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    • Pearl George Interview Audio

    • African Americans, Civil rights movement, East Baton Rouge Parish (La.)--Politics and government, Baton Rouge Region (La.)--History
    • Born as Pearl Brown in Baton Rouge on October 24, 1934, her father left the family when she was 9 years old and she and her three siblings were raised by their mother Florence. Instilled with self sufficiency and personal pride, George went on to...
    • Pearl George Clips, 1976 and 1979

    • African Americans, Baton Rouge (La.)--History, East Baton Rouge Parish (La.)--Politics and government.
    • This file is a composite of two clips. Pearl Lee George discusses her election to the City Council in 1976. The second part of the clip reflects her work to clean up the Eden Park area of Baton Rouge. She was born Pearl Brown on October 24,...
    • The Sabre 1965

    • Yearbooks, East Baton Rouge Parish School Board, Schools, School yearbooks, Baton Rouge (La.)--history
    • The Sabre is the yearbook of Robert E. Lee High School. This particular Sabre is from 1965. Lee High was opened in 1959 in order to reduce over-crowding at Baton Rouge High. The school is located at 1105 Lee Dr. in Baton Rouge, La. The building was...
    • Cat Tracks 1985

    • Yearbooks,Central Community School System, Central (La.), School yearbooks
    • The building in which the first Central Middle School was housed (at 11526 Sullivan Rd.) was constructed in 1949 with portions of the school's campus dating back to the 1920s. The first middle school session was in 1973. The school is now located...
    • Plantation Day Fundraiser

    • Fundraising, Costumes and clothes, Baton Rouge (La.), Mystic Krewe of Apollo
    • Plantation Day Mystic Krewe of Apollo fundraiser. "Costumes encouraged but not required" Took place on June 24, 1984 at the Indian Fields Plantation in Woodville, Mississippi.
    • The Sword, 1996

    • Yearbooks, Catholic Church, Diocese of Baton Rouge (La.), Schools, School yearbooks, Baton Rouge (La.)--history
    • Bishop Sullivan High School was opened by the Catholic Archdiocese of Baton Rouge in 1983. The school was named after Bishop Joseph V. Sullivan in honor of the late bishop. However, in 2005, allegations arose concerning sexual abuse and the...
    • The Emerald 1955

    • Yearbooks, Catholic Church, Diocese of Baton Rouge (La.), Schools, School yearbooks, Baton Rouge (La.)--history
    • Redemptorist High School opened in 1947 as an extension of St. Gerard Majella school. Led by the School Sisters of Notre Dame, it obtained accreditation in December 1950 and graduated its first class of seniors in May 1951. Redemptorist became an...
    • Blue Machine, 1984

    • Yearbooks, East Baton Rouge Parish School Board, Schools, School yearbooks, Baton Rouge (La.)--history
    • In 1907, H.K. Strickland opened the first black high school in Louisiana, called the East Baton Rouge Negro School. In 1914, the school moved into a new building and became known as Baton Rouge Colored High School. This became McKinley Senior High...
    • Dalton Elementary School 1957

    • Yearbooks, Schools, School children, School yearbooks, Baton Rouge (La.)--history
    • In 1953 voters of East Baton Rouge Parish passed a $12 million bond initiative for school construction and improvements. Built on a site purchased by the school board from Dr. A. T. Prescott, Dalton Elementary School is located at 3605 Ontario St,...
    • The Echo 1965

    • Yearbooks, East Baton Rouge Parish School Board, Schools, School yearbooks, Baton Rouge (La.)--history
    • Woodlawn High School, an off-shoot of the Seventh Ward High School, was established in 1949. The building is located at 15755 Jefferson Hwy.
    • Pow Wow 1952

    • Yearbooks, East Baton Rouge Parish School Board, Schools, School yearbooks, Baton Rouge (La.)--history
    • Istrouma schools began in a two room house in 1917 in North Baton Rouge. As time went on, the student population grew steadily and outpaced the growth of the faculty. A number of buildings and hand-me-down materials were haphazardly obtained...

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