AfriGeneas Genealogy and History Forum
Livingston Parish Louisiana History
Research at the National Archives and Beyond!
May 17, 2012
10am central and 11 am est.
Join host Bernice Bennett on her road trip to Louisiana. She will interview special guest Clark Forrest, Jr., EdD, and Iris Stilley for an exciting discussion on the History of Livingston Parish and the Historical Association at the new Livingston Parish Library.
Livingston Parish is located in the Florida Parishes of Louisiana.
Clark Forrest was elected as the first President of the Edward Livingston Historical Association and after a number of years was recently re-elected President. The ELHA is responsible for publishing the first comprehensive Parish history, all censuses from 1840 to 1920, cemetery inscriptions, etc. The Association is working now to transcribe the 1930 Census, the first land claimants in the Parish and updating the Cemetery Listings.
Iris Stilley is the Head Librarian for the Livingston Parish Library in Livingston, Louisiana. Livingston Parish Library is a Public library. The collection of the library contains 142000 volumes. The library circulates 143736 items per year. The library serves a population of 109206 residents.