Meeting on September 8, 2001

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MEETING OF THE IMPERIAL ST. LANDRY GENEALOGICAL AND HISTORICAL SOCIETY, held at 10:00 A.M. , Saturday, September 8, 2001 , in the third floor auditorium of the Opelousas General Hospital .

 Estelle Perrault, president, called the meeting to order.  She stated that more issues of BONNE NOUVELLE, a newspaper published in Ville Platte, has been donated by Lou Arceneaux.

 Juergen Amling is working on simplifying access to the CD Rom by Gwendolyn Midlow Hall, which is a history of people of color.  Miss Perrault stated that the Jean Lafitte Acadian Culture Center in Lafayette offers for sale, the book, AFRICAN COLONIALS IN LOUISIANA .  Miss Perrault owns a copy of the book, and she allowed interested members to look through her copy after the meeting.  Another book on people of color was presented for review, as well.  Juergen stated that he is willing to print genealogy society Business Cards for interested members for a nominal fee.

 Miss Perrault stated that she will meet with Jim Higginbotham to put together a wish list for the proposed heritage center.  She told members about her recent trip to the Acadian and African-American Cultural Center in St. Martinville.  She also visited the Jean Lafitte Acadian Culture Center in Lafayette , explaining that the proposed heritage center for Opelousas would attempt to combine.