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    • A Tribute to Eddie G. Robinson

    • African Americans--History, Printed ephemera, African American football players
    • A Tribute to Eddie G. Robinson "One Man's Influence and Achievements". Eddie Robinson (February 13, 1919 - April 3, 2007). Born in East Feliciana Parish, graduate of McKinley Senior High School and Leland College, he received his Master's Degree...
    • Carrie's Beauty School Souvenir Program

    • African Americans--History
    • Carrie's Beauty School Souvenir Program February 16-17, 1958. Carrie Taylor opened her beautician's school in 1943 on South 13th St. Carrie's Beauty School became known for its annual ball, featuring a queen and court at the Temple Roof Garden....
    • 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...
    • Leland College Reunion, 1980

    • African Americans--History, Printed ephemera, Leland College (Baker, La.)
    • First Reunion of Leland College June 27-29,1980. Leland University was established in New Orleans, La. in 1870. Primarily a school for African Americans, the university was open to all races. Leland originated and was carried on for the purpose of...
    • Leland University 1899-1900 Catalog

    • African Americans--History, Printed ephemera, Leland University (New Orleans, La.)
    • Leland University 1899-1900 catalog, Leland University was established in New Orleans, La. in 1870. Primarily a school for African Americans, the university was open to all races. Leland originated and was carried on for the purpose of promoting...
    • Louisiana State Capitol Postcard: Memorial Hall

    • Postcards, Louisiana State Capitol (Baton Rouge, La.)
    • Memorial Hall, Louisiana State Capitol, Baton Rouge, La. Memorial Hall is Louisiana's Hall of Fame. Its ceiling, floor, walls and murals form a setting of beauty, dignity, and inspiration for the state's glorious ancestry. The marble used in...
    • Men With Motorcycles

    • Baton Rouge (La.)--History, Motorcycles--1910-1930
    • Men with Motorcycles, Baton Rouge La. Ca. 1927 Written or reverse "Cal Abraham (center) with Camille and Wilmer Scarborough and other motorcyclists. Baton Rouge, circa 1927". Cal worked for the State Times and Morning Advocate as a sports writer...
    • Lincoln Theater Box Office

    • African Americans--History,Theaters
    • The Historic Lincoln Theatre, 1305 Myrtle Walk, Baton Rouge, La. was opened in 1951. The theater served Baton Rouge's African American community during Segregation. Performers such as Otis Redding, the Four Tops and Louis Armstrong performed here....

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