Monday, Nov 19, 7-8:30 PM

GRSNO – “The Creoles of Color”


Barbara Trevigne, MSW, will discuss �The Creoles of Color� at 7 p.m., Monday, Nov. 19, at the East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon, Metairie. This event is part of the regularly scheduled meeting of the Genealogical Research Society of New Orleans. It is free of charge and is open to the public. Barbara Trevigne will share insights into a forgotten segment of local society: The Creoles of Color. This lecture will explore the intricate relationships between and among several prominent Creoles who have made significant contributions to the City of New Orleans. Trevigne is an 11th generation New Orleanian who is deeply rooted in the founding of New Orleans in 1718. She earned a Master of Social Work from Tulane University, and had a career working for the State of Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services, and Charity Hospital. For more information regarding this presentation, contact Chris Smith, Manager of Adult Programming for the library, at 504-889-8143 or The Genealogical Research Society of New Orleans was established in 1960 to foster an interest in family research and to encourage preservation of genealogical records in New Orleans, and in Louisiana and the Gulf Coast south. Since January, 1962 the Society has published a quarterly, New Orleans Genesis, which is available to its members. The society welcomes new members and encourages their participation at its lecture meetings held in the months of March, April, May, September, October and November.