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Author Matrana, Marc R.

Title Lost plantation [electronic resource] : the rise and fall of Seven Oaks / Marc R. Matrana.

Imprint Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, 2005.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xiv, 188 p. : ill., maps.
Series Jefferson historical series ; v. 16
Jefferson historical series ; v. 16.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (170-181) and index.
Contents Petit desert -- The Zeringues and their plantation -- The Zeringue plantation and its grounds -- Life and agricultural production on the Zeringue plantation -- The plantation and the Civil War -- The railroad ruckus -- Pablo Sala and Columbia gardens -- A new war, a new family -- The mansion begins to fade -- Save Seven Oaks -- Life among the ruins -- Future of the past -- Appendix I : chronological chain of title and timeline of major events -- Appendix II : slaves owned by Camille Zeringue -- Appendix III : comparative data of the largest slaveholders in Jefferson Parish -- Appendix IV : brief historical sketch of Zeringue family in Louisiana.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Zeringue, Camille.
Zeringue, Camille -- Family.
Plantation owners -- Louisiana -- Biography.
Slaveholders -- Louisiana -- Biography.
Businessmen -- Louisiana -- Biography.
Plantation life -- Louisiana -- Westwego -- History -- 19th century.
Seven Oaks (La.)
Westwego (La.) -- Biography.
Westwego (La.) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 1578067634 (hdbk. alk. paper)
9781604736397 (electronic bk.)

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