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Melrose Plantation, Slave Hospital, State Highway 119, Melrose, Natchitoches Parish, LA



B&W Photos

HB502917

HB502918


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Photo Caption Pages


Item Title


Location
State Highway 119, Melrose, LA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS LA-2-69-A
Drawings of the Slave Hospital (Yucca House) were donated to the collection & categorized under the name Yucca House. See HABS No. LA-2-69-C.

Significance: A former slave hospital in a Louisiana plantation; one of the earliest buildings built by blacks.

Subjects
Medicine
Slavery
African Americans


Related Names
Jones, Lester, Photographer
Boucher, Jack E., Photographer
McCown, Susan, Historian
Hampson, Frank, Photographer


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Historic American Buildings Survey Lester Jones, Photographer February 28, 1940 SLAVE HOSPITAL FROM THE SOUTHWEST
2. GENERAL VIEW OF SLAVE HOSPITAL (YUCCA HOUSE)


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