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Women in Louisiana Collection, Mary Alice Fontenot, and the Red River Revel

Louisiana Alive!



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1980-10-09

Duration: 00:25:58

Subjects: University of Southwestern Louisiana. Center for Louisiana Studies | University of Louisiana at Lafayette | Women | Archives | Fontenot, Mary Alice | Authors | Children's books | Clovis Crawfish (Fictitious character) | Red River Revel Arts Festival | FESTIVALS | Art festivals


  • Luke, Marti Host
  • Harrison, Joseph Photographer
  • L'Herisson, Sandra Photographer
  • Mundinger, Lewis Photographer
  • Womack, Ellison Director
  • Wolf, Thom Producer
  • Baker, Vaughn Interviewee
  • Fontenot, Mary Alice Interviewee


In this episode of the series “Louisiana Alive!” from October 9, 1980, host Marti Luke interviews Dr. Vaughn Baker, the director of the Women in Louisiana Collection at the Center for Louisiana Studies at the University of Southwestern Louisiana in Lafayette, and Mary Alice Fontenot, the author of the Clovis Crawfish children’s book series. She also visits the Red River Revel Arts Festival in Shreveport. Host: Marti Luke