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Genealogical, historical, lineage, veteran, and ethnic societies often collect, transcribe, and publish information that can be helpful to genealogists.
- Visit the "United States Societies" Wiki article.
Statewide Louisiana Societies
|Afro-Louisiana Historical & Genealogical Society||Dedicated to expanding the knowledge base, sources, community consciousness, and education regarding the historical, cultural, and genealogical heritage of African-Americans in general and Louisianians in particular.|
|Louisiana Historical Society||Founded in 1835, the Louisiana Historical Society is the oldest historical organization in the state.|
|Louisiana Genealogical & Historical Society||Organized in 1953 to assist its members in tracing and recording their family history.|
Regional Louisiana Societies
|Ark-La-Tex Genealogical Association||Serves the Shreveport/Bossier City area.|
|Baton Rouge Genealogical & Historical Society||Formed in 1953 to bring together those interested in researching, preserving, and presenting the historical heritage of the state’s capital city and their own genealogical roots.|
|Central Louisiana Genealogical Society||Formed to preserve genealogical and historical information relative to the parishes of:|
|German and Acadian Coast Historical and Genealogical Society|
|Southwest Louisiana Genealogical Society||Dedicated to gathering, processing and preserving genealogical material by promoting interest in genealogy.|
Online Resources for Louisiana Research
|Louisiana Genealogy Societies||Links to several statewide and regional resources.|
|Louisiana Historical Societies on daddezio.com||Online directory of societies.|
|Louisiana Genealogical and Historical Societies||"Free Genealogy Data to Help Find Your Ancestors"|
Society pages and the Society Adopt-a-Page Option
- Societies can have their own page in the wiki devoted specifically to their organization. See the Help article: "creating a society page" for more information.
- Societies are encouraged to adopt-a-wiki-page related to their own content expertise. See the Help article for more details about the opportunity to adopt a wiki page.