Steele Burden oral history interview, 1978.


Burden, Steele, 1900-1995,. Steele Burden oral history interview, 1978.

Steele Burden oral history interview, 1978.

Robert Ray Cox conducted this interview and others as part of his thesis research on William Weeks Hall and the gardens of the Shadows-on-the-Teche plantation in New Iberia, Louisiana. In this interview, Steele Burden describes his relationship with William Weeks Hall, the great-grandson of David Weeks, the builder of the Shadows. He speaks about Mr. Hall's personality and involvement in preserving the house and gardens. He also recollects the features of the gardens and outdoor spaces, the types of plants used, and the location of certain trees and plants on the grounds.

1 sound cassette (1 hour, 4 minutes);Abstract (2 leaves);Transcript (39 leaves)

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