|OLG and DCRT
2016-17 through 2021-22
The Atchafalaya Heritage Area has been designated by Congress as a National Heritage Area.
|Architecture||Tools & Equipment to Manipulate Materials||Armament and Protection||Tools & Equipment for Scientific Processes|
|Communication & Trade||Personal Symbols||Recreation & Entertainment||Ethnology|
The Science and Technology collection consists primarily of tools and other objects used by people to shape the industrial, scientific, domestic, and recreational aspects of daily life. The collection contains approximately 6,000 artifacts that represent the history of Louisiana in the context of technological development from the 16th to the 21st century. The collection features a wide variety of artifacts ranging from manufacturing tools to children's toys. The categories shown above reflect the diversity of this expansive collection.