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    • Aerial view of Arsenal Park

    • Aerial views, Arsenals
    • Aerial view of Arsenal Park taken from top of New State Capitol. Built in 1838, it was important to development of the southwest, as well as the Mexican War and the Civil War. Later it became part of Louisiana State University, served as library...
    • 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. Louis James Sr.

    • African Americans--History
    • Dr. Louis James Sr. (December 3-1921-November 7, 2007) Graduate of McKinley High School, Southern University and Howard School of Medicine. Served in the United States Army, was a member of Mt. Zion First Baptist Church and was the first African...
    • 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...
    • 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....
    • Reginald Brown, Sr.

    • African Americans, Law enforcement
    • Reginald Brown Sr. (b. March 18, 1946) was first elected Baton Rouge constable in 2001 and was re-elected in 2006. Prior to becoming constable, Brown was an East Baton Rouge Parish sheriff’s deputy. He served 25 years in the East Baton Rouge Parish...
    • Dr. Hezekiah Jackson

    • African Americans, Southern University and A & M College
    • Dr. Hezekiah Jackson (1917-1979) worked at Southern University as an agriculture instructor; and from 1959 to 1979, served as dean of College of Agriculture.
    • Pasquale Amato

    • Amato, Pasquale, Portraits
    • Pasquale Amato (1878-1942). World renowned operatic baritone in the Twentieth Century, served as Director of Opera at Louisiana State University from 1935 to his death in 1942.
    • Arsenal Museum

    • Arsenals, Historic sites
    • North face of arsenal building in Arsenal Park. Built in 1838, it was important to development of the southwest, as well as the Mexican War and the Civil War. Later it became part of Louisiana State University, served as library storage and a...
    • Arsenal Museum

    • Arsenals, Historic sites
    • West face of arsenal building at Arsenal Park. Built in 1838, it was important to development of the southwest, as well as the Mexican War and the Civil War. Later it became part of Louisiana State University, served as library storage and a...
    • Jessie Stone

    • Baton Rouge (La.), African Americans--1950-1970
    • Jessie Stone (1924-2001). Mr. Stone was one of the first graduates of Southern University Law School in 1950. He worked as an NAACP attorney during the Civil Rights movement, served as Southern University President from 1974-1985. He was the first...

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