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    • Inaguration of Governor John M. Parker

    • Baton Rouge (La.)--History, Governors
    • Inauguration of Governor John Parker at the Old State Capitol, Baton Rouge La. May 17, 1920. John Milken Parker (March 16, 1863 – May 20, 1939) served as the 37th governor of Louisiana from 1920-1924. He was a progressive democrat and a staunch...
    • Men With Motorcycles

    • Baton Rouge (La.)--History, Motorcycles--1910-1930
    • Men with Motorcycles, Baton Rouge La. Ca. 1927 Written or reverse "Cal Abraham (center) with Camille and Wilmer Scarborough and other motorcyclists. Baton Rouge, circa 1927". Cal worked for the State Times and Morning Advocate as a sports writer...
    • Process Trainee Graduation Class

    • Baton Rouge (La.)--History, Industry, Portraits
    • Process Trainee Graduation Class Baton Rouge Refinery October 1, 1954. Rear row: H.J. Bergeron, R. V. Strickland, A.O. Chaisson, N.J. LeBlanc, W.J. Knox, M. Blackwell, A.Q. McBride, V.M. Poirrer, G.A. Devall, F.J. Bergeron. Front Row: C.A....
    • 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,...
    • Pastor Darlene Moore Birthday Announcement

    • African Americans--Women--Pastors, Camphor Memorial Methodist Church (Baton Rouge, La.)
    • Pamphlet announcing the 50th birthday celebration for Pastor Darlene A. Moore. Pastor Moore served as the first female pastor of the Camphor Memorial Methodist Church in Baton Rouge , Louisiana from 2002 until 2011 when she moved to St. Mark's...
    • 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...
    • Jessamine Irvine Bentley

    • Portraits
    • Jessamine Irvine Bentley, youngest sister of John F. Irvine Jr. Inscription on photo "My father's youngest sister Jessamine (named for the county of that name in Kentucky). She was the wife of Mr. Bentley, Episcopal clergy man, but died with them...
    • Ferry at Foot of Main St., Baton Rouge, La

    • Postcards, Ferries, Mississippi River
    • Postcard: "Ferry at Foot of Main St., Baton Rouge, La." Written on reverse [Addressed to] Miss Lillie Heldenfel , 40 Robert Simke (sp?) Ey. Beeville, Bee County, Texas. Dear Lillie, Your invitation was received and thanks for remembering me. Will...
    • Indian Camp Plantation

    • Historic buildings, Leprosy--Hospitals
    • This is the Indian Camp Plantation, also known as the Gillis W. Long Hansen's Disease Center Museum. These grounds were first used for hunting and fishing by Houmas Indians. The actual plantation was established in the 1850's, and then abandoned in...
    • Warden's House

    • Historic buildings, Louisiana State Penitentiary
    • Warden's House, 701 Laurel St., built ca. 1840. Originally housed the prison store, the clerk and his family, later various prison officials occupied it when the Louisiana State Penitentiary was in Baton Rouge. Constructed in the Classical Revival...
    • Warden's House Door

    • Historic buildings, Louisiana State Penitientiary
    • Warden's House door, 701 Laurel St., built ca. 1840. Originally housed the prison store, the clerk and his family, later various prison officials occupied it when the Louisiana State Penitentiary was in Baton Rouge. Constructed in the Classical...
    • Tiger Tracks, 2008

    • Yearbooks, Catholic Church, Diocese of Baton Rouge (La.), Schools, School yearbooks, Baton Rouge (La.)--history
    • Sacred Heart of Jesus School became Baton Rouge’s first parochial school when it opened in September 1929 under the Sacred Heart church parish. Additions starting in 1930 have been made to accommodate the growing student body with the last addition...
    • Mustang, 1965

    • Yearbooks, Schools, School yearbooks, Baton Rouge (La.)--history
    • 1965 James Madison High School yearbook. James Madison High School was founded in 1963 when Louisiana Private Schools, Incorporated was chartered. They first assembled in Trinity Baptist church but then moved to the school buildings on 8080...
    • Arsenal Museum

    • Arsenals, Historic sites
    • Aresenal Museum "As Old Arsenal looked when Daughters of the American Revolution started work-July 1960" Gift of Mrs. J.A. Tucker.


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