North Boulevard. Four men identified as Black Muslims stand atop a car as the block the street prior to a shootout between blacks and police that left two officers and one black dead. January 10, 1970. Baton Rouge, La.
Historic buildings, Afton Villa Gardens (Saint Francisville, La.)
Afton Villa spiral staircase. The 40 room Gothic Revival mansion was built in 1849 by David Barrow and his second wife Susan Woodfork and took 8 years to complete. It was destroyed by fire in 1963. 100.10
First Presbyterian Church, 701 North Boulevard, Baton Rouge, La. Construction was completed in 1926 for an approximate cost of $300,000. Built in the Gothic style with red brick and white sandstone trim. Gift of Ed Reed. Photograph by Ewing, Inc....
African Americans--History, United States. Army. Reserve Officers' Training Corps
Junior ROTC Rifle Team at Capitol Senior High School. Won first place in the over all Fourth Annual East Baton Rouge Parish Invitational Air Rifle match March 10, 1979, held at Glen Oaks High School. Front row left to right C/MAJ Lindacolar,...
Aerial view of downtown Baton Rouge showing Front St. (River Road), New State Capital and Our Lady of the Lake Hospital. Taken by Sgt. Johnston of the Baton Rouge Police Department. Date: March 10, 1961
Charles J. Wise, retired accountant is one of the library's "most faithful borrowers". Wise visited the library almost daily for 10 years in the 1940's to read books magazines and newspapers. Taken from 1948-1949 scrapbook. Date: September, 1949