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Walker Percy Festival Oral Histories

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The Williams Center is proud to partner with Country Roads magazine’s executive editor, James Fox-Smith, to conduct oral history interviews in conjunction with the Walker Percy Literary Festival, being held June 6-8 in St. Francisville, LA.   For more information on the interview

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Oral Histories on Louisiana’s Women Environmentalists in Book, Online Presentation

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Women Pioneers of the Louisiana Environmental Movement (University Press of Mississippi, 2013) by Peggy Frankland with Susan Tucker was published earlier this year. This book is the culmination of Frankland’s fourteen year project to document women’s roles in the grassroots

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New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival Oral History Collection: An Interview with Dr. Helen Regis

EPISODE 15  (12:17) WARNING: Very Loud Voice at 10:32!!! This podcast episode features an interview with Dr. Helen Regis who sits down with director, Jennifer Abraham Cramer, to talk about her current oral history project on the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival,

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Partners in the News

Some of the Williams Center partners have been busy as of late documenting Louisiana’s coastal culture and spreading the word about Louisiana women. On March 13, the Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection, and Restoration Act (CWPPRA) launched the opening of an

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