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    • A Tribute to Eddie G. Robinson

    • African Americans--History, Printed ephemera, African American football players
    • A Tribute to Eddie G. Robinson "One Man's Influence and Achievements". Eddie Robinson (February 13, 1919 - April 3, 2007). Born in East Feliciana Parish, graduate of McKinley Senior High School and Leland College, he received his Master's Degree...
    • Afton Villa China Closet

    • Historic buildings, Afton Villa Gardens (Saint Francisville, La.)
    • Afton Villa china closet. The 40 room Gothic Revival mansion was built in 1849 by David Barrow and his second wife Susan Woodfork and took 8 years to complete. It was destroyed by fire in 1963. 100.08
    • Afton Villa Front Portico

    • Historic buildings, Afton Villa Gardens (Saint Francisville, La.)
    • Afton Villa front portico. The 40 room Gothic Revival mansion was built in 1849 by David Barrow and his second wife Susan Woodfork and took 8 years to complete. It was destroyed by fire in 1963. 100.5
    • Afton Villa Porch Window

    • Historic buildings, Afton Villa Gardens (Saint Francisville, La.)
    • Afton Villa sun porch window. The 40 room Gothic Revival mansion was built in 1849 by David Barrow and his second wife Susan Woodfork and took 8 years to complete. It was destroyed by fire in 1963. 100.09
    • Afton Villa Turrett

    • Historic buildings, Afton Villa Gardens (Saint Francisville, La.)
    • Afton Villa view of turret. The 40 room Gothic Revival mansion was built in 1849 by David Barrow and his second wife Susan Woodfork and took 8 years to complete. It was destroyed by fire in 1963. 100.08
    • Afton Villa, Front View

    • Historic buildings, Afton Villa Gardens (Saint Francisville, La.)
    • Afton Villa front view. The 40 room Gothic Revival mansion was built in 1849 by David Barrow and his second wife Susan Woodfork and took 8 years to complete. It was destroyed by fire in 1963. Date: 8-8-25. Photography by Ewing 100.08
    • 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...
    • Florence Coffee House

    • Historic buildings
    • Florence Coffee House, 132 Main St. built ca. 1852. Built by Nelson Potts to replace a wood frame coffee house that burned down several years earlier. Attached on right the Ice House which was razed in 2003.

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