From the Banana Zones to the Big Easy: West Indian and Central American Immigration to New Orleans, 1910-1940

By: Glenn A. Chambers (M.A. ’02, Ph.D. ’06)

From the Banana Zones to the Big Easy: West Indian and Central American Immigration to New Orleans, 1910-1940 (LSU Press) by Glenn A. Chambers (M.A. ’02, Ph.D. ’06), focuses on the immigration of West Indians and Central Americans particularly those of British West Indian descent from the Caribbean coastal areas to New Orleans from the turn of the 20th century to the start of World War II.

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