Aerial view of downtown Baton Rouge showing Front St. (River Road), New State Capital and Our Lady of the Lake Hospital. Taken by Sgt. Johnston of the Baton Rouge Police Department. Date: March 10, 1961
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.
Mayor Dumas with Fire Chief Edward LeJeune and Police Chief David Kizer at the opening of the Sherwood Forests Fire Station located at 835 Sharp Lane. Built for a cost of $173,000. Date: April 15, 1967
Picket Against Integration at Istrouma High School. Police take a sign from a white picket in front of Istrouma High School in Baton Rouge as four African American students integrated the school. September 3, 1963