Louisiana Creole Research Association

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Happy New Year from LA Creole! 

conference-picWe wish all of our visitors and members an exciting and joyous 2016. If you’d like to relive our 2015 Annual Conference, many photos are available for viewing on our Facebook Page.

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LA Creole is a New Orleans based non-profit family research organization dedicated to the study of the history and culture of the Creoles of Color of Louisiana through ancestral research, education, and celebration.

Creoles of Color in Louisiana
There is evidence that both French and Spanish Colonial Louisiana identified all its people (white, black, and mixed), both free and enslaved, who were born in the new world of old world stock as Creole. That included the offspring of Europeans (predominantly French and Spanish), Africans, and a mixture of both that could also include Native American.  More

Genealogy and History are our Mission
The Louisiana Creole Research Association, Inc., known as LA Creole, was founded on August 21, 2004 as a New Orleans-based, non-profit genealogy and family research organization.  More


Genealogy Night at the New Orleans Museum of Art TOMORROW!
Friday, February 12, 2016 5-9PM
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Have you ever wanted to explore your family’s history, but didn’t know where to start? In conjunction with the exhibition "Pierre Joseph Landry: Patriot, Planter, Sculptor", NOMA will be hosting a genealogy night on Friday, Feb. 12. Local groups, including the City Archives at the New Orleans Public Library, will be on site to offer advice and help you get started. Guests will also enjoy live music by Bruce Daigrepont and art activities. bit.ly/1SD6YXi Image: Self-Portrait, Pierre Joseph Landry, 1833, Wood Credit Line: Courtesy of the Collections of the Louisiana State Museum, Gift of the Heirs of Pierre Joseph Landry, 02685.1

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