Fire Prevention Activities Planning Committee for Negro Schools in East Baton Rouge Parish. Seated from left to right are: Mrs. I. Nance Givens, Raymond Scott, Rev. E. White, H. Stewart, Jr., Mesdames Bennett, W. Williams, A.W. Jackson and E.S....
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....
Trained Firemen with Chief Bogan (right) in front of the Laurel Street Fire Station during Fire Prevention Week 1950. Original located in School Report of Activities Fire Prevention Week October 8-14-1950 Vol. 2 (Negro Section) BRFD Collection
African American churches--History, East Baton Rouge Parish (La.)
Mount Zion Baptist Church, ca. 1948. Organized in 1847. Congregation in 1947 numbered 1100. Located at 335 Maximillian St. Baton Rouge La. Later moved to a new building located at 356 East Boulevard in 1954.