The following works were written in conjunction with the WPA (Works Progress Administration of Louisiana), ca., 1935. These documents have been recently digitized as part of the Louisiana Digital Library, and are… Read More
The Disputed Presidential Election of 1876: Testimony of Richland Parish Residents Before Select Congressional Committee
Congressional Oversight committee hearing interviews with white and black residents of Richland Parish, concerning the highly disputed election results in the 1876 Presidential Election.
“We are favored with a genial climate, and posses a soil, the redundant wealth of which is a sure guarantee of all that is needed to build us up in the enjoyment of comfortable, peaceful and happy homes.”