top – Burlap sack fragment “Café do Brasil” . . . 1930s newspaper fragment and … Read more
Left – chenille bedspread, green & white piece of patchwork quilt both folded between two … Read more
verandah column, ice box door, Eastlake Victorian millwork features – one of many sections of a sculpture using artifacts excavated from the post-Civil War homestead of a white Acadian sugar cane farmer and the ex-slave woman he raised 8 children with during and after the Civil War, then married on his deathbed in 1893.
Last I wrote of the Thibodeaux sculpture, in the summer of 2015, I had just … Read more
For 35 years, I have been walking past this abandoned gem to get to my … Read more
(cont’d from “Thélèsphore Thibodeaux, a Black Creole family hero on post-Civil War Bayou Teche”) Driving … Read more
When a Texas researcher contacted me in July of 2014 about an 1894 succession transcript … Read more
. Six years ago, in early July of 2014, I received a comment on one … Read more