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A More Noble Cause: A. P. Tureaud and the Struggle for Civil Rights in Louisiana Emanuel, Rachel L. and Tureaud, A. P. Jr. Louisiana State University Press 2011
A New Orleans Vodou Priestess: The Legend and Reality of Marie Laveau Long, Carolyn Morrow University Press of Florida 2006
Africans in Colonial Louisiana The Development of Afro Creole Culture in the Eighteenth Century Hall, Gwendolyn Midlow Louisiana State University Press 1992
Becoming Free, Remaining Free – Manumission and Enslavement in New Orleans 1848 – 1862 Schafer, Judith Kelleher Louisiana State University Press Baton Rouge 2003
Black New Orleans 1860 -1880 Blassingame, John W. University of Chicago Press 1973
Blue Coat or Powdered Wig: Free People of Color in Pre Revolutionary Saint Domingue King, Stewart R. University of Georgia Press 2001
Bounded Lives, Bounded Places Free Black Society in Colonial New Orleans, 1769 -1803 Hanger, Kimberly S. Duke University Press 1997
Catherine Carmier Gaines, Ernest Vintage Books 1964 fiction
Creole New Orleans: Race and Americanization Logsdon, Joseph & Hirsch, Arnold LSU Press 1992
Creole: The History and Legacy of Louisiana’s Free People of Color Kein, Sybil ed. Louisiana State University Press 2000
Creoles of Color in the Bayou Country Brasseaux, Carl A.; Fontenot, Keith; Oubre, Claude F. University Press of Mississippi – Jackson 1994
Exiles at Home: The Struggle to Become American in Creole New Orleans Thompson, Shirley Elizabeth Harvard Unisversity Press 2009
Henriette Dellile “Servant of Slaves” Gould, Virginia Meacham and Nolan, Charles E. Sisters of the Holy Family 1998 dedicated to the work of Sister Audrey Marie Detiege, SSF
Images of America – African Americans of New Orleans Flucker, Turry and Savage, Phoenix Arcadia Publishing 2010
Louisiana’s Black Heritage Robert R.; Kemp, John R.; Haas, Edward F. , general editors Louisiana State Museum, New Orleans 1979
New Orleans Free Men of Color Cabinet Makers in the New Orleans Furniture Trade 1800 – 1850 Moscou, Margo Xavier University of Louisiana 2008
Our People and Our History Fifty Creole Portraits Desdunes, Rodolphe Lucien Louisiana State University Press 1973 -translation (French original 1911) Nos Hommes et Notre Histoire translated, edited by Sister Dorothea Olga McCants, Daughter of the Cross
Red Beans and Ricely Yours (Poems) Saloy, Mona Lisa Truman State University Press, Kirksville, Missouri 2005
Revolution, Romanticism, and the Afro Creole Protest Tradition in Lousiana, 1718 – 1868 Bell, Caryn Cosse Louisiana State University Press 1997
The Battle of New Orleans Negro Soldiers in the Battle of New Orleans Christian, Marcus The Battle of New Orleans 150th anniversary Committee of Louisiana 1965
The Forgotten People: Cane River’s Creoles of Color Mills, Gary B Louisiana State University Press 1977
The Free People of Color of New Orleans Gehman, Mary Margaret Media, Inc 1994 up to fifth edition
The Louisiana Native Guards The Black Military Experience During the Civil War Hollandsworth, James G. Jr. Louisiana State University Press 1995
The Mayor of New Orleans; Just Talking Jazz Shaik, Fatima Creative Arts Book Company 1989 fiction
The Negro in New Orleans Rousseve, Charles B. The Archives of Negro History, Inc printed by The Moret Press 1969
The New Orleans 7th Ward Dictionary 1938 -1965 Smith, Darrlyn A. JADA, Inc 1996
The World That Made New Orleans From Spanish Silver To Congo Square Sublette, Ned Lawrence Hill Books (imprint of Chicago Review Press, Inc) 2008, 2009
Travels With Mae Scenes from a New Orleans Girlhood Julien, Eileen M. Indiana University Press 2009 memoir
We As Freemen Plessy v. Ferguson Medley, Keith Weldon Pelican Publishing Company, Inc 2003