H-Louisiana is sponsored by the Louisiana Historical Association. The purpose of the network is to facilitate communication and the exchange of scholarly and pedagogical ideas and digital projects among researchers, teachers, scholars, advanced students, and related professionals (e.g. local historians, librarians, archivists, genealogists) interested in Louisiana history as well as those who work in Louisiana.

Recent Content

District Attorneys of Plaquemines Parish (Richard)

Louisiana Historical Association   -   We are working on a project to collect information on all of the past district attorneys of the geographical area or judicial district that would include Plaquemines Parish.  Our goal is to obtain a photograph of all past DAs and place them along with a short bio of each in the DAs office.

Fall Hours for LSU Special Collections, Hill Memorial Library (Richard)

Due to staffing considerations, LSU Libraries Special Collections, Hill Memorial Library, will adjust its reading room hours for the fall semester.  Research hours are 10:00 a.m. – 4 p.m. on weekdays, except Tuesdays when the library will remain open until 6:00 p.m. Special Collections will continue its practice of being closed on LSU home football Saturdays, but will be open the other Saturdays in the fall, through December 3.

CFP (Extended Deadline): Louisiana Historical Association Conference 2017 (Richard)




The Louisiana Historical Association has extended the deadline for proposals for its 59th Annual Meeting to be held in Shreveport, Louisiana, on March 16-18, 2017.  The new deadline for proposals is September 15, 2016.