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The Telling Tide: Inception to Completion of the Louisiana Sea Grant Coastal Change Oral Histories Project

By Darcy Wilkins Hi! My name is Darcy Wilkins and I am a Research Associate at Louisiana Sea Grant. As part of a collaboration between Louisiana Sea Grant and  the LSU Williams Center for Oral History, I’m in charge of

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History of Louisiana Cooperative Extension is Focus of New Oral History Project

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the 1914 Smith-Lever Act, the LSU AgCenter, the LSU College of Agriculture, and the LSU Libraries T. Harry Williams Center for Oral History are collaborating to document the history of the LSU Cooperative Extension

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Newly Available Interviews From The McKinley High Series

The early part of the year celebrates Black History Month and Women’s History Month.  To honor both, we’d like to share some content from the Williams Center’s collections as a reminder that women have been the backbone of social movements,

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Walker Percy Festival Oral Histories

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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