Zoe Posey papers, 1930s.


Posey, Zoe. Zoe Posey papers, 1930s.

Zoe Posey papers, 1930s.

This collection consists of handwritten twentieth-century research notes, including transcriptions of New Orleans newspaper articles dating back to the early nineteenth century, about voodoo traditions in New Orleans. Topics covered include African-American and Creole voodoo beliefs and practices, celebrations of St. John's Eve, voodoo charms, witchcraft, the Glapion and Laveau families, Marie Laveau, and Andrew Jackson.

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Posey, Zoe.

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Laveau, Marie, 1801-1881

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Marie Laveau (b. Sept. 10, 1801, New Orleans, LA–d. June 15, 1881, New Orleans, LA) was a New Orleans Voodoo Queen in the 19th Century. Her parents were Marguerite Henry, a free woman of color of Native American, African, and French descent, and Charles Laveau Trudeau. She was married to Jacques Paris for a year before he died; they had two daughters. After Jacques's death, Marie worked as a hair dresser to the New Orleans elite and lived with Christopher Dominick de Glapion. Of Laveau's magical...

Glapion family.

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Laveau family.

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Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845

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Andrew Jackson (1767-1845) was the seventh President of the United States (1829-1837) as well as a lawyer, general, and legislator. Born in the Carolinas, he served as a courier during the Revolutionary War. He read for the law during his teen years and became a lawyer in Tennessee by 1787. The first U. S. Representative for Tennessee (1796), Jackson was elected to the Senate in 1797, resigned in 1798, and served as a judge on the Tennessee Supreme Court, 1798-1804. He was later ree...