Louisiana: Purchase to Statehood /1803–1812 was created in 2009 by filmmaker Walter Williams to accompany the exhibition Between Colony and State: Louisiana in the Territorial Period, 1803–1812. Through maps, original documents, and interviews with local historians, the Williams’s film explores the people and events that shaped one of the most complex and chaotic periods in Louisiana history.

Louisiana - Purchase to Statehood / 1803 - 1812 from Walter Williams on Vimeo.