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Susan Hess on Demographic Shifts after Katrina, November 16, 2006

Susan Hess, interview by Rosalind Hilton in 2006, describes the demographic shifts in her community after Hurricane Katrina.
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Susan Hess, interview by Rosalind Hilton in 2006, describes the demographic shifts in her community after Hurricane Katrina.

Susan Hess on Separated Family and Friends after Katrina, November 16, 2006

Susan Hess, interviewed by Rosalind Hilton in 2006, speaks about the surreal experience of Hurricane Katrina, with friends and family scattered to the four winds, and feeling like Evangeline in Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's poem.
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Susan Hess, interviewed by Rosalind Hilton in 2006, speaks about the surreal experience of Hurricane Katrina, with friends and family scattered to the four winds, and feeling like Evangeline in Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's poem.

Susan and Bill Hess

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Susan Hess with her husband, Bill Hess.
Courtesy of Susan Hess.
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Susan Hess with her husband, Bill Hess.


Courtesy of Susan Hess.

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Donna Sternberg

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Lena (Lane) Bryant Maslin

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Lena (Lane) Bryant Maslin.
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Lena (Lane) Bryant Maslin.

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Having fought for decades to preserve the architecture of New Orleans, Sandy Levy was uniquely suited to help the city rebuild after the storm.

Sandy Levy on Her Feelings of Security after Hurricane Katrina, 2006

Although she rallied and helped rebuild her community after Hurricane Katrina, the storm shattered Sandy Levy's illusions of security and stability. Sandy was interviewed on October 3, 2006
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Although she rallied and helped rebuild her community after Hurricane Katrina, the storm shattered Sandy Levy's illusions of security and stability. Sandy was interviewed on October 3, 2006

Sandy Levy on Rebuilding a Jewish Community after Hurricane Katrina, 2006

Sandy Levy talks about rebuilding a Jewish community in New Orleans. What will it take to rebuild New Orleans? Sandy Levy was interviewed on October 3, 2006. She hopes there are a lot of Jewish carpenters out there.
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Sandy Levy talks about rebuilding a Jewish community in New Orleans. What will it take to rebuild New Orleans? Sandy Levy was interviewed on October 3, 2006. She hopes there are a lot of Jewish carpenters out there.

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