On December 15, 1961 approximately 2000 people peacefully marched through downtown Baton Rouge to protest the arrest of 23 Southern University students the day before for picketing restaurants that continued to refuse to serve African Americans. ...
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
Trained Firemen with Chief Bogan (right) in front of the Laurel Street Fire Station during Fire Prevention Week 1950. Original located in School Report of Activities Fire Prevention Week October 8-14-1950 Vol. 2 (Negro Section) BRFD Collection