Terrebonne Parish

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  • Butler Cemetery Essay

    Butler Cemetery Little is known of Butler Cemetery except its location on Country Drive in Bourg on the left descending bank of Bayou Terrebonne. It is believed to hold about 10 old graves in a heavily wooded area. Dugas Cemetery Dugas Cemetery, on the former grounds of St. John the Baptist Chapel in lower Montegut, was once property owned by the widow of Jean Baptiste Dugas, Reynalda Naquin, and her son Eusebee. They donated the property in 1859 to the Roman Catholic Church for the establishment of church and graveyard. Pere Dénécé had a chapel constructed on the grounds in 1866. The earliest burials, between 1860 and 1863, are of the step and platform type tombs. A number of in-ground burials have become lost in time, and early cast iron…

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  • The Importance Of Interest In The Academic Library

    In the academic library that I chose to examine, finding the reference desk is no easy task for the unfamiliar patron. With three major entrances and six floors to navigate, this library is an epitome of what most libraries would strive to have: boundless space for patrons and a vast, growing collection. The patron, however, could easily take one glance at this gargantuan building and easily become overwhelmed, despite the services that this one building contains, such as being combined with…

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  • The Importance Of Church Administration

    Assessing and assessment reports within the church are a crucial and essential part of creating organization and order within the church administration and staff. You have got to know where you are before you can make a plan toward where you sense God is leading. Without assessments and reporting in the church; acquiring higher quality servant leaders would be difficult to attain. In this active culture of today it’s necessary to have just as much of an active church administration. Robert…

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  • Bonnie Parker Research Paper

    She wanted to be well-known; for everyone to know her name. With some help from another individual, she reached that goal. However, not in a way many people would expect. This was the head of Bonnie Parker’s life. She had a strong lead in school, but a hard, dishonest relationship with her love afterwards. This lead to a frenzy of murders and robberies, including the Bloody Frolic of 1932. If her life was not cut so short, she could have done much more damage. Bonnie Parker was the female…

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  • Personal Narrative: Forensics Day

    For the field trip we went to three places; the first of these being the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Forensic Investigation Unit. While we were there, the sheriffs on duty demonstrated to us how they dust for fingerprints, likewise the products they use to do so. Generally, they only use black dust to catch the print, but the dust comes in almost every color, as well as magnetic for easy clean up. Our second stop was the Calcasieu Parish Coroner’s Office, where we were shown a presentation on…

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  • Kate Chopin And The Awakening

    controversial, and brilliant writer that in this modern day has relatively been forgotten. She was born in St. Louis, Missouri in 1851 to French-Creole descendant Eliza Faris and Irish immigrant Thomas O’Flaherty. It was during her early childhood that she gained her inspiration for writing from her great-grandmother Victoria Verdon Charleville. Chopin also experienced a lot of death during her childhood, her great-grandmother and half brother dying when she was eleven and her father dying after…

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  • Argumentative Essay On Head Start

    that cycle of inequality by providing equal learning opportunities that benefit children living in poverty and minorities. Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “If you can 't fly then run, if you can 't run then walk, if you can 't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.” These words of a visionary is what our community must do to ensure academic success for future generations. Based on legislation, Louisiana politicians are not advocates for education. With more…

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  • The Vessel Bend The Water Poem Analysis

    There is much depth to all forms of art, including poetry; poems offer a plethora of emotions and experiences at face value, but once more knowledge is provided, the entire perspective can change and create a deeper understanding for the reader. Katie Ford’s engaging and thoughtful poem, “The Vessel Bends the Water,” is a perfect example of this experience. The first couple of times I read the poem, I believed it to be about lost love through hardship. After briefly researching the author and…

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  • A Cold And Windy Day

    On a cold and windy day Robert James an Oysterman and resident of lower Terrebonne Parish, was devastated when he arrived at his workplace. He went to dredge the oyster beds to make some money for upcoming bills and came to a conclusion that someone had illegally fished his beds. Many people in lower Terrebonne Parish depend on commercial fishing to make a living. Robert paid for his lease to fish the oyster beds and someone else basically took his paycheck from him. When people commit illegal…

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  • Gabriel Montegut Research Paper

    Gabriel Montegut, born in July 30, 1839, was the great-grandson of Dr. Gabriel Montegut, who came to Louisiana from France in 1760. Dr. Montegut held a military commission as a surgeon under Spanish rule, and was the first resident surgeon of the Charity Hospital in New Orleans. Dr. Montegut’s wife, Francoise Delisle Dupart’s family came to Louisiana with Bienville. One of their sons and grandfather of Gabriel, Edgar Montegut was the mayor of New Orleans in 1844 and established St. Sophie…

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