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    • Aerial view of Arsenal Park

    • Aerial views, Arsenals
    • Aerial view of Arsenal Park taken from top of New State Capitol. Built in 1838, it was important to development of the southwest, as well as the Mexican War and the Civil War. Later it became part of Louisiana State University, served as library...
    • Dr. Curtis "C.J." Gilliam

    • African Americans--History
    • Dr. Curtis "C.J." Gilliam [1922-1995] was a longtime Civil Rights activist and the first black optometrist in Baton Rouge. A former president of the Baton Rouge chapter of the NAACP, he was the first black Louisianan to enlist in the U.S. Marine...
    • Dr. Louis James Sr.

    • African Americans--History
    • Dr. Louis James Sr. (December 3-1921-November 7, 2007) Graduate of McKinley High School, Southern University and Howard School of Medicine. Served in the United States Army, was a member of Mt. Zion First Baptist Church and was the first African...
    • Dr. Leo S. Butler

    • African Americans--History
    • Dr. Leo Stanley Butler was born August 12, 1899 in Burtville, a small community just south of Baton Rouge. He graduated from Baton Rouge Colored School in 1918. He was the first male to receive a diploma from what became McKinley. He completed both...
    • Dr. Leo S. Butler

    • African Americans--History
    • Dr. Leo Stanley Butler was born August 12, 1899 in Burtville, a small community just south of Baton Rouge. He graduated from Baton Rouge Colored School in 1918. He was the first male to receive a diploma from what became McKinley. He completed both...
    • The Black Man in the Civil War

    • 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....
    • Civil Rights Protest

    • African Americans, Civil rights movement
    • On December 15, 1961 approximately 2000 people peacefully marched through downtown Baton Rouge to protest the arrest of 23 Southern University students the day before for picketing restaurants that continued to refuse to serve African Americans. ...
    • Civil Rights Protest

    • African Americans, Civil rights movement
    • On December 15, 1961 approximately 2000 people peacefully marched through downtown Baton Rouge to protest the arrest of 23 Southern University students the day before for picketing restaurants that continued to refuse to serve African Americans.
    • Civil Rights Protest

    • African Americans, Civil rights movement
    • On December 15, 1961 approximately 2000 people peacefully marched through downtown Baton Rouge to protest the arrest of 23 Southern University students the day before for picketing restaurants that continued to refuse to serve African Americans. ...
    • Civil Rights Protest

    • African Americans, Civil rights movement
    • On December 15, 1961 approximately 2000 people peacefully marched through downtown Baton Rouge to protest the arrest of 23 Southern University students the day before for picketing restaurants that continued to refuse to serve African Americans. ...
    • Civil Rights Protest

    • African Americans, Civil rights movement
    • On December 15, 1961 approximately 2000 people peacefully marched through downtown Baton Rouge to protest the arrest of 23 Southern University students the day before for picketing restaurants that continued to refuse to serve African Americans. ...
    • Civil Rights Protest

    • African Americans, Civil rights movement
    • On December 15, 1961 approximately 2000 people peacefully marched through downtown Baton Rouge to protest the arrest of 23 Southern University students the day before for picketing restaurants that continued to refuse to serve African Americans. ...
    • Civil Rights Protest

    • African Americans, Civil rights movement
    • On December 15, 1961 approximately 2000 people peacefully marched through downtown Baton Rouge to protest the arrest of 23 Southern University students the day before for picketing restaurants that continued to refuse to serve African Americans. ...
    • Civil Rights Protest

    • African Americans, Civil rights movement
    • On December 15, 1961 approximately 2000 people peacefully marched through downtown Baton Rouge to protest the arrest of 23 Southern University students the day before for picketing restaurants that continued to refuse to serve African Americans. ...
    • Civil Rights Protest

    • African Americans, Civil rights movement
    • On December 15, 1961 approximately 2000 people peacefully marched through downtown Baton Rouge to protest the arrest of 23 Southern University students the day before for picketing restaurants that continued to refuse to serve African Americans. ...
    • Civil Rights Protest

    • African Americans, Civil rights movement
    • On December 15, 1961 approximately 2000 people peacefully marched through downtown Baton Rouge to protest the arrest of 23 Southern University students the day before for picketing restaurants that continued to refuse to serve African Americans. ...
    • Civil Rights Protest

    • African Americans, Civil rights movement
    • On December 15, 1961 approximately 2000 people peacefully marched through downtown Baton Rouge to protest the arrest of 23 Southern University students the day before for picketing restaurants that continued to refuse to serve African Americans. ...
    • Civil Rights Protest

    • African Americans, Civil rights movement
    • On December 15, 1961 approximately 2000 people peacefully marched through downtown Baton Rouge to protest the arrest of 23 Southern University students the day before for picketing restaurants that continued to refuse to serve African Americans. ...
    • Arsenal Museum

    • Arsenals, Historic sites
    • North face of arsenal building in Arsenal Park. Built in 1838, it was important to development of the southwest, as well as the Mexican War and the Civil War. Later it became part of Louisiana State University, served as library storage and a...
    • Arsenal Museum

    • Arsenals, Historic sites
    • West face of arsenal building at Arsenal Park. Built in 1838, it was important to development of the southwest, as well as the Mexican War and the Civil War. Later it became part of Louisiana State University, served as library storage and a...

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