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    • Pearl George Interview

    • 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 Tug Boat Istrouma and Her Crew

    • Esso Standard Oil Company, Boats and boating
    • The Tug Boat Istrouma and her crew. Bought by the company in 1915 and used as a fire tug, it was retired from Esso Service in 1949. During its career, the boat and her crew helped to fight such memorable fires as the Great Kress Fire and the...
    • The Shield 1971

    • Yearbooks, Catholic Church, Diocese of Baton Rouge (La.), Schools, School yearbooks, Baton Rouge (La.)--history
    • The congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Bourg, founded by Reverend Peter Medaille, SJ, in LePuy, France, sent four Sisters to Baton Rouge in 1868. They founded an orphanage and a school on what is today Seventh Street; it was later moved...
    • 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...
    • Butterflies Over the Gulf Court

    • Mardi Gras--Balls(Parties), Mystic Krewe of Desk and Derrick, Baton Rouge (La)
    • Photograph of the King and Queen of the 2006 Mystic Krewe of Desk and Derrick Annual Industry Appreciation Mardi Gras Ball with the theme, "Butterflies Over the Gulf." Photographed are Queen Tisha L. Winstead, King Bruce H. March, with...
    • 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...
    • Kits for Kids Distribution

    • Junior League of Baton Rouge
    • Junior League of Baton Rouge Public Affairs Committee members Maia Jalnack and Marci Blaize (chairman) with Lieutenant Tom Joffrion of the Louisiana State Police offering free "Kids Kits". Volunteers collect a child's fingerprints (right and left...
    • King, Queen and Captain of the Tableau

    • Mardi Gras--Balls(Parties), Mystic Krewe of Desk and Derrick, Baton Rouge (La)
    • Photograph of the King and Queen (Tom Ed McHugh and Lila J. Carbo) and Captain of the Tableau (Dennis Campbell) of the 2001 Annual Industry Appreciation Mardi Gras Ball theme "A Dance Odyssey.
    • The Jaguar 1984

    • Yearbooks, Southern University and A & M College, Schools, School yearbooks, Baton Rouge (La.)--history
    • This historically African American university was established in 1880 in the Northern section of Baton Rouge on Scott's Bluff. The school was chartered by the Louisiana General Assembly as Southern College located in New Orleans. The college...
    • The Pow Wow 1977

    • 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...
    • BREC Reporter

    • Recreation and Park Commission for the Parish of East Baton Rouge, Printed ephemera
    • BREC Newsletter. Vol. 1 No. 14. Covers Southwest Parks and Recreation Conference Southern Regional Workshop of the American Association of Zoological Parks and Aquariums meeting, Superintendent's Message, appointment of Eugene "Randy" Cox to Baton...
    • August 9, 1976: Deck and Lily Schlaudecker's Life in Amite, La.

    • Broom and brush industry, Automobiles, Blind persons, Amite City (La.)
    • Deck and Lily Schlaudecker of Amite, La. Blind broom maker and his wife discuss their broom and mop making business, life in Amite, La. overcoming Deck's disability. Views of Amite as Lily drives Vernon Roget around in her 1936 Coup. (8:56)...
    • Jerry Boudreaux

    • Football, School administrators, School management and organization, School sports
    • Joseph "Jerry" Boudreaux describes his youth in Baker, La., his high school and college careers including his involvement in ROTC and football. He briefly discusses his career in the Air Force. Mr. Boudreaux talks about integration in the...

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