African American Slavery Archives
Ambrose LeCompte's Slaves
Emmanuel Prudhomme's Slaves
Parish and Louisiana Slave Records
Qwendolyn Middlo Hall's Database
Did You Know?
The central structure of the Oakland mule barn was built as a smoke house in the 1820s. The resourcefulness of plantation residents can be seen in the adaptive reuse of the smoke house structure to accommodate the mules that were displaced when the original barn burned.