|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 museum's collection of personal symbols includes items used to represent beliefs, preferences, achievements, or status. These are items commonly referred to as mementos, ephemera, or souvenirs. The collection includes political buttons, awards, medals, and pins representing organizations of many types from political associations to military regiments. These include military medals from all major wars in which Louisiana military personnel participated. Political campaigns represented include those of Huey P. Long, Earl K. Long, and many other local, state and federal elections.