Louisiana"s Acadian homes and their history by Nola Mae Wittler Ross

Cover of: Louisiana

Published by N.M. Ross, Printed by Print Service, Inc. in Lake Charles, La, [Lake Charles, La.] .

Written in English

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  • Louisiana.


  • Architecture, Domestic -- Louisiana.,
  • Architecture, French -- Louisiana.,
  • Cajuns -- Dwellings.,
  • Architecture, Colonial -- Louisiana.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 71) and index.

Book details

Statementtext by Nola Mae Ross ; photos by Harold Mangum.
ContributionsMangum, Harold.
LC ClassificationsNA7235.L8 R685 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination72 p. :
Number of Pages72
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3657955M
ISBN 101887144110
LC Control Number2002512877

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