The Free People of Color of New Orleans: An Introduction

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Antebellum New Orleans was home to thousands of urbane, educated and well to do free blacks. The French called them les gens de couleur libre, the free people of color; after the Civil War they were known as the Creoles of color, shortened today to simply Creoles. Theirs was an ambiguous status, sharing the French Language, Catholic religion and European education of the elite whites, but also keeping African and indigenous American influences from their early heritage. This is their story, rarely mentioned in conventional ...

The Free People of Color of New Orleans: An Introduction 2009, Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

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The Free People of Color of New Orleans: An Introduction 1994, Margaret Media

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