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    • Mrs. Betty Toepfer

    • Baton Rouge (La.)--History, Teachers, World War II, United Service Organizations (U.S.), Catholic Church, Diocese of Baton Rouge (La.), Historic buildings, Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.)--History
    • An oral history with Mrs. Betty Toepfer. She describes growing up in the Edgewood Lawn neighborhood of Baton Rouge and participation in the Sacred Heart Church and other Catholic Churches in Baton Rouge. Mrs. Toepfer lived in several historic...
    • A Tribute to Eddie G. Robinson

    • African Americans--History, Printed ephemera, African American football players
    • A Tribute to Eddie G. Robinson "One Man's Influence and Achievements". Eddie Robinson (February 13, 1919 - April 3, 2007). Born in East Feliciana Parish, graduate of McKinley Senior High School and Leland College, he received his Master's Degree...
    • Carrie's Beauty School Souvenir Program

    • African Americans--History
    • Carrie's Beauty School Souvenir Program February 16-17, 1958. Carrie Taylor opened her beautician's school in 1943 on South 13th St. Carrie's Beauty School became known for its annual ball, featuring a queen and court at the Temple Roof Garden....
    • Leland University 1899-1900 Catalog

    • African Americans--History, Printed ephemera, Leland University (New Orleans, La.)
    • Leland University 1899-1900 catalog, Leland University was established in New Orleans, La. in 1870. Primarily a school for African Americans, the university was open to all races. Leland originated and was carried on for the purpose of promoting...
    • Leland College Reunion, 1980

    • African Americans--History, Printed ephemera, Leland College (Baker, La.)
    • First Reunion of Leland College June 27-29,1980. Leland University was established in New Orleans, La. in 1870. Primarily a school for African Americans, the university was open to all races. Leland originated and was carried on for the purpose of...
    • Dr. Curtis "C.J." Gilliam

    • African Americans--History
    • Dr. Curtis "C.J." Gilliam [1922-1995] was a longtime Civil Rights activist and the first black optometrist in Baton Rouge. A former president of the Baton Rouge chapter of the NAACP, he was the first black Louisianan to enlist in the U.S. Marine...
    • Lincoln Theater Box Office

    • African Americans--History,Theaters
    • The Historic Lincoln Theatre, 1305 Myrtle Walk, Baton Rouge, La. was opened in 1951. The theater served Baton Rouge's African American community during Segregation. Performers such as Otis Redding, the Four Tops and Louis Armstrong performed here....
    • Oral History of Larry Fremin

    • --History--Mardi Gras--Baton Rouge, Gays
    • Mr. Fremin is a founding member of the Krewe of Apollo in Baton Rouge. He discusses the group's formation and organization as well as the philanthropic work and legacy of the group.
    • The Black Man in the Civil War

    • African Americans, Bicentennial Commission, Port Hudson (La.) History Siege, 1863
    • The Black Man in the Civil War. Taken from Charles H. Wesley and Patricia W. Romero, International Library of Negro Life and History; Negro Americans in the Civil War. Published in Baton Rouge as part of the American Bicentennial celebration. Ca....

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