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African American Civil War Veterans in Iberia Parish – Symposium

May 2, 2022. Ian Beamish, PhD., Professor of History at ULL, in collaboration with Cheylon Woods, MLIS, MA (Director and Archivist of the Ernest J. Gaines Center in the Agnes Dupre´ Library at the University of Louisiana ) offered this symposium at the Shadows-On-The-Teche. Panel members included twelve ULL students from the recent Beamish-Woods Public History course, each presenting some ...

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The Iberia African American Historical Society – August 2021 Focus on the Negro Motorist Green Book

August 21st.  6PM.  Screening of Green Book, the award-winning Hollywood motion picture at the Grand Theater in New Iberia – on Lewis. This entertaining film is free to the public: masking and distancing rules are in place (enforced by theater management and your common sense). August 28th. 2PM. IAAHS August focus on the Green Book continues online with ZOOM: Presenting The ...

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Plantation Roads of Iberia Parish

STREET BEAT: “Plantation” roads in Iberia Parish written by Ellen Fucich for The Daily Iberian The sugar cane industry is a vital part of the Iberia Parish economy, as well as its history. Many roads around the parish are subsequently named for sugar plantations and their owners, and the subject is not without controversy. Belle Place Olivier Rd / Orange ...

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