African American History
Labor and Farming at Oakland Plantation
French Colonial Times
Labor and Farming from 1803 - 1860
After the Civil War
Library of Congress http://www.loc.gov/index.html
American Memories http://www.loc.gov/ammem/index.html
Natchitoches African American Genealogy Records http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~lanatchi/ngl.htm
Did You Know?
The plantation store opened on Oakland Plantation after the Civil War, sharecroppers and tenant farmers continued buying supplies for family and farming at the Prud'homme Store until 1983. For 50 years a Prud’homme family member served as postmaster at the Bermuda Post Office located inside.