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.

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. May 30, 2019, at 7:45 a.m. Dr. Cheryl White takes us in to a Papal conclave to consider Pope Joan.

George Washington Carver High School
Northwest Louisiana Archives at LSUS / Northwest Louisiana Archives at LSUS

Airs Thursday, May 23, 2019, at 7:45 a.m. Dr. Cheryl White takes down Ellerbe Road to the legend of the Ellerbe Road School, AKA George Washington Carver High School.

Memorial to Lucius Duccius Rufinus, a standard bearer of the Ninth, Yorkshire Museum, York
Carole Raddato from Frankfurt, Germany / This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic license.

Airs Thursday, May 16, 2019, at 7:45 a.m. This week Commentator Dr. Cheryl White takes us to the age of Hadrian and the mystery of Rome's 9th Legion.

Bunworth Banshee, Fairy Legends and Traditions of the South of Ireland by Thomas Crofton Croker, 1825
W.H. Brooke / This work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 70 years or less.

Airs Thursday, May 9, 2019, at 7:45 a.m. This week Commentator Dr. Cheryl White takes us back ancient Ireland an the Legend of the Banshee.

This image scanned from ISBN 4-480-02272-4, that was published by Abe Kinya in 1988.
Augustin von Moersperg / This work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 100 years or less.

Airs Thursday, May 2, 2019, at 7:45 a.m. This week Commentator Dr. Cheryl White takes us back to Saxony in 1284, and the tale of The Pied Piper of Hamelin.

Titanic Sinking
Willy Stöwer, died on 31st May 1931 / The author died in 1931, so this work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 80 years or less.

Airs Thursday, April 25, 2019, at 7:45 a.m. This week Commentator Dr. Cheryl White takes us back to April 10, 1912 and the Sinking of the Titanic.

John White discovers the word "CROATOAN" carved at Roanoke's fort palisade.
Unknown / This work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 70 years or less.

Airs Thursday, April 18, 2019, at 7:45 a.m. This week Commentator Dr. Cheryl White takes us back to late 16th Century American to Examine the Lost Colony of Roanoke

Français : Gilles de Laval, sire de Rais, compagnon de Jeanne d'Arc, Maréchal de France (1404-1440)
Éloi Firmin Féron (1802–1876) / This work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 100 years or less.

Airs Thursday, April 11, 2019, at 7:45 a.m. This week Commentator Dr. Cheryl White looks at The Legends of the enigmatic Gilles de Rais.

Centpacrr / This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 License.

Airs Thursday, April 4, 2019, at 7:45 a.m. This week Commentator Dr. Cheryl White looks at the historic reality behind "Escape From Alcatraz"

Panorama of the Valley of the Kings. Taken from the hill overlooking KV11, looking north.
Nikola Smolenski / This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Serbia license.

Airs Thursday, March 28, 2019, at 7:45 a.m. This week Commentator Dr. Cheryl White takes us to ancient Egypt and the secrets of the Valley of the Kings.

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