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  • Subject: narrative
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    • Interview with Sady Courvilee and Preston Manuel

    • Louisiana; Cajuns; Sady Courville Personal Narrative; Preston Manuel Personal Narrative
    • Sady Courville; Preston Manuel; Sady Courville: Comment Sady a commence de jouer la musique; Des Fruges; La musique du violon; Les aires, des contredances, des mazurkas, des breakdowns, des jigs; Le mouchoir sur le plancher; Eraste Courville...
    • Interview with Lionel Leleux

    • Louisiana; Cajuns; Lionel Leleux personal narrative; Violin making;
    • Lionel Leleux; Description of violin making from beginning to end; Use of spruce and maple; Making the curve--checking frequency; Neck and end block; Fingerboard made of ebony Òla toucheÓ/ Tailpiece made of airplane metal; Invented machine to...
    • Interview with Lionel Leleux

    • Louisiana; Cajuns; Lionel Leleux personal narrative; Violin making;
    • Lionel Leleux; Playing with Don Montoucet after Lawrence Walker died in 1973; Don Montoucet accordion player; Learning to play violin by ear; What is a musician?; National folk festival in Virginia, touring in Central and South America; Some people...
    • Interview with Lionel Leleux

    • Louisiana; Cajuns; Folk music; Lionel Leleux personal narrative; Violin making; Cajun music history;
    • Lionel Leleux; Description of musical development; First violin from Sears and Roebuck in 1924; Bascom Mouton music in 1923; Untitled Bascom Mouton waltz; Broken bow, making bows; Repairing violins in 1927; Building violins; First violin made;...
    • Interview with Richard Guidry

    • Louisiana; Cajuns; Richard Guidry personal narrative; Travel in Guadeloupe;
    • Richard Guidry; La semaine en francais; Entrevue avec Richard Guidry, etudiant en 4e annee a l'Universite de Lafayette, dans le College de l'education. Re : son voyage en Guadeloupe Richard Guidry;
    • Interview with Felix Richard

    • Louisiana; Cajuns; Felix Richard personal narrative; Local history;
    • Felix Richard; Basketball; Dances, Cochons de laits chez Mr. Ellis richard; Freddy Richard; Courting; Hard work in cotton fields; Old days; Penicillin; Children; Toffe--drink with syrup (and alcohol) with rice or corn and sugar; Sheriffs; Joe...
    • Interview with Felix Richard

    • Louisiana; Cajuns; Felix Richard personal narrative; Local history
    • Felix Richard; Popular dance halls--Bosco, Pointe Noir, Marais Bouleur; Marais Bouleur and Carencro fights; Only boys payed to enter the dance; Truck that went around to different towns; Joe Hanks and the pistolette; Tit Maurice; Wagon Wheel dance;...
    • Interview with Felix Richard

    • Cajuns; Felix Richard personal narrative; Oral history; Jokes; Acadians;
    • Felix Richard; Cheval peinture vert; Les deux freres qui etaient au bal; Des plaques; Recording music; Teaching accordion; Louisiana Hayride; Varise Connor; Bessyl Duhon; Archet de violon; Fiddle Seconding; La maison a Barry Ancelet; Money hidden...
    • Creole narratives and folktales by Mary Fentroy

    • Creoles; Folktales; Mary Fentroy personal narrative; Cajuns; Cajun music history;
    • Mary Fentroy; Lapin pis tortue fait la course (conte); M'apres rouler dans bras Bon Dieu (Work Song); Social Security troubles Early working system. Manners and behavior. Meeting a stranger; Early Cade workways; Freedom train; Slavery days/...
    • Interview with Clence Ancelet

    • Louisiana; Cajuns; Clence Ancelet personal narrative; Folktales; Oral history
    • Clence Ancelet; Games during the Great Depression; La Plotte; Bats; Balls--made with cowhide and cotton seeds; Rules; Picayeune; Cacher-fete; Players; Canique; Tirer; Secher un grand puis carree; Comment faire une bayonette avec un bardeau...
    • Interview with Sabry Guidry

    • Louisiana; Cajuns; Ballads; Oral history; Sabry Guidry personal narrative;
    • Saby Guidry; Je me suis t - courir (children's song); Oral History of Abbeville area; Schools; Early farm life; Depression years: Going to Texas for money (working in Port Arthur); Learning Creole on the Plantation; Early sugar industry:...
    • Interview with Ellis Richard

    • Louisiana; Cajuns; Ellis Richard Personal Narrative; Marais Bouleur oral history
    • Ellis Richard; Story about James Domengeaux (politics/voting registrations); Bootlegging: whiskey at the dancehall; ""I've lived the life of a millionaire""; Freddie and Ellis Richard; Piouc Leger as constable; Wes Benoit and Mayo Breaux outlaws;...
    • Interview with Carrol Moreau

    • Louisiana; Cajuns; Oral history; Jokes; Carrol Moreau personal narrative;
    • Carrol Moreau; Jokes: La cocotte de la "vache"; Allons essayer de nous mettres les deux en haut; Quelqu'un a passe dedans; Marais Bouleur district/geographic limits; Le fruit d'amour; La niche aux noces dans le Marais Bouleur (Experience Story);...

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