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  1. Tiger Oil and Gas Corporation

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    April 24, 2014 by elhseven

    Burton, Willie. 1994. On the Black side of Shreveport: a history. 2nd edition, Shreveport, LA: s.n.]. Out of print


  2. Newton Smith

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    April 24, 2014 by elhseven

    Excerpt taken from: Burton, Willie. 1994. On the Black side of Shreveport: a history. 2nd edition, Shreveport, LA: s.n.]. Out …
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  3. 1850 Caddo Parish Slave Census

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    February 23, 2014 by elhseven

    The 1850 U.S. Federal Slave Schedule for Caddo Parish reported 5,763 slaves with 466 slaveowners. There are some slaveowners missing …
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  4. Before we were Democrats…

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    February 1, 2014 by elhseven

    Newly freed slaves and slave descendants  began heavily voting the Republican ticket from 1865 – 1868 electing Republican politicians who …
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  5. Hettie Adger Cemetery/St. Paul CME Church

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    January 18, 2014 by elhseven

    I continue to tell people sometimes the only evidence of one’s existence is found in a graveyard.  If you are …
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