Enjoy learning about the Basque Countrytraditional foods such as great fish dishes and the haute cuisine of some of the finest restaurants in the world
About this guide
These guides are designed to help the beginning family researcher. Please call 763-2283 or visit with the genealogy staff for help if you have questions about your particular research.
August 10th, 2013
Bluebonnet Library meeting Room, 10:30 a.m.
Mr. Goitia-Nicholas from the Louisiana Basque-American and Cultural organization.
While many families can trace their origins to France or Spain, many local families can trace their roots to the Basque region.
Barbe, Cachere, Charbonnet, Gayere, leComb, Lemoyne could all have Basque ties.
About the collection
The Bluebonnet Genealogy Collection focuses on southern states and includes:
Microfilm : Revolutionary War pensions, directories, plantation records, church records, census, passenger records
Print: Journals, newsletters, magazines, biographies, histories, genealogies, finding aids, bibliographies
Electronic resources: Ancestry.com Library edition, Heritage Quest, CDs, and Internet resources
Slave and Free People of Color
Baptismal Records in the Archives
Published online and free for public acces. Click here!
New African American Guides and Newspaper databases are available.
Click "Online Databases" on the library main page.
Click Genealogy and a list of genealogy databases will appear.
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Baton Rouge, LA 70810
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That's me, the little baby in the picture. There's a great story about that picture. If you take the Finding Females class one day, you might hear about it! In the meantime, as your genealogy librarian I am here to answer your questions, help you find materials and talk strategy. If you would like to set aside time to meet with me, please call 763-2283 and make an appointment.
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9 to 6 Friday/Saturday
2 to 6 Sunday