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19th Century Style Christmas (1997)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1997-12-05

Duration: 00:07:02

Subjects: LSU Rural Life Museum (Baton Rouge, La.) | Christmas


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Duhe, Jeff Reporter
  • Bueche, Darren Interviewee
  • Crawford, Bill Interviewee
  • Floyd, David Interviewee
  • Nettles, Carl Interviewee


This segment from the December 5, 1997, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Jeff Duhe’s visit to the recreation of a 19th century-style rural Louisiana Christmas celebration at the LSU Rural Life Museum in Baton Rouge. He interviews: Darren Bueche, history teacher and volunteer; Bill Crawford, musician; David Floyd, museum director; and Carl Nettles, blacksmith. Host: Robert Collins