Center for Louisiana Studies Archival Catalog

This searchable database provides information on images, documents, and audio and video recordings, made between 1934 and the present.

Interview with Dale Houston (cont.)

Accession No.: 
BE1.048

Eddie Raven; Las Vegas; American Bandstand; Dick Clark Tour; Kennedy assassination; Dale and Grace after the hit; esophagus issues; singing again; damaging the team; ÒLoneliest Night of the WeekÓ; another national tour; back to Baton Rouge; end of Dale and Grace; after Dale and Grace; Chicken Haven, Atlanta Georgia; Florida; Tennessee; ÒNobody Cares if a Fool Wants to CryÓ; going country; day job; disability; Dale and the Houston Solution; best country pianist award; session work; reunion with Grace; upcoming performances; relationship with Grace; philandering in Las Vegas; friendly banter; England contacts; more banter; Shane Bernard breaks down the internet for Dale Houston

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
music; swamp pop
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
Dale Houston (of Swamp Pop duo Dale & Grace)(over the phone, from Lafayette to Knoxville, TN)
Recording date: 
Wednesday, February 15, 1995
Coverage Spatial: 
Lafayette, LA
Publisher: 
Center for Cultural and Eco-Tourism
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Duration: 
40:19
Digitized Date: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2006
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Audio--Cassette--60
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Audio
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44.1k
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Archives of Cajun and Creole Folklore

Interview with John Broven and Harry Simoneaux

Accession No.: 
BE1.049

background; education; banking; writing about music; interest in music; Mike Leadbetter; record collecting; American artists on British labels; ÒIs She Gone ForeverÓ; ÒSea of LoveÓ; researching music; contact with Schuler; Cajun Corner; relationship with Leadbetter; South Louisiana rock ÔnÕ roll; coining Òswamp popÓ; defining swamp pop; Dr. John; popularity of swamp pop in EnglandHarry Simoneaux: Òhalf Domino, half fais do-doÓ; Dr. John; Joe Carl; swamp rock; Fats DominoÕs influence; ÒSee You Later, AlligatorÓ;

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
music; swamp pop
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
John Broven (British music writer)Harry Simoneaux (Swamp Pop Sax Player ÐJohnnie AllanÕs house)
Recording date: 
Tuesday, April 28, 1992
Coverage Spatial: 
Lafayette, LA
Publisher: 
Center for Cultural and Eco-Tourism
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Duration: 
46:44
Digitized Date: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2006
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Audio--Cassette--60
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Audio
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Archives of Cajun and Creole Folklore

Interview with Harry Simoneaux (cont.)

Accession No.: 
BE1.050

emotion in cajun/swamp pop; accordion;

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
musc; swamp pop
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
Harry Simoneaux (Swamp Pop Sax Player)
Recording date: 
Tuesday, April 28, 1992
Coverage Spatial: 
Lafayette, LA
Publisher: 
Center for Cultural and Eco-Tourism
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Duration: 
5:24
Digitized Date: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2006
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Audio--Cassette--60
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Audio
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Interview with Huey ÒCookieÓ Thierry and Ernest Jacobs

Accession No.: 
BE1.051

background; musicians in the family; Creole; influences; country; French influence; singing; forming the Cupcakes; Boogie Ramblers; ÒCindy LouÓ; ÒMatildaÓ; recording; George Khoury; ÒGot You on my MindÓ; ÒMatildaÓ; ÒTwistedÓ; Shuler and Khoury; Judd label; bankruptcy; history of the Cupcakes; impostors; Cookie moves to California; Cookie disappears; auto accident; Cupcake reunion

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
music; swamp pop
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
Huey ÒCookieÓ Thierry Ernest Jacobs
Recording date: 
Wednesday, July 19, 1995
Coverage Spatial: 
Lake Charles, LA
Publisher: 
Center for Cultural and Eco-Tourism
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Duration: 
46:39
Digitized Date: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2006
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Audio--Cassette--60
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Audio
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Interview with Huey ÒCookieÓ Thierry and Ernest Jacobs (cont.)

Accession No.: 
BE1.052

finding Cookie in L. A.; Cookie sings again; earthquake; back to Louisiana; race relations in the 1950s and 1960s; trouble in Lawtell; chased by white women; new projects; swamp pop sound; the Boogie Ramblers;

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
music; swamp pop
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
Huey ÒCookieÓ ThierryErnest Jacobs
Recording date: 
Wednesday, July 19, 1995
Coverage Spatial: 
Lake Charles, LA
Publisher: 
Center for Cultural and Eco-Tourism
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Duration: 
30:27
Digitized Date: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2006
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Audio--Cassette--60
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Audio
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Interview with Eddie Shuler

Accession No.: 
BE1.053

recording the blues; where artists originated; Lee Baker Jr.; the blues sound; lost recordings; artists recorded; Clarence Garlow; All-star Reveliers; Hackberry Ramblers; artists influence on other artists; blues clubs; zydeco blues; Thadus Declouet; Little Latour; Clifton Chenier; Boozoo Chavis; rhythm and blues and dance beats; story about the son of the mayor of New York; Ivory Jackson; Clarence Garlow; Al Smith; ÒChicken StumpÓ; Lazy Lester; Ashton Savoy; Katie Webster; ÒLeft handedÓ Charlie Morris; Walter Price; Little Miss Peggy; Bill Parker; Cal Miller; Little Latour

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
music; swamp pop; recording industry
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
Eddie Shuler (record producer, over the phone from Lafayette to Lake Charles)
Recording date: 
Wednesday, April 7, 1993
Coverage Spatial: 
Lafayette, LA
Publisher: 
Center for Cultural and Eco-Tourism
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Duration: 
42:45
Digitized Date: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2006
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Audio--Cassette--60
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Audio
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Archives of Cajun and Creole Folklore

Interview with R. A. ÒBeedyÓ Herpin; Hazel Herpin; and Dalton Comeaux

Accession No.: 
BE1.054

Interview with Raymond Herpin: real name; background; speaking French; education; the army; cultural differences; speaking French; military experiences; family business; Albuquerque; squadronsInterview with Hazel Bernard Herpin: speaking French; Baton Rouge; speaking French; French in school; La Morandier; St. FarancisvilleInterview with Dalton Comeaux: background; speaking French; grandmother; learning English in school; punishment for speaking French in school; Les AmŽricans; French in the family; Cajun shame; teaching in Tunisia; back to Opelousas; retiring

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
French language
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
R. A. ÒBeedyÓ HerpinHazel HerpinDalton Comeaux
Recording date: 
Thursday, July 17, 1997
Coverage Spatial: 
Opelousas, LA
Publisher: 
Center for Cultural and Eco-Tourism
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Duration: 
45:59
Digitized Date: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2006
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Audio--Cassette--60
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Interview with Dalton Comeaux (cont.) and Evelyn Comeaux

Accession No.: 
BE1.055

Interview with Dalton Comeaux (cont.): teaching in Africa; somebody gets a Ph.D.; WW2; college; army; brotherÕs death in invasion; Cheyenne; maneuvers; ear problems; discharged; teaching; French speaking students; French at home; learning French; integrating Opelousas High; integrating teachers; protest and white flight; meeting halfway; teaching around the state; trouble at Washington High; military service; culture shock; changing attitudes towards Cajuns; EvelynÕs heritage; benefits of being bilingual; agriculture; seeding rice fields; technology in agriculture

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
French language; agriculture; education
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
Dalton Comeaux Evelyn Comeaux
Recording date: 
Thursday, July 17, 1997
Coverage Spatial: 
Opelousas, LA
Publisher: 
Center for Cultural and Eco-Tourism
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Duration: 
45:59
Digitized Date: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2006
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Audio--Cassette--60
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Audio
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Interview with Dalton Comeaux and Ellen Comeaux (cont.); Barbara Secardo; and Courney Dronet and Robertn Leblanc

Accession No.: 
BE1.056

Interview with Dalton and Evelyn Comeaux (cont.): using airplanes in agriculture, changes in agriculture in St. Landry Parish; sharecropping; co-op; crops grown; cattle; soybeans; crawfishing; technology in insect control; Swiss livestock show; importing livestock; importance of agricultureInterview with Barbara Secardo: Cotton Bros. Bakery; Echo, LA prepares for war; Alexandria; Italian POWs; Italian nationals during the war; speaking Italian; friends dad at Pearl Harbor; boarding soldiers and wives; Sheriff Didier; music in the familyInterview with Curney Dronet and Robert Leblanc: T. V.; oil boom; hiring locals for oil field; oil plants; Americanization; Conrad;Vermillion Parish; DronetÕs heritage; family names

Language: 
French
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
French language; agriculture; education; WWII
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
Dalton Comeaux and Evelyn Comeaux (cont.)Barbara CicardoCurney Dronet and Robert Leblanc
Recording date: 
Thursday, July 17, 1997
Coverage Spatial: 
Opelousas, LA
Publisher: 
Center for Cultural and Eco-Tourism
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Duration: 
46:03
Digitized Date: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2006
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Audio--Cassette--60
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Audio
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Interview with Curney Dronet and Robert Leblanc

Accession No.: 
BE1.057

Scotland; debriefing; OSS teams; George Patton; speaking French on missions; 4th armored division; breaking through lines; French Indochina; end of the war; state of education before 1940; LSU; active duty; the radio; translating broadcasts; LeblancÕs background; friendÕs death at Pearl Harbor; ConradÕs definition of cajun; joining up after Pearl Harbor; response to Pearl Harbor; learning English in grade school; punishments for speaking French; hiring non-French speaking teachers; shame; Americanization; speaking old French; fluctuations in French speaking population; culture shock; Brooklynese; regional slang; mispronunciation;

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
Pearl Harbor; WWII
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
Curney DronetRobert J. Leblanc
Recording date: 
Friday, September 12, 1997
Coverage Spatial: 
Erath, LA
Publisher: 
Center for Cultural and Eco-Tourism
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Duration: 
46:12
Digitized Date: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2006
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Audio--Cassette--60
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Interview with Curney Dronet and Robert Leblanc (cont.)

Accession No.: 
BE1.058

les Americans; American identity; ethnicities; next generation of French speakers; cold war; political conflicts; Vietnam; red scare in Acadiana; media; military weapons controversy; Vietnam; protesters; education debate; history; college for veterans; education in Vermillion Parish; Walter McIlhenny; time away for military; nuclear weapons course; LeblancÕs military career; civil defense; nuclear war; Bogalusa civil rights march; contingency plans

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
WWII; French language
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
Curney Dronet and Robert Leblanc
Recording date: 
Friday, September 12, 1997
Coverage Spatial: 
Erath, LA
Publisher: 
Center for Cultural and Eco-Tourism
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Duration: 
46:11
Digitized Date: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2006
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Audio--Cassette--60
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Audio
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Interview with Curney Dronet and Robert Leblanc

Accession No.: 
BE1.059

Interview with Dronet and Leblanc (cont.): contingency plans; fallout shelters; nuclear drills; nuclear threat; fallout; germ warfaredead airInterview with Louise Landry and Dave Landry: birth dates; speaking English; punishments for speaking French in school; quitting school; working in the bakery; experiences in the military; Jefferson Island salt mine strike; joining the military; training in Arkansas; accent; oil field; ÒcoonassÓ; staying stateside; Texas; not teaching children French; French in church

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
WWII; French language; Korean War
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
Curney Dronet and Robert LeblancLouise and Dave Landry
Recording date: 
Friday, September 12, 1997
Coverage Spatial: 
Erath, LA
Publisher: 
Center for Cultural and Eco-Tourism
Rights Usage: 
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Duration: 
46:11
Digitized Date: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2006
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Audio--Cassette--60
Digital Format: 
Audio
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Interview with Allen Simon

Accession No.: 
BE1.060

French presentation; ÒColindaÓ; speaking French in the family; ÒbesqueÓ; speaking French in school; French identity; creole; French identity; les Americans; Pearl Harbor; bombing of Berlin; drills and rations; gravel roads; listening to the news; Pearl Harbor; movies; news on the radio; ÒCousinÓ Dudley Leblanc; French on the radio; having both languages; education laws; bringing in outsiders; punishments; choosing not to pass on the French; French as low class; bilingual benefits; dealing with Texans; small worlds

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
French language; armed services
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
Allen Simon
Recording date: 
Monday, September 15, 1997
Coverage Spatial: 
Abbeville, LA
Publisher: 
Center for Cultural and Eco-Tourism
Rights Usage: 
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Duration: 
46:17
Digitized Date: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2006
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Audio--Cassette--60
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Audio
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Interview with Allen Simon (cont.)

Accession No.: 
BE1.061

punishments for speaking French; ÒthÓ; leniency; confidence when speaking English; Camy and Deanne Doucet; French skits; nativity play; Catherine Blanchette; too short of breath to sing; new words; Òdanse rondeÓ; college; the army; travels; European views of Americans; being cajun in the army; CODOFIL; Dudley Leblanc; speaking for ourselves; old French;

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
French language; armed services
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
Allen Simon
Recording date: 
Monday, September 15, 1997
Coverage Spatial: 
Abbeville, LA
Publisher: 
Center for Cultural and Eco-Tourism
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Duration: 
31:58
Digitized Date: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2006
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Audio--Cassette--60
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Interview with Allen Simon (cont.)

Accession No.: 
BE1.062

outsiders views; Hollywood depictions of cajuns; claiming to be cajun; recording in French; BernardÕs research; older people learning French; cajuns on t.v.; Bayou Folk/ Poor White Trash; inferiority; Importance of French; genesis of French language; ÒcoonassÓ; future of cajun culture; giving lectures;

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
French language; armed services
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
Allen Simon
Recording date: 
Monday, September 15, 1997
Coverage Spatial: 
Abbeville, LA
Publisher: 
Center for Cultural and Eco-Tourism
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Duration: 
30:40
Digitized Date: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2006
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Audio--Cassette--60
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Interview with Allen Simon (cont.); Elmo Authement

Accession No.: 
BE1.063

Interview with Allen Simon: music; music clubs; T.V.Õs effect on the Americanization of cajuns; Òboite du protraitÓInterview with Elmo Authement: speaking French at school; the Authements; sending letters; background; bilingual teachers; parish to parish differences in punishment for speaking French in school; teaching in Carencro; bombing of Pearl Harbor; army jobs; places stationed; culture shock;

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
French language; armed services
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
Allen SimonElmo Authement
Recording date: 
Monday, September 15, 1997
Coverage Spatial: 
Abbeville, LA
Publisher: 
Center for Cultural and Eco-Tourism
Rights Usage: 
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Duration: 
30:44
Digitized Date: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2006
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Audio--Cassette--60
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Audio
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Interview with Elmo Authement (cont.)

Accession No.: 
BE1.064

rank; Korean War service; Nicholls University; integration; McCarthyism; conservatives; Dudley Leblanc; James Dimaggio; integrating Nicholls; preserving French in LA; starting CODOFIL; teaching French in schools; immersion; census stats; CODOFIL backlash; strategies for teaching French; CODOFIL chapters; French in the family; Dimaggio

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
French language; armed services
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
Elmo Authement
Recording date: 
Tuesday, September 16, 1997
Coverage Spatial: 
Abbeville, LA
Publisher: 
Center for Cultural and Eco-Tourism
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Duration: 
30:43
Digitized Date: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2006
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Audio--Cassette--60
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Audio
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Interview with Elmo Authement (cont.); Ernest Crochet

Accession No.: 
BE1.065

Interview with Elmo Authement: Dimaggio controversy; ÒcoonassÓInterview with Ernest Crochet: punishment for speaking French in school; French in the family; joining the service; leaving south Louisiana; speaking with the soldiers; ÒFrenchieÓ; North Africa; Navy jobs; Pearl Harbor; submarine warfare; leave; discharge; family; ÒcoonassÓ; identifying as cajun; other cajuns in the navy;

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
French language; armed services
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
Elmo AuthementErnest Crochet
Recording date: 
Monday, September 15, 1997
Coverage Spatial: 
Abbeville, LA
Publisher: 
Center for Cultural and Eco-Tourism
Rights Usage: 
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Duration: 
30:40
Digitized Date: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2006
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Audio--Cassette--60
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Interview with Ernest Crochet (cont,); Elvin Soileau

Accession No.: 
BE1.066

Interview with Ernest Crochet: navy; war and Americanization; Korea; airplane crashes; combat; Vietnam; race relations; oil boom; changesInterview with Elvin Soileau: speaking French in school; punishments; brotherÕs experience in the service; getting drafted; ÒcoonassÓ; ÒFrenchieÓ

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
French language; armed services
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
Ernest CrochetElvin Soileau
Recording date: 
Tuesday, September 23, 1997
Coverage Spatial: 
New Iberia, LA
Publisher: 
Center for Cultural and Eco-Tourism
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Duration: 
30:40
Digitized Date: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2006
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Interview with Elvin Soileau (cont.)

Accession No.: 
BE1.067

ÒcoonassÓ; G. I. bill; welding; farming; picking up French in the home; Vietnam protesters; cold war; t. v.; air conditioning; plumbing; race relations; supporting WWII; news form the war; movies; cowboys; future of cajuns; tourism

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
French language; armed service
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
Elvin Soileau
Recording date: 
Monday, September 29, 1997
Coverage Spatial: 
Ville Platte, LA
Publisher: 
Center for Cultural and Eco-Tourism
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Duration: 
30:40
Digitized Date: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2006
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Interview with Elvin Soileau (cont.); Floyd Soileau; Homer J. ÒKirkÓ Leblanc Jr. (RESTRICTED)

Accession No.: 
BE1.068

Interview with Elvin Soileau: prairie grass; indiansInterview with Floyd Soileau: cajun music in the 1950s; making French records; becoming a producer; country and western; success; media licensing; keeping French alive in music; new French sounds; contracts and royalty statementsRESTRICTED INTERVIEW, DO NOT LINK AUDIOInterview with Homer J. ÒKirkÓ Leblanc Jr.: background information; bilingual parents; English in the classroom; punishment as the exception; bilingual teachers;

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
French language; armed services; cajun music
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
Elvin SoileauFloyd SoileauHomer J. ÒKirkÓ Leblanc Jr. (anonymous) Ceclia, LA 10/11/1997
Recording date: 
Monday, September 29, 1997
Coverage Spatial: 
Ville Platte, LA
Publisher: 
Center for Cultural and Eco-Tourism
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Duration: 
30:41
Digitized Date: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2006
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Interview with Interview with Homer J. ÒKirkÓ Leblanc Jr

Accession No.: 
BE1.069

RESTRICTED INTERVIEW, DO NOT LINK AUDIOINAUDIBLE

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
FRENCH LANGUAGE; EDUCATION
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
Homer J. ÒKirkÓ Leblanc JrHerman J. Roberts
Recording date: 
Saturday, October 11, 1997
Coverage Spatial: 
Cecila, LA
Publisher: 
Center for Cultural and Eco-Tourism
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Duration: 
30:42
Digitized Date: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2006
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Interview with Pat Delahoussaye Broussard RESTRICTED

Accession No.: 
BE1.070

BernardÕs notes on previous interviewRESTRICTED INTERVIEW. DO NOT LINK AUDIO. Interview with Pat Broussard: discipline for speaking French as a student; unable to speak French; fatherÕs language habits; teaching in the 1950s; French speaking students; the country school; helping French speaking students; non-official policy; French disappearing from the home; CODOFIL in schools; Cold War drills; duck and cover film; threat of war at home; fallout shelters; red scare; communist activity in Acadiana; Americanism/Citizenship; integration; problems with parents; racial issues now and then

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
French language; education; Cold War; integration
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
Pat Delahoussaye Broussard
Recording date: 
Monday, October 20, 1997
Coverage Spatial: 
New Iberia, LA
Publisher: 
Center for Cultural and Eco-Tourism
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Duration: 
30:50
Digitized Date: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2006
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Audio--Cassette--60
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Interview with Pat Delahoussaye Broussard; Ledelle D. ÒBiggieÓ Dupuis

Accession No.: 
BE1.071

Pat Delahoussaye: Vietnam War; protesters; hippie culture; television in the 1960s; television violence; air conditioning; children missing school because of work; telephones; indoor plumbingLedelle D. ÒBIggieÓ Dupuis: ÒLes AmericansÓ; personal information/background; military service; leaving home for the first time; innocence; how WW II changed the world;

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
Daily life; French language; WW II
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
Pat Delahoussaye Broussard Ledelle D ÒBiggieÓ Dupuis 11/4/1997 Cecilia, LA
Recording date: 
Monday, October 20, 1997
Coverage Spatial: 
New Iberia, LA
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30:42
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Interview with Ledelle D ÒBiggieÓ Dupuis (cont.)

Accession No.: 
BE1.072

joining the Navy; meeting French soldiers; speaking French in the military; Cajuns and higher education before the War; G.I. Bill; ÒFrenchieÓ; ÒcoonassÓ; teaching; memos encouraging speaking English in school; no punishment policy; problems with French speaking students; the memos; personal experience with speaking French in school as a child; Cold War in Acadiana; studay abroad thwarted; drills/fallout shelters;

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
World War II; French language; Cold War
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
Ledelle D ÒBiggieÓ Dupuis
Recording date: 
Tuesday, November 4, 1997
Coverage Spatial: 
Cecilia, LA
Publisher: 
Center for Cultural and Eco-Tourism
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Duration: 
30:41
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Wednesday, February 1, 2006
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Interview with Ledelle D ÒBiggieÓ Dupuis (cont.)

Accession No.: 
BE1.073

bomb drills; teaching Americanism/Citizenship classes; mismanagement of Cold War; Americanization of Cajuns; Acadian hardships; misconceptions about Cajuns; ÒcoonassÓ; cost of living/college after the War; electricity; television and entertainment; air conditioning; automobiles

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
Cold War; Cajun culture; education
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
Ledelle D ÒBiggieÓ Dupuis
Recording date: 
Tuesday, November 4, 1997
Coverage Spatial: 
Cecilia, LA
Publisher: 
Center for Cultural and Eco-Tourism
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30:41
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Wednesday, February 1, 2006
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Interview with Ledelle D ÒBiggieÓ Dupuis (cont.); Ernest Crochet

Accession No.: 
BE1.074

Ledelle D ÒBiggieÓ Dupuis:shame of being Cajun; other ethnic prejudices; approach to Americanism class; American History textbooks; nuclear hysteria; Vietnam/fall of French Indochina; Vietnam War; protesters; hippies; integration of Northside High School; road to integration; studentsÕ responses to integrationErnest Crochet:newspaper article featureing Crochet;

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
Cajun culture; education; Vietnam
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
Ledelle D ÒBiggieÓ DupuisErnest Crochet
Recording date: 
Tuesday, November 4, 1997
Coverage Spatial: 
Cecilia, LA
Publisher: 
Center for Cultural and Eco-Tourism
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Duration: 
30:43
Digitized Date: 
Thursday, February 2, 2006
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Interview with Ernest Crochet; Richard Nunez

Accession No.: 
BE1.075

Ernest Crochet: newspaper article; jobs; looking for work after the WarRichard Nunez: importance of learning English in the 1930s; moving to Cow Island; getting punished for speaking French in school; disclipine; early teaching experience; promotions; punishment for speaking French in school; thinking in French; local politics; unofficial policy regarding the speaking of french in school

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
French language; education
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
Ernest CrochetRichard Nunez 11/10/1997 Lafayette, LA
Recording date: 
Thursday, November 6, 1997
Coverage Spatial: 
New Iberia, LA
Publisher: 
Center for Cultural and Eco-Tourism
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Duration: 
30:42
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Thursday, February 2, 2006
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Interivew with Richard Nunez

Accession No.: 
BE1.076

Americanism class; american/communist propaganda; fanatacism; fear; American ignorance; defense education act; integration; service in WW II; ridicule for being Cajun; ÒcoonassÓ; spending time in Texas; outsidersÕ opinions of Louisiana; feelings about ÒcoonassÓ; reflections on life; ÒFrenchieÓ; looking for someone

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
Cold War; World War II
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
Richard Nunez
Recording date: 
Monday, November 10, 1997
Coverage Spatial: 
Lafayette, LA
Publisher: 
Center for Cultural and Eco-Tourism
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Duration: 
29:24
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Thursday, February 2, 2006
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Interview with Judge Allen Babineaux

Accession No.: 
BE1.077

family store; regional French dialects; grandfather; visiting Grand Pre; parents marriage; traveling in the 1060s; Tom Arceneaux and Roy Therriot; experience with French; influential persons in the Cajun renaissance; university accessibility; issues with ÒCajunÓ events in the 1950s and 1960s; introduction of English into daily life; radio/electricity; Ògentile AcadiansÓ; law careeer; running for office; French in the court room; bicentiennial celebration; migration vs. expulsion; Evangeline controversy; awards and service to the community; international Acadian festival

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
French language; CODOFIL
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
Judge Allen Babineaux
Recording date: 
Friday, February 27, 1998
Coverage Spatial: 
Lafayette, LA
Publisher: 
Center for Cultural and Eco-Tourism
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Duration: 
31:26
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Interview with Judge Allen Babineaux (cont.)

Accession No.: 
BE1.078

International Acadian Festival; Canadian documentary: Acadians of the Dispersal; birth of CODOFIL; CODOFILÕs French connections; visit to France; beginnings of involvement in French revival; twinning cities; the making of the Acadian flag

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
French language; CODOFIL
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
Judge Allen Babineaux
Recording date: 
Friday, February 27, 1998
Coverage Spatial: 
Lafayette, LA
Publisher: 
Center for Cultural and Eco-Tourism
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Duration: 
30:40
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Thursday, February 2, 2006
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Interview with Judge Allen Babineaux (cont.)

Accession No.: 
BE1.079

demand for the Acadian flag; CODOFIL under investigation by FBI; founding of CODOFIL; ÒcorrectÓ French vs. Cajun French; punishment of students in school for speaking French; military service; ÒFrenchieÓ; G. I. Bill; AnceletÕs Cajun heritage festival; wanting to be accepted by Anglo-Saxon society; civil rights in Cajun country

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
French language; CODOFIL
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
Judge Allen Babineaux
Recording date: 
Friday, February 27, 1998
Coverage Spatial: 
Lafayette, LA
Publisher: 
Center for Cultural and Eco-Tourism
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Duration: 
30:37
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Thursday, February 2, 2006
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Interview with Judge Allen Babineaux (cont.); MathŽ Allain

Accession No.: 
BE1.080

Judge Allen Babineaux:Dudley Leblanc; communism; Vietmnam War; retirementMathe Allain: Jim Demageaux, tribute to Cajun music, 1974; first comming to Louisiana; academic environment at ULL in 1950s; loyality oath; Americanism class at ULL; Acadian Bicentennial; elitist Cajuns;

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
Dudley Leblanc; American foreign conflict
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
Judge Allen Babineaux MathŽ Allain
Recording date: 
Friday, February 27, 1998
Coverage Spatial: 
Lafayette, LA
Publisher: 
Center for Cultural and Eco-Tourism
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Duration: 
30:36
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Thursday, February 2, 2006
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Interview with MathŽ Allain (cont.); William Patton

Accession No.: 
BE1.081

MathŽ Allain:music for the bicentiannial celebration; Lulu Ollivier; involvement with CODOFIL; unorthodox conversations about preserving French in Louisiana; Quebec delegation; teaching young children French; teaching European French; success of CODOFIL; impressions of Demageaux; visits by foreign dignitarites; university students speaking French; gaining outside validation using the Evangeline story; future of Cajun culture and French languageWilliam Patton:beginnings in radio;

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
French language; CODOFIL
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
MathŽ AllainWilliam Patton
Recording date: 
Friday, April 24, 1998
Coverage Spatial: 
Lafayette, LA
Publisher: 
Center for Cultural and Eco-Tourism
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Duration: 
30:40
Digitized Date: 
Thursday, February 2, 2006
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Interview with William Patton (cont.);

Accession No.: 
BE1.082

background and education; KVOL; programming aimed at Cajun audiences; KLFY radio and French programming; more French programming; Floyd Cormier; KLFY television station; problems with FCC; getting licensed; t.v. programming in the early days; minutia of television business and broadcasts; KLFY televisionÕs French programming; changing names; Gunsmoke in French;

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
radio and television programming
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
William Patton
Recording date: 
Friday, February 27, 1998
Coverage Spatial: 
Lafayette, LA
Publisher: 
Center for Cultural and Eco-Tourism
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Duration: 
30:51
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Thursday, February 2, 2006
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Interview with William Patton (cont.)

Accession No.: 
BE1.083

Gunsmoke in French; French v. English speaking audiences; Cajuns working at the station; creating ÒAcadianaÓ; French programming on other television stations; Cajun character on Combat; Policarp kids program; leads

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
radio and television programming
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
William Patton
Recording date: 
Friday, February 27, 1998
Coverage Spatial: 
Lafayette, LA
Publisher: 
Center for Cultural and Eco-Tourism
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Duration: 
30:41
Digitized Date: 
Thursday, February 2, 2006
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Interview with William Patton (cont.)

Accession No.: 
BE1.084

remote broadcasting; Dudley Leblanc; Huggy;

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
radio and television broadcast
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
William Patton
Recording date: 
Friday, February 27, 1998
Coverage Spatial: 
Lafayette, LA
Publisher: 
Center for Cultural and Eco-Tourism
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Duration: 
3:58
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Interview with Dr. Amos Simpson; Marvin Ducote

Accession No.: 
BE1.085

Dr. Amos Simpson:role of women; bombing of ROTC building at USL; Cajun hippies; students cheating on tests; growth of ULL and Lafayette in 1960s; Oil CenterMarvin Ducote:speaking French in primary school; bilingual family; military service; culture shock; ÒcoonassÓ; Vietnam protest

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
ULL in the 1960s; French language; military
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
Dr. Amos Simpson USL profMarvin Ducote
Recording date: 
Friday, May 1, 1998
Coverage Spatial: 
Lafayette, LA
Publisher: 
Center for Cultural and Eco-Tourism
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Duration: 
23:56
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Interview with Amos Simpson

Accession No.: 
BE1.086

arrival at USL; not signing the oath at Berkley; USL desegregation; tolerance in Cajun country; incidences of violence on campus; McCarthyism on campus; hippies; misbehavior in class

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
ULL in the 1960s;
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
Amos Simpson
Recording date: 
Friday, May 1, 1998
Coverage Spatial: 
Lafayette, LA
Publisher: 
Center for Cultural and Eco-Tourism
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Duration: 
23:26
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Interview with Amos Simpson

Accession No.: 
BE1.087

Dr. Amos Simpson:role of women; bombing of ROTC building at USL; Cajun hippies; students cheating on tests; growth of ULL and Lafayette in 1960s; Oil CenterMarvin Ducote:speaking French in primary school; bilingual family; military service; culture shock; ÒcoonassÓ; Vietnam protestDUPLICATE OF BE1.085

Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Audio
Collection: 
Shane K. Bernard
Subject: 
ULL in the 1960s; French language; military
Creator: 
Shane Bernard
Informants: 
Amos SimpsonMarvin Ducote
Recording date: 
Friday, May 1, 1998
Coverage Spatial: 
Lafayette, LA
Publisher: 
Center for Cultural and Eco-Tourism
Rights Usage: 
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Duration: 
23:22
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