Jefferson Parish Stories

  • 2001

A nostalgic look at Jefferson in the 20th century features interviews with natives of the parish, who share memories of growing up. Included: the impact the construction of the Huey P. Long Bridge in 1935 had on the parish's growth; the commercial (and social) success of Lakeside Shopping Center. Also: a former Hope Haven resident fondly remembers his t (more…)

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A nostalgic look at Jefferson in the 20th century features interviews with natives of the parish, who share memories of growing up. Included: the impact the construction of the Huey P. Long Bridge in 1935 had on the parish's growth; the commercial (and social) success of Lakeside Shopping Center. Also: a former Hope Haven resident fondly remembers his time at the home for indigent boys in Marrero; and recollections of drive-in movie theater culture. Ronnie Virgets narrates.

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