Louisiana: A Guide to the State

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Bilbliography

The following bibliography is a selective reading list compiled from the large number of books and articles used in the preparation of this volume. An effort has been made to select references which are authoritative, up to date, and readable. For economy of space, titles have not been repeated; additional books are referred to in the text. For fiction see the essay on Literature. For newspapers see the essay on Newspapers and Radio.


GENERAL INFORMATION

Do You Know Louisiana? State Department of Commerce and Industry, Tourist Division, Baton Rouge, 1938. 324 P.

Second Progress Report. Louisiana State Planning Commission. Baton Rouge, 1940. 146 p.

Louisiana Conservation Review. Published quarterly by the State Department of Conservation, New Orleans.

The Louisiana Tourist. Published quarterly by the State Department of Commerce and Industry, Baton Rouge.

Viosca, Percy Jr. Louisiana Out-Of-Doors. New Orleans, Southern Printing Co., 1933. 187 p.


NATURAL SETTING

Barton, Donald Clinton, and Sawtelle, George. Gulf Coast Oil Fields. Tulsa, American Assn., Petroleum Geologists, 1936. 1070 P.

The Birds of Louisiana. State Department of Conservation, Bull. 20. New Orleans, 1931. 598 p.

Chawner, W. D. Geology of Catahoula and Concordia Parishes. Louisiana Geological Survey, Bull. 9. New Orleans, State Department of Conservation, 1936. 232 p.

Dormon, Caroline. Forest Trees of Louisiana and How to Know Them. State Department of Conservation, Bull. 15. New Orleans, 1928. 94 p.

-----. Wild Flowers of Louisiana. Garden City, New York, Doubleday, Doran, 1934. 172 p.

Fisk, H. N. Geology of Grant and La Salle Parishes. Louisiana Geological Survey, Bull. 10. New Orleans, State Department of Conservation, 1938. 246 p.

The Fresh Water Fish of Louisiana. State Department of Conservation, Bull. 4. New Orleans, 1917. 20 p.

The Fur Animals of Louisiana. State Department of Conservation, Bull. 18. New Orleans, 1931. 444 p.

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Preface vii
  • Contents xi
  • Illustrations xvii
  • Maps xxi
  • General Information xxiii
  • Calendar of Annual Events xxvii
  • Part I Louisiana: Past and Present 1
  • An Introduction to Louisiana 3
  • Natural Setting 7
  • First Americans 29
  • History 37
  • Government 53
  • Agriculture 60
  • Commerce, Industry, and Labor 67
  • Transportation 78
  • Racial Elements 86
  • Folkways 90
  • Social Life and Social Welfare 102
  • Education 116
  • Religion 126
  • Newspapers and Radio 134
  • Sports and Recreation 141
  • Architecture 148
  • Art 161
  • Literature 178
  • Music 190
  • The Theater 203
  • Science 217
  • Cuisine 225
  • Part II Cities and Towns 233
  • Abbeville 235
  • Alexandria--Pineville 239
  • Baton Rouge 250
  • Gretna 268
  • Lafayette 272
  • Lake Charles 281
  • Minden 288
  • Monroe 290
  • Natchitoches 299
  • New Iberia 312
  • New Orleans 316
  • Opelousas 345
  • Ruston 350
  • St. Martinville 353
  • Shreveport 360
  • Winnfield 377
  • Part III Tours 381
  • Tour 1 383
  • Tour 1a 411
  • Tour 1b 414
  • Tour 1c 420
  • Tour 1d 423
  • Tour 1e 425
  • Tour 1f 428
  • Tour 2 431
  • Tour 2a 434
  • Tour 2b 438
  • Tour 2c 440
  • Tour 3 444
  • Tour 3a 455
  • Tour 4 457
  • Tour 5 465
  • Tour 6 474
  • Tour 7 478
  • Tour 8 488
  • Tour 8a 498
  • Tour 9 503
  • Tour 10 508
  • Tour 10a 521
  • Tour 10b 523
  • Tour 10c 541
  • Tour 11 544
  • Tour 11 A 569
  • Tour 11b 573
  • Tour 11c 579
  • Tour 11d 582
  • Tour 11e 586
  • Tour 12 589
  • Tour 13 597
  • Tour 14 610
  • Tour 15 612
  • Tour 15a 627
  • Tour 15b 629
  • Tour 16 631
  • Tour 17 635
  • Tour 17 A 650
  • Tour 17b 654
  • Tour 18 656
  • Tour 18 A 669
  • Tour 19 672
  • Part IV Appendices 683
  • Glossary 685
  • Chronology 693
  • Bilbliography 704
  • Population Figures, 1940 Census 717
  • Map of Louisiana in Five Sections 721
  • Index 735
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