African American Slavery Archives
Ambrose LeComte's Slaves
Emmanuel Prudhomme's Slaves
Parish and Louisiana Slave Records
Qwendolyn Middlo Hall's Database
Did You Know?
An overseer was responsible for management of the plantation’s laborers, stock, land, and tools. The overseer's residence at Oakland was constructed in 1861 by enslaved labor for an overseer named Seneca Pace. Pace kept a daily journal of work and weather at Oakland.