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IAAHS Meet & Greet – June 18th, 10-12am

The IAAHS is holding a Meet & Greet, June 18th (Saturday morning) 10 – 12, at the Shadows-On-The-Teche visitor center.  The gathering is open to IAAHS members AND ANYONE who wishes to learn more about our work. Refreshments will be served.  Coincidentally, JUNETEENTH is celebrated that very weekend, so a bit of emancipation discussion may be offered as an additional ...

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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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