Programs by Genre - History

10:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.
Capitol Park Event Center, Glass Room
Whiskey, Women, and War: How the Great War Shaped Jim Crow New Orleans
Brian J. Altobello
Noon to 1:00 p.m.
State Capitol, House Committee Room 4
Louisiana Towns and Parishes: Opelousas, Plaquemine,Cameron Parish, and West Baton Rouge Parish
Tom Acosta, West Baton Rouge Parish
Carola Lillie Hartley, Opelousas
Stella Carline Tanoos, Plaquemine
Andrew Edward Tingler, Cameron Parish
with Katie Parry
2:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.
A.Z. Young Park, Author Tent 1
New Orleans Disasters: Firsthand Accounts of Crescent City Tragedy
Royd Anderson

Book-loving volunteers are essential to the Louisiana Book Festival's success. Whether it's escorting authors, guiding visitors, selling refreshments, working with children in the Young Readers Pavilion or other fun and rewarding assignments, the Louisiana Book Festival wants you to join the volunteer team.

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