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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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Emma Wakefield LEH 64 Parishes Magazine

Emma Wakefield-Paillet,MD The first African American woman in Louisiana to earn a medical degree and practice medicine By Phebe Hayes To see the original article click this link. Emma Wakefield_LEH 64 Parishes Magazine

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1944 Expulsion of Iberia’s Black Doctors Symposium November 15-16 2019

The Iberia African American Historical Society Sponsors Historical Marker Acknowledging 75th Anniversary of Expulsion of Black Doctors and the NAACP in 1944: Two-Day Symposium and Dedication On November 15-16, 2019 The Iberia African American Historical Society (IAAHS) hosted a community-wide symposium in recognition of the 75th anniversary of the 1944 incident that resulted in the violent expulsion of all of ...

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