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M-060 O. A. Newsome Collection of Writings on the "In The Gloaming" Legend and a History of Dubach, Louisiana, 1935-1959.


Three periodical articles on the Union Parish legend of "In the Gloaming," a Marion High School operetta of the same title, and a history of Dubach compiled by the Dubach High School faculty. 1 folder.


Article "The Romance of 'In the Gloaming,'" by Myrtle T. Wilkins from Etude, 1936, on the Union Parish legend having to do with the writing of the song "In the Gloaming." Legend concerns a teacher and her daughter, Anna Portesque Harrison, who was reputed to have written the song.
Article, "In the Gloaming," from Louisiana Schools, May 1940 on the legend.
Article, "Hopkins House", from Forest and People, 1959, concerning the old home in Marion, Louisiana, where "In the Gloaming" was reportedly written. Discredits the legend, pointing up the confusion in names of Anna Portesque Harrison with Ann Fortusque Harrison, the real author of the song.
Operetta, In the Gloaming, written and produced by Marion High School students and teachers in 1939.
A compilation of writings by Dubach High School teachers entitled History of Community and Schools of Dubach, 1935.

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