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Women of Sugarcane Country (1986)




Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: St. Mary Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1986-01-26

Duration: 00:04:15

Subjects: Agriculture | Women | Sugarcane


  • Hinton, Rob Host
  • Laudun, Tika Reporter
  • Gray, Hollis Interviewee
  • Silas, Joyce Interviewee
  • Williams, Mary "Mae Mae" Interviewee
  • Wells, Mary Interviewee


This segment from the January 26, 1986, episode of the series “Folks” features Tika Laudun’s profile of the women who work the sugar cane fields in St. Mary Parish, Louisiana. She interviews Hollis Gray, Joyce Silas, Mary Williams, and Mary Wells. Host: Rob Hinton