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“Let’s Go. Regardless.” Ralph Sims’ D-Day Bomber Missions

Seventy years ago this week, the liberation of Europe began with the largest invasion force ever assembled. The costs and risks of attacking the most heavily defended coastline in the world were high, and there was no Plan B. Over

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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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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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South Louisiana Sampler, Part 2

EPISODE 12    (20:31) Today’s episode is Part 2 of the South Louisiana Sampler.  In Part 1, we heard clips from our Houma Indians and Sue Hebert Series.  In this episode, we delve into our West Feliciana Parish African American Heritage Series. 

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