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Folklorist seeks volunteers to assemble parish history

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“These cultural resources give us a record of who we were and how we have changed, as well as the actual voices and expressions of important community members and family,” Roach said.

The goal is to capture for posterity what life was like in Lincoln Parish during the Great Depression.

“I am hoping that we can train enough community members, ranging from high school students to senior citizens, to interview a large group of our community’s octogenarians and older folks whose experiences can enlighten us,” Roach said.

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