schoolboats for kids from bayou islands,” Times-Picayune, 30 August 1984 (2 copies)

11.  “School boat on way to town,” Times-Picayune, December 1945

12.  “Children On Bayou Enjoy Hot Lunches,” Plaquemines Gazette, 1980

13.  Grand Bayou article (2 copies, 8 pages)

14.  “Arrival of telephones has a whole town talking,” The Advocate, 22 February 1993

15.  “Grand Bayou: People of the Marsh,” Louisiana Life, January/February 1984 (6 pages)

16.  Grand Bayou on TV,” Plaquemines Gazette, 13 May 1983

17.  “Grand Bayou: A Fishing Community in Transition,” 2005 (7 pages)

18.  “On Grand Bayou,” Dixie, 18 December 1983 (2 copies, 19 pages)

19.  “Heroism and Faith: A Night of Fear and Survival,” Down the Road, October 1997 (4 pages)

20.  “Weeds and Water,” Down the Road, November 1997

21.  Excerpt from Frank Waddill’s Journal (2 pages)

22.  “Lower Mississippi River Delta: Reports on the Geology of Plaquemines and St.
Bernard Parishes,” Department of Conservation, 1936 (4 pages)

23.  Louisiana Life, January/February 1984

24.  Mapquest of Port Sulphur

 

Folder 4: Grande Ecaille

1.      “Also see” note

2.      Dixie, 2 March 1980

3.      “Parish Superdomes”

4.      “Attachment 5” handwritten note

5.      “Destruction of Grande Ecaille: The End of an Era,” Down the Road, January 2001 (6 pages)

6.      “It Just Wouldn’t Say Goodbye,” Dixie, 2 March 1980 (5 pages)

7.      Letters to Rod Lincoln concerning Port Sulphur and Grande Ecaille, 1980s (7
pages)

8.      Letter to Rod Lincoln from the US Department of the Interior, 1983; information
about Grande Ecaille (2 pages)

9.      “Field Has Spectacular History,” The Freeporter, 1958 (2 pages)

10.  Grande Ecaille Daily Operations Sheet from 12 December 1978

11.  Two letters from Rosewood Resources, 1985; two copies of report on oyster habitat
in Bayou Chaland (20 pages)

12.  “Sedimentation Rate Investigation, Bayou Chaland, Plaquemines Parish,” 1985 (11
pages)

13.  Survey maps from Rosewood Resources (5 pages)

14.  List of contents of Freeport Sulphur Company Archives, June 1986 (2 pages)

15.  Plans and explanation for Grande Ecaille Port Sulphur Fire Protection System,
1935 (2 pages)

16.  Copied photograph of Freeport Sulphur Co. 1933

17.  Copied photograph of Grande Ecaille, ND

18.  Map of East/West Grand Terre Restoration Project

 

Folder 5: Freeport Sulphur Co.

1.      “Gulf Coast Sulphur Mining”

2.      “Editorial” (16 pages)

3.      Map of Bay Ronquille

4.      “Sulphur Mines in the Louisiana Marshes Under Development and Operation by
Freeport Sulphur Co.” map

5.      Copied picture, “Freeport Supervisors about 1946”

6.      “Brimstone” (3 pages)

7.      “Sulphur and Pyrites” (1 page)

8.      Copied articles from The Freeporter, 1961-1962 (8 pages)

9.      The Freeporter, September 1954 (2 pages)

10.  “Operation of a Sulphur Well” diagram (2 copies)

11.  “Diagrammatic Sketch of a Salt Dome Sulphur Deposit”

12.  “Sulphur Use”

13.  Carbon page about printing newspapers

14.  The Freeporter, July 1962 (31 pages)

15.  Diagram, “Sulphur’s Uses as Acid and as Non-Acid.”

16.  “The Sulphur Story” (2 pages)

17.  Pictures of National Security Award ceremony, ND (2 copies, 2 pages)

18.  “Sulphur in Plaquemines Parish” (2 copies)

19.  “Sulphur Mining” (4 pages)

20.  Letter, “Assessment Value – Land – Plaquemines Parish,” 12 October 1972

21.  “Property Tax Report – Watercraft,” 20 March 1972 (6 pages)

22.  “Plaquemines Protector, 1899,” Down the Road, April 1991

23.  “Townsite Hurdled Housing Problem,” The Freeporter, July 1962

24.  “New Resuscitation Method Held Superior,” The Freeporter, November 1960 (2 pages)

25.  The Freeporter, April 1961

26.  The Freeporter, July 1962

27.  The Freeporter, Aril 1944

28.  Invitation to Annual Meeting of Stockholders for the Delta Bank and Trust Company,
10 March 1986

29.  Delta Bank and Trust Company, Annual Report 1985

30.  “The Sulphur Industry” (37 pages)

31.  Proposal to establish a newspaper sponsored by the Freeport Sulphur Co. and note
(5 pages)

32.  Letter to employees from Freeport Sulphur Company, 19 February 1952 (2 pages).
Letter to Freeport Sulphur Company from Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company,
13 February 1952. List of businesses near or in Port Sulphur (3 pages).

33.  Telegraph to Freeport Sulphur Co., 24 December 1941. “Property Protection” letter,
12 December 1941. Letter to Freeport Sulphur Co. from Lt. Colonel K. F. Hanst, 24
January 1942. Letter to Freeport Sulphur Co. from Lt. Colonel Richard B. Ashe, 11
February 1942. Letter to Freeport Sulphur Co. from Lt. Colonel K. F. Hanst, 20 Janaury
1942. 

34.  “Service Record of Freeport Sulphur Company Employees, 1 January 1934” (12 pages)

35.  “Freeport Sulphur Company Regular Roll – Freeport, Texas” (10 pages)

36.  “Rate Scale, 7 December 1933” (8 pages)

37.  “Freeport Sulphur Company, Wage Rate – Louisiana and Texas” (7 pages)

38.  Service Seniority Report, 1934 (38 pages)

Folder 6: Freeport Sulphur Co., cont. – Weekly Reports

1.      Weekly Reports – Plant Protection, 1942-1944 (132 pages)

Folder 7: Freeport Sulphur Co., cont. – Publications

1.      “Sulphur: Ally of Agriculture and Industry,” 1978.

2.      “Facts About Freeport.”

3.      “Freeport Sulphur Handbook,” 1958.

4.      “Agricultural Minerals – Freeport Sulphur,” Freeport-McMoran.

5.      IMC Global 1998 Annual Report.

6.      “Blueprint for Growth,” IMC Global Inc. Annual Report 1997.

7.      “Yellow Wizard” (2 pages)

8.      Freeport-McMoRan Reporter, Sept/Oct 1983 (2 copies)

9.      “Stockholder News” (2 pages)

10.  Letter to IMC Stockholders, 2 January 1998

11.  Freeport-McMoRan Reporter, July/August 1991.

Folder 8A: Port Sulphur 

1.      Copied map of Port Sulphur, Oct. 1932 (2 copies)

2.      Copied newspaper picture of Port Sulphur’s little league baseball team, July
1957

3.      “Highway 23, Port Sulphur” calendar drawing (2 copies)

4.      “Port Sulphur Hospital” calendar drawing

5.      Three pictures of Port Sulphur from calendar

6.      “Plaquemines Parish Library” drawing

7.      Port Sulphur Office Building First and Second Floor Plans (2 pages)

8.      “The Day It Snowed,” The Freeporter, March 1958 (2 pages)

9.      Brochure, “History of Port Sulphur…”

10.  Copied chapters from Life: 1900-1981, “Louisiana: 1935-1939,” “Louisiana: 1942-1944,” “Retirement: 1961-1981” (14 pages)

11.  Copied pictures (4 pages)

12.  “Deep Delta Plantation” price schedule for citrus

13.  “Potash” handwritten page

14.  Copy of “Military museum is man’s labor of love,” Gretna-Picayune, 14 April 2002

15.  “You know your from Port Sulphur if you remember…” (3 copies)

16.  “Retiree Gus Gustafson Authors Book,” Reporter, May/June 1982

17.  “Booming Times,” Down the Road, February 1998 (3 pages)

18.  “Shelly’s Petals, Herbs, Et. Fresh-cut Herbs: Producers of Fine Culinary Herbs,”
Down the Road, March 1992 (3 pages)

19.  “Modern PS School Building is Testimony to Area’s Progress”

20.  Handwritten page, “date PS Post Office began”

21.  “Classes of 1950-1955 Renew Friendships at Port Sulphur High School Reunion,” Down the Road, November 1994 (5 pages)

22.  Copied pictures of Port Sulphur, Down the Road, September 1996 (1 page)

23.  “Banking on the Delta,” Down the Road, August 1996 (6 pages)

24.  “World War II in Plaquemines Parish” (2 pages)

25.  Letter to Ann Reiley Jones from Rod Lincoln, 9 September 1983 concerning the
historical marker at Port Sulphur (4 pages); “Mineral Industry Surveys: Sulphur in
1982”; Letter to J. Handelman from R. Lincoln, 16 March 1982; two handwritten pages
about Port Sulphur; Letter to J. Handleman from Erba Nevel, 28 August 1973. 

26.  Series of letters concerning the Port Sulphur Historical Marker: To Rod Lincoln
from Donna Fricker, 12 October 1983; to Rod Lincoln from Donna Fricker, 19 September
1983; to Rod Lincoln from Betty L. Chauvin, 23 August 1983; to Rod Lincoln from David
E. Morse, 30 August 1983; copied page, “Minerals Yearbook, 1934, Sulphur and Pyrites.”

27.  “December 15, 1976,” Down the Road, December 1990.

28.  “Port Sulphur Theater,” Down the Road, August 1995 (2 pages)

29.  “Mrs. Barrios’ movie house,” Times-Picayune, 20 April 1986

30.  “Everyday is Filled with Memories of his Father,” Down the Road, June 1990 (2 pages)

31.  Down the Road, July 1992, front cover and table of contents (2 pages)

32.  Map, “T. 19 5. R. 27 E.”

33.  Two handdrawn maps

34.  “Port Sulphur” and “’Port’ Still an Important Word in Naming Company Properties”

35.  “25th Birthday,” The Freeporter (2 pages)

36.  “Past Plaquemines,” Down the Road, August 1994 (2 pages)

37.  “A Razor-Sharp Focus Trumps Uncertainty,” Community Settlement Network, 2007
(2 copies, 7 pages)

38.  “Father Gerry Stapleton,” Time, ND

39.  Email, 6 January 2006

40.  “Port Sulphur: The Town, The Mines, & The People Who Were a Part of It,” Down the Road, July 1998 (13 pages)

41.  Pictures of Freeport Sulphur Company picnic, Down the Road, ND

42.  “Plaquemines Past: Excerpts From,” Down the Road, April 1997 (6 pages)

43.  Down the Road, May 1995 (18 pages)

44.  Series of letters about Port Sulphur 50th Anniversary: to J. Handelman from Rod
Lincoln, 16 March 1982; to Nina Grant from Robert B. DeBlieux, 18 March 1981; “Memorandum”
from Robert B. DeBlieux (3 pages)

45.  “Plaquemines Past,” Down the Road, November 1991

46.  “Port Sulphur High School Memories,” Down the Road, March 1991 (6 pages)

47.  “Memories of Port Sulphur during the 1950s to 1970s” (3 pages)

48.  Delta Bank and Trust Company letter to stockholders, 26 June 1981

49.  Map of Louisiana coast; map of Mississippi River (2 pages)

50.  Mississippi River Commission map (6 pages)

51.  “Port Sulphur” handwritten page

52.  “Louisiana Places: Port Sulphur,” 17 December 1967

53.  “The Historic Archeology of the Port Sulphur Revetment Project Area” (12 pages

54.  Delta Bank and Trust Company Annual Report, 1996

55.  “Mother Helps Her Son Find a Safe Harbor in Football,” New York Times, 3 November 2006 (5 pages)

56.  “Local Minority Religious and Educational Leaders”; “Names and Addresses of Public
Schools in Plaquemines Parish”; Recruitment letters from Freeport Sulphur Company
(3 pages)

57.  “Federal Poll List, Ward 9 Precinct 1” (19 pages)

58.  “History of Delta Bank” timeline

59.  “November 2, 1972,” Down the Road, October 1990

60.  “T. XIX R. XXVII E, South Eastern District Louisiana”

61.  “Freeport’s Port Sulphur Exporters baseball squad…” The Freeporter, ND

62.  “These houses are among eight new residences…” ND

63.  Going…Gone!” The Freeporter, August 1960

64.  “Approximately 3,000 fifty-foot piles…” ND

65.  “Freeporters Proudly Remodel Homes Purchased from Company,” The Freeporter, February 1960

66.  “Due to inability of dairies…” Freeporter Magazine, July 1967

67.  “Banks, Just Like People, All Have a Different Personality” advertisement

68.  “Port Sulphur, Louisiana: Sportsmans Paradise Gateway to Sulphur & Oil” brochure
(3 copies)

69.  “Sulphur: Jack of all Trades” booklet

70.  “Port Sulphur Community Directory, 1969” 

71.  “Serving the Community,” Down the Road, April 1994 (2 copies; 5 pages)

72.  “Library in Limbo” copy of newspaper article

73.  “Plaquemines Parish Library System” 

74.  Drawing of Plaquemines Parish Library

75.  “Cliff Hope’s Orchestra” advertisement

76.  “November 16, 1972,” Down the Road

77.  Delta Bank & Trust Company, “Complete Banking Service for Plaquemines Parish,
Statement of Condition, At the Close of Business, June 30, 1957” (2 copies)

78.  Plaquemines Medical Center booklet

79.  Letter to shareholders from Delta Bank & Trust Company (3 pages)

80.  “Deep Delta Boat Sheds & Storage” brochure

81.  Plaquemines Medical Center brochure

82.  Freeport-McMoRan Reporter, vol. 3, no. 5, Sept/Oct 1983

83.  Two pictures of Dr. Ben Slater’s home near Port Sulphur, 1981

 

Folder 8B: Newspaper clippings about Port Sulphur

1.      “Dig into a gold mine of memories,” Times-Picayune, 2 May 1982

2.      “Author Gustafson Tells of Past,” ND

3.      “K. T. Price Regards Parish as the Garden Spot in the World,” ND

4.      “Library in Limbo,” Plaquemines Gazette, 25 November 2008

5.      “Check out PS Library, officially,” Plaquemines Gazette, 18 September 2007

6.      “Council to vote on water purchase agreement with Jefferson Parish,” Plaquemines Gazette, 12 July 2016

7.      Wedding announcements, Plaquemines Gazette, 10 September 1965

8.      “Sulphur Blast Kills 2,” New Orleans Item, 9 January 1951

9.      “Letters to the Editor,” Plaquemines Gazette, 7 July 2015

10.  “Port Sulphur Community Christmas Tree Lighting Committee Gearing Up for Christmas
2000,” Plaquemines Gazette, 14 January 2000

11.  “Mysterious Cross Believed to be a Miracle,” Plaquemines Watchman, 4 January 2000

12.  “Venture Global LNG Project applauded by local officials,” Plaquemines Gazette, 27 October 2015

13.  “Port Sulphur High School, Class of 1962 celebrates 50th Class Reunion,” Plaquemines Gazette, 21 August 2012

14.  “Port Sulphur Jail Dedicated in Honor of Fallen Deputy,” Plaquemines Gazette, 19 April 2016

15.  “More fond memories of Sig’s,” ND

16.  “Church and man’s rededication,” Plaquemines Gazette,20 November 2007

17.  “St. Pat receives $10,000 from Empire Southpass Tarpon Rodeo,” The Gazette, 14 October 2008

18.  “SPHA Celebrates Homecoming,” The Gazette, 27 October 2006

19.  “Philanthropy helps fuel Plaquemines Parish Recovery,” The Gazette, 26 August 2008

20.  “Our Parish and Paper,” The Gazette, 25 November 2008

21.  “Port Sulphur High Reunion Cruise,” Plaquemines Gazette, ND

22.  “Fore! What? Over last 10 years, Port Sulphur golf course has cost Plaq. $1 million;
Regardless, council appropriates $200,000 for renovations,” Plaquemines Gazette, 15 April 2008

23.  “Sig’s photo stirs up memories for staff,” ND

24.  “Veteran’s Day,” The Gazette, 11 November 2008

25.  “Help,” Times-Picayune, 24 April 1990

26.  “ABC Laws Affect Parish Orange Winery,” The Gazette, 19 February 1988

27.  “Editorial,” Plaquemines Gazette, 17 March 2009

28.  “Plaquemines Featured in NY Times & USA Today,” ND

29.  “Soldier’s Iraqi tour Marked by Heroism,” The Gazette, 17 March 2006

30.  “L.D.W.F. fishing closure declared in an area south of Port Sulphur in Plaquemines
Parish,” Plaquemines Gazette, 12 May 2009

31.  “Talapia Takeback,” Plaquemines Gazette, 16 June 2009

32.  “Brimstone’s stellar career is over,” Times-Picayune, 30 August 1992

33.  “Freeport’s historic position in La. Sulfur,” Times-Picayune, 28 February 1988

34.  “Freeport Sulphur Celebrates 50 Years of Sulphur Production in Louisiana,” Plaquemines Watchman, 21 December 1983

35.  “Port Sulphur Library construction begins amid funding questions,” Plaquemines Gazette, 13 March 2018

36.  “Our Parish and Paper,” ND

37.  “Our Parish and Paper,” Plaquemines Gazette, 12 August 2008

38.  “Save the Date: Port Sulphur Civic Drive Fishing Pier Ribbon-Cutting,” ND

39.  “Port Sulphur Library Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony set for March
31,” Plaquemines Gazette, 2021

40.  “Chauvin Tractor Begins 28th Year,” Plaquemines Watchman, 18 May 1983

41.  “Fremin’s 70th Anniversary,” grocery advertisement, 2010

42.  “Fremin’s Food Market: 70 years of serving our community for 3 generations,”
Plaquemines Gazette, 5 January 2010

43.  “Fremin’s Reopening Major Step to Recovery,” The Gazette, 30 March 2007

44.  “Fremins Mark Years As Family, Family Business,” Plaquemines Gazette, 5 April 1985

45.  “Person of the Year: Fremin Family,” Plaquemines Gazette, 1 January 2008

46.  “Family store struggling to hang on,” Gretna-Picayune, 27 March 1988

47.  “Business of the Nation: Hot Water Forced Into Grown Drives Sulphur to Surface
in Molten State,” Chicago Sun, 29 December 1943

48.  “Council approves Freeport McMoran settlement,” Plaquemines Gazette, 28 April 2020

49.  “Library, park, pier projects moving forward in District 7,” Plaquemines Gazette, 21 January 2020

 

Folder 9: Home Place

1.      “Also see” note

2.      “1868,” Down the Road, October 1990

3.      “Petit Prairie” handwritten page

4.      “Homeplace” (1 page)

5.      “Home Place” (2 copies; 2 pages)

6.      Francois Chartier Family Group Sheet

7.      “Quartiers”

8.      “Gillot Quartier & Family” and map

9.      “Homeplace to Sunrise” powerpoint presentation (9 pages)

 

Folder 10A: Nairn

1.      “Also see” note

2.      “Nairn” 

3.      “Nairn” (2 copies; 4 pages)

4.      “Empire”

5.      Map of Mississippi River from Sixty Mile Point to Point Pleasant

6.      Map of Sixty Mile Point

7.      Map of Mississippi River showing Nairn Cemetary

8.      Map of Nairn Plantation

9.      Layout of Nairn Plantation

10.  Map of Nairn Subdivision

11.  Map of Nairn Home Site

12.  Map of Nairn Plantation, 1884 (2 pages)

13.  Map of levees near Nairn

14.  Handdrawn map of Nairn Plantation

15.  “Glenmora Plantation” handwritten page

16.  “Riceland (Plaquemines Parish)” handwritten page

17.  Map of Louisiana Delta

18.  Copy of French newspaper article

19.  “A Time to Remember: All Saints Day,” Down the Road, November 1996 (1 page)

20.  “Nairn, Louisiana”

21.  “Nairn Plantation”

22.  “City Information: Nairn” (2 copies)

23.  “The World’s Smallest postoffice” copy of newspaper picture (2 copies)

24.  “Nairn Cemetery,” Down the Road, October 1990

25.  “Rotary Clubs team up to distribute citrus,” Times-Picayune, 13 January 2008 (2 pages)

26.  Copied page of The Weekly Observer, 2 August 1879 (3 pages)

27.  “Louisiana Oranges” (3 copies)

28.  “Plaquemines Past,” Down the Road, September 1995 (2 pages)

29.  Picture of the George Lincoln House in Nairn (5 pages)

30.  “The George Lincoln House” powerpoint (3 pages)

31.  Commission from the Office Board of State Engineers in Louisiana to George Lincoln
to act as the Local Inspector of the orange farm, 1890 

32.  Nairn Cemetery re-enactment scripts for Captain Timothy Lincoln (5 pages); Stephani
Constantini Kojnevic, Alexandrine Huegenard Cognevich Pelas, and Stephanie Fanny Barbero
Pelas (9 pages); Genevieve& Marie Louise & Alice & Retsy (6 pages); Margaret Collins
O’Brien (3 pages).

33.  Application to establish a post office in Nairn, 1884

34.  Copied articles from French newspaper (4 pages)

35.  “Nairn,” Down the Road, May 1991 (1 page)

36.  Brochure, Le Matidora Inn (2 copies)

37.  Brochure, Who Says Money Doesn’t Grow on Trees

 

Folder 10B: Newspaper Clippings about Nairn

1.      “George Lincoln House in Nairn Subject of Nov. 1. Historical Meeting,” Plaquemines Gazette, 18 October 2016

2.      “School Attendance was Lax in Early 1900s,” Plaquemines Watchman, 28 April 1982

3.      “The Day People Walked from Westbank to Eastbank,” Plaquemines Watchman, 5 May 1982

4.      “O’Brien Reunion in Nairn a Great Success,” Plaquemines Gazette, 28 June 2022

5.      “Local or Lethal: Louisiana Citrus Industry Could Suffer Same Fate as Florida,”
Plaquemines Gazette, 7 July 2006

6.      “Two insects threaten Plaq. Citrus,” 22 September 2009

7.      “United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana: Legal
Notice,” Plaquemines Gazette, 2 October 2007 (2 copies)

8.      “O’Brien Fire Station,” Plaquemines Gazette, 22 August 1986

9.      “Awaiting re-entombment,” ND

10.  “Parish citrus industry rebounding after storms,” The Gazette, 11 December 2007

11.  “The way it was…” ND

 

Folder 11A: Empire

1.      “Also see” note

2.      “Plaquemines Fishermen Seek Relief,” Plaquemines Watchman, 16 January 1990

3.      List of businesses, Down the Road, July 1991

4.      Information on St. Ann church

5.      “St. Ann, Empire”

6.      “Tropical Bend”

7.      “Empire”

8.      “Empire,” Crosses on the Delta

9.      “Empire”

10.  Copy of two pictures of Doullut Canal

11.  “Hooray for Empire”

12.  “Doullut Canal in Empire,” Down the Road, June 2000 (5 pages)

13.  Picture of New Orleans houses

14.  Drawing of “Empire Parish” paddlewheel boat (5 pages)

15.  “Neda Jurisich: Hard Work is this 90-Year Old’s Prescription for Life,” Down the Road, June 1994 (7 pages)

16.  Page on Miljak’s Restaurant, Down the Road, September 1994

17.  “Built by Love: The Empire Citizen’s Organization,” Down the Road, February 1998 (7 pages)

18.  “Empire’s Arnolie Hotel Confident of Survival”

19.  “Empire” and picture of “Empire Hotel”

20.  “Sportsman’s Lodge” flyer (2 copies)

21.  “Interest Peaks as ECO Carnival Ball for this Saturday Nears,” Down the Road, August 1996

22.  “The Oyster Industry in the Project Vicinity, 1900-1910” map

23.  “Association Commemorates 300 Years of History in Plaquemines,” Plaquemines Gazette, ND

24.  Copied pictures of oyster boats (2 pages)

25.  Drawings of steamboats on Mississippi during Civil War

26.  “Stockfleth” picture

27.  Obituaries for Hilda Packard and Judy Hodnett, Down the Road, May 1998 (2 pages)

28.  “Plaquemines Parish Said Ideal Location for Historical Park,” Plaquemines Watchman, 10 October 1984

29.  “Helping the Homeland,” Down the Road, July 1993 (2 pages)

30.  Copied pictures of canal and house

31.  Oyster diagram

32.  “Life on the Half Shell,” Down the Road, October 1994 (2 pages)

33.  “Oysters: A Louisiana Seafood Delight,” Down the Road, February 1989 (5 pages)

34.  “Empire South Pass Tarpon Rodeo” flyer

35.  “Boat work keeps shrimpers in line,” ND (2 copies)

36.  “The Modern Day Oyster Boat”

37.  “10 Good Reasons to Protect the Louisiana Oyster Producing Industry” (2 pages)

38.  “The Empire South Pass Tarpon Rodeo,” Down the Road, August 1989 (7 pages)

39.  “Plaquemines Leads in Marine Fisheries Products,” Plaquemines Watchman, 11 August 1982

40.  “State’s mystery crop: menhaden,” Times-Picayune, September 1981

41.  Email concerning “three Indian Mounds east of the Empire Deep Water Channel”

42.  “Louisiana History Washes Away as Sea Levels Rise, Land Sinks,” ND (3 pages)

43.  “Louisiana Places: Empire,” “Empire Lock,” “After the War”

44.  Copied page about the Louisiana Navigation and Fisheries Co., Ltd.

45.  “Louisiana Places – Strange Sounding Names: Point Pleasant,” 25 August 1963

46.  “The Little School House,” Down the Road, September 1998 (2 pages)

47.  “The Church that Wouldn’t Die” powerpoint (2 copies; 8 pages)

48.  “Locks at Doullut Canal, Empire,” calendar picture (2 copies)

49.  Calendar pictures of Doullut Canal

50.  “St. Ann Church Centennial Celebration, March 5, 2022, Empire, Louisiana” booklet

51.  “St. Ann Church Centennial Eucharistic Celebration, March 5, 2022, Empire, Louisiana”
program

52.  Drawing of a ship from calendar

53.  Picture of Doullut Canal from calendar

54.  Drawing, “Old Highway 23, Empire”

55.  Drawing, “Empire Bridge, Empire”

56.  Judge L. H. Perez Memorial Park: A Guide

57.  “The Little Church that Refused to Die: St. Ann Church – Empire, Louisiana” (4
pages)

58.  “That Little Church of Mine”

59.  Packaging for “Fresh Frozen Shrimp” from Amvina Seafood Inc. (2 copies)

60.  “November 16, 1972,” Down the Road, October 1990 (2 copies)

61.  “Empire Lock”

62.  “Christmas Memories…” ND

63.  Drawing of St. Ann Catholic Church for the 100th anniversary

64.  Picture of St. Ann Catholic Church after Hurricane Katrina

 

Folder 11B: Newspaper Clippings about Empire

1.      “The Little Church that Refused to Die,” The Gazette, 19 May 2006

2.      “Rebirth: St. Ann Catholic Church rededicated,” Plaquemines Gazette, 7 September 2010

3.      “Our Lady of Medjugorje unites Empire,” The Gazette, 20 May 2008

4.      “State’s mystery crop: menhaden,” Times-Picayune, September 1981

5.      “Plaquemines Leads in Marine Fisheries Products,” Plaquemines Watchman, 11 August 1982

6.      “The facts…in an oystershell,” ND

7.      “Encalada….” Times-Picayune, 17 May 1981

8.      “Public Works in Plaquemines as seen by Hingle,” Plaquemines Gazette, 19 February 1982

9.      “Hingle” obituary, ND

10.  “Doullut’s Canal (Empire)

11.  Plaquemines Parish’s Past,” Plaquemines Watchman, 25 August 1982

12.  “A Piece of History,” Plaquemines Watchman, 12 May 1982

13.  “In and Around Empire”

14.  “Delta Marina Attracts Crowds of Residents to Empire for Two Community Events,”
Plaquemines Gazette, 5 July 2022 (2 pages)

15.  “72nd Annual Empire South Pass Tarpon Rodeo,” Plaquemines Gazette, 5 July 2022

16.  “Christmas Memories,” The Gazette, 25 December 2007

17.  “Local Artist Selling Art,” Plaquemines Gazette, ND

18.  Newspaper picture of bridge

19.  “Costly levee query awaits answer,” ND

20.  “Plaquemines Parish Said Ideal Location for Historical Park,” Plaquemines Watchman, 10 October 1984

21.  “Our Parish and Paper,” Plaquemines Gazette, 31 March 2009

22.  “St. Ann Prepares to Celebrate Centennial Anniversary,” Plaquemines Gazette, 23 November 2021 (2 pages)

23.  “Daybrook fisheries showcased,” Plaquemines Gazette, 15 November 2016

24.  “Empire South Pass Tarpon Rodeo continues to grow,” Plaquemines Gazette, 14 August 2018

25.  “Our roots are in all of these towns,” Plaquemines Gazette, 16 March 2010

26.  “Plans begin on Empire Safe Harbor,” Plaquemines Gazette, 19 June 2018

27.  “Daybrook Fisheries, Inc.,” advertisement (2 copies)

28.  “Local Angler Hooks One for the Books,” Plaquemines Gazette, June 2001

29.  “Daybrook Hosts 20th Blessing of the Fleet,” Plaquemines Gazette, 28 August 2015

30.  “Blessing of the Fleet of Bay Adams,” Plaquemines Gazette, 23 August 2016

31.  “Empire Floodgate to close March 12-26,” Plaquemines Gazette, 6 March 2018

32.  “Blessing of the Fleet brings residents to Empire,” Plaquemines Gazette, 26 August 2014

33.  “Blessing of the Fleet to be held April 19,” ND

34.  “A Cleaner Doullut Canal in the Works,” Plaquemines Gazette, 18 September 1998

35.  “CAS announces new officers & board members,” Plaquemines Gazette, 14 July 2015

36.  “Talks On Closing Fisheries Plant In ‘Early Stages,’” Plaquemines Gazette, 22 March 1985

37.  “Empire South Pass Tarpon Rodeo 2018 Results,” Plaquemines Gazette, 14 August 2018

38.  “69th Annual Empire South Pass Tarpon Rodeo” advertisement, 2019 (2 copies)

39.  “Public Notice: RESTORE ACT Direct Component Multiyear Plan Narrative Department
of the Treasury,” Plaquemines Gazette, 17 April 2018

40.  “Daybrook announces Merger with Oceana,” Plaquemines Gazette, 26 May 2015

41.  “Fishing and Fun at first Empire South Pass Tarpon Rodeo in 3 years,” Plaquemines Gazette, August 2005 (2 pages)

42.  Seafood Festival Advertisement, Plaquemines Gazette, 7 May 2013

43.  “Blessing of the Fleet,” Plaquemines Gazette, 25 August 2015

44.   “US Army Corps of Engineers Test New Empire Floodgate,” Plaquemines Gazette, 14 June 2016. Handwritten note.

45.  “Empire united: Doullut Canal Bridge now open,” Plaquemines Gazette, 29 May 2012 (2 copies)

46.  Daybrook advertisement, Plaquemines Gazette, ND (2 copies)

47.  “Blessed and Ready: Daybrook boats given official send-off,” 23 April 2013

48.  “Community celebrates new Empire Bridge,” Plaquemines Gazette, 19 June 2012 (2 copies)

49.  “Empire Lost, Empire Gained,” Plaquemines Gazette, 31 August 2010

50.  “Oyster harvests at historic lows east of the MS River,” Plaquemines Gazette, 27 November 2012

51.  Newspaper picture of the Annual Blessing of the Fleet, Plaquemines Gazette, 21 August 2018

52.  “Empire Community Recognized at Plaq. Historic Association Meeting,” Plaquemines Gazette, 23 February 2007

53.  “Germaine and Pat Curley celebrate 65 years of marriage,” Plaquemines Gazette, 25 July 2017

54.  “Plaq.’s Croatian roots lie Empire,” Plaquemines Gazette, 9 March 2010

55.  “Yugoslavia dissolved; new union formed,” USA Today, 5 February 2003

56.  “Croatian American Society seeks public input for future plans,” Plaquemines Gazette, 1 February 2011

57.  “Grant funds Croatian American Society planning,” Plaquemines Gazette, ND

58.  “Overcoming problems, Daybrook Fisheries operational once more,” ND

59.  “’Poggie Plant’ Resumes Operation,” The Gazette, 21 July 2006

60.  “Plaquemines Fishermen Seek Relief,” Plaquemines Watchman, 16 January 1990

61.  “Viets fishing in troubled waters,” Times-Picayune, 4 October 1987 (2 pages)

62.  “Tarpon Rodeo returns to Empire,” Plaquemines Gazette, 12 August 2008

63.  “Boat work keeps shrimpers in line,” ND

64.  “Empire Native Wins National Oyster Festival Shucking Competition,” Plaquemines Gazette, 8 November 2022

65.  “CPRA Holds Meeting in Belle Chasse to Discuss 2023 Master Plan,” Plaquemines Gazette, 8 November 2022 (2 pages)

66.  “Empire South Pass Tarpon Rodeo Reels in Continued Successc” Plaquemines Gazette, 16 August 2022

67.  “St. Ann’s Catholic Church: ‘The Little Church that Refused to Die,’” Plaquemines Gazette, 19 May 2006

Box 12: Community

Folder 1A: Buras

1.      “Also see” note

2.      Map of 2016 coastal restoration near Fort Jackson

3.      Picture of Mississippi River in Buras

4.      “In 1825, when the seven Buras brothers arrived from France…” 

5.      “Buras”

6.      “Buras, Louisiana” (3 pages)

7.      “Sunrise” handwritten page

8.      Copied pictures (1 page)

9.      Wedding announcement, Down the Road, August 1991

10.  Copied pictures of Buras High (2 pages)

11.  “Jean Guillaume Burat (Buras) & Family Lines (6 pages)

12.  Two letters between Paul Casimir Buras and Rod Lincoln concerning the Buras family
history (6 pages)

13.  “Buras” handwritten page

14.  “Buras Legend”

15.  Military service of Jean Bautiste Barat

16.  “Memories of Yesteryear” (11 pages)

17.  Order form for Le Pays Des Fleurs Oranges (2 copies)

18.  Letter to Rod Lincoln from the Plaquemines Parish Library, 1978 (3 copies; 5
pages)

19.  Copy of newspaper sheet, “W. A. Brainerd Canal Store”

20.  “Grand Picnic,” Down the Road, May 1991 

21.  “Historical & Fun Facts and Notes,” Down the Road, October 1991

22.  “Settlement of Louisiana, 1715-1750: Mobile, New Orleans, German Coast and Lower
Coast,” Down the Road, February 1990 (4 pages)

23.  “Louisiana Becomes American, 1785-1825, Generation II and III,” Down the Road, January 1990 (3 pages)

24.  “Class Action Notice: Succession of Hubert Burat (Buras) v. The Board of Levee
Commissioners of the Orleans Levee District,” 29 October 1981 (2 pages)

25.  “Next Door to Elizabeth,” Down the Road, August 1991 (8 pages)

26.  “World of the Fifties in Plaquemines,” Down the Road, November 1991 (5 pages)

27.  “Our Past Moments,” Down the Road, ND (4 pages)

28.  “Buras High School Fighting Wildcats, Homecoming 1989” (8 pages)

29.  “Back to School,” Down the Road, September 1998 (3 pages)

30.  Transcript of interview with Achilles Cheron, 1984

31.  “Buras High School, Class of 1969” (25 pages)

32.  Copied newspaper page, “W. A. Brainerd Canal Store” and “Empire Parorse”

33.  Calendar drawing, “Our Lady of Good Harbor Catholic Church” (2 copies)

34.  “Crosses on the Delta” (32 pages)

35.  Copied pictures (1 page)

36.  “Church Anniversary,” Down the Road, January 1989 (3 pages)

37.  “Celebration at Our Lady of Good Harbor will be October 15,” Down the Road, October 1989 (2 pages)

38.  “Our Lady of Good Harbor”

39.  “125 Anniversary Celebration, Our Lady of Good Harbor Church, October 15, 1989”
program

40.  “The Freeporter,” Down the Road, January 1992

41.  “A Medley of Recipes from Our Lady of Good Harbor,” Down the Road, October 1992

42.  “State’s First Avocado Pears Raise Hopes for New Industry” (2 pages)

43.  “Crosses on the Delta” (2 pages)

44.  “Our Lady of Good Harbor” (4 pages)

45.  “Batiste Collette”

46.  Calendar drawing, “Lulich Brothers Winery”

47.  Picture of Buras Saloon, 1951

48.  “Alma Mater” (4 pages)

49.  Pictures of Pivach Winery (2 pages)

50.  Picture of Sazerac Saloon

51.  Copy of email with map and pictures of possible cemetery near Triumph, 6 March
2006

 (4 pages)

52.  “Our Lady of Good Harbor Cemetery” reenactment script (5 pages)

53.  Reenactment scripts (7 pages)

54.  “Orange Tree 100 Years Old,” Plaquemines Times, 19 June 1937

55.  “Industry Spreading Over Large Section and Well Planned,” 10 January 1932 (2
pages)

56.  “A Reprint from the New Orleans States – February 1947, Elizabeth Kell,” Down the Road, November 1998

57.  “Historical & Fun Facts and Notes,” Down the Road, February 1992

58.  “Historical & Fun Facts and Notes,” Down the Road, January 1992 (2 pages)

59.  “Port Eads, 1887” and “The Highway CA. 1922,” Down the Road, April 1992

60.  “Where Everybody Knows Your Name,” Down the Road, June 1993 (4 pages)

61.  “Days Gone By,” Plaquemines Gazette, ND

62.  “Spring Celebrations,” Down the Road, May 1997 (2 pages)

63.  “A New Country,” Down the Road, July 1997 (3 pages)

64.  “The Sazerac Saloon,” Down the Road, September 1995 (2 pages)

65.  Partial article on the Buras saloon, Down the Road, June 1993 (2 pages)

66.  “A Lady of Courage and Determination,” Down the Road, May 1990 (3 pages)

67.  Advertisement for “Yours, Mine & Ours”

68.  “Historical & Fun Facts and Notes,” Down the Road, March 1992

69.  “Organizationally Speaking,” Down the Road, July 1989 (3 pages)

70.  “Their Names Live On,” Down the Road, April 1997 (5 pages)

71.  “Daddy’s Christmas,” Down the Road, February 1997 (7 pages)

72.  “Down the Road Mardi Gras,” Down the Road, July 1993

73.  “A Long Road to Buras,” Down the Road, February 1996 (4 pages)

74.  “Historical Trial is One of Many in Plaquemines Parish: The Murder of John “Jack”
Richard Kraft: ‘Unsolved,’” Down the Road, July 1991 (2 copies; 6 pages)

75.  “And the Walls Came Tumbling Down: Dentist Dimitry Cossich Renovates a Buras
Landmark,” Down the Road, February 1995 (9 pages)

76.  “Dumoulin” handwritten page

77.  “Ragas” handwritten page

78.  “Red Hingle’s Baseball Team” and “Names,” Down the Road, September 1991 (2 copies)

79.  “Historical & Fun Facts and Notes,” Down the Road, March 1992

80.  “Mardi Gras Moments,” Down the Road, February 1991

81.  Copy of a page of The Weekly Empire Parish, 9 February 1867

82.  Copy of “Buras Boat Harbor” picture (2 pages)

83.  “Buras Library Dedication”

84.  “Louisiana Places: Triumph”

85.  “A Night of Horror”

86.  Map of Fort Jackson

87.  Calendar picture, “Our Lady of Good Harbor Cemetery – Buras” (2 copies)

88.  Calendar drawing, “Buras Boat Harbor, Buras”

89.  Calendar drawing, “Buras High School”

90.  “January 8, 1975”

91.  “Avis,” copy of French newspaper article

92.  “Are you Go’ng to the City” (3 copies)

93.  “January 17 & 18, 1768”

94.  “Grand Picnic,” Plaquemines Protector, 21 June 1912

95.  Copy of train ticket

96.  “Orange packing shed, Buras” (2 pages)

97.  “Destroyed: Landmark Café Burns in Buras,” Plaquemines Watchman, 5 January 1988

98.  Poster for “The Great Big Doorstep”

99.  “George Shoenberger,” The Protector, 23 June 1900

100. Two articles from The Protector reprinted in Down the Road, October 1991

101. “W. A. Brainerd Canal Store” advertisement

102. “Who Says Money Doesn’t Grow on Trees” advertisement

103. “Souvenir Program: First Annual Fair and Dance, Benefit American Legion, 25 June
1939” pamphlet

104. “Review of E. P. O’Donnell’s Green Margins”

105. Buras High School article, Down the Road, May 1997 (3 pages)

 

Folder 1B: Newspaper Clippings about Buras

1.      “Historic Buras,” Plaquemines Watchman, 21 April 1982 (4 pages)

2.      Newspaper picture of the Sazerac Saloon

3.      “Plaquemines Parish’s Past,” Plaquemines Watchman, 28 July 1982

4.      “Classic Car,” ND

5.      “Plaquemines Parish’s Past,” Plaquemines Watchman, 9 June 1982

6.      “Plaquemines Parish’s Past,” Plaquemines Watchman, 26 May 1982

7.       “Destroyed: Landmark Café Burns in Buras,” Plaquemines Watchman, 5 January 1980

8.      “More on Slavonians,” ND

9.      “Plaquemines Parish’s Past,” Plaquemines Watchman, 15 September 1982

10.  “Mabel Guillotte,” ND

11.  “Reunion: Buras High School Class of 1947,” The Gazette, 17 July 1987

12.  “Plaquemines Home,” ND

13.  “Family of the Past,” ND

14.  “Coffee Break/ On a (Memory) Trip Through the Parish,” Plaquemines Watchman, 15 December 1987

15.  “Churches Celebrate 125 Years,” Plaquemines Gazette, 3 November 1989

16.  “Church to Observe 125th Anniversary,” ND

17.  “Churches Celebrate 125 Years,” The Gazette, 3 November 1989

18.  “Association Commemorates 300 Years of History in Plaquemines,” Plaquemines Gazette, 5 November 1999

19.  “More Parish Facts from City Guide Listed,” Plaquemines Gazette, ND

20.  “Buras Genealogist Publishes New Book,” Plaquemines Watchman, 22 March 1988

21.  “Buras Homecoming,” The Watchman, 24 October 1989

22.  “2013 Orange King Coronation Ball,” Plaquemines Gazette, 5 November 2013

23.  “PPSB South Plaquemines Faculty Housing,” Plaquemines Gazette, 14 August 2012

24.  “Plaquemines’ popular citrus celebration returns to Fort Jackson,” Times-Picayune, 5 December 2010

25.  “Disaster-riddled parish takes a break,” Times-Picayune, 5 December 2010

26.  “Seafood Fest celebrates more this year,” 1 June 2010

27.  “Fun Facts,” Plaquemines Gazette, 24 September 2013

28.  “South Plaq. High: Students to be on campus in 6-weeks,” Plaquemines Gazette, 30 July 2013

29.  “Local teens awarded in poster/essay contest,” Plaquemines Gazette, ND

30.  “BHS Athlestics remembered,” Plaquemines Gazette, 8 July 2014

31.  “Empire swing bridge closed again,” Plaquemines Gazette, 30 October 2012

32.  “Levee loses 6 ½ feet of height in incident,” Times-Picayune, 30 May 2006

33.  “Levee slumps; repairs to take weeks,” Times-Picayune, 30 May 2006

34.  Obituary for Preston “Bassy” Kuhlmann, 2007

35.  “Just a thought,” ND

36.  “South Plaq. Fire Departments united for flag raising ceremony at SPHS,” Plaquemines Gazette, 19 November 2013

37.  “The Story Behind ‘The Three Crosses’ in Triumph,” Plaquemines Watchman, 30 November 1999

38.  “Our Parish and Paper,” Plaquemines Gazette, 7 August 2012

39.  “Formal Opening of Citrus City in Buras, Saturday & Sunday,” 18 January 1963
(3 pages)

40.   “For Rent: South Plaquemines Faculty Housing,” Plaquemines Gazette, 14 August 2012

41.  “Buras Family History Traced at Reunion,” Plaquemines Watchman, 20 August 1985

42.  Newspaper order form for Le Pays des Fleurs Oranges (2 copies)

43.  “Orange Fest media tour returns,” Plaquemines Gazette, 16 November 2010

44.  “New coyote officer funded,” Plaquemines Gazette, June 2011 (2 pages)

45.  “Flashbacks: Close Call,” ND

46.  “Orange Fair Tour Showcases Parish,” Plaquemines Gazette, 12 November 1982

47.  “Plaquemines Parish Fair and Orange Festival Press Tour,” Plaquemines Gazette, 27 November 1981

48.  “District 9 council office reopens Fort Jackson Museum,” Plaquemines Gazette, 19 March 2019 (2 pages)

49.  “Robert Alan Cooper retires with a distinguished military career,” Plaquemines Gazette, 7 January 2020

Folder 2: Fort Bourbon

1.      “Also see” note

2.      Maps of Plaquemines Bend in the Mississippi River and Fort Bourbon (9 pages)

3.      “Forts in Plaquemines Bend” (4 pages)

4.      “Fort Bourbon – An Historical Summary” for the Plaquemines Parish Commission
Council (52 pages)

 

Folder 3A: Fort Jackson – History

1.      “Also see” note

2.      “Plaquemines Parish: Fort Jackson” pamphlet

3.      Reprint of The Charleston Mercury, 1863 (5 pages)

4.      Reprinted pictures and drawings of Confederate Civil War ships (5 pages)

5.      Printed map of Fort Jackson and Fort St. Philip on the Mississippi River,
1852 (2 copies)

6.      Drawing of monument

7.      Copy of a drawing of Ft. Jackson Headquarters House, 1 April 1871

8.      Copy of drawing, “Federal Warships on the Mississippi.”

9.      Copy of drawing, “The ‘Governor Moore’ in Flames.”

10.  Copy of drawings, “The ‘Governor Moore’ Ramming the ‘Varuna’” and “Fort St. Philip
Under Attack.”

11.  “Selected Images of Ft. Jackson” (6 pages)

12.  “Plan of Fort Jackson.”

13.  Sketch of a house

14.  Sketch, “Repairing Levee near Plaquemines” (2 pages)

15.  Copy of drawing, “Taking the Surrender of Forts Jackson and St. Philip.” 

16.  Flyer to visit Fort Jackson

17.  Drawing of Historical Marker at Perez Park in Jesuit Bend, LA

18.  “Balloon view of the vicinity of New Orleans, looking toward the Gulf of Mexico.”

19.  Map of Louisiana Delta

20.  “Fort Jackson and the Water Battery”

21.  Copy of a picture from the State Library of Louisiana

22.  Photograph of a map of Forts Jackson and St. Philip

23.  Calendar drawing, “Highway 23, Fort Jackson”

24.  Calendar drawing, “Monument to De La Salle at Fort Jackson”

25.  Copies of maps and diagrams of Fort Jackson (15 pages)

26.  Copied sketch of Fort Jackson

27.  “Bombardment of Forts Jackson and St. Philip by the Federal Mortar Schooners”

28.  FEMA map of Forts Jackson, St. Philip, and Bourbon

29.  Google Earth photographs of Fort Jackson, 2009

30.  “Sketch of the Casemates at Fort Jackson, La.,” 1868 (2 copies)

31.  Drawing of Fort Jackson from across the river.

32.  Drawing of Forts Jackson and St. Philip and the Mississippi River.

33.  Plan for Fort Jackson (3 pages)

34.  Partial plans for Fort Jackson

35.  “Proposed Installation of Taylor-Raymond hoists, Battery Ransom, F. Jackson,
LA,” 1904.

36.  “Plan and Sections of Battery for Two 8in. Disappearing Guns in Fort Jackson,
La.,” 1900

37.  Fort Jackson Plans, 1817

38.  “Fort Jackson, Showing Conditions of Armament,” 1899

39.  “Working Plant for construction of Battery for Two 8in. B. L. Rifles, Fort Jackson,
La.,” 1898

40.  Sketch of Fort Jackson

41.  “Interior of Fort Jackson”

42.  Plans and data table for Fort Jackson (8 pages)

43.  Map of Fort Jackson

44.  “National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929”

45.  “Exterior Battery A at Fort Jackson, La.,” 1858

46.  1824 map of planned Fort Plaquemines

47.  Sketches from Down the Road, “Fort Jackson,” “Motor boats sink near Fort Jackson,” and “The Wreck of the Morgan”
(3 pages)

48.  “Fort Jackson” (4 pages)

49.  Picture of monument

50.  Title page of “American Civil War Fortifications”

51.  “Fort Jackson National Historical Monument” (9 pages)

52.  Aerial picture of Fort Jackson

53.  Copied pictures of Fort Jackson (7 pages)

54.  Unlabeled copied paintings

55.  Sketches, “Flag-Officer Farragut’s Gulf Squadron, and Commodore Porter’s Mortar
Fleet” and “Reconnaissance of Forts Jackson and St. Philip, on the Mississippi, by
Gunboats from Flag-Officer Farragut’s Squadron”

56.  “Work at the Forts Being Expanded,” copied newspaper article, ND (2 copies; 4
pages)

57.  Drawings of Fort Jackson

58.  Copied magazine page about Fort Jackson

59.  “Final Report of Cultural Resource Investigations Within the U.S. Army Corps
of Engineers New Orleans to Venice Hurricane Protection Project, Annex A: Research
Design for Phase 1 Mitigation of Fort Jackson, 16PL38, Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana,”
1988 (16 pages)

60.  “Fort St. Philip, Fort Jackson, and Fort St. Leon” (13 pages)

61.  “Forts Jackson and St. Philip,” CWSAC Battle Summaries (2 pages)

62.  “Encyclopedia of Forts, Posts, Named Camps, and Other Military Installations
in Louisiana, 1700-1981” (35 pages)

63.  “History of Fort Jackson” (7 pages)

64.  “A Research Design for Cultural Resources Investigations in the Vicinity of Fort
Jackson, Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana” (15 pages)

65.  “History of Fort Jackson” (4 pages)

66.  “A Walking Tour” (4 pages)

67.  “Looking at Fort Jackson from Fort St. Philip – 1871,” Down the Road, September 2000 (5 pages)

68.  Timelines, 1861-1865, eHistory.com (13 pages)

69.  “Fort Jackson, Her Story, Her History, Her Contributions,” Down the Road, January 1996 (3 copies; 27 pages)

Folder 3B: 

1.      “Fort Jackson, Louisiana,” Historic Names and Places on the Lower Mississippi (2 pages)

2.      “Fort Jackson,” Louisiana: A Guide to the State (3 copies)

3.      “1861 Surrender of Fort Jackson,” Tales of the Mississippi (2 copies)

4.      “1871 Fort Jackson,” Tales of the Mississippi (3 copies)

5.      “Fort Jackson, Jan. 8, 1861 – Apr. 27, 1862,” Confederate Forts (27 pages)

6.      “History of Fort Jackson” (4 pages)

7.      “Sunken ‘Manasses’ Awaits Better Times,” Plaquemines Watchman, 6 April 1983

8.      “Finding warships a dream deferred,” New Orleans Times-Picayune, ND

9.      “The Governor Moore and the Varuna,” Down the Road, March 2000 (2 copies; 10 pages)

10.  “Some Things Never Change,” Down the Road, June 1991 (3 pages)

11.  “Tunnel Visions: Historical Collections Are Displayed in Tunnels of Fort Jackson,”
Down the Road, January 1995 (6 pages)

12.  “American Seacoast Defense Database: Military Reservations and Concrete Gun Batteries
1890-1945” (6 pages)

13.  “A Yankee’s Visit to Fort Jackson,” Plaquemines Watchman, 19 October 1983 (3 pages)

14.  “Parish History: One Soldier’s Reflections of Fort,” Plaquemines Watchman, 23 March 1983 (3 pages)

15.  “The Official Plaquemines Parish Tour Guide”

16.  Envelope for the Plaquemines Parish Historical Association with picture of Fort
Jackson and Fort St. Philip

17.  USPS announcement of Civil War 1862 Commemorative Stamps. Envelope. Copy of announcement. 

18.  Flyer for Civil War Reenactment at Fort Jackson in 2012

19.  Printout for John Milner Associates, Inc. Historic Preservation and Cultural
Resource Services

20.  Invitation to the Grand Opening of the Fort Jackson Museum & Welcome Center,
2015. Envelope. 

21.  Picture of memorial, Plaquemines Gazette (2 copies)

22.  Nine Fort Jackson pamphlets

23.  “Explore Louisiana’s Deep Delta” pamphlet

24.  Invitation to Fourth of July Celebration at Fort Jackson, 1968.

25.  Sixth Annual July 4th Celebration at Fort Jackson program

26.  “Plaquemines Parish Fort Jackson 5th Company Washington Artillery” pamphlet

27.  “Forts Jackson & St. Philip: Photos of Plaquemines Parish, La”

28.  “Fort Jackson after Katrina: Fort Jackson, Plaquemines parish, La”

29.  Copy of newspaper clipping, “Lower Coast”

30.  “Barging through America” pamphlet (2 copies)

31.  Christmas Card from Port of New Orleans with illustration of Fort Jackson

32.  Lower Mississippi River National Park pamphlet

33.  “Wounded Fort Pike Closed to public”

34.  “Plaquemines Parish Fair and Orange Festival,” 1982 pamphlet

35.  Pack of tear-off tickets for donations to brick archway at Fort Jackson in Judge
L.H. Perez’s honor

36.  Pictures of Fort Jackson in September 2004 (106)

Folder 3C: Newspaper Clippings About Fort Jackson

1.      “Oyster Industry talk set March 6 in N.O.,” Gretna-Picayune, 25 February 1999

2.      “The Orange Festival without Fort Jackson?” The Gazette, 27 November 2007

3.      “Editorial,” Plaquemines Gazette, 21 April 2009

4.      “Orange Festival Returns to Fort Jackson,” Plaquemines Gazette, 30 November 2010 (2 pages)

5.      “2010 Orange Fest to return to South Plaq.”

6.      “Orange Fest seeks artists,” 2008

7.      “Rotary Club presents check to Orange Fest,” Plaquemines Gazette, ND

8.      “New citrus disease not as bad as some believe” and “65th Annual Plaquemines
Parish Fair and Orange Festival,” Plaquemines Gazette, 15 November 2011

9.      “Take pride – and support annual Orange Festival,” Plaquemines Gazette, 30 October 2007

10.  Advertisement for 65th Annual Plaquemines Parish Fair and Orange Festival posters

11.  “Fun Times at Fort Jackson for 55th Orange Festival,” Plaquemines Watchman, 4 December 2001

12.  “Ft. Jackson canon fragments unveiled to public at Orange Fest,” Plaquemines Gazette, 10 December 2013

13.  “Forts Drone Photographer speaking at Historical Association meeting,” Plaquemines Gazette, 24 June 2014

14.  “Construction underway for Fort Jackson Museum and Triumph Welcome Center,” Plaquemines Gazette, 24 Jun 2014

15.  “Fort Jackson Museum Opens,” Plaquemines Gazette, 30 December 2014

16.  “Plaquemines celebrates French heritage with Consul visit,” Plaquemines Gazette, 24 April 2018

17.  “All Hail the Crawfish,” Plaquemines Gazette, 29 April 2008

18.  “Ghosts reveal themselves at Fort Jackson,” Plaquemines Gazette, 4 February 2014

19.  “Visit the Fort Jackson Museum,” Plaquemines Gazette, 28 November 2017

20.  “Tourism heads downriver: Tourists visit Fort Jackson, take aerial tours,” Plaquemines Gazette, 18 May 2007

21.  Plaquemines Gazette, 3 September 1965

22.  “History Comes to Life,” Plaquemines Gazette, 16 March 2001

23.  “Plaquemines Historical Association Steps Back in Time with ‘A Glimpse of Indians
Past,’” Plaquemines Gazette, 20 October 2000 (2 copies)

24.  “Re-Enactment Coming to Fort Jackson,” Plaquemines Gazette, 25 February 2000 (2 copies)

25.  “Fort Jackson Park Proposed,” Plaquemines Watchman, 13 October 1998

26.  “Ft. Jackson Invaded by Vandals,” Plaquemines Gazette, 15 January 1999

27.  “Fund Set Up to Rescue Fort,” Plaquemines Gazette, 30 August 2002

28.  “Fort Jackson renewal efforts make headway,” The Picayune, 22 May 2003

29.  “U.S.S. Arizona Civil War Gunboat Foundation,” ND

30.  “Give Fort Jackson Away,” 3 November 2000

31.  “Days of Old Come Back to Ft. Jackson This Month,” Plaquemines Gazette, 10 November 2000

32.  “Good Friday Community Service in Triumph Today,” Plaquemines Gazette, 21 April 2000

33.  Ft. Jackson…” Plaquemines Watchman, 6 October 1998

34.  “Civil War Re-Enactment Slated at Fort Jackson,” Plaquemines Gazette, 5 February 1999

35.  “Plaq. Ft. Jackson Proposed to Become State Park,” Plaquemines Watchman, 6 October 1998

36.  “Plaquemines doing master plan,” Times-Picayune, 15 January 2004

37.  “Pictured here is the entrance to Historic Fort Jackson….” Plaquemines Watchman, 10 October 2000

38.  “McCarty to go Before PPC for Grant Endorsement,” Plaquemines Watchman, 10 October 2000

39.  “The Battle for Fort Jackson,” Times-Picayune, 8 February 2004 (2 copies)

40.  “Plaquemines Celebrates 300th Year at Fort Jackson Observance Program,” Plaquemines Watchman, 21 April 1982

41.  “Event marks Iberville landing: Crew fails to repeat 1699 journey,” Times-Picayune, 29 March 1999

42.  “Orange Fest Ready for 54th Season,” Plaquemines Gazette, 10 November 2000

43.  “Glimpses of Indians Past…,” Plaquemines Gazette, 10 November 2000

44.  “Days of Old Come Back to Ft. Jackson This Month,” Plaquemines Gazette, 10 November 2000

45.  “Perret,” The Picayune, 25 February 1999

46.  Food: Morning Advocate, 7 December 1989

47.  “Face of Plaquemines Parish will take Tourists into the Past,” Plaquemines Watchman, 3 March 1999

48.  “Making history,” Times-Picayune, 4 March 1999

49.  “Historical Ship Suspected to be Buried in Plaq…,” Plaquemines Watchman, 6 June 2000

50.  “Arizona Man Coming to Plaq. To Hunt for Historical Treasure,” Plaquemines Watchman, 6 June 2000

51.  “Parish Council Minutes,” ND

52.  “Parish History on Tour,” ND

53.  “Old fort may become spill cleanup base,” Times-Picayune, 1 May 1993

54.  “Parish Historical Society Meetings,” Plaquemines Gazette, 4 November 1983

55.  “Thoughts on Fort Jackson,” Plaquemines Gazette, 1 September 1989

56.  “Survey Says: Why is Fort Jackson important to you and Plaquemines Parish?” Plaquemines Gazette, 1 May 2012

57.  “Battling Back,” Times-Picayune, 21 January 2008 (2 pages)

58.  “Ft. Jackson not forgotten,” Plaquemines Gazette, 18 November 2007

59.  “Parish Council Minutes,” The Gazette, 29 July 2008 (2 pages)

60.  “Remembering another war,” Times-Picayune, 22 April 2012

61.  “What a very nice experience,” Plaquemines Gazette, 19 April 2016

62.  “Fort Jackson featured on first Stephen Ambrose New Orleans tour,” Plaquemines Gazette, 16 March 2018 (2 pages)

63.  “Public Notice,” 13 March 2012

64.  “Army Corps says ‘unexploded munitions’ at Fort Jackson safe,” Plaquemines Gazette, 20 March 2012

65.  Advertisement for the 150 Year Anniversary of Fort Jackson and “Battle of Fort
Jackson re-enactment this weekend,” Plaquemines Gazette, 17 April 2012

66.  “Plaquemines gets front row seats for Nola Navy Week,” Plaquemines Gazette, 24 April 2012

67.  “Home Sweet Home,” Plaquemines Gazette, 7 December 2010

68.  “Spill,” ND

69.  “Fort Jackson receives new sign donated,” Plaquemines Gazette, 11 May 2010

70.  “Public Notice,” 2007

71.  “Ft. Jackson closes,” Plaquemines Gazette, 6 July 2007

72.  “Saving Ft. Jackson,” Plaquemines Gazette, 29 April 2008

73.  “Philatelic Pride,” Times-Picayune, 25 April 2012

74.  “It’s anchors aweigh as ships set sail after Navy Week,” Times-Picayune, 24 April 2012

75.  “Crowds enjoy reenactments at Battle of Ft. Jackson anniversary,” Plaquemines Gazette, 24 April 2012

76.  “Wounded Fort Pike closed to public,” Times-Picayune, 21 March 2006

77.  “Can Plaquemines Parish support a National Park?” Plaquemines Gazette, 23 February 2016

78.  “Storm brewing over fate of sunken ships,” 9 October 1983

79.  “Sunken Manasses Awaits Better Times,” Plaquemines Watchman, 6 April 1983

80.  “More on Council,” ND

81.  “Historical Society Hears Fort Jackson Talk,” Plaquemines Watchman, 9 March 1983

82.  Historical Society Hears Report on Excavations,” ND.

83.  “Archaeologist to Address Historical Society,” Plaquemines Watchman, 28 September 1983

84.  “Potential Exists for Fort Jackson: Saltus,” Plaquemines Gazette, November 1983

85.  “Raising ironclad considered,” Times-Picayune, 29 January 1983, and “Found at Fort Jackson: Civil War Boat,” Plaquemines Watchman, 2 February 1983

Folder 4:

1.      “The History of Forts Jackson and St. Philip with Special Emphasis on the
Civil War,” LSU Masters Thesis by Ernest Adam Landry, 1938 (101 pages)

Folder 5:

1.      “Fort Jackson 2006: FEMA Post-Hurricane Katrina Tree Evaluation” (95 pages)

Folder 6:

1.      “Fort Jackson Master Plan, April 2004” (168 pages)

Folder 7:

1.      “Heritage Study for Fort Jackson, Tourism Project” (214 pages)

Folder 8: “Fort Jackson, 1865-2005 (to Hurricane Katrina)

1.      “Also See” note

2.      Sketch of Fort Jackson defenses and buildings

3.      Map from “Fort Jackson/Plaquemines Parish Master Plan”

4.      “Fort Jackson Area Development” from “Fort Jackson/Plaquemines Parish Master
Plan”

5.      Picture of Fort Jackson

6.      “Fort Jackson Pre-Katrina”

7.      “Post Katrina”

8.      “Fort Jackson in 2003-2004” (7 pages)

9.      Two pictures of Fort Jackson (2 copies)

10.  Picture of Fort Jackson, Plaquemines Watchman, 10 October 2000

11.  Email chain between Rod Lincoln and Lee Hughart, 2005 (3 pages)

12.  Front page of Plaquemines Times, 19 June 1937

13.  Series of pictures of Plaquemines Parish and Fort Jackson (11 pages)

14.  Map of Mississippi River at Forts Jackson and St. Philip

15.  “Fort Jackson Historical Trail”

16.  Copy of receipt for brick purchase

17.  “The Night the War was Lost at the Mouth of the Mississippi River,” Down the Road, March 1990

18.  “Civil War Re-Enactment” flyer, 2003

19.  “Civil War Re-Enactment” flyer, 2012 (5 pages)

20.  “Tricentennial Celebration: Faces of Plaquemines Past,” 1999.

21.  “Making History,” The Picayune, 4 March 1999

22.  “Visit Fort Jackson” flyer (2 copies)

23.  “Living History Encampment at Historic Fort Jackson,” 1991 flyer

24.  “History Will Repeat Itself at Fort Jackson, The 5th Company Washington Artillery,”
Down the Road, March 1998 (2 copies; 8 pages)

25.  “Some Things Never Change,” Down the Road, June 1991 (3 pages)

26.  “Fort Jackson: Her Story, Her History, Her Contributions,” Down the Road, January 1996 (2 copies; 13 pages)

27.  “Sister Forts,” Down the Road, July 1991 (5 pages)

28.  “History Grows at Fort Jackson with St. Joseph’s Altar,” Down the Road, March 1990 (2 pages)

29.  “Fort Jackson,” The Bienville Rifle, March/April 1999 (3 pages)

30.  “Location and Construction of Forts at Plaquemines Bend” (2 pages)

31.  “Fort Jackson, Fort St. Philip, Louisiana, American Civil War, April 16-28, 1862,”
americancivilwar.com, printed 3/22/2002 (2 pages)

32.  “Parish Forts Featured in Magazine Article and Television Program,” ND

33.  “LaSalle Monument Dedication – April 1982,” Down the Road, March 1991.

34.  List of National Register Sites in Plaquemines including Fort Jackson

35.  “Fort Jackson, Louisiana” (2 pages)

36.  Emails to Rod Lincoln concerning graves at Fort Jackson, 1998-2003 (2 pages)

37.  Email to Rod Lincoln from James Madere, Director of State Operations for Everyday
Paranormal of Louisiana, 23 May 2011

38.  Letter from Benny Rousselle, Plaquemines Parish President, to Colonel Peter J.
Rowan, U.S. Corps of Engineers, 30 July 2002 (2 pages)

39.  “Public Law 106-487-Nov. 9, 2000”

40.  “The Battle for Fort Jackson,” Times-Picayune, 8 February 2004 (4 copies; 7 pages)

41.  “The Governor Moore and the Varuna,” Down the Road, March 2000 (7 pages)

42.  “Raising ironclad considered,” Times-Picayune, 29 January 1983, and “Found at Fort Jackson: Civil War Boat, Plaquemines Watchman, 2 February 1983 (2 copies)

43.  “Storm brewing over fate of sunken ships,” 9 October 1983 (2 copies)

44.  “Potential Exists for Fort Jackson: Saltus,” Plaquemines Gazette, November 1983 (2 copies)

45.  “Fort St. Philip, Fort Jackson and Fort St. Leon” (13 pages)

46.  “Fort Jackson”

47.  “1871 Fort Jackson,” Tales of the Mississippi

48.  “Fort Jackson Master Plan,” 1/28/04 (18 pages)

49.  “Jewels of Plaquemines Parish,” 64parishes (2 pages)

50.  “Yeoman in Farragut’s Fleet: The Civil War Diary of Josiah Parker Higgins” (2
pages)

51.  “Sunken ‘Manasses’ Awaits Better Times,” Plaquemines Watchman, 6 April 1983

52.  “1861 Surrender of Fort Jackson,” Tales of the Mississippi (2 copies)

53.  “Fort Jackson” in “Louisiana -Mississippi Treasure Leads”

54.  “Letters,” Down the Road, January 1997

55.  “Somebody Knew,” Dixie, 23 June 1974

56.  “Plaquemines Parish’s Civil War ‘Battle of the forts’ is topic of free discussion,”
nola.com, 5 March 2012 (3 pages)

57.  “LaSalle Monument, Fort Jackson,” Down the Road, August 1990

58.  “History of Fort Jackson”

59.  “The Battle for Fort Jackson,” Times-Picayune, 8 February 2004 (2 pages)

60.  “Tunnel Visions: Historical Collections are Displayed in Tunnels of Fort Jackson,”
Down the Road, January 1995 (6 pages)

61.  “American Seacoast Defense Database: Military Reservations and Concrete Gun Batteries,
1890-1945”

62.  “Life at Fort Jackson 136 Years Ago…Will Live Again,” Down the Road, March 1998 (3 pages)

63.  “Fort Jackson,” Louisiana, A Guide to the State

64.  “Dedication Ceremonies of the ‘de Le Salle Monument’” program (6 pages)

65.  “Faces of Plaquemines Past,” Down the Road, April 1999 (6 pages)

66.  “A graphic representation of the archaeological potential of areas surrounding
Fort Jackson”

67.  “Discoverer of U.S.S. Arizona Hopes to Find Artifacts,” The Civil War News (4 pages)

68.  “NOAA’s National Geodetic Survey” flyer

69.  “Report of Upper Soil Layer Investigations,” 26 May 2005 (2 pages)

70.  “Dedication Kelly Hingle Park at Fort Jackson, October 4, 1986” (2 pages)

71.  “Inventory of documents (copies) at the Fort Jackson Museum prior to Hurricane
Katrina” (2 copies; 41 pages)

72.  “The NGS Data Sheet – Jackson,” NOAA (3 pages)

73.  “Visit Historic Old Fort Jackson” mail-out

74.  Copy of “Fort Jackson First Annual Celebration,” 1963 poster

75.  Letter to Luke Petrovich from E. M. Lisle, Acting Assistant Regional Director,
U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, 27 April 1962, and envelope.
(2 copies; 7 pages)

76.  “Plaquemines’ Past,” Down the Road, January 1996

77.  “Plaquemines Parish Fort Jackson 4th of July Fair & Festival” flyer and centennial
commission, 1962 (6 pages)

78.  “Fort Jackson Celebration is Tomorrow” and four pictures

79.  “Plaquemines Parish Fort Jackson Centennial Commission,” 1962 (5 pages)

80.  Flyer for Fort Jackson 4th of July Fair & Festival

81.  Letter to Plaquemines Parish Commission Council from Gurtler, Hebert & Co., Inc.,
18 January 1867

82.  “A Resolution to Recognize the Historical Importance of Bayou Mardi Gras…” and
letter from Maurice Ries to the Plaquemines Parish Commission Council, 25 June 1963

83.  Letter to the Freeport Sulphur Company from the Plaquemines Parish Commission
Council, 9 March 1967

84.  Letter to the Freeport Sulphur Company from the Plaquemines Parish Fort Jackson
Commission, 17 June 1965

85.  Letter to the Freeport Sulphur Co. from the Plaquemines Parish Commission Council,
25 June 1963

86.  Letter to the Plaquemines Parish Commission Council from Gurtler, Hebert and
Co., Inc., 24 October 1966, and invoice (2 pages)

87.  Letter to John Chase from Leander H. Perez, 30 August 1968

88.  Letter from the Getty Oil Company about the Fort Jackson Fourth of July Celebration,
26 June 1969, and a list of businesses (3 pages)

89.  Letter to the Manager-Administration and Community Relations for the Freeport
Sulphur Company from Tom P. Brady, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Mississippi,
1 July 1968

90.  “Plaquemines Parish Industrial committee Allocation of Costs” and two short letters,
1968 (3 pages)

91.  Letter to the Freeport Sulphur Company from L. H. Yarrut, Associate Justice of
the Louisiana Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal, 5 July 1968.

92.  Letter to the Freeport Sulphur Company from E. Howard McCaleb, Associate Justice
of the Louisiana Supreme Court, 27 June 1968

93.  Letter to Mr. Jones in Port Sulphur, LA, from W. B. Hamlin, Associate Justice
of the Louisiana Supreme Court, 27 June 1968

94.  Letter to the Freeport Sulphur Company from Judge Richard T. McBride, 27 June
1968

95.  Letter to the Freeport Sulphur Company from Joe W. Sanders, Associate Justice
of the Louisiana Supreme Court, 28 June 1968

96.  Letter to the Freeport Sulphur Company from Congressman F. Edw. Hebert, 1 July
1968

97.  Handwritten menu

98.  Letter from R. W. Jones of the Freeport Sulphur Co., 5 June 1969. Note abut telephone
call, 5 June 1969. Letter from Luke A. Petrovich, Fort Jackson Commission, to R. W.
Jones, 27 May 1969. “Plaquemines Parish Commission Council and Plaquemines Parish
Fort Jackson Commission 4th of July Celebration, 1969.” (7 pages)

Folder 8B – “Fort Jackson, 1865-2005 (to Hurricane Katrina) – 1968”

1.      Documents concerning the 1968 Fort Jackson Fourth of July Celebration (114
pages)

 

Folder 9 – “Fort Jackson, 2006-Now”

1.      “Plaquemines Parish: Fort Jackson” booklet

2.      Email chain between Rod Lincoln and Nadina Gardner about a National Endowment
for the Humanities grant, 2005 (3 pages). “Appropriations Request” (5 pages). Pictures
of the Fort Jackson museum (2 pages).

3.      “Report on Research Trip to NARA” by Lee Hughart, 2007 (2 pages)

4.      Email chain between Rod Lincoln and Lee Hughart, 2005 (4 pages)

5.      Application for metal detection survey of Fort Jackson, 2005 (3 pages)

6.      “Report of Upper Soil Layer Investigation” (3 pages)

7.      “Fort Jackson After Katrina” (2 copies; 10 pages)

8.      “The Battle for Fort Jackson,” Times-Picayune, 8 February 2004

9.      “Tunnel Visions: Historical Collections are Displayed in Tunnels of Fort Jackson,” Down the Road, January 1995 (6 pages)

10.  Advertisement for tourism below New Orleans

11.  “Civil War Preservation Trust Unveils Most Endangered Battlefields Report” (4
pages)

12.  Advertisement for a Lower Mississippi River National Park

13.  “What if there was a … Lower Mississippi River National Park” pamphlet

14.  “Lower Mississippi River National Park, Executive Summary, May 2008” (3 pages)

15.  “The Fort Jackson and Lower Mississippi River National Park Story” (11 pages)

16.  “Lower Mississippi,” National Park Service Newsletter, May 2016 (2 copies)

17.  “The Lower Mississippi River National Park” powerpoint (9 pages)

18.  “Lower Mississippi River Area Special Resource Study, May 2019,” National Park
Service

 

Box 13 – Community

Folder 1: “Fort Jackson – Katrina Repair, 2005-2012”

1.      “Also see” note

2.      “Louisiana Purchase Automated Benefit Card”

3.      “Hurricane Katrina devastated Forts Jackson, St. Philip and Pike…”

4.      “Fort Jackson After Katrina” (2 copies; 10 pages)

5.      Email chain between Rod Lincoln and Lee Hughart, 2005 (8 pages)

6.      Emails between Rod Lincoln and Joan M. Exnicios, 2006

7.      Emails between Rod Lincoln and Nadina Gardner, 2005 (2 pages)

8.      Email chain between Rod Lincoln and the Louisiana State Historic Preservation
Office, 2005 (2 pages)

9.      Correspondence from James Madere and historians from Fort Pike & Fort McCorub
(8 pages)

10.  Emails between Rod Lincoln and Janice Buras, 2005

11.  Email chain between Rod Lincoln and Donna Duhe, 2006 (6 pages)

12.  “Agreement Between Texas A&M University and Plaquemines Parish Government” (8
pages)

13.  “Disaster Recovery Object Record Form” for Fort Jackson Museum (15 pages)

14.  Email from Rod Lincoln to James Madere, 2015

15.  Email from Donna Duhe to Rich Cooper, 7 August 2006 (8 pages)

16.  Letter from FEMA, 16 March 2006 (2 copies; 4 pages)

17.  Letter from John Callan at FEMA to David Livingstone and Mary Neustadter, 17
February 2006 (3 pages)

18.  Letter from FEMA, 29 November 2005

19.  “FEMA Project Worksheet – Photo Sheet” (2 pages)

20.  Drawing of Fort Jackson architecture

21.  “Fort Jackson: Hurricane Katrina Damage Assessment, December 2005” (84 pages)

22.  “Meeting Summary, 2nd Section 106 2PA Consultation Meeting, 22 January 2013”
(9 pages)

23.  “Summary, Fort Jackson 2PA Site Visit, 6 February 2013” (13 pages)

24.  “Public Notice Regarding Section 106 and NEPA Review of Disaster-Related Repairs
to Fort Jackson” (16 pages)

25.  Flyer for “Louisiana Trust’s 2007 Announcement of Louisiana’s Ten Most Endangered
Historic Sites List”

26.  Flyer for “Sacred Soil: Endangered Battlefields of the Civil War” and emails
concerning interview (4 pages)

27.  Letter from Rod Lincoln to the National Trust for Historic Preservation (3 copies;
12 pages)

28.  Map of Fort Jackson

29.  “Civil War Preservation Trust Unveils Most Endangered Battlefields Report,” 2006
(2 copies; 6 pages)

30.  Cover for “History Will Repeat Itself at Fort Jackson,” Down the Road, March 1998 (3 copies)

31.  “The Battle for Fort Jackson,” Times-Picayune, 8 February 2004 (2 copies)

32.  “Federal money’s tight for long-term projects,” Times-Picayune, 8 February 2004 (2 copies)

33.  “Some Things Never Change,” Down the Road, June 1991 (2 copies; 7 pages)

34.  “Historical forts threatened,” The Advocate, 28 September 2009 (5 pages)

35.  Emails between Rod Lincoln and Elaine Herrmann, 2006

36.  “Nomination for Fort Jackson (Plaquemines Parish) to Louisiana’s Ten Most Endangered
Sites” (2 pages)

37.  “Advertisement for Bids,” 2009

38.  “CWPT Names 25 Most Endangered & At Risk Battlefields,” Civil War News, printed
12/27/2007 (4 pages)

39.  “History Under Siege: A Guide to America’s Most Endangered Civil War Battlefields
2006,” Civil War Preservation Trust (2 pages)

40.  Email from Sherry Wagener, 18 October 2005, and information about FEMA Special
Community Disaster Loans Program (14 pages)

41.  “Louisiana Recovery Project Recovery Value” and “Restore Fort Jackson and Fort
St. Philip” (8 pages)

42.  “Fort Jackson Technical Project Planning Site Inspection Results and Recommendations,
15 March 2012” (11 pages)

43.  Flyer for Plaquemines Parish Grand Opening of Long Term Community Recovery, 7
January 2006

44.  Sheet of four pictures of Fort Jackson after Katrina

45.  “Plaquemines Parish – Local Recovery Vision” (2 pages)

46.  “Parish Recovery Planning Tool” booklet

47.  “Key Projects by Sector Plaquemines Economic Development Corporation” (2 copies;
18 pages)

48.  “Restore Fort Jackson and Fort St. Philip High Recovery Value Project” (2 copies;
6 pages)

49.  “Project Summary Sheet – Long Term Recovery Plaquemines Parish” (6 pages)

50.  “Katrina Response & AHRI” (2 pages)

51.  “Vicksburg Campaign Trail” (3 pages)

52.  “Suggested Scope of Work for Planning and Scoping the Recovery and Preservation
of the Historical Properties in Post-Katrina Plaquemines Parish” (2 pages)

53.  “Fort Clean-Up, Stabilization and Preservation” (2 pages)

54.  “Louisiana State Historic Preservation Office Historic Building Recovery Grant
Program” (11 pages)

55.  Application to the Institute of Museum and Library Services for Plaquemines for
the Save America’s Treasure Grant (14 pages)

56.  “McCarty To Go Before PPC For Grant Endorsement,” Plaquemines Watchman, 10 October 2000. 

 

Folder 2A: “Fort Jackson National Park – Pre-Katrina”

1.      “Also see” note

2.      “Vicksburg Campaign Trail” (2 pages). “Guidance for Developing a Battlefield
National Park” (8 pages). “USDOI National Park Service Vicksburg Campaign Trail Feasibility
Study” (37 pages)

3.      Advertisements for a Lower Mississippi River National Park (2 pages)

4.      Letter from Nell Payne, Director of the Smithsonian Institution to U.S. Representative
Billy Tauzin, 26 September 2002

5.      Letter from Louisiana Lieutenant Governor Kathleen Blanco to Sharon Weston,
Chairman of the House Municipal, Parochial and Cultural Affairs Committee, 24 April
1998

6.      “4.0 Objectives” (29 pages)

7.      Letter from Plaquemines Parish President Benny Rousselle to Garrett Graves,
28 January 2003 (2 copies; 4 pages)

8.      Letter from Plaquemines Parish Government to U.S. Representative Billy Tauzin,
26 March 2003 (3 pages)

9.      “Talking Points for a Lower Mississippi River National Park”

10.  Letter to Rod Lincoln from U.S. Senator John Breaux, 19 July 2004 (2 copies).
First page of letter to John Breaux, 29 August 2002. “Mississippi Place, Mississippi
River, St. Paul, Minnesota” (2 pages). “Fact Sheet.” “City of Hastings Mississippi
River Interpretive Center, Hastings, MN” (5 pages)

11.  Series of letters between U.S. Senator John Breaux, Patricia Hooks, U.S. Department
of the Interior Regional Director for the Southeast Region, and Rod Lincoln, 2004
(7 pages)

12.  National Park Service, “Director’s Order #25: Land Protection” (7 pages)

13.  “Criteria for Parklands” (7 pages)

14.  Email chain, 2002 (3 pages)

15.  “An alternative for Fort Jackson management” (2 pages)

16.  Letter draft. Letter to U.S. Representative Billy Tauzin from the Plaquemines
Parish President Benny Rousselle, 20 March 2003 (3 pages)

17.  “Fort Jackson renewal efforts make headway,” The Picayune, 22 May 2003

18.  “Proposed Development around Fort Jackson, 2005 Master Plan, Plaquemines Parish”
(5 pages)

19.  Partial letter

20.  “Plaquemines Historic Association General Meeting Agenda,” 4 April 2006

21.  “Landrieu Introduces Bill to Help Plaquemines Parish Historical Sites Join National
Park Service,” 5 July 2011 (2 pages)

22.  “Federalizing Plaquemines Parish Forts,” H.R. 1041, S.626 (8 pages)

23.  Email chain between Rod Lincoln and Jason Matthews, 2005 (5 pages)

24.  “Guidance on Developing a Plan” (9 pages)

25.  Letter to U.S. Senator John Breaux, 5 September 2002 (2 pages)

26.  “Plaquemines Parish Master Plan – Minutes of Meeting – December 2, 2004” (3 pages)

27.  “Restoring America’s National Parks – Louisiana”

28.  “National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium” pamphlet

29.  “Itasca State Park” Wikipedia (10 pages)

30.  Paper addressing “visiting center opportunities in the Atchafalaya Basin” (8
pages)

 

Folder 2B: “Fort Jackson National Park – Post-Katrina, August 2005-2018” 

1.      Pamphlet, “What if there was a …Lower Mississippi River National Park” (2
copies)

2.      FEMA letter, 29 November 2005 (2 copies)

3.      Partial FEMA letter, 16 March 2006

4.      “Fort Jackson after Katrina: Brief History of Fort Jackson” (5 pages)

5.      “Project Summary Sheet – Long Term Recovery, Plaquemines Parish” (15 pages)

6.      “Top Priorities established by FEMA to speed up Gulf Coast recovery after
Hurricane Katrina & Rita in 2005” (2 pages). “Fort Jackson/ Fort St. Phillip Park
Restoration” (12 pages)

7.      “Civil War Preservation Trust Unveils Most Endangered Battlefields Report,”
28 February 2006 (4 pages)

8.      Letter from Rod Lincoln about Fort Jackson, ND (2 pages)

9.      “National Park Service, National Heritage Areas, Heritage Area Bills Introduced,
109th Congress,” 24 October 2005 (2 pages)

10.  “Existing National Register Properties” (5 pages)

11.  “Nomination for Fort Jackson (Plaquemines Parish) to National Park Status” (2
pages)

12.  “The Registry of National Historic Landmarks” pamphlet

13.  Email from Bess Gillelan, Director of Interagency Task Force on American Heritage
Rivers, 2007 (3 copies) and copy of S.278 from 110th Congress (24 pages)

14.  “Appendix D: Delta Region Museum Survey Summary of Survey Findings” (2 pages)

15.  Emails from Rod Lincoln to Billy Nungsser and Janice Costa, 20 March 2008 (2
copies; 5 pages)

16.  Letter from Rod Lincoln, 24 February 2006 (4 pages)

17.  “The Fort Jackson and Lower Mississippi River National Park Story” (11 pages)

18.  Letter to U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu from Plaquemines Parish President Billy
Nungesser, 15 Janaury 2008 (3 pages)

19.  “Plaquemines wants to put Fort Jackson back on the map,” WWLTV, 25 August 2009
(2 pages)

20.  Email about Fort Jackson, 25 August 2009

21.  “Plaquemines Parish Master Plan” partial, (8 pages)

22.  Email recommending Rod Lincoln’s involvement in the master planning process,
21 April 2009

23.  Letter to Plaquemines Parish President Billy Nungesser and powerpoint for a Lower
Mississippi River National Park, 17 January 2008 (10 pages)

24.  “Lower Mississippi River National Park, Executive Summary,” May 2008 (2 pages)

25.  “Fort Jackson Park Master Plan, Executive Summary” (4 pages)

26.  “The Lower Mississippi River National Park Headquartered at Historic Fort Jackson”
powerpoint (2 copies; 25 pages)

27.  “Title IV – Mississippi River National Heritage Area” ND (3 pages)

28.  National Park Service, Lower Mississippi Special Resource Study, Newsletter 1,”
May 2016 (3 copies)

29.  “Level 1, Pre-Acquisition Environmental Site Assessment Guidance Manual,” March
1999 (36 pages)

30.  Email from Rod Lincoln to the initial NPS investigators, ND (2 pages)

31.  Letter to Rod Lincoln from NPS investigator, ND

32.  “Lower Mississippi River National Park Chronology” (4 pages)

33.  Letter to President Barack Obama from Plaquemines Parish President Amos J. Cormier,
Jr., 14 April 2016 (2 pages)

Folder 2C: Newspaper clippings about Fort Jackson National Park

1.      “’Fragile Treasure’: Students give top marks to Nature Center,” Times-Picayune, 25 April 1982 (2 pages)

2.      “Editorial: Saving Fort Jackson,” The Gazette, 29 April 2008

3.      “Saving Ft. Jackson,” Plaquemines Gazette, 29 April 2008

4.      “Landrieu introduces Lower Miss. River National Historic Site Study Act,”
5 March 2013 and note

5.      “Historical Forts threatened,” The Advocate, 28 September 2009 (2 copies)

6.      “Forts Fighting Uphill Battles,” Times-Picayune, 14 March 2007

7.      “Forts near river’s end floated for national park,” Times-Picayune, 17 July 2011

8.      “Plaquemines vies for tourist dollars,” Times-Picayune, 17 July 2011

9.      “Feds May Recognized Forts’ Significance,” Plaquemines Gazette, 12 July 2011

10.  “Federalizing the Forts of Plaquemines,” Plaquemines Gazette, 22 September 2009

11.  “Defending Two Forts,” Times-Picayune, 22 March 2009 (2 pages)

12.  “PPC okays Ft. Jackson study,” Plaquemines Gazette, 27 May 2008

13.  “Sealed Bids,” 27 January 2006

14.  National Park Project meeting tonight,” Plaquemines Gazette, 20 May 2008

15.  “Fort Jackson Museum celebrates grand opening,” Plaquemines Gazette, 22 December 2015

16.  “Lower Mississippi Area Special Resource Study,” Plaquemines Gazette, 31 May 2016

17.  “Can Plaquemines Parish support a National Park?” Plaquemines Gazette, 23 February 2016

 

Folder 3: Boothville

1.      “Also see” note

2.      “A Former Boothville School Student Reminisces,” Down the Road, May 2000 (3 pages)

3.      “Traveling Down Memory Lane: Boothville,” Down the Road, January 1998 (6 pages)

4.      Assorted pictures of Boothville, Down the Road (3 pages)

5.      “Remembering…95 years,” Down the Road, November 1991 (3 pages)

6.      “The Man Behind the Wheel,” Down the Road, November 1996 (4 pages)

7.      “May Festival Boothville School,” Down the Road, May 1992

8.      “Barney Schoenberger: The Orange Man, Gum Shoe Poolitician, Mr. Plaquemines
Parish,” Down the Road, June 1998 (6 pages)

9.      “A Great Depression: A Lesson of Survival,” Down the Road, July 1995 (3 pages)

 

Folder 4A: Venice

1.      “Also see” note

2.      Picture of “Tidewater” welcome sign (3 copies)

3.      Picture of sign in Venice marking where La Salle claimed Louisiana

4.      “A Gulf Coast Community,” Chevron advertisement

5.      “Pride in your Surroundings,” Down the Road, September 1991

6.      Picture of waterway

7.      Picture of historical markers in Plaquemines Parish (2 copies)

8.      Letter from Rod Lincoln to Leonid Shmookler concerning historical sites, 6
May 1990. Map of Mississippi River delta. Map of Grand Pass.

9.      Map of the Mississippi River delta and the Tante Phine Project

10.  “Riverside Tours” pamphlet

11.  “Cypress Cove Marina” pamphlet (2 copies)

12.  “Venice Inn Motel” pamphlet

13.  “Lighthouse Lodge” pamphlet (2 copies)

14.  “Plaquemines Parish: The Finest Fishing Destination on Earth” pamphlet

15.  “The Venice Marina Charterboat Association” booklet

16.  “Venice Lions Club: Charter Presentation and Installation of Officers,” 4 December
1968, program

17.  Picture labeled “Boothville-Venice HS, Class of 1952-1954,” The Gazette

18.  “Venice, The End of the Road” powerpoint (5 pages)

19.  “Dedication of French Market”

20.  “Let’s Go to the Movies,” Down the Road, August 1995 (5 pages)

21.  “Mama’s Cooking was Oh So Sweet,” Down the Road, September 1994 (3 pages)

22.  “’The Jump’ Today’s Town Called Venice,” Down the Road, April 1991 (2 copies; 11 pages)

23.  “Venice and the Settlement of Striker,” Down the Road, May 1991 (5 pages)

24.  Letter to the Ft. Jackson Museum & Welcome Center from Susanne Thiede-Barnet,
Managing Director of the National Mississippi River Parkway Commission, August 2015

25.  “The Jump” and “Lower Coast Jottings,” Crosses on the Delta

26.  “Past Moments,” Down the Road, October 1998

27.  “Historical & Fun Facts and Notes: Memories by L. A. Jeaufreau,” Down the Road, December 1991 (2 pages)

28.  “Manning the Waters,” Down the Road, April 1992 (2 copies; 5 pages)

29.  “Parish offers Navy site to drop anchor,” Times-Picayune, 22 September 1984

30.  Beyond road’s end: A journey to the end of the state,” 8/12/90

31.  DVD Cover “Venice and Pilottown,” 2003

32.   “Katrina can’t stop mission,” Times-Picayune, 25 March 2007 (2 pages)

33.  “Where is it? Contest,” Down the Road, April 1995

34.  “Extracts from ‘The Sugar Journal’” (2 pages)

35.  “In Grand Pass, progress keeps a safe distance,” Times-Picayune, 11 August 1988

36.  “Closing a Chapter,” Down the Road, April 1990 (5 pages)

37.  “The ‘Jump’ into Prosperity…that’s Venice” (2 copies)

38.  Invitation to the rededication of LaSalle’s claiming of Louisiana, 1982

39.  “Dedication of French Marker”

40.  “The Jump” (2 pages) 

41.  Three calendar photographs 

42.  “Cypress Cove Lodge” advertisement

43.  “New Post Office Near Complete,” Plaquemines Watchman, 25 February 1986

44.  “Homegrown Eggplants” advertisement

Folder 4B: Newspaper Clippings about Venice

1.      “Third Annual St. Anthony Blessing of Boats Nets $2,000 in Funds,” Plaquemines Watchman, 18 August 1982 and “St. Ann Blessing of Fleet Winners Named,” Plaquemines Watchman, 18 August 1982

2.      “Coast Guard,” Plaquemines Watchman, 16 June 1982

3.      “Public Notice,” 6, 13 October 2020

4.      “Federal officials halt Chandeleur Island dredging,” Plaquemines Gazette, 29 June 2010

5.      “Venice Port Complex,” 9 May 2017

6.      “Great Beginnings,” Times-Picayune, 8 July 1998 (2 pages)

7.      “Boothville-Venice H.S., Class of 1952-1954,” The Gazette, 11 November 1988

8.      “Lighthouse Lodge” advertisement

9.      “Targa Venice Complex”

10.  “Venice is doorway to fishing paradise for the avid angler,” Times-Picayune, 1 June 1988

11.  “Station’s New Hope Spreads to Community,” The Gazette, 28 June 2006

12.  “PHI Launches New Heliport at Ground Breaking Ceremony,” Plaquemines Gazette, 15 January 1999

13.  “Venice Jump Project to protect Venice Port Complex,” Plaquemines Gazette, 5 June 2012

14.  “Millennium Port Meeting Informs Public, Officials Have Mixed Feelings,” Plaquemines Gazette

15.  “’School Boat’ Poses Cash Problem,” States-Item, 5 September 1964

16.  “USS New York Connects September 11 with Katrina,” Plaquemines Gazette, 20 October 2009

17.  “From the city to an undeveloped country,” The Gazette, 1 July 2008

18.  “Boothville Native to Star in ‘Food Network’ Competition,” Plaquemines Gazette, 6 January 2015

19.  “Chevron donates $1 million for Boothville-Venice facility,” Plaquemines Gazette, 22 April 2008

20.  “Church to Observe 50 Years,” Plaquemines Watchman, 5 December 1989

21.  “Gulf Oil Plant Safe,” Plaquemines Gazette, 3 February 1984

22.  “Roads updated to prevent flooding” ND

23.  “Ship/School Collision?” ND

24.  “Land Purchase,” Plaquemines Gazette, 2 Febrary 1990

25.  “Venice Marina, Inc.” ND

26.  “Venice: It offers a variety to the avid angler,” Times-Picayune, 1 June 1988

27.  “Coast Guard Open House is Slated at Venice,” Plaquemines Watchman, 27 July 1983

28.  “Santa Claus Comes to Town in a Helicopter,” Plaquemines Watchman, 22 December 1982

29.  “Sea Point Terminal Could Be Temporary Container Ship Hub,” Plaquemines Watchman, 29 August 2000

30.  “In Grand Pass, progress keeps a safe distance,” Times-Picayune, 11 August 1988

31.  “Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church celebrates 79 years,” ND

 

Folder 5A: “Cubit’s Gap/Delta Wildlife/Quarantine”

1.      “Also see” note

2.      “Welcome Guide…Terrebonne & Lafourche Parishes” booklet

3.      “Iberia Parish, Louisiana” pamphlet

4.      “Aunt Miller’s Terrebonne Swamp & Marsh Tours” pamphlet

5.      Map, “The LA. Historical Society LaSalle Memorial”

6.      “Pilottown, Louisiana” (2 pages)

7.      “Allan Lobirno”

8.      “Government Buys 2 Tracts at Mouth of Mississippi to Create Wildfowl Refuge,”
ND (3 pages)

9.      Map of Delta National Wildlife Refuge

10.  “Historically Speaking: Cubit’s Gap, It Was Just a Ditch,” Down the Road, August 1990 (5 pages)

11.  Map, “Channel Armor Gap Crevasse,” 1998

12.  U.S. Department of Agriculture press release, “WPA Workers Improve Waterfowl
Refuge in Delta of Mississippi,” 13 May 1937 (3 pages)

13.  “Government Buys 40,000 Acres of Louisiana Hunting Grounds to Establish Wildfowl
Refuge,” 17 September 1935 (2 copies; 4 pages)

14.  “The Delta Breton National Wildlife Refuge,” Down the Road, October 1990 (6 pages)

15.  “The Quarantine Station, Delta Wildlife Refuge,” Down the Road, September 1990 (7 pages)

16.  “Historically Speaking,” Down the Road, January 1991 (4 pages)

17.  “Historically Speaking: The Delta Breton Wildlife Refuge, part 2,” Down the Road, November 1990 (7 pages)

18.  “Employees of the Quarantine Station – 1892”

19.  “There is a certain fascination…”

20.  “West Bay Sediment Diversion (MR-3), Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, Mississippi
River Delta” (3 copies)

21.  Pages from various Down the Road articles about the Delta Wildlife Refuge, 1990-1991 (20 pages)

22.  “United States Quarantine Station – 4 May 1910”

23.  Letter to U.S. Dept. of the Interior from the Plaquemines Parish Historical Society,
27 August 1982

24.  Letter from the U.S. Department of the Interior to the Plaquemines Parish Historical
Society, 2 September 1982

25.  Copy of photograph, “One of the last remining buildings from the Quarantine Station
just north of Cupid’s Gap” (2 copies)

26.  “End of an era: Sam, Ev leaving delta,” Times-Picayune, 7 December 1983

27.  “The Delta Breton Wildlife Refuge (Part 2)” (6 pages)

28.  “Nature’s Winged Haven,” Down the Road, March 1994 (5 pages)

29.  “Land of the Ducks and the Men Who Captured the Spirit,” Down the Road, November 2000 (4 pages)

30.  Survey of “Delta Migratory Waterfowl Refuge, 5 June 1938

31.  Map, “Compiled in the Division of Land Acquisition, Washington, D.C., June 1937”
(4 pages)

32.  Map, “Refuge Leaflet 409, July 1966”

33.  Map of Mississippi River Delta

34.  Survey, Delta National Wildlife Refuge, 1966

35.  “Delta National Wildlife Refuge Educational CD-ROM Release May 15,” news release,
U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

36.  “U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, National Wildlife Refuge System” pamphlet

37.  Map, Down the Road, January 1991

38.  “Birds of the Delta National Wildlife Refuge” pamphlet (2 copies)

39.  “Delta-Breton National Wildlife Refuges” booklet (3 copies)

40.  “U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Delta: National Wildlife Refuge General Fishing
and Hunting Regulations, 2015-2016”

41.  “U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Delta: National Wildlife Refuge General Fishing
and Hunting Regulations, 2007-2008” (2 copies)

42.  “U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Louisiana: National Wildlife Refuges and National
Fish Hatchery” (3 copies)

43.  “Delta National Wildlife Refuge” pamphlet

44.  “U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, National Wildlife Refuge System: A Visitor’s Guide”

45.  “U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Conserving the Nature of America” booklet (2 copies)

46.  Bookmark, “Celebrating a Century of Conservation

47.  “U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Breton: National Wildlife Refuge” booklet (2 copies)

48.  “Discovering the Delta: An Interactive Exploration of Delta National Wildlife
Refuge”

49.  “U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Southeast Louisiana: National Wildlife Refuges”
booklet (4 copies)

50.  “The steamboat Felican…” drawing and description

51.  Information about the Delta-Breton National Wildlife Refuges (3 pages)

Folder 5B: Newspaper clippings, “Cubit’s Gap/Delta Wildlife Refuge”

1.      “Outdoors: Breton Island by Air,” Plaquemines Gazette, 31 May 2016

2.      “Chandeleur Island: where man is truly only a visitor,” Times-Picayune/States-Item, 16 December 1981

3.      “Saving Cat Island,” Plaquemines Gazette, 29 May 2012

4.      “Pass,” ND

5.      “Parish leader presents plan to rebuild barrier island chain,” Plaquemines Gazette, 18 May 2010

6.      “Royalties Check for $365,566 is Presented to Plaquemines,” The Gazette, 7 July 1989

7.      “Delta Wildlife Refuge,” Plaquemines Watchman, 19 January 1988

8.      “Delta Wildlife Refuge Advisor,” Plaquemines Watchman, 25 October 1988 (2 copies)

9.      “Wildlife Refuge subject of Sept. 6 Historical Association Meeting,” Plaquemines Gazette, 30 August 2016

10.  “On managing a refuge,” Plaquemines Gazette, 13 September 2016 (2 pages)

11.  “Sam Henson: Ends 15 Years with Birds at Delta Wildlife Refuge,” Plaquemines Gazette, 6 January 1984 (2 pages)

12.  “National Park Service solicits public input,” Plaquemines Gazette, 21 June 2016

13.  “End of an era: Sam, Ev leaving delta,” Times-Picayune, 7 December 1983

14.  “Wildlife Refuge,” ND

15.  “La. Wetlands loss reported slowing,” Times-Picayune, 5 December 1990

16.  “Public Comment Sought on Wildlife Refuge Plans,” Plaquemines Gazette, 23 June 2006

17.  “A Clean Bill of Health,” Times-Picayune, 6 August 2005

Folder 6: “Breton-Chandeleur Isles”

1.      “Also see” note

2.      U.S. Department of the Interior, General Land Office Decision, “Breton and
Chandeleur Islands Held to be Public Lands of the United States; Title to the Remaining
Areas Not in the Government: Swamp Land Selections Rejected,” 3 February 1943 (9 pages)

3.      Mapquest, Latitude: 29.0152, Longitude: -89.167 

4.      U.S. Department of the Interior, Fish and Wildlife Services, “Breton National
Wildlife Refuge Public Use Regulations” (2 copies)

5.      Mapquest, Chandeleur Islands, LA (2 pages)

6.      “General locations of the designated critic[al] habitat for the Wintering
Piping Plover…” 8/11/2002

7.      “U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, National Wildlife Refuge System” pamphlet

8.       “Refuge System Celebrates Anniversary, 75 Years and Going Strong,” Fish and
Wildlife News, December 1978-January 1979 (4 pages)

9.      “Birds of the Delta National Wildlife Refuge,” June 1977 (3 pages)

10.  “Historically Speaking: Breton and Chandeleur Islands,” Down the Road, February 1991 (5 pages)

11.  A Book-Lover’s Holidays in the Open, “Chapter X: Bird Reserves at the Mouth of the Mississippi,” 1919 (23 pages)

12.  “Historically Speaking,” Down the Road, January 1991 (3 pages)

13.  “Historically Speaking,” Down the Road, December 1990 (4 pages)

14.  “Where Land and Sea Converge” booklet

15.  “Association of National Estuary Programs, ANEP Update, September 2003” (3 pages)

16.  “Breton National Wildlife Refuge” (3 pages)

17.  “Breton National Wildlife Refuge” (2 copies; 10 pages)

 

Folder 7A: Pilottown

1.      “Also see” note

2.      Painting, “1884 – American Pilot Association Centennial – 1984”

3.      Delta Bank calendar sketch, heron, 1990

4.      Crescent River Port Pilots’ Association 2005 calendar pages (14 pages)

5.      Crescent River Port Pilots’ Association December 2004 calendar picture, “Captain
Frank J. Jusrisch”

6.      Aerial photograph of Pilottown

7.      Copy of photograph, “River Pilot Station @ Pilottown, LA”

8.      Copy of photograph, “Pilot Station/Pilottown” 3/30/2005

9.      Copy of photograph, “Wharf at Pilottown in Miss. River” 3/30/2005

10.  Copy of photograph, “Pilottown w/ both river and bar pilot stations on left,
Miss. River to right” 3/30/2005

11.  Copied photographs, “Pilottown Disk A” 2002 (23 pages)

12.  Copied photographs, “B, Pilottown” 2002 (15 pages)

13.  “River Pilot Home Dedicated,” 4/16/71

14.  Letter to Rod Lincoln from Mary Ehrensing Laguttuta

15.  “Pilot Town” 

16.  “Pilottown, Louisiana,” Wikipedia (2 pages)

17.  Page of four copied black and white photographs

18.  Pilottown map, “compiled in the Div. of Land Acquisition, Washington, D.C., June
1937, revised June 1940” (2 copies)

19.  Map of river, “British Lib., London” (2 copies)

20.  “Map of Lower Delta of Mississippi River Showing Growth of Plaquemines Parish,”
7 November 1937 (5 copies)

21.  “Plan of the Mouth of the Mississippi,” 1813

22.  Map of Mississippi Delta showing Quarantine Station and Pilottown

23.  Map of Mississippi River at Pilottown

24.  “Historical Pilottown Rebuilds Over Marsh,” 5 October 1970

25.  Crescent River Port Pilot’s Association 2005 calendar (2 copies)

26.  “Pilottown, Louisiana” (2 pages)

27.  Delta Bank calendar photographs of Pilottown (7 pages)

28.  Delta Bank calendar sketch, boats in a marsh

29.  Drawn, “Map of the Lower Mississippi River 1700-19020”

30.  Four aerial photographs, “Pilot Town – east bank of Missisippi below Venice,
After Camille”

 

Folder 7B: Newspaper clippings about Pilottown

1.      Picture of a house, Dixie, 13 December 1981

 

Folder 8: “Pilottown 2011, FEMA Demolition of Bar Pilot Station (12 buildings)

1.      “Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act for The Demolition
of 12 Associated Branch Pilot Buildings, Pilot Town, Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana,
26 September 2011” (127 pages)

 

Folder 9A: Bar and River Pilots

1.      “Also see” note

2.      Copied page with five pictures (2 copies)

3.      Copied picture with article, “The Delta of the Mississippi River, Louisiana”
(2 pages)

4.      “Gibson’s Directory – 1838, New Orleans, Louisiana”

5.      “River Mile Log” (2 pages)

6.      Copied picture, “The House of Representatives, 1932-1934” (2 pages)

7.      “Built 1878 – Oldest Steam Pilot Boat” (2 pages)

8.      1881 Pilot Boat (2 pages)

9.      Pilot Boat (2 pages)

10.  “’Stop Acting Like a Pilot!,’” Deep Delta Country (7 pages)

11.  “The Monopolistic Systems,” An Occupational Study of Bar Pilots: A Sociological Analysis, 1961 (16 pages)

12.  “Capt. Richard Francis,” 1904

13.  State Pilotage in America: Historical Outline with European Background, 1960

14.  “The Responsibilities and Economic Impacts of the Associated Branch Pilots,”
2010 (10 pages)

15.  “The Alaska Way,” “Reform’s foes,” Times-Picayune, 7 November 2001, nola.com (11 pages)

16.   “Steering the System,” “Pilot’s hideaway,” “Navigating the bottom line,” Times-Picayune, 6 November 2001, nola.com (16 pages)

17.  “All in the family,” “Token efforts,” Times-Picayune, 5 November 2001, nola.com (11 pages)

18.  “Masters of the River,” “Disciplinary inaction,” “River’s helmsmen,” “Family
Circle,” “Pilot primer,” “Dangers on the River,” “River Pilot Basics,” Times-Picayune, 4 November 2001, nola.com (41 pages)

19.  Advertisement for boat 

20.  Copy of river pilot article, ND

21.  “Skipper Croaks His Fears for Vessel’s Safety After Frogs  Guide Pilot in Fog,”
ND

22.  Two envelopes addressed to the Crescent River Port Pilots Association

23.  Postcard with painting of New Orleans and Mississippi River (2 copies)

24.  Postcard of USS Somerset

25.  Two Delta Bank calendar pictures

26.  Printed map of Mississippi Delta

27.  Christmas cards from the Crescent River Port Pilots’ Association, 1976, 1980,
1981, 1982, 1985, 1987 (9 cards)

28.  “In Ship Pilot’s Town, Weather is a Worry,” ND

29.  “Louisiana Places – Strange Sounding Names, Pilottown,” 15 September 1963

30.  Back cover of the Crescent River Port Pilots’ Association

Folder 9B: Newspaper clippings about Bar and River Pilots

1.      “Branch Pilots Elect Officers,” Gazette, 20 May 1983

2.      “River Pilots?” ND

3.      “Branch Pilots Elect Officers,” 5/1982

4.      “Bar Pilots Move Pilottown Base to Venice,” Plaquemines Gazette, 11 May 2006

5.      “Historical Society to Hear Vogt at Nov. 19 Meeting,” Plaquemines Watchman, 5 November 1985

6.      “Forrestal,” Plaquemines Gazette, 19 February 1988

7.      “River pilots bill gets committee OK,” ND; Compromise is reached on pilot
bill,” Times-Picayune, 10 June 1987 (2 pages)

8.      “Photo exhibit shows fading La. Coast,” Plaquemines Gazette, 1 December 2009

9.      “Crescent River Port Pilot’s Asoc. Elects Cramond as new President,” 2 October
2012

10.  “Capt. Mark Delesdernier Jr. to speak at Plaquemines Historical Association meeting
on February 6,” Plaquemines Gazette, 30 January 2018

11.  “Corps repairs Miss. River revetment mats,” Plaquemines Gazette, 1 December 2009 (2 pages)

12.  “Ship lines agree to raises for river pilots,” Times-Picayune, 8 December 1988

13.  “Pilot regulation bill is OK’d,” Times-Picayune, 1 July 1988

14.  “River pilot historian conquers bumpy tracks,” Westbank Guide, 12 August 1987

15.  “Contract Awarded for Work in River,” Plaquemines Watchman, 10 January 1989

16.  “Photos,” Plaquemines Gazette, 1 December 2009

17.  “Pilot Town Focus on TV Salute,” Plaquemines Gazette, 12 November 1999 (2 copies)

18.  “Pilottown oral history project needs you!” ND

19.  “Boardwalk at Pilottown Becomes a Great White Way,” Plaquemines Gazette, 31 January 1964

20.  “’Heart, Soul, River’ One River Mississippi Celebration,” Plaquemines Gazette, 30 June 2006

21.  “Selling Pilottown’s schoolhouse,” Times-Picayune, 14 January 1995

22.  “Regulations and rates make waves on river,” Times-Picayune, 14 August 1988

23.  “Disparity in pay hike for river pilots, military,” Times-Picayune, 4 March 1999

24.  “Panel: River pilots need regulation,” Times-Picayune, 7 January 1988 (2 pages); “River pilots seeking 40% rate increase,” Times-Picayune, 15 April 1988 (2 pages); “Pilots,” ND

25.  “Reform’s Foes,” Times-Picayune, 7 November 2001

26.  “A river of riches,” Times-Picayune, 7 November 2001

27.  “River pilots group files for raise,” Times-Picayune, 8 November 2001

28.  Crescent River Port Pilot’s Association newspaper advertisement

 

Folder 10A: Passe a L’Outre

1.      “Also see” note

2.      “Louisiana Lighthouses in Gulf and Inland Waters,” Louisiana Life Magazine, March/April 1981 (2 pages)

3.      “The Balize” and “Frank’s Island,” Lighthouses & Lightships of the Northern Gulf of Mexico (2 pages)

4.      “Frank’s Island Lighthouse” (10 pages)

5.      Information on models of Frank’s Island Lighthouse (11 pages)

6.      Copy of plans for the lighthouse (2 pages)

7.      Page of copied pictures of lighthouse and location

8.      “Old Style Brick Lighthouses, 1820-1849” (12 pages)

9.      Page of two copied photographs of Frank’s Island Lighthouse from 1917 and
1998

10.  Copied photographs of Frank’s Island Lighthouse (7 pages)

11.  “Communities and Landmarks South: Beyond the End of the Road,” Down the Road, June 1989 (2 copies; 12 pages)

12.  “Passe a L’outre Lighthouse 1855” (5 pages)

13.  “Lighthouse in the Delta,” Down the Road, April 1990 (6 pages)

14.  Paragraph about Frank’s Island Lighthouse in 1995

15.  “Passe A’ L’Outre (1855)”

16.  “Passe a L’outre Wildlife Refuge” (4 pages)

17.  “Frank’s Island Lighthouse,” Historic American Buildings Survey 

18.  Miscellaneous clippings about lighthouse (6 pages)

19.  “Mississippi River Flow” diagram (2 pages)

20.  Two Mississippi Delta maps

Folder 10B: Newspaper Clippings about Passe a L’Outre

1.      “Parish Lighthouse topic of January 6 Historical Association Meeting,” Plaquemines Gazette, 30 December 2014 (2 pages)

2.      “Pass-a-Loutre WMA users should be aware of Sawdust Bend Dredge Project this
fall and winter,” 26 September 2017

3.      “300th Anniversary of the Founding of the ‘Sunken Cities of La Balise/Balize,’”
Plaquemines Gazette, 3 August 2021 (2 pages)

4.      “’300th Anniversary of the Founding of the Sunken Cities of La Balise’ subject
of August 3 Historical Assocation Meeting,” Plaquemines Gazette, 27 July 2021 (2 pages)

5.      “Researcher Sheds New Light on Frank’s Island Fiasco,” Plaquemines Gazette, December 2014

6.      “Pass-a-Loutre Recreational Use Projects Open to the Public in Mississippi
River Delta,” Plaquemines Gazette, 18 August 2020

 

Box 14: Community

Folder 1A: Balize

1.      “Also see” note

2.      “The Sunken Cities of Balise” powerpoint, 7/26/2021 (5 pages)

3.      “The Sunken Cities of Balise” powerpoint, 4/4/2011 (11 pages)

4.      “The Real but Confusing History of George Bradish in Plaquemines Parish, La.”
(13 pages)

5.      “The Balize, 1722-18” (24 pages)

6.      “The Balize,” Down the Road, July 1992 (9 pages)

7.      “Plans for two barrack wings slated for construction at Balise, ca. 1726,”
Center for Louisiana Studies Digital Archives

8.      “Communities South: Beyond the End of the Road,” Down the Road, March 1989;
“Historically Speaking: The Balize – Part II,” Down the Road, April 1989; “Historically Speaking – The Balize, Part III,” Down the Road, May 1989; “Lighthouse Near Pass a Loutre,” Down the Road, June 1989 (10 pages)

9.      “’Louisiana’s Most Wicked City,’” Dixie, ND

10.  “Southern Travels: Journal of John H. B. Latrobe, 1834” (3 pages)

11.  “Census of Balize – 1860” (14 pages)

12.  Maps and diagrams from the Louisiana State Museum Historical Map Collection and
the Center for Louisiana Studies Digital Archives (40 pages)

13.  “The Post of the Balize” (15 pages)

14.  “Balize and Barataria” (14 pages)

15.  “A Louisiana Painting Returns Home,” The Historic New Orleans Collection Quarterly, Summer 2000 (6 pages)

16.  Map, “Carte Des Emboucheures Du Mississipi,” 1744

17.  Map, “Balize Bayou and Environs about 1790”

18.  Map, “Fort Real Catolica on San Carlos Island 1766-1768”

19.  Map, “Spanish Fort Baliza”

20.  Map, “Plan of the Balise”

21.  Map, “Plan of the Mouth of the Mississipi” 1813

22.  Map, “Fort Balise/Fort Wilkinson”

23.  Map, “Mouth of the Mississippi, 1731” (2 copies; three pages)

24.  “Plan and Section of a Cistern Proposed to be Built at the Post of La Balise,”
1734

25.  “Plan of a Powder Magazine Proposed to be Built at the Post of La Balise,” 1734

26.  Diagram of prison, guardhouse, and powder magazine, 1730s

27.  Copies of documents relating to the Mississippi Valley (13 pages)

28.  Maps/diagrams of Fort La Balise (20 pages)

29.  “Reference Service Report,” National Archives and Records Service, 25 June 1963

30.  “La Balize . . . The Beacon,” Crosses on the Delta (3 pages)

31.  “Mississippi River Flow” (2 copies)

32.  “Pintado Papers – Book III, Plan No. 1561, translated” (2 pages)

33.  “Pintado Papers – Book III, Plan No. 1561, 1802” (2 pages)

34.  “Lone Tomb Marks Grave of Sunken City” (7 pages)

35.  “The Unknown Travels and Dubious Pursuits of William Clark” (2 pages)

36.  “Pierre de Laussat Memoirs…” Times-Picayune, 2 November 1953

37.  “The Mouths of the Mississippi,” Times-Picayune, 15 November 1875 (2 pages)

38.  “Louisiana Places – Strange Sounding Names: Balise,” 4 September 1960

39.  “Balise,” Crosses on the Delta (2 pages)

40.  “Balize Lighthouse”

41.  “Balize,” Tales of the Mississippi

42.  “Did You Know?” (3 pages)

43.  “DeVerges,” Old Families of Louisiana (6 pages)

44.  Copy of letter (2 copies; 4 pages)

45.  “The Balize 1736” (2 copies)

46.  Picture of the Charles W. Morgan

47.  Sketches of Balise (3 pages)

48.  “New Governor CC Claiborne’s Ordinances relating to lower Plaquemines,” 1804

49.  “Privateersmen of the Gulf and Their Prizes,” The Louisiana Historical Quarterly (1 page)

50.  “Balize, at Mouth of Mississippi, Remembered Now in Grave Stones,” Times-Picayune, 1921

51.  “Antiquities of Louisiana” (5 pages)

52.  “Letter Thirty-Second” (2 copies; 14 pages)

53.  “Louisiana Barrier Island Erosion Study” (11 pages)

54.  “Memoirs of My Life,” 1803 (3 pages)

55.  “Public Lands,” 1812

56.  “Planning a Delta Town,” New Orleans, 1718-1812, An Economic History, 1970 (30 pages)

57.  “The Mississippi – Its Sources – Mouth and Valley” (8 pages)

58.  “Analytical Topography” (2 pages)

59.  “Spain’s Defenses in Louisiana” (7 pages)

60.  “Of the Post and Settlements on the Mississippi”

61.  “Colonial Forts of Louisiana,” The Louisiana Historical Quarterly (5 pages)

62.  Two handwritten pages

63.  “Balize” (4 pages)

64.  “Balize”

65.  Description of Balize stamps (2 pages)

66.  “The Balize Cemetary” (2 pages)

67.  “As we grazed the fort….” (4 pages)

68.  Letter from a priest to the Spanish king (5 pages)

69.  “Juan Ronquillo” powerpoint (2 pages)

Folder 1B: Newspaper clippings about Balize

1.      “Baltazar Ricard Devillier,” from “Ancestors,” Times-Picayune, August 1981

Folder 2A: South Pass

1.      “Also see” note

2.      “Communities and Landmarks Below the End of the Road,” Down the Road, August 1989 (2 copies; 10 pages)

3.      “Historically Speaking: Port Eads Continued,” Down the Road, September 1989 (2 copies; 12 pages)

4.      “Remembering Port Eads with Purgley Family,” Down the Road, December 1989 (2 copies; 6 pages)

5.      Maps of Port Eads (2 pages)

6.      South Pass Lighthouse information and copied pictures (7 pages)

7.      “South Pass,” Down the Road, July 1989 (5 pages)

8.      “Historically Speaking: Oysterville,” Down the Road, October 1989 (5 pages)

9.      Copy of letter, 5 April 1883

10.  “River Diversions”

11.  “Historical Sketch” (2 pages)

12.  “Jetties Maintain Deep Channel to Keep River Open to World Trade,” Times-Picayune (2 copies; 4 pages)

13.  “The Jetties Today” (2 pages)

14.  “Death of Captain Eads,” 12 March 1887 (2 copies)

15.  “Flagship Stands By for Golden Jubilee at Jetties,” ND

16.  “The Man Who Opened the Mississippi’s Mouth” (4 pages)

17.  A History of the Jetties at the Mouth of the Mississippi River, 1881, title page

18.  Copy of picture, “Port Eads at the Mouth of the Mississippi River”

19.  Copy of picture, “Lighthouse Entrance to Mississippi River”

20.  Picture, “Eads’ Jetties” plaque

21.  Copied pictures, “Early Pilot Boat Off the Mississippi’s Mouth” and “Towboat
Towing 
Cotton Ships Up to New Orleans”

22.  “Port Eads”

23.  “Morgan Island”

24.  “South Pass”

25.  “Special Report: A legal brief from Scarabin’s attorny,” Kansas City Star, 10 December 1998 (4 pages)

26.  “South Pass, LA” (5 pages)

27.  “Eads: The Man and the Community,” Down the Road, July 1992 (8 pages)

28.  “Let’s Play When I Say,” Down the Road, July 1992

29.  “Titanic Labor Under War” 

30.  “Below Head of Passes”

31.  “The Mississippi River”

32.  “Chart of the Mouth of South Pass,” 1879

33.  Copy of drawing, “Port Eads, South Pass of the Mississippi” (2 copies)

34.  Map of Mississippi Delta

35.  Copy of drawing, “Entrance into Eads Jetties. Mouth of the Mississippi River.”

36.  “The Mississippi Jetties” (27 pages)

37.  “James Eads Timeline” (6 pages)

38.  Copies of Port Eads photographs, 2002 (87 pages)

39.  “Port Eads Marina” pamphlet

40.  Crescent River Port Pilot’s Association 1986 Christmas card

41.  Copy of drawing of South Pass

42.  “The River: Managing the Might of the Mississippi,” US Army Corps of Engineers

43.  “South Pass Light, 1831” copy of picture

44.  Drawn map of Mississippi Delta

45.  “Our River Fleet,” The Weekly Observer, 24 July 1875

46.  Copy of picture, “Port Eats at the Mouth of the Mississippi”

Folder 2B: Newspaper clippings about South Pass/Port Eads/Oysterville

1.      “Management group makes bid for Port Eads contract,” Plaquemines Gazette, 16 April 2019

2.      “All options on the table for Port Eads,” Plaquemines Gazette, 12 March 2019 (2 pages)

3.      “Sept. 11, 1882,” Times-Picayune

4.      “High Adventure at Port Eads” advertisement, Plaquemines Gazette, 10 June 2014

5.      “Port Eads sells 25 percent of slips in two days,” Plaquemines Gazette, 14 January 2014

6.      “Port Eads non-profit moves forward,” Plaquemines Gazette, 26 November 2013

7.      “High Adventure plans exit from Port Eads,” Plaquemines Gazette, 15 January 2019 (2 copies)

8.      “Council vexed by Port Eads vacancy,” Plaquemines Gazette, 29 January 2019 (2 pages)

9.      “Back to the Pass,” Plaquemines Gazette, 3 June 2014

10.  “Port Eads debate renewed after liquor license denied, then later approved,”
Plaquemines Gazette, 5 July 2016 (2 pages)

11.  “Parish takes control of Port Eads: From rebuilding to non-profit management,
controversy and criticism voiced,” Plaquemines Gazette, 12 November 2013

12.  “Port Eads,” Plaquemines Gazette, 6 September 2011

13.  “Construction underway at Port Eads,” Plaquemines Gazette, 6 September 2011

14.  “Work to begin on Port Eads Marina,” 2010

15.  “Outdoors: Port Eads named 2018 Fishing Destination of the Year,” 27 February
2018

16.  “Port Eads renovation set for completion in January 2013,” Plaquemines Gazette, 6 November 2012

17.  “Coal,” ND

18.  “Deep-water floating port studied by Plaquemines,” Times-Picayune, 9 June 1983

19.  “World’s Fair,” ND

20.  “Terminal,” ND

21.  “Shell Beach revisited by WWII officer,” Times-Picayune, 5 September 1982

22.  “Agency forced to reduce patrol,” Times-Picayune, 1 January 1989 (2 pages)

23.  “Deep Draft Terminal Draws No Environmental Concern,” Plaquemines Gazette, 26 October 1984

24.  “Plaquemines seeks deep-water port at mouth of river,” ND

25.  “South Pass Bulk Terminal Economic Study Begun by State,” Plaquemines Watchman, 11 February 1986

26.  “Tug Donovan” ND

27.  “Council puts Port Eads Fishing Refuge on the clock,” Plaquemines Gazette, 30 June 2020 (2 pages)

28.  “Council dedicates money for Point a la Hache Ferry, nizes Port Eads Fishing
Refuge,” Plaquemines Gazette, 24 July 2020

Folder 3: Garden Island Bay/Dennis Pass

1.      “Also see” note

2.      “Garden Island Bay,” Down the Road, March 1991

3.      Gator Gazette, 22 February 1983

4.      Gator Gazette, 5 April 1983 (2 copies)

5.      Gator Gazette, 19 April 1983 (2 copies)

6.      Gator Gazette, 17 May 1983

7.      Gator Gazette, 31 May 1983

8.      Gator Gazette, 12 July 1983

9.      The Freeporter, July 1962 (2 copies)

10.  “Get Your Limit on Ducks!” Louisiana Conservation Review

11.  “Let Me Show You the Way,” Down the Road, February 1991 (4 pages)

12.  “Let Me Show You the Way,” Down the Road, July 1998 (5 pages)

Folder 4: Oysterville

1.      “Also see” note

2.      “Oysterville” (2 pages)

3.      “The Purgleys of Oysterville,” Down the Road, June 1991 (4 pages)

4.      “Historically Speaking: Oysterville,” Down the Road, November 1989 (2 copies; 9 pages)

5.      “Historically Speaking: Oysterville,” Down the Road, October 1989 (5 pages)

6.      “Oysterville: Memories Are All That’s Left,” Down the Road, June 1991 (5 pages)

7.      “Oysterville: A Recollectio by the Late Allen Lobrano, Plaquemines Parish
Clerk of Court,” Down the Road, October 2000 (4 pages)

8.      “An old map describes the destruction of a hurricane that passed over Oysterville,”
Down the Road, June 1991

Folder 5: Port Eads

1.      South Pass map

2.      “Government Light and Revenue Station at Port Eads” 1884, November 1982 calendar
picture

3.      Calendar picture of lighthouse, “Port Eads, Louisiana” (2 copies)

4.      Copies of drawings of Port Eads (5 pages)

5.      “South Pass,” Down the Road, July 1989 (4 pages)

6.      Copied pictures of South Pass (5 pages)

7.      Copied page of pictures of Southwest Pass

8.      Copied pictures of Port Eads (5 pages)

9.      “Port Eads,” Down the Road, July 1992

10.  Copy of letter between Jas B. Eads and J. Ben Meyer (4 copies)

11.  “Memories of Port Eads: 1924 to 1938” (2 copies; 8 pages)

12.  “Port Eads – 1887,” Down the Road, April 1992

13.  “Port Eads” (2 copies; 5 pages)

14.  “Louisiana Places – Strange Sounding Places, Port Eads”

15.  “Letters,” Down the Road, May 1990

16.  “Ralph Tabor Williams,” Down the Road, April 1991 (4 pages)

17.  Copy of 1881 menu

18.  Catalogue information for photographs of South Pass/Port Eads (2 copies)

19.  “Communities and Landmarks Below the End of the Road,” Down the Road, August 1989 (5 pages)

20.  “Historically Speaking: Port Eads Continued,” Down the Road, September 1989 (2 copies; 9 pages)

21.  “South Pass,” Down the Road, July 1989 and “Communities and Landmarks Below the End of the Road,” Down the Road, August 1989 (5 pages)

Folder 6: Port Eads 2010, FEMA Demolition of the Boat Harbor

1.      Port Eads 2010, FEMA Demolition of the Boat Harbor (142 pages)

Folder 7A: Southwest Pass

1.      “Also see” note

2.      Sketch, “On the Mississippi – The Essayons at Work Removing the Bar at the
Mouth of the Southwest Pass” (2 copies)

3.      Sketch, “The Battle at the Southwest Pass – the Ram ‘Manassas’ Attacking the
‘Richmond’” and “The Battle at the Southwest Pass – Retreat of the Rebel Flotilla”

4.      Copied painting, “Commodore Farragut’s Squadron and Captain Porter’s Mortar
Fleet…”

5.      “The Mississippi River” information and sketches

6.      Sketch, “Southwest Pass Lighthouse,” dated 1871

7.      Map of South West Pass, ND

8.      Sketch, “Southwest Pass” (2 copies)

9.      Sketch, “Mouth of the Mississippi,” dated 1871

10.  Copied picture, “Southwest Pass Lighthouse, 1937”

11.  Maps of Southwest Pass and Stake Island (3 pages)

12.  Sketch, “Views of the Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River”

13.  Sketch, “Süd-Westliche Mündung des Mississippi”

14.  “Louisiana Lights,” Imagine, Fall 2006 (3 pages)

15.  Copied picture, “Southwest Pass”

16.  “Southwest Pass”

17.  “East Bay” (2 pages)

18.  “The Town of Burrwood on Southwest Pass” powerpoint (6 pages)

19.  “Arrival of Sicilians on the Britannia, New Orleans, 1898,” The Ship’s List (2 pages)

20.  “State of Louisiana Site Record Form – Southwest Pass Light Site” (2 pages)

21.  “Louisiana’s Last Manned Lighthouse,” Louisiana Life, March/April 1981 (3 copies; 32 pages)

22.  Louisiana Life, March/April 1981

23.  “Lighthouse in the Delta,” Down the Road, April 1990

24.  “Station BURL1 – Southwest Pass, LA,” National Data Buoy Center, 2005 (2 pages)

25.  “Southwest Pass Light 1839” (2 copies; 5 pages)

26.  “Inventory of Historic Light Stations, Louisiana Lighthouses – Southwest Pass
Entrance Light,” Maritime Heritage Program (2 pages)

27.  Various maps/sketches/copied pictures of Southwest Pass (15 pages)

28.  Program, “Fourth Annual Exhibition of the Pilot Town Academy,” 1885

Folder 7B: Newspaper clippings about Southwest Pass/Pilot Town Bayou/Burrwood

1.      “Gnots Reserve Owner Memorializes Former Plaquemines Community,” Plaquemines Gazette, 2 February 2021 (2 pages)

2.      “Light Station: The Unmanning of Southwest Pass Lighthouse,” Plaquemines Watchman, 26 December 1984

3.      “Aid to Navigation Project on Schedule for River,” Plaquemines Gazette, 31 October 1986

4.      “New Beam at Southwest Pass,” Dixie, 2 May 1965 (2 pages)

5.      “Out on the Edge of Nowhere,” Dixie, 30 January 1983 (5 pages)

6.      “Coal Terminal Plans Announced,” Plaquemines Gazette, 8 April 1983

7.      “Southwest Pass Dredging Begins,” Plaquemines Gazette, 7 April 1989

8.      “Corps Awards Alabama Company Bid for Work on Dredge ‘Wheeler,’” Plaquemines Gazette, 16 December 1988

9.      “Corps Awards Contracts for Southwest Pass,” Plaquemines Gazette, 10 March 1989

10.  “Corps Lets River Contract,” Plaquemines Gazette, 14 July 1989

11.  “Feds pledge $500k to save roseau cane,” Plaquemines Gazette, 10 April 2018 (2 pages)

12.  “Sea Point to Discuss Project at Chamber Meeting, Public Invited,” ND

13.  “The way it was…” ND

Folder 8: Pilot Town Bayou

1.      “Also see” note

2.      “Scott’s Bayou” handwritten page and map

3.      “Pilottown Bayou Visited” (2 copies)

4.      Sketches of Pilot-Town (3 pages)

5.      Program, “Fourth Annual Exhibition of the Pilot Town Academy,” 1885

6.      “Historically Speaking … Southwest Pass (Pilot Town Bayou),” Down the Road,
May 1990 (5 pages)

7.      “Pilot Town – 1879” (2 copies; 5 pages)

8.      “From Pilot Town,” The Weekly Observer, 27 September 1879 (2 copies)

9.      “1871 Visit to Pilottown” (2 pages)

10.  List, “Bar Pilots at Pilottown Payou Southwest Pass”

Folder 9: Burrwood

1.      “Also see” note

2.      Copied pictures of construction of jetties at Southwest Pass, 1905 (13 pages)

3.      Two copied pictures, “Tulane Special Collection – 1898 Flood” (3 copies)

4.      “Louisiana Quarantine Station at Mouth of Mississippi River” (3 copies)

5.      Copied pictures of Burrwood (7 pages)

6.      Copied pictures, “Southwest Pass” (3 pages)

7.      “Letters,” Down the Road, June 1997

8.      “Plaquemines Past: Notes & Fun Facts from the Past,” Down the Road, March 1994

9.      “Historically Speaking: Communities South…Burrwood,” Down the Road, February 1990 (2 copies; 9 pages)

10.  “Flowers, Beaches and Blue Waters: Burrwood,” Down the Road, July 1996

11.  “My Memories of Burrwood,” Down the Road, February 1990 (7 pages)

12.  “Burrwood: A Peaceful Community Witnesses World War II Action in the Gulf,” Down the Road, March 1990 (7 pages)

13.  “Lighthouse in the Delta,” Down the Road, April 1990 (5 pages)

14.  “Historically Speaking…Southwest Pass (Pilot Town Bayou),” Down the Road, May 1990 (5 pages)

15.  Drawn map of Burrwood

16.  Transcription of “Times Picayune Sept. 21, 1954 – Burrwood Closure”

17.  “Inside: Burrwood Days Gone By,” Down the Road, February 2000 (16 pages)

18.  Pages from Down the Road, July 1996 (9 pages)

19.  “The History Book of Louisiana’s First People,” Aquanotes, 4 December 1975 (4 pages)

20.  Copied picture of a boat on the river, ND

Folder 10: Battle of S/W Pass

1.      Copied painting, “Commodore Farragut’s Squadron and Captain Porter’s Mortar
Fleet Entering the Mississippi River” (2 copies)

2.      Sketches of the Battle at the Southwest Pass (2 copies)

3.      “Battle of the Head of Passes” (5 pages)

4.      “Hollin’s Attack on Northern Fleet at Southwest Pass”

5.      “Report of the Secretary of the Navy (3 pages)

Folder 11A: Olga

1.      “Also see” note

2.      Two handwritten notes about Olga

3.      “Plaquemines Past: Historical & Fun Facts and Notes,” Down the Road, ND

4.      Page of copied pictures labeled “Olga”

5.      “Field Survey Map of Ostrica” 

6.      “Field Survey Map of Olga” (2 copies)

7.      “Oysters & Olga,” Down the Road, July 1993 (6 pages)

8.      “Olga (Independenceville),” from Plaquemines, The Empire Parish (2 pages)

9.      Copy of letter

10.  “Cover Picture,” Down the Road, July 1993 (2 pages)

11.  “Her Heart Never Left Olga,” Down the Road, October 1990 (4 pages)

12.  “Politics is Serious Business,” Down the Road, October 1990 (2 pages)

13.  Copied pictures, “Olga, 1939” (11 pages)

 

Folder 11B: Newspaper clippings about Olga

1.      “Buyout and BFE lowering plan” ND

2.      Announcement of ownership of the estate of Pierre Jean Burat in Plaquemines
Parish, 15 September 2009

Folder 12A: Fort St. Philip, 1875-Now

1.      “Also see” note

2.      Aerial picture of fort

3.      “Hurricane Katrina devastated Forts Jackson, St. Philip and Pike…but with
the Civil War Preservation Trust recently adding them to its list of endangered battle
sites, restoration may be in their future,” Times-Picayune, 21 March 2006

4.      “Old Fort Saint Philip, and … Ol’ Man River”

5.      “Fort Pike”

6.      “Fort St. Philip After 175 Years,” Dixie, 30 July 1961 (2 pages)

7.      “Oil landman Frank A. Ashby Jr.,” Dixie, 26 February 1984

8.      Aerial picture of structure, 2002

9.      “Push in Plaquemines: CORE Set to Invade ‘Judge’ Perez Redoubt,” Wall Street Journal, 6/3/62

10.  “Push in Plaquemines: CORE Set to Invade ‘Judge’ Perez Redoubt,” 6/3/65

11.  Copied photographs of Fort St. Philip (9 pages)

12.  Calendar picture, “Fort St. Philip” 

13.  Website picture, “Reliving Legacies: Remembering Fort St. Philip” pin

14.  Copied maps of Fort St. Philip (2 pages)

15.  “Fading fort: Civil rights prison recalls the era of Perez,” Times-Picayune, 11 July 1982 (2 pages)

16.  “Jail for Integrationists: Plaquemines Preparing Dungeons,” ND (2 pages)

17.  “Report of Completed Batteries, Etc.: Defenses of New Orleans, LA, For the Month
of December, 1903” (24 pages)

18.  The Coast Defense Study Group, Inc., The CDSG Newsletter, May 2002 (11 pages)

19.  The Coast Defense Study Group, Inc., The CDSG Newsletter, August 2002 (9 pages)

20.  Letter from J. Ben Meyer, Sr., to Dr. Gagliano, 15 September 1983

21.  Letter from William L. Catalina to Rod Lincoln, 19 January 1992 (2 pages)

22.  National Register of Historic Places Inventory – Nomination Form for Fort St.
Philip (6 copies; 31 pages)

23.  National Park Service list of Martime Landmarks including Fort Jackson and Fort
St. Philip, 12 December 2001 (2 pages)

24.  “A spiritual feast ends at commune in Plaquemines,” Times-Picayune, 3 December 1989 (2 copies; 6 pages)

25.  “The Christos Experiment,” Dixie, 26 February 1984 (2 copies; 16 pages)

26.  “Fort St. Philip, Fort Jackson and Fort St. Leon” (2 copies; 27 pages)

27.  “Fort St. Philip” (2 copies)

28.  “Fort St. Philip,” Historic Names and Places on the Lower Mississippi (2 copies)

29.  “Bayou Mardi Gras” (2 copies)

30.  “Mardi Gras and the Indefinables” ND

31.  Letter from the Plaquemines Parish Commission Council to the Honorable John Chase,
2 February 1971

32.  “A Marker for Bayou Mardi Gras” ND

33.  “Forts in Plaquemines Bend,” Crosses on the Delta (4 pages)

34.  “Restore Fort Jackson and Fort St. Philip” (2 copies; 6 pages)

35.  “Project Schedule and Delivery Requirements”

36.  “Fort St. Philip: ‘It must be preserved,’” Times-Picayune, 10 February 1985 (2 copies; 3 pages)

37.  “Gun ends his quest for peace,” Times-Picayune, 17 September 1985 (2 pages)

38.  “Making the Grade…While Making his Way,” Plaquemines Gazette, 12 June 1987 (2 pages)

39.  “Plaquemines Historic Association August 13, 2002 Meeting Agenda.” National Park
Service, Federal Historic Preservation Tax Incentives, Façade Easement Contributions
(4 pages). American Farmland Trust – Farmland Information Center (2 pages)

40.  Fax cover sheet to Rod Lincoln, 12/16/03

41.  Blank “Hold Harmless Agreement”

42.  “Plaquemines Historic Association General Meeting Agenda, March 7, 2006”

43.  Letter to Benny Rouselle, Plaquemines Parish president, from Jon Smith, United
States Department of the Interior, Assistant Associate Director of the Heritage Preservation
Assistance, 28 June 2006

44.  “Louisiana – Plaquemines County”

45.  Map of river

46.  “American Seacoast Defenses Database: Military Reservations and Concrete Gun
Batteries, 1890-1945” (2 pages)

47.  Copied pictures of boats on the river

Folder 12B: Newspaper clippings about Fort St. Philip 

1.      “Council approves funding for Mardi Gras Pass closure permit,” Plaquemines Gazette, 20 December 2016

2.      “Bicentennial to be celebrated at Chalmette Battlefield, January 7-10,” Plaquemines Gazette, 6 January 2015

3.      Times-Picayune, 22 March 2009

4.      Dixie, 26 February 1984

5.      “Timerlane,” ND

6.      “Making the Grade… While Making His Way,” Plaquemines Gazette, 12 June 1987 (2 pages)

7.      “Commune,” ND

8.      “Gun ends his quest for peace,” Times-Picayune, 17 September 1985

9.      “Commune-ity History,” Plaquemines Gazette, 23 June 2015

10.  “A spiritual feast ends at commune in Plaquemines,” Times-Picayune, 3 December 1989

11.  “River threatening to steal a forgotten historical jewel,” Times-Picayune, 10 February 1985

12.  Dixie, 18 December 1983

13.  “Fading fort: Civil rights prison recalls the era of Perez,” Times-Picayune, 11 July 1982

Folder 13A: Fort St. Philip, 1747-1860

1.      The Battle of New Orleans: Sea Power and the Battle of New Orleans. By Admiral E. M. Eller, Dr. W. J. Morgan and Lieut. R. M. Basoco. The Battle of
New Orleans, 150th Anniversary Committee of Louisiana, 1965. 

2.      “November 3, 1804”

3.      “Battle scene depicting the defeat of the British army on the planes of Chalmette,
January 8, 1815.

4.      Picture of Bayou Mardi Gras Plaque

5.      “Plan of an Attack made by the British Forces on the American Lines in Advance
of Orleans, 1815”

6.      1796 Map of “Plaquemine Fort”

7.      “1814 Maps of Plaquemines Turn and Fort St. Philip”

8.      “Sketch of Plaquemine Fort”

9.      “The Battle of New Orleans,” 15 September 1975 (15 pages)

10.  “Historical Sketch” (3 copies)

11.  “Plaquemines’ Role in the Battle of New Orleans: British Were Turned Back at
Fort St. Philip,” Down the Road, January 1990 (3 copies; 12 pages)

12.  Email with questions concerning Fort St. Philip, 19 August 2000

13.  Maps of the Battle of New Orleans and the War of 1812

14.  “Letter 100 Years Old Describes The Battle of New Orleans,” Times-Picayune, 7 January 1917 (2 copies)

15.  “The Battle of New Orleans,” Plaquemines: The Empire Parish (6 pages)

16.  “Battle of New Orleans,” Cajuns on the Bayou

17.  “The Continuing Battle of New Orleans,” The Historic New Orleans Collection Quarterly, Winter 2002 (5 pages)

18.  “’A Very Disagreeable Occupation’: A Tennessee Soldier at the Battle of New Orleans,”
The Historic New Orleans Collection Quarterly, Fall 1999

19.  “Historical Memoir of the War in West Florida and La.,” The Louisiana Historical Quarterly (4 copies; 14 pages)

20.  “Early History of Fort St. Philip to 1815” (3 pages)

21.  “Fort St. Philip” (3 copies)

22.  “Abstract – Admiral Cochrane and the Siege of Fort St. Philip – the British Hedge
their Bets” and “References” (13 pages)

23.  “Don Pedro Favrot, A Creole Pepys,” The Louisiana Historical Quarterly (2 copies; 17 pages)

24.  “Plaquemines Defense of New Orleans” (2 pages)

25.  “Battle at Forts Jackson and St. Philip,” 2/11/2006 (3 pages)

26.  “Jacques DeVillier” (3 pages)

27.  “View of the proposed French fortification for Plaquemines Bend, ca. 1747” (2
pages)

28.  National Society of the United States Daughters of 1812, Andrew Jackson Birthday
Celebration Address, 15 March 1971 (2 copies; 10 pages)

29.  “Andrew Jackson” (6 pages)

Folder 13B: Newspaper clippings of Fort St. Philip, 1747-1860

1.      “Battle of New Orleans Biography,” ND

Folder 14A: Fort St. Philip – Civil War

1.      “The Civil War in Louisiana” brochure

2.      “Lower Coast,” Empire Parish, 25 November 1865 (2 copies)

3.      “Civil War Soldier’s Reflections of Fort Jackson,” Plaquemines Watchman, 19 September 1984 (2 copies)

4.      “The Expedition Against New Orleans” 

5.      “The Federal Mortar Schooners” (2 copies)

6.      “Flag-Officer Farragut’s Gulf Squadron, and Commodore Porter’s Mortar Fleet”
and “Reconnoissance [sic] of Forts Jackson and St. Philip, one the Mississippi, by
Gun-Boats from Flag-Officer Farragut’s Squadron” sketches from Harper’s Weekly, 10 May 1862 (3 copies)

7.      Map of Fort St. Philip

8.      “Mortar-Steamers Attacking the Water-Battery of Fort Jackson” (2 copies)

9.      “U.S. Coast Survey Plan of Fort Jackson,” 1862

10.  “The Battle of New Orleans”

11.  “River-Side Interior of Fort St. Philip,” 1933 (3 copies)

12.  “The Wreck of the Morgan”

13.  “Mortar boats sink near Fort Jackson”

14.  “Bombardment of Forts Jackson and St. Phillip by the Federal Mortar Schooners”
(2 pages)

15.  Untitled sketch

16.  Maps of the river (5 pages)

17.  “Civil War Era Map of Forts at Plaquemines Turn by Gerdes”

18.  “Civil War Claims”

19.  “Soldiers at Fort St. Philip in 1870” (4 pages)

20.  “NPS Gets Vicksburg Campaign Site Tied to Grant’s Strategy,” The Civil War News, Feb/March 2003 (2 pages)

21.  “How Ironclad Manassas Came to be Constructed,” New Orleans Picayune, 1903

22.  Four pages of notes about battle

23.  “Jail for Integrationists: Plaquemines Preparing Dungeons,” ND (4 copies)

24.  “Search Efforts to locate the Wrecks of the CSS Governor Moore and USS Varuna”
presentation (19 pages)

25.  “Looking at Fort Jackson from Fort St. Philip – 1871,” Down the Road, September 2000 (5 pages)

26.  “1871 Fort Jackson,” Tales of the Mississippi

27.  “A Yankee’s Visit to Fort Jackson,” Plaquemines Watchman, 19 October 1983 (2 copies; 4 pages)

28.  Maps of Fort Jackson and Fort St. Philip (4 pages)

29.  “Forts Jackson, Saint Philip Kept Federal Navy from New Orleans,” The Artilleryman, Summer 2002 (12 pages)

30.  “List of American Military Reservations and Concrete Gun Batteries – U.S. Gulf
Coast” (4 pages)

31.  “Report on Research Trip to NARA” to Bill Serpas from Lee Hughart, 2006 (2 pages)

Folder 14B: Newspaper clippings about Fort St. Philip – Civil War

1.      “Parish History: One Soldier’s Reflections of Fort,” Plaquemines Watchman, 9 March 1983 (2 pages)

2.      “Soldier’s Reflections of Fort,” Plaquemines Watchman, 23 March 1983

3.      “A Yankee’s Visit to Fort Jackson,” Plaquemines Watchman, 19 October 1983 (2 pages)

4.      Picture of Fort St. Philip and picture of Leander Perez at Fort St. Philip

5.      “One Civil War Soldier’s Reflections of Fort Jackson, Fort St. Philip,” Plaquemines Watchman, 12 September 1984

6.      “One Civil War Soldier’s Reflections of Fort Jackson, Fort St. Philip,” Plaquemines Watchman, 19 September 1984

7.      “One Civil War Soldier’s Reflections of Fort Jackson, Fort St. Philip,” Plaquemines Watchman, 26 September 1984

8.      “After World War I, Peter Cvitanovich….” ND

9.      The Belle Ringer Chasseing Truth, April 2003 Edition

10.  “Lincoln Proclamation Issued on New Year’s” ND

Folder 15: Neptune

1.      “Also see” note

2.      “Great Reduction,” The Observer, 24 July 1875

3.      “Neptune,” Louisiana

4.      Map of Neptune, 1925

5.      “Point Bolivar” (6 pages)

Folder 15A: Ostrica

1.      “Also see” note

2.      Pictures of Ostrica from Down the Road, October 1991 (2 copies)

3.      “Great Reduction,” The Observer, 24 July 1875

4.      “Nostalgia may lose vote in Plaquemines,” Times-Picayune, 11 October 1993 (2 copies; 3 pages)

5.      Copied photographs (3 pages)

6.      Copied sketches (5 pages)

7.      “Plaquemines Past: Here’s To The Photographer,” Down the Road, October 1995

8.      “Mr. Earl Deserves Due Respect,” Down the Road, October 1991 (3 copies; 9 pages)

9.      “Ostrica Quarantine Station (4 copies; 20 pages)

10.  “Ostrica @ The Locks”

11.  “Ostrica Area”

12.  “Grand Prairie Area, Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana” (2 copies)

13.  Email from Chelsea Klein to Rod Lincoln, 24 July 2007

14.  Email chain between Chelsea Klein and Rod Lincoln, 2006 (3 pages)

15.  River map

16.  “Ostrica Lock,” Historical Names and Places on the Lower Mississippi, and “Ostrica,” Crosses on the Delta

17.   “Monumental Mysteries,” Times-Picayune, 13 September 1987 (2 copies; four pages)

18.  “Politics is Serious Business” (3 pages)

19.  “Ostrica as a Social System” (11 pages)

20.   Pictures of Ostrica from Down the Road, January 1999 (2 pages)

21.  “1860 Census – Plaquemines Parish”

22.  “Students on Roll of Honor at Burton School for the Month of April 1894”

23.  “Plaquemines Parish’s Andrew Jackson, ‘Captain Andy,’” Down the Road, November 1990 (2 pages)

24.  “Crosses on the Delta,” Down the Road, August 1996

25.  “Students at Ostrica School,” Down the Road, September 1989 (3 copies; 12 pages)

26.  “Historically Speaking: Ostrica – A Down the Road Community,” Down the Road, October 1991 (11 pages)

27.  “Kate Sercovich: An Ostrica Belle,” Down the Road, October 2000 (2 copies; 4 pages)

28.  “Appendix B – Report on Ostrica Locks”

29.  “Field Survey Map of Olga”

30.  “Quarantine” 

31.  “Ostrica” from Cajuns on the Bayou and Louisiana, A Guide to the State

32.  “Dedications,” Down the Road, April 1994

33.  “Ostrica: A Down the Road Community,” Down the Road, January 1999 (Reprint from October 1991) (11 pages)

34.  Email containing questions about Ostrica from Rod Lincoln, 2005 (4 pages)

Folder 15B: Newspaper clippings about Ostrica

1.      “Nostalgia may lose vote in Plaquemines,” Times-Picayune, 11 October 1993

2.      “Monumental Mysteries,” Times-Picayune, 13 September 1987 (2 pages)

3.      “Sept. 30, 1912”

4.      “Ostrica Ya-Ya Sisterhood visits Dooky Chase Restaurant” ND

5.      “Ostrica Locks,” 19 May 2009

6.      “FEMA to grant more than $7.3 million for harbor, locks and ports repairs
in SE Louisiana,” Plaquemines Gazette, 22 December 2009

7.      “Canning Factories (Plaquemines and St. Bernard) – Ostrica”

Folder 16A: Point Pleasant/Daisy (Nichols & Dime)

1.      “Also see” note

2.      “Remains of Buildings and Structures” (2 pages)

3.      “Point Pleasant, Louisiana” (4 pages)

4.      “Grand Prairie Area, Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana” (3 pages)

5.      “Point Pleasant School” DeltaBank calendar picture, February 1983 (2 copies)

6.      Ballowe family pictures, DeltaBank calendar picture, January 1983

7.      “Letters,” Down the Road, September 1996

8.      “All About Ancestors,” Down the Road, June 1996

9.      Johnson family, Down the Road, September 1993 (3 pages)

10.  “Point Pleasant,” Down the Road, July 1997 (12 pages)

11.  “Plaquemines Past: Fun Facts & Information,” Down the Road, January 2000

12.  “Life in Point Pleasant: Family Living,” Down the Road, September 1993 (8 pages)

13.  “Daisy-Nichols/Point Pleasant Post Office Application,” 1884 (2 copies)

14.  “Memories of a Time Gone By,” Down the Road, March 1996 (3 pages)

15.  “Historical Notes,” Down the Road, March 2000 (2 pages)

16.  “Point Pleasant Society”

17.  “Burials in Point Pleasant Cemetery” (2 pages)

18.  Four copied pictures of cemetery

19.  “The Bohemia Spillway” (3 pages)

20.  “The Life of a Little Confederate Girl” (15 pages)

21.  “9th Ward – Nicholls (For Governor) Club”

Folder 16B: Newspaper clippings about Point Pleasant/Daisy (Nichols & Dime)

1.      The Plaquemines Gazette, 10 September 1965

Folder 17: Dime/Cox Bay

1.      “Also see” note

2.      “Bayou Lamoque,” Cultural Resources Survey of 14 Mississippi River Levee + Revetment Items, 1862

3.      “Archeological Survey of the Proposed Bayou Lamoque Revetment,” 1983 (2 pages)

4.      “Perry R. Bass: Oilman prefers to work behind the scenes,” Sunday Star-Telegram, 2 April 1978 (3 pages)

5.      “Drill World’s Deepest Well in Louisiana,” New Orleans Item, 11 November 1955

6.      “…Oilman’s Deep Plaquemines Try,” Times-Picayune, ND

7.      “Record Drilling Depth Reached,” ND

8.      “Exxon Comp.”

9.      Copied photographs (14 pages)

10.  “Bayou Lamoque Revetment” and “Tropical Bend Revetment” (2 pages)

 

Box 15 – Community

Folder 1A: Nestor

1.      “Also see” note

2.      “Grand Prairie”

3.      “Nestor,” Louisiana

4.      Copied deposit forms, 1915 (3 pages)

5.      Dissolution of partnership of Nestor Store, 1915 (2 pages)

6.      Letter to Rod Lincoln from Bill and Gayle White, 26 July 1984 (2 pages)

7.      Letter to Rod Lincoln from Gayle and Bill White, 24 September 1984 (2 pages)

8.      Letter to Rod Lincoln from Gayle and Bill White, 5 October 1984

9.      Letter to Rod Lincoln from Gayle White, 11 October 1984 (2 pages)

10.  Letter to Rod Lincoln from Gayle and Bill White, 3 March 1985 (2 pages)

11.  Letter to Rod Lincoln from Gayle and Bill White, 4 October 1984 (2 pages)

12.  Letter to Rod Lincoln from Gayle and Bill White, 3 March 1985 (2 pages)

13.  Letter to Rod Lincoln from Gayle and Bill White, 4 October 1984 (2 pages)

14.  “Fucich, Samuel Oysters” (2 copies)

15.  “Beginning talking about a Family Reunion to be held on Mississippi Gulf Coast
I June 2005,” 3 October 2004 (4 pages)

16.  Letter to Rod Lincoln from Don Fucich, 11 February 1998

17.  “Biography of Fucich, Sr., Simeone M., New Orleans Parish, Louisiana” (2 copies;
30 pages)

18.  Letter to Mrs. Gayle Wichers White from Milko Predovic, 20 August 1984 (2 pages)

19.  “Heirs question levee board’s efforts – History of the Bohemia Spillway” (3 pages)

20.  Email from Rod Lincoln to Tammy Fucich, 17 February 2017

21.  Map of Nestor’s location on the river

Folder 1B: Newspaper clippings about Nestor 

1.      “Mack Family Reunion Proclamation,” 2000

Folder 2A: Union

1.      “Also see” note

2.      “Life in Point Pleasant: Family Living,” Down the Road, September 1993

3.      “Bohemia – Union Settlement,” Down the Road, October 1989 (8 pages)

4.      “Times Gone By: A Family Portrait,” Down the Road, July 1991 (4 pages)

5.      “Chris Cook: Exxon Corp 561-4457” (2 copies; 4 pages)

Folder 2B: Newspaper clippings about Union

1.      “Company moving forward with LNG storage facility,” Plaquemines Gazette, 28 June 2016 (2 pages)

Folder 3A: Bohemia Spillway

1.      “Also see” note

2.      “Legal Notice – Resolution No. 84-1128,” Plaquemines Gazette, 28 September 1984. 

3.      “Judicial Notices,” New Orleans Times-Picayune, 28 September 1984

4.      “Parish Wins Legislative War Impacting On Delta Lawsuit,” Plaquemines Gazette, 28 September 1984.

5.      “New Legislation on Bohemia Spillway,” ND

6.      “Debunking the Bohemia Spillway myth,” Times-Picayune, 1 May 2011 (2 pages)

7.      “Times Gone By: A Family Portrait,” Down the Road, July 1991 (2 pages)

8.      Interview notes, ND

9.      “Union Settlement map, April 1925” (2 pages)

10.  “The Bohemian Spillway” (4 pages)

Folder 3B: Newspaper clippings about Bohemia Spillway

1.      “Documents Show Perez Family Wealth From Secret Arrangements,” 10 October
1984 (2 pages)

2.      “Land claim attorneys sue WWL,” Times-Picayune, 7 November 1986

3.      “Spillway lands’ return to owners approved by Senate committee,” Times-Picayune, 5 June 1982

4.      “Perez made millions from public land,” Times-Picayune, 1 June 1986

5.      “Orleans Never Had a Ligitimate [sic] Claim To Bohemia Property,” ND.

6.      Times-Picayune/States-Item, 3 June 1986

7.      Times-Picayune/States-Item, 2 June 1986

8.      “On The Bohemia,” Gazette, 1984

9.      “Bohemia Return Bill Clears House Committee,” Plaquemines Watchman, 30 May 1984

10.  “Plaintiffs Lose in Buras Lawsuit,” 8 July 1983

11.  “Bill giving spillway back OK’d,” Times-Picayune/States-Item, 26 June 1984

12.  “Bohemia Bill Passes State Senate, 36-2,” ND

13.  “Offices to be Opened in Parish to Handle Bohemia Land Claims,” Plaquemines Watchman, 21 November 1984

14.  “Levee Board to fight for Bohemia Spillway,” Times-Picayune/States-Item, 3 August 1984 (2 pages)

15.  “House Passes Bohemia Measure By 76-21 Vote,” Plaquemines Gazette, 8 June 1984

16.  Orleans Levee Board advertisement for Bohemia Spillway

17.  “Another Family Says Is Involved in Bohemia Fray,” Plaquemines Gazette, 20 June 1984

18.  “Court Throws Out the Bohemia Spillway Law,” Plaquemines Gazette, 5 April 1985

19.   “Heirs” ND

20.  “Bohemia Bill Reported to House,” Plaquemines Gazette, 27 May 1983

21.  “On the Eastbank,” ND

22.  “Notice of Return of Bohemia Spillway Lands, Plaquemines Parish,” Times-Picayune, 21 February 1987

23.  “More on Land” ND

24.  “Buras Heirs Voice Support for Bohemia Spillway Measure,” ND

25.  “Parish run as private fiefdom for six decades,” Times-Picayune, 1 June 1986 (2 pages)

26.  “Debunking the Bohemia Spillway myth,” Times-Picayune, 1 May 2011

27.  “Bohemia Heirs Win $21 Million in Settlement,” Plaquemines Gazette, 15 December 2000

28.  “Levee Board Tackles Bill” ND

29.  “Public Notice,” The Gazette, 4 March 2008

30.  “Bohemia Spillway,” The Gazette, 17 August 2001

31.  “Spillway claimants launch new fight over $175 fee,” Times-Picayune, 8 October 1988 (2 pages)

32.  “Lawsuit May Be Needed to Get Bohemia Land,” Plaquemines Watchman, 8 August 1989

33.  “Board keeps grip on spillway land despite ’84 law,” Times-Picayune, 17 April 1989

34.  “Kimble Says Land Taken Illegally,” The Gazette, 28 August 1998

35.  “Are the Rumors True?” August 2000

36.  “Board offers to settle Bohemia case,” Times-Picayune, 22 November 2006

37.  “Ronquillo/Solia Land Claim Filed,” Plaquemines Gazette, 11 January 1985

38.  “Bohemia Spillway: Land Ownership Inquiries,” 28 July 2008

39.  “Ronquillo Heirs Rally at Capitol,” Plaquemines Watchman, 9 July 1985

40.  “Spillway Land Will Be Returned to Heirs,” Plaquemines Gazette, 24 October 1986

41.  “Bohemia Spillway transfer being worked out by state,” 11 November 1986

42.  “Bohemia ‘Bailout’ of Planters, Says Meyer about Spillway,” ND

43.  “Bohemia Claimants Receive Some Answers at Meeting,” Plaquemines Gazette, 1 February 1985

44.  “Claimants Will File Claim Involving Buras Levee Land,” Plaquemines Gazette, 23 November 1984

45.  “Bohemia,” Plaquemines Gazette, 1 February 1985

46.  “Parish May Seek Return of Land in Bohemia Area,” Plaquemines Watchman, 26 March 1985

47.  “Victory! Bohemia Bill Passes 36-2,” Plaquemines Gazette, 22 June 1984

48.  “Bohemia heirs prepare again to make claims,” Times-Picayune, 18 February 1987

49.  “Fight” ND

50.  “Edwards Signs Bohemia Bill into Lawbooks,” Plaquemines Gazette, 6 July 1984

51.  “Bohemia Spillway,” Plaquemines Gazette, 4 March 2008

52.  “Judge Swift Will Weigh Evidence in Delta Hearing,” Plaquemines Gazette, 12 October 1984

53.  “Braithwaite Land Titles in Doubt?” Plaquemines Gazette, 16 March 1984

54.  “Meyer on Bohemia,” Plaquemines Watchman, 26 May 1982

55.  “Land, Land, and More Land: More Controversy Over the Bohemia Spillway Area,”
1 January 1982 (2 pages)

56.  “Spillway land return plea cheered,” Times-Picayune, 9 June 1982

57.  “Bohemia Spillway Fight,” Westbank Guide, 24 June 1981 (2 pages)

58.  “Senators battle over Levee Board lands bill,” Times-Picayune/States-Item, 24 June 1982

59.  “Scorecard on the Bohemia Vote” ND

60.  “Bohemia Spillway Attitude a Poor Cover,” Watchman Commentary, 14 April 1982

61.  “Bohemia land claims ridiculed” ND

62.  “Parish Lost Land in Spillway, Too,” Plaquemines Gazette, 19 March 1982

63.  “’Spillway of No-Use’ -Engineer,” Plaquemines Gazette, 19 March 1982

64.  “Special Letter to the Editor,” Plaquemines Gazette, 21 October 1983

65.  “Levee Board Missed Land,” Plaquemines Gazette, 8 January 1982

66.  “Spillway Questioned,” Plaquemines Gazette, 18 December 1981

67.  “Class Action Notice,” 6, 13 November 1981

68.  “Bohemia Spillway Heirs Present Case to State Legislative Hearings,” Plaquemines Gazette, 18 December 1981

Lower East Bank

Folder 4: Bohemia Plantation

1.      “Also see” note

2.      Map, “Bohemia Plantation 1945”

3.      “Bohemia Land Survey Scandal” (2 pages)

4.      “Interview with Lawrence Tabony” 12 June 1986 (3 pages)

5.      Map of Plaquemines Parish

6.      “Pointe-a-la-Hache” copied newspaper article

7.      “’Aunt Louisa,’ Former Slave, Dies Here at Age of 110,” Morning Tribune, 6 May 1930 (2