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    • 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...
    • 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

    • 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.
    • Mrs. Betty Toepfer

    • Baton Rouge (La.)--History, Teachers, World War II, United Service Organizations (U.S.), Catholic Church, Diocese of Baton Rouge (La.), Historic buildings, Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.)--History
    • An oral history with Mrs. Betty Toepfer. She describes growing up in the Edgewood Lawn neighborhood of Baton Rouge and participation in the Sacred Heart Church and other Catholic Churches in Baton Rouge. Mrs. Toepfer lived in several historic...
    • American Dairy Princess Contest Program

    • Baton Rouge (La.), Beauty contests
    • American Dairy Princess Contest Program. Held at the Capital House Hotel, Baton Rouge, La. Sponsored by the American Dairy Association, the State of Louisiana and the City of Baton Rouge. November 11-15, 1958
    • Captiol Lakes Bridge

    • Baton Rouge (La.), Bridges
    • Downtown Baton Rouge. View of Arsenal Park, New State Capitol and newly constructed bridge over Capitol Lakes. Looking west. October, 1959. Color slide.

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