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...
Thomas M. Ligon Grocery. Southwest corner of Main and Dufroq. Shown is Mr. Ligon with his mare "Eagle". In the Side doorway is delivery boy Sol Tucker. Baton Rouge, La. Date: 1897. B/w photograph. Gift of Camille Cazedessus.
Residence of W.M. Fowler. Bungalow with shingled front gable, exposed rafters, bay window. View of Eugene Callahan residence in distance. Possibly on Cherokee Ave. Date October 15, 1912, b/w photograph. Gift of Camille Cazedessus.
Residence of Louis Wax with the Baton Rouge Academy African American school in distance [a brick structure erected in 1906 on 16th Street by the Fourth District Baptist Association]. Date: ca. 1912. b/w photograph. Gift of Camille Cazedessus.