S05 E17: Louisiana Sugar Plantations Pat. 2 with Ja’el “YaYa” Gordon

Ja’el “YaYa” Gordon returned to the show to share, teach and explain slavery in Louisiana.

Get ready for another knowledge-dropping show while learning ways to research in Louisiana.

Below are links to the 2 maps shown during this episode:

  1. Map showing the distribution of the slave population of the southern states of the United States. Compiled from the census of 1860 via https://www.loc.gov/resource/g3861e.cw0013200
  2. La Tourrette’s reference map of the state of Louisiana: from the original surveys of the United States, which show the townships, sections, or mile squares, Spanish grants, settlement rights & c., also the plantations with the owners names engraved thereon via https://www.loc.gov/resource/g4011g.ct001895

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