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Re: Terminology for People of Color in Louisiana

Hi, I'm a Louisiana researcher whose ancestors were free persons of color. The terms that are used are:

g.d.c.l.= gen de coleur libre[free person of color]

h.d.c.l.=homme de coleur libre[free man of color]

f.d.c.l= femme de coleur libre[free woman of color]

fpoc= free person of color

fwoc= free woman of color

fmoc= free man of color

c.l= de coleur libre[short for free person of color

negre libre/negresse libre

mulatresse/mulatre libre

quatrone/quatron libre

libre

hope this helps,

Rodney

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