The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
Southeastern Louisiana University. Center for Southeast Louisiana Studies and Archives
1211 SGA Drive
Email: [email protected]
Repository URL: http://www.selu.edu/acad_research/programs/csls/index.html
Repository description (CRHP): This repository houses an extensive oral history collection, which documents Cajun and Acadian folklife, African American churches and history, and the cultures and history of the Florida parishes, among many other topics.
Repository description (extant): The Center maintains the Southeastern Louisiana University Archives and Special Collections and provides a closed-stack research library.
Over three hundred separate archival collections document regional history with critical holdings on the area's of farming, logging, railroading and maritime industries.
Extensive collections explore the assassination of John F. Kennedy and document the life and political careers of longtime Southeast Louisiana United States Congressman James H. "Jimmie" Morrison and Louisiana Governor Jimmie Davis and other regional political figures.
Additional collections highlight the region's antebellum development, Civil War operations, ethnic diversity, and the struggle for civil rights.
Repository type: University Special Collection
Oral history collections