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St. Martin Parish, Part 3 (1984)

En Français



Genre: French

Place Covered: Breaux Bridge, St. Martin Parish, Louisiana, Cecilia, St. Martin Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1984-10-21

Duration: 00:27:39

Subjects: French language | Saint Martin Parish (La.) | Sawmills


  • Fontenot, James Host
  • LaFleur, Amanda Host
  • Theriot, Vance Speaker
  • Voorhies, Joe Interviewee
  • Patin, Allen Interviewee


This episode of the series “En Francais” from October 21, 1984, features the third part of Amanda LaFleur’s profile of St. Martin Parish, Louisiana. Breaux Bridge Mayor Vance Theriot first welcomes viewers to his city. LaFleur then interviews Jean S. “Joe” Voorhies, a 101-year-old from Breaux Bridge, who discusses his early memories of the parish. She also interviews Allen Patin at his old-fashioned sawmill in Cecilia, Louisiana. This episode was preserved through a 2018 CLIR Recordings at Risk Grant.