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Albaud Arnaud.mp4
The video is of Ablaut Arnaud, a direct descendant of the Brothers Arnaud who founded Arnaudville. The provider of the picture told the story of how Ablaut met his future wife when she was a baby. Later when Ablaut was 22 and his wife was 14, they…

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In the video Mr. Borel talks about a double spring trap and how the cajun people used it to benifit in there survival. In North America trading was pretty common between native American and other countries such as the French, British ,and Spanish.…

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This loom in the video was made 200 years ago and used in Louisiana associated with Louisiana French history. The loom seen here were generally used outside or in a barn and is also made of sugar cane reeds…

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The loom began being used in the 1800s, and the corn cob sewing tool was used in conjunction with it. The tool in the video was used as the women would load their corncobs with thread of all the same color using a special tool. When they warp the…

History Harvest Interview
The Stereoscope (http://courses.ncssm.edu/gallery/collections/toys/html/exhibit01.htm) is an object that allows a person to view a picture in a three dimensional perspective. It does this by placing two nearly identical pictures side by side, about…

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The civil war http://www.louisianatravel.com/articles/louisiana-civil-war-sites/ began in 1861 between the United States and other confederate states. It began when the confederate army captured Fort Sumter. The states involved in the war…

History of Arnaudville.mp4
The two objects in the recording above are both the same book which is named One Hundred Years of the Upper Teche. The book on the left is the typed up and bounded manuscript of the published book on the right. The manuscript was the original copy…

Prie Dieu and Latin Missal.mp4
A prie dieu (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prie-dieu) is a kneeling bench for saying prayers, primarily used in the Catholic religion. It looks like a chair with no arm rests, it has a back and a bench like bottom. It can be heavily decorated in many…

The Net Needle.mp4
As you can hear in the video, the object was used to make "dip nets" for the purpose of crawfishing. This needle was most likely hand carved out of some type of wood. The nets produced by the needle were most likely used for catching different types…