History Research
Full Status Report

A status report on the Slavery, History, Memory and Reconciliation Project was released in May 2018. Much of the information in that report is included in these pages. You may also download the full report as a pdf. 

Also availble to download is a document designed to help identify descendants of the enslaved people.




Purpose of the Research Process Historical Overview Moving Forward One Story: Matilda Tyler Contribute to the Research Connecting with Descendants Contact Us Status Report



Manresa House of Retreats
Manresa House of Retreats is located on the banks of the Mississippi River in Convent, La., midway between Baton Rouge and New Orleans.