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La. Treasures: Uncle Jack Statue (2014)

Art Rocks!



Genre: Art, Educational

Place Covered: Natchitoches, Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2014-11-22

Duration: 00:02:22

Subjects: STATUES | LSU Rural Life Museum (Baton Rouge, La.) | African Americans | Arts


  • Fox-Smith, James Host
  • LaFleur, Donna Producer
  • Floyd, David Interviewee


This “Louisiana Treasures” segment from the November 22, 2014, episode of the series “Art Rocks!” focuses on the “Uncle Jack” statue from Natchitoches, which is now on display at the LSU Rural Life Museum in Baton Rouge. It includes an interview with David Floyd, the director of the LSU Rural Life Museum, who discusses the history and significance of the statue. Host: James Fox-Smith