Dr. Cheryl White

Host of the Shaddow Files

Dr. Cheryl White is an Associate Professor of History at LSU Shreveport, where she teaches Medieval and Early Modern Europe as well as British history. Dr. White has also been actively engaged in the field of local history, and she has published numerous books and journal articles. She is a frequent speaker and guest lecturer, and her popular Historic Haunts of Shreveport tours continue to raise funds for historic preservation in the region.

Talisman cross made of Niello silver. On it magical signs and   incantation very close to "Abracadabra" 6th-7th century
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Airs Thursday, December 26, 2019, at 7:45 a.m. Commentator Dr. Cheryl White takes use into the world of magical incantations and the term Abracadabra.

Krampus and Saint Nicholas visit a Viennese home in 1896 - https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Nikolaus_krampus.jpg
unknown / The copyright to this Austrian simple photographic picture ("Lichtbild") has expired and it is currently in the public domain in Austria pursuant to the provisions of Article 74(6) of Federal Law BGBI No. 111 of 1936 in the Version of 2003-07-01.

Airs Thursday, December 12, 2019, at 7:45 a.m. This week Commentator Dr. Cheryl White travels to the genesis of the legend of Krampus.

Lizzie Borden - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Lizzie_borden.jpg
Anonymous / This photo was first taken and published circa 1889 and is therefore in the public domain.

Airs Thursday, December 5, 2019, at 7:45 a.m. On this week's shadow file, Dr. Cheryl White takes us back to August 4, 1892, and the tale of Lizzie Borden.

The Houmas - Elisa Rolle
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Airs Thursday, November 28, 2019, at 7:45 a.m. On this week's shadow file, Dr. Cheryl White travels to Darrow Louisiana and examines the ghostly tales of the Gentleman at Houmas House Plantation

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Airs Thursday, November 21, 2019, at 7:45 a.m. On this week's shadow file, Dr. Cheryl White takes us back in history toe the legend of Robin Hood.

Bigfoot Crossing Sign on side of road - stock photo
Lynn James / Getty Embed - Used by permission

Airs Thursday. November 14, 2019, at 7:45 a.m. On this week's shadow file, Dr. Cheryl White takes us to the exact location of the infamous Big Foot.

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Airs Thursday, November 7, 2017, at 7:45 a.m. This week Commentator Dr. Cheryl White travels back to Medieval Coventry England, and a horse ride of pity for the people of Coventry.

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Airs Thursday, September 26, 2019, at 7:45 a.m. Dr. Cheryl White takes us back in time to the great sewer alligator legends and how they began.

Pope Joan.  https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Papesse_Jeanne_BnF_Fran%C3%A7ais_599_fol._88.jpg
Bibliothèque nationale de France (BNF). Cote : Français 599, Folio 88. / Public Domain in France and the United States

Airs Thursday, September 19, 2019, at 7:45 a.m. Dr. Cheryl White takes us into a Papal conclave to consider Pope Joan

Taylor Town Bell
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Airs Thursday, September 12, 2019, at 7:45 a.m. Dr. Cheryl White takes us into the story behind The Taylor Town Bell Tower.

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