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



Our Lady of the Oaks Retreat House
Our Lady of the Oaks Retreat House, located in Grand Coteau, La., has provided a beautiful setting for retreats since 1938.