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Stained Glass Artist Paul Dufour & Photographer Fonville Winans (1981)

Louisiana Alive!



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1981

Duration: 00:27:48

Subjects: ART | ARTISTS | Dufour, Paul Arthur, 1922- | Stained glass windows | Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.) | CHURCHES | Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church (Baton Rouge, La.) | Winans, Fonville | Photographers | LeBlanc, Dudley, 1894-1971 | Perez, Leander, 1891-1969 | MISSISSIPPI RIVER | Civil War | Ships | Farragut, David Glasgow, 1801-1870


  • Fuglaar, Bill Narrator
  • Read, Brooks Narrator
  • Carpenter, Gwen Writer
  • Weyand, Marlene Writer
  • L'Herisson, Sandra Editor
  • Womack, Ellison Editor
  • L'Herisson, Sandra Photographer
  • Hanley, John Director
  • Fuglaar, Bill Director
  • Mundinger, Lewis Producer
  • Weyand, Marlene Producer
  • Wolf, Thom Producer
  • Luke, Marti Interviewer
  • Dufour, Paul Interviewee
  • Winan, Fonville Interviewee


This episode of the series “Louisiana Alive!” from 1981 features profiles of two Louisiana artists, stained glass artist Paul Dufour and photographer Fonville Winans. While working in his studio, Dufour discusses why he came to Louisiana, his work as a professor at LSU and his recent commissions at Louisiana churches, including the largest stained glass window in the South at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church in Baton Rouge. In an interview with Marti Luke, Winans discusses buying his first camera, his early career, his fascination with Louisiana and photographing famous political figures, including Dudley LeBlanc and Leander Perez. This episode also includes a look back at the travels of Admiral David Farragut’s fleet along the Mississippi River in Baton Rouge during the Civil War. Narrator: Bill Fuglaar Narrator: Brooks Read