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    • Sylvia Roberts

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    • Sylvia was born on January 6 in Bryan, TX, while her father was a professor at Texas A&M, in 1933. She lived in Lafayette for 10 years and later moved to Los Angeles, CA in 1945. She graduated from UCLA. in 1953, was accepted into its law school,...
    • Reverend Lionel Lee

    • African Americans--History
    • Reverend Lionel Lee, Sr. (January 1, 1930- July 25, 2001). Past Secretary General of the Fourth District Missionary Baptist Church, was pastor of Shady Grove, Evening Star and St. Joseph Baptist Churches. He was a prolific writer, and an active...
    • Pearl George Clips, 1976 and 1979

    • African Americans, Baton Rouge (La.)--History, East Baton Rouge Parish (La.)--Politics and government.
    • This file is a composite of two clips. Pearl Lee George discusses her election to the City Council in 1976. The second part of the clip reflects her work to clean up the Eden Park area of Baton Rouge. She was born Pearl Brown on October 24,...
    • Pearl George Interview Audio

    • African Americans, Civil rights movement, East Baton Rouge Parish (La.)--Politics and government, Baton Rouge Region (La.)--History
    • Born as Pearl Brown in Baton Rouge on October 24, 1934, her father left the family when she was 9 years old and she and her three siblings were raised by their mother Florence. Instilled with self sufficiency and personal pride, George went on to...
    • Pearl George Interview Transcript

    • African Americans, Civil rights movement, East Baton Rouge Parish (La.)--Politics and government, Baton Rouge Region (La.)--History
    • Born as Pearl Brown in Baton Rouge on October 24, 1934, her father left the family when she was 9 years old and she and her three siblings were raised by their mother Florence. Instilled with self sufficiency and personal pride, George went on to...
    • North Boulevard, January 10, 1972

    • African Americans, Government, Resistance to
    • 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, 1972. Baton Rouge, La.
    • Camphor Memorial Wesleyan Service Guild

    • African Americans, Women--Societies and Clubs
    • Camphor Memorial Wesleyan Service Guild: 1st row (l. to r.) G.M. Handy, S.W. Walker, J.M. Cox, C. Jenkins, D.E. Carter, Miss Clarence Marie Collier, T.W. McDonald, B.E. Fleder, Adelle Jackson, Ethel London, W. L Wheelock and L. Smith (Guild...
    • Eudora Day Lecture flyer

    • Baton Rouge (La.)--history, Lectures and lecturing,
    • Archivist Melissa Eastin will explore how the 1924 political campaign of Eudora Day, widow of Sheriff Robert Day, was launched and how the struggle between the Democratic Party, and the Ku Klux Klan and women's suffrage played a role in the most...
    • YMCA building, Downtown Baton Rouge

    • Baton Rouge (La.), Historic buildings
    • Baton Rouge, La.: YMCA building, downtown Baton Rouge. "Located at 311 Fourth Street [was demolished in 1967] and the site [was] turned into a parking lot with space for 75 cars...by B.B. Taylor, Jr., a local attorney." Taken from the State Times,...
    • Launching of the USS Baton Rouge

    • Baton Rouge (La.), Mayors
    • Mrs. Felix Edward Hebert launching of the USS Baton Rouge, a Los Angeles class submarine. Launched at Newport News, VA. April 26, 1975 and decommissioned on January 13, 1995.

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