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Growing Up Heurich - August 14, 2015

http://www.heurichhouse.org/august-14-growing-up-heurich

Join Heurich granddaughter Jan A.K. Evans Houser on Friday, August 14 from 2:30-4 pm as she shares her memories of growing up Heurich. Mrs. Houser will join Assistant Director Rachel Jerome for a guided tour of the house. Guests will have the opportunity to ask Mrs. Houser questions during a Q&A session immediately following the tour.

Growing Up Heurich - August 14, 2015

http://www.heurichhouse.org/august-14-growing-up-heurich

Join Heurich granddaughter Jan A.K. Evans Houser on Friday, August 14 from 2:30-4 pm as she shares her memories of growing up Heurich. Mrs. Houser will join Assistant Director Rachel Jerome for a guided tour of the house. Guests will have the opportunity to ask Mrs. Houser questions during a Q&A session immediately following the tour.

Jim Miller: An Appreciation

Jim Miller: An Appreciation   
  
In a city where self-promotion is the rule of law and of survival; that and connections, Jim Miller stood different.  He did have connections, in the literary world, but instead of using them for himself he used them to aid his students.
 
I understand that in New Orleans the first question you are asked upon meeting a person is “who ya people,” meaning what is your family lineage.  While the shade of your skin may tell one thing about you—your family name would tell another.

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