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.
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.
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
Women's Club House, East Boulevard. Once the site of the Christian Church of Baton Rouge, the club house served as a meeting place for "civic minded women" from 1921-1941 until it was replaced by a new building.
Information pamphlet for the Mid-City Branch Library. Located at 7711 Goodwood Boulevard, Baton Rouge, La. Lists hours of operation, map of floor plan, number of volumes, and library services offered. Date: ca. 1970
The Carver Branch Library Bookmobile holds over 1,500 books. Once a week stops were made at Zion City School, Rite Away Oyster House, Capitol Avenue at 44th Street, East End Theatre on 33 rd St., Peter Nasca's Grocery (Polk Street and East...