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.
Baton Rouge (La.), Jemison, T. J. (Theodore Judson), Church buildings
Reverend Dr. T.J. Jemison standing on the steps of Mount Zion Baptist Church, 356 East Boulevard. The church was established in 1858 by Reverends Isaac Palmer and John Brady. The structure shown here was completed in 1954
Baton Rouge High School Band prepares to leave on their annual Spring Tour, traveling to Beaumont Texas where the band played two concerts at the high school there. Taken from Baton Rouge High School Band Scrapbook 1954-1955.
Hamilton "Ham" Farrar Richardson, right, (August 24, 1933 - November 5, 2006)from Baton Rouge, La. He was the top ranked tennis player in the United States in 1956 and 1958. Richardson was a Rhodes Scholar who attended Tulane University in New...