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Bridges of Katrina: Three Survivors, One Interview

Nicole Eugene

in Second Line Rescue: Improvised Responses to Katrina and Rita

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037962
eISBN:
9781621039518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037962.003.0012
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter begins with the author’s account of how she left New Orleans after moving there just a week before residents were asked to evacuate in preparation for Hurricane Katrina. She says that ... More


Survivor to Survivor: Two Duets

Carl Lindahl

in Second Line Rescue: Improvised Responses to Katrina and Rita

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037962
eISBN:
9781621039518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037962.003.0010
Subject:
History, Environmental History

The most important and compelling Katrina stories are those shared among survivors. Survivor interviewers train themselves to ask briefly and listen deeply in order to give the storyteller ... More


A New Orleans Life: Sharing Marie Barney’s Story

Shari L. Smothers

in Second Line Rescue: Improvised Responses to Katrina and Rita

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037962
eISBN:
9781621039518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037962.003.0011
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter presents one woman’s account of her relocation to Houston after her home was ravaged by Hurricane Katrina. She became involved in the Surviving Katrina and Rita in Houston project, which ... More


Angela Trahan

Angela Trahan

in Second Line Rescue: Improvised Responses to Katrina and Rita

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037962
eISBN:
9781621039518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037962.003.0015
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter presents the story of Katrina survivor Angela Trahan, who took part in the first training session of the Surviving Katrina and Rita in Houston project on January 23, 2006. During the ... More


Glenda Jones Stevenson Harris

Glenda Jones Stevenson Harris

in Second Line Rescue: Improvised Responses to Katrina and Rita

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037962
eISBN:
9781621039518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037962.003.0018
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter presents the story of Katrina survivor Glenda Jones Stevenson Harris. As a longtime resident of Lower Ninth Ward, Glenda witnessed the decline of her neighborhood in the face of drugs, ... More


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