A. P. TUREAUD INTERVIEW
Earl K. Long Library
Size: 1 item (87 pages)
Inclusive dates: 1969/70
Summary: Interview of Alexander Pierre Tureaud, New Orleans Creole of color and civil rights lawyer, by Dr. Joseph Logsdon. Planned and executed by Tureaud and Logsdon as the basis for an autobiography of Tureaud, the interview, conducted in 1969/70, covers Tureaud's family background, childhood and youth, early education, young manhood, and travels to Chicago, Buffalo, and New York during the late 1900s. The transcription for this copy was made from oral tape recordings made by Dr. Logsdon and was read and approved by Tureaud.
Source: Gift, November 1983
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rights are retained by the Earl K. Long Library,
Citation: A. P. Tureaud Interview, Earl K. Long Library,
Alexander Pierre Tureaud
was born in
A 1925 graduate of the
In 1931 Tureaud married Lucille Dejoie. They had six children. Tureaud died January 22, 1972, after a lengthy battle with cancer.
Sources: “Alexander Pierre Tureaud,” s.v. A Dictionary of Louisiana Biography, ed. Glenn R. Conrad (New Orleans: Louisiana Historical Association, 1988); “A. P. Tureaud,” http://www.frenchcreoles.com/CreoleCulture/ famouscreoles/aptureaud/aptureaud.htm (accessed June 8, 2006).
164-1 Photocopy of typescript of interview of A. P. Tureaud by Dr. Joseph Logsdon
African American lawyers—
African Americans—Civil rights—
Tureaud, A. P.