American Routes, a radio program hosted by folklorist Nick Spitzer which focuses on themes throughout American music. Find a station near you that carries American Routes…hear jazz, rhythm & blues, zydeco, bluegrass, rock-n-roll, and more.
Beyond Face Value, a website exhibit of Confederate currency by the LSU Civil War Center with the assistance of an LEH General Grant.
Bibliotheque Tintamarre, an on-line library begun as an undergraduate project for the Francophone Literature of Louisiana course at Centenary College of Louisiana.
Ensemble Encore: The Acadian Memorial Multimedia Archive, an interactive website with information on Acadian settlers in Louisiana. Includes a searchable database of ship manifests, church records, and census data. Also includes a listing of land grant information in Acadiana, and essays about the Acadian diaspora.
Good for What Ails You, a documentary film capturing the healing traditions of Louisiana’s Cajuns, Creoles, and Houma Indians. Contains a study guide, profiles of the featured healers, and more.
Holocaust Survivors: Portraits & Conversations, an interactive website of testimony from Holocaust survivors residing in Louisiana. See their faces and hear their stories in their own words; contains a glossary of terms, bibliography, and threaded discussion group on the Holocaust.
Louisiana Folklife Center at Northwestern State University has 800 artist and subject files, 1500 audio recordings, 100 video tapes, a small but growing print library of books and periodicals, and 5,000 still photographic images, all focused on the folklife of Louisiana.
Louisiana Folklife Program, within the Division of the Arts, is designed to identify, document, conserve, and present the folk cultural resources of Louisiana.
Louisiana Authors Index, maintained by the LSU Libraries, is a working index of Louisiana authors, their works, and bibliographic information.
Scribbling Women, a project of The Public Media Foundation, dramatizes stories by American women writers for national radio broadcast. Their website provides classroom resources for teaching and learning the rich tradition of American literature by women.
The Southern Review publishes fiction, poetry, critical essays, interviews, book reviews, and excerpts from novels in progress, with emphasis on contemporary literature in the United States and abroad (and special interest in southern culture and history).
EDSITEment is a constantly growing collection of the most valuable online resources for teaching English, history, art history, and foreign languages. In addition to bringing to together the best of the humanities on the web, it also features a powerful search engine and lesson plans for classroom and family use. EDSITEment is a joint project of the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Council of the Great City Schools, MCI WorldCom, and the National Trust for the Humanities.
Louisiana Division of Archaeology, which collects, distributes & catalogues information on Louisiana’s archaeological resources. Take a look at the new interactive web project about Los Adaes, a Spanish colonial site in what is now western Louisiana.
Louisiana State Museum, which has locations around the state, including the Cabildo, the Presbytere, the Arsenal, 1850 House, Madame John’s Legacy, the Natchitoches Old Courthouse Museum, the Wedell-Williams Aviation Museum, and many more.