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Latinos in New Orleans & Louisiana: A Guide

A research guide on the current and historical presence and impact of Latinos in New Orleans



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Guide of interest: Spanish Language Press in New Orleans


Manuscript Collection

Painter, Norman Wellington (1918- ) Thesis Research Material

1948-1949. Material gathered by Painter in interviews with 68 Latin Americans and used in his 1949 Tulane M.A. thesis, "The Assimilation of Latin Americans in New Orleans". It contains the identity and brief biographical sketch of each respondent, and answers to questions on first impressions, adjustments, work, marriage and children, religion, organizations, friends and recreation, food, prejudice, and nostalgia. 503 pieces.

Collection 52. The Latin American Library Manuscripts Collection.

Thesis: The assimilation of Latin Americans in New Orleans, Louisiana / by Norman Wellington Painter.1949. Sociology
Location: Jones Hall, University Archives (Theses)
Call Number: TT 1949v.12


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