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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,...
    • CORE Demonstration, 1961

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    • CORE (Congress of Racial Equality) Demonstration. An estimated 2000 young people, most of them from Southern University participated in a demonstration march in downtown Baton Rouge. Officials used tear gas after warning leaders to end the...
    • Oral History of Larry Fremin

    • --History--Mardi Gras--Baton Rouge, Gays
    • Mr. Fremin is a founding member of the Krewe of Apollo in Baton Rouge. He discusses the group's formation and organization as well as the philanthropic work and legacy of the group.
    • 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. 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...
    • Nouveau Outer Orleanians, Ltd. Extravaganza

    • African Americans--History
    • Nouveau Outer Orleanians, Ltd. Extravaganza held at the Laborer's Union Hall. The group is composed of men who formerly lived in New Orleans, but now reside in Baton Rouge. The group has two purposes, to provide social activities for members and...
    • Police escort African American marchers

    • African Americans, Civil Rights Movement
    • Police escort African American marchers as they set out on the fifth day of their 120 mile march from Bogalusa to Baton Rouge. The marchers are shown here shortly after they left Hammond and hope to cover about 8 miles a day. August 14, 1967
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • River Road Guidebook

    • Baton Rouge (La), Guidebooks, History
    • Guide booklet. "A One Day Tour of the River Road from Baton Rouge." by Amderspm. Barbara Shaver and Anderson Jr., F. M. 1978. Describes the history of various plantations along the River Road and Mississippi River.

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