Bayou Lacombe Oral History COLLECTION

 

 

(Mss 309)

 

 

Inventory

 

 

Earl K. Long Library

University of New Orleans

 

October 2002

 

 

Contents

 

 

Summary

 

Historical Note

 

Series, Subseries, and Descriptions

 

Container List

 

Index Terms

 

Procedures for Requesting Special Collections Materials

 

 

 

Summary

 

 

Size:                          1 linear foot

 

Geographic

locations:                 Bayou Lacombe, St. Tammany Parish, La.

 

Inclusive dates:      1990-2001

 

 

Bulk dates:              1998-2001

 

Summary:                Copies of tapes of interviews with current and former residents of Bayou Lacombe, recorded on thirty-nine (39), sixty-minute audiotape cassettes.

 

Source:                     C. Ray Brassieur, Louisiana Regional Folklorist, Louisiana Division of the Arts

 

Access:                     No restrictions

 

Copyright:                Physical rights are retained by the Earl K. Long Library, University of New Orleans.  The interviews are not accompanied by releases.

 

Citation:                    Bayou Lacombe Oral History Collection, Earl K. Long Library, University of New Orleans

 

 

 

Series Description / Container List

 

 

            The collection consists of thirty-nine, sixty-minute tapes of interviews with current and former residents of Bayou Lacombe.  The interviews were conducted at locations in St. Tammany Parish and Washington Parish, Louisiana, and Bay St. Louis, Mississippi. A complete list of the tapes, including their location, date, participants, and subjects follows in Appendix A.

 

Box 1

Tapes TA-01 – TA-20

 

Box 2

Tapes TA-21 – TA-39

 

 

 

Appendix A:  List of Interviews

 

Information on the following interviews was taken from the labels on each cassette.  The tape numbers are those assigned by the original project.  Date refers to the date the interview was conducted.

 

Tape Number          TA-01

Related Tape

Date                           1990

Location                   Our Lady of Lourdes Chapel, Lacombe

Participants             Fr. Brand; Fr. Hugh Baumann; Mary Couret; Alice Buckley

Subjects                   Fr. Balay; Fr. Rouquette; Louisiana Open House Series

Notes                         No month and day shown on tape

 

Tape Number          TA-02

Related Tape

Date                           6/11/1990

Location                   Bayou Lacombe Rural Museum

Participants             A. J. DeBourg; Mary Couret; Esther Mohr; Alice Buckley; Thelma DuRoche

Subjects                   Establishment of Conventional Local History; Louisiana Open House Series

Notes

 

Tape Number          TA-03

Related Tape           TA-02

Date

Location

Participants

Subjects

Notes                         Duplicate of TA-02

 

 

Tape Number          TA-04

Related Tape           TA-06

Date                           9/9/1990

Location                   Bayou Lacombe Rural Museum; Our Lady of Lourdes Shrine

Participants             Alice Buckley; Fr. Hugh Baumann; Mary

Subjects                   Fr. Frances Balay; Louisiana Open House

Notes

 

Tape Number          TA-05

Related Tape           TA-04

Date

Location

Participants

Subjects

Notes                         Duplicate of TA-04

 

Tape Number          TA-06

Related Tape           TA-04

Date                           9/9/1990

Location                   Bayou Lacombe Rural Museum; Our Lady of Lourdes Shrine

Participants             Alice Buckley; Fr. Hugh Baumann; Mary

Subjects                   Fr. Frances Balay; Louisiana Open House

Notes                         Tape 2 of 2

 

Tape Number          TA-07

Related Tape

Date                           10/14/1990

Location

Participants             Witham Laurent; Thomas Laurent; Peter

Subjects

Notes

 

Tape Number          TA-08

Related Tape

Date                           1/13/1995

Location

Participants             Gladys Kinler; Camille Voss

Subjects                   Lacombe history; Bayou Lacombe bicentennial celebration

Notes

 

Tape Number          TA-09

Related Tape

Date                           3/1/1997

Location

Participants             Josephine Menard Miltenberger

Subjects                   Lacombe history

Notes

 

Tape Number          TA-10

Related Tape           TA-11

Date                           1998

Location                   Our Lady of Lourdes Shrine (?); Rene Beverly’s house, Mandeville

Participants             Rene Beverly; Chuck DuMolin

Subjects

Notes                         No month and day shown on tape; Tape 1 of 2

 

Tape Number          TA-11

Related Tape           TA-10

Date                           1998

Location                   Rene Beverly’s house, Mandeville

Participants             Rene Beverly; Chuck DuMolin

Subjects                   Family history

Notes                         No month and day shown on tape; Tape 2 of 2

 

Tape Number          TA-12

Related Tape           TA-13

Date                           1998

Location

Participants             Greg Casmus (interviewer); Tom Aicklen (interviewee)

Subjects                   Fr. Rouquette

Notes                         No month and day shown on tape; Tape 1 of 2

 

Tape Number          TA-13

Related Tape           TA-12

Date                           1998

Location

Participants             Greg Casmus (interviewer); Tom Aicklen (interviewee)

Subjects                   Fr. Rouquette

Notes                         No month and day shown on tape; Tape 2 of 2

 

Tape Number          TA-14

Related Tape

Date                           5/7/1998

Location                   Viola Prevost’s house & Thomas Laurent’s home, Lacombe

Participants             Viola Prevost; Peter Cousin; Thomas Laurent

Subjects                   Creoles; Family heritage; Fr. Balay, Lourdes Shrine

Notes

 

Tape Number          TA-15

Related Tape

Date                           6/3/1998

Location                   St. Joseph’s Abby, Covington

Participants             Fr. Hugh Baumann

Subjects                   Diamond Jubilee of Lourdes Shrine

Notes

 

Tape Number          TA-16

Related Tape           TA-17

Date                           12/3/1999

Location                   Peter Cousin’s home, Lacombe

Participants             Peter Cousin

Subjects                   Library of Congress “Local Legacies” project

Notes                         Tape 1 of 2

 

Tape Number          TA-17

Related Tape           TA-16;

Date                           12/3/1999

Location                   Peter Cousin’s home & Jack Batiste’s home, Lacombe

Participants             Peter Cousin; Jack Batiste

Subjects                   “Local Legacies” project

Notes                         Tape 2 of 2; Tape 1 of 2

 

Tape Number          TA-18

Related Tape           TA-17

Date                           12/4/1999

Location                   Jack Batiste’s home, Lacombe

Participants             Jack Batiste

Subjects                   “Local Legacies” project

Notes                         Tape 2 of 2

Tape Number          TA-19

Related Tape

Date                           12/10/1999

Location                   Sam & Mary Beulah Cousin’s home; Clara Sylve Ordone’s home, Lacombe

Participants             Sam Cousin; Mary Beulah Cousin; Clara Sylve Ordone

Subjects                   “Local Legacies” project

Notes

 

Tape Number          TA-20

Related Tape

Date                           12/10/19

Location

Participants             Lydia Atlow Batiste

Subjects                   “Local Legacies” project

Notes

 

Tape Number          TA-21

Related Tape

Date                           12/12/1999

Location                   Lacombe

Participants             Shelton LaFrere, Sr.

Subjects                   “Local Legacies” project

Notes

 

Tape Number          TA-22

Related Tape           TA-23

Date                           12/29/1999

Location                   Sal & Judy’s Restaurant; Cliff & Connie Glockner’s home, Lacombe

Participants             Salvador Impastato; Cliff Glockner; Connie Glockner

Subjects                   “Local Legacies” project; Lake Pontchartrain

Notes                         Tape 1 of 2; Also 12/30/1999

 

Tape Number          TA-23

Related Tape           TA-22

Date                           12/30/1999

Location                   Cliff & Connie Glockner’s home, Big Branch Marsh, Lacombe

Participants             Cliff Glockner; Connie Glockner

Subjects                   “Local Legacies” project; Lake Pontchartrain, “Save Our Lake” campaign

Notes                         Tape 2 of 2

 

Tape Number          TA-24

Related Tape           TA-25

Date                           7/22/2000

Location                   St. Augustine Church, Cane River

Participants

Subjects                   Metoyer Family Reunion

Notes                         Tape 1 of 2

 

Tape Number          TA-25

Related Tape           TA-24

Date                           7/22/2000

Location                   St. Augustine Church, Cane River

Participants

Subjects                   Metoyer Family Reunion

Notes                         Tape 2 of 2

 

ape Number             TA-26

Related Tape           TA-27

Date                           2/3/2001

Location                   Al Burn’s home, Abita Springs; Willie Maylie’s home, Mandeville

Participants             Albert G. Burns; Willie Maylie

Subjects                   “Lacombe Creole Heritage” project

Notes                         Tape 1 of 2; Also 2/20/2001

 

Tape Number          TA-27

Related Tape           TA-26

Date                           2/20/2001

Location                   Willie Maylie’s home, Mandeville

Participants             Willie Maylie

Subjects                   “Lacombe Creole Heritage” project

Notes                         Tape 2 of 2

 

Tape Number          TA-28

Related Tape

Date                           2/24/2001

Location                   Mandeville Parish Complex

Participants             Chief Warhorse

Subjects                   “Lacombe Creole Heritage” project

Notes

 

Tape Number          TA-29

Related Tape

Date                           2/27/2001

Location

Participants             Dr. Chris Michaelides

Subjects                   “Lacombe Creole Heritage” project; Fr.

Notes

 

Tape Number          TA-30

Related Tape

Date                           4/XX/2001

Location                   North Lake Nature Center, Lacombe

Participants             Larry Burch; Walter Clifton; Jason Ecquyer

Subjects                   “Lacombe Creole Heritage” project

Notes                         No day shown on tape

 

Tape Number          TA-31

Related Tape           TA-32

Date                           4/3/2001

Location                   Bill Aicklen’s home, Bay St. Louis, Mississippi

Participants             William Albert Aicklen

Subjects                   “Lacombe Creole Heritage” project

Notes                         Tape 1 of 2

 

Tape Number          TA-32

Related Tape           TA-31

Date                           4/3/2001

Location                   Bill Aicklen’s home, Bay St. Louis, Mississippi

Participants             William Albert Aicklen

Subjects                   “Lacombe Creole Heritage” project

Notes                         Tape 2 of 2

 

Tape Number          TA-33

Related Tape           TA-34

Date                           4/7/2001

Location                   Cassidy Park, Bogalusa

Participants             Flute Keepers; Tdom Boh Tdoem Kyee; Wilene Thompson; Nadine (?); Creasie Heart

Subjects                   “Lacombe Creole Heritage” project; Honor the Ancestors Pow Wow

Notes                         Tape 1 of 2

 

Tape Number          TA-34

Related Tape           TA-33

Date                           4/7/2001

Location                   Cassidy Park, Bogalusa

Participants             Frank Coolidge; Sherri Coolidge; Broken Eagle; Danny Johnson

Subjects                   “Lacombe Creole Heritage” project; Honor the Ancestors Pow Wow

Notes                         Tape 2 of 2

 

Tape Number          TA-35

Related Tape

Date                           4/27/2001

Location                   St. Stanislaus College, Bay St. Louis; Lacombe Park

Participants             Monroe Cuevas

Subjects                   “Lacombe Creole Heritage” project; Living Word Assembly picnic

Notes                         Also 4/5/2001

 

Tape Number          TA-36

Related Tape           TA-37

Date                           5/17/2001

Location                   Baton Rouge

Participants             Lillian Beverly

Subjects                   “Lacombe Creole Heritage” project

Notes                         Tape 1 of 2

 

Tape Number          TA-37

Related Tape           TA-36

Date                           5/17/2001

Location                   Baton Rouge

Participants             Lillian Beverly

Subjects                   “Lacombe Creole Heritage” project

Notes                         Tape 2 of 2

 

Tape Number          TA-38

Related Tape           TA-39

Date                           7/16/2001

Location                   Lacombe

Participants             Harvey E. Sbisa

Subjects                   “Lacombe Creole Heritage” project

Notes                         Tape 1 of 2

 

Tape Number          TA-39

Related Tape           TA-38

Date                           7/16/2001

Location                   Lacombe

Participants             Harvey E. Sbisa

Subjects                   “Lacombe Creole Heritage” project

Notes                         Tape 2 of 2

 

 

 

Index Terms

 

 

Bayou Lacombe, La.

Folklore—Louisiana

St. Tammany, La.