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Louisiana Dowry #111530

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Sep 27, 1987
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) John Greenleaf Whittier quoted.

(Port Allen, LA: Judd Rose) Julien Poydras' establishment in 1829 of dowry for all West Baton Rouge Parish brides examined; Cheryl and Gloria White's weddings cited as example Dowry's history explained. [Dowry administration Mary Anita TULLIER - notes magnitude of Poydras' original dowries.] [PEOPLE - describe their uses of dowries.] [Richard HALEY - notes he used dowry to mount a deer head.] [TULLIER - comments.]

Donaldson, Sam;
Rose, Judd

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