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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...
    • Carrie's Beauty School Souvenir Program

    • African Americans--History
    • Carrie's Beauty School Souvenir Program February 16-17, 1958. Carrie Taylor opened her beautician's school in 1943 on South 13th St. Carrie's Beauty School became known for its annual ball, featuring a queen and court at the Temple Roof Garden....
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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....
    • Indian Camp Plantation

    • Historic buildings, Leprosy--Hospitals
    • This is the Indian Camp Plantation, also known as the Gillis W. Long Hansen's Disease Center Museum. These grounds were first used for hunting and fishing by Houmas Indians. The actual plantation was established in the 1850's, and then abandoned in...
    • 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...
    • WLCS Radio's Bill Anthony's Ivory Tower

    • Radio
    • WLCS Radio Station promotion. Disc Jockey Bill Anthony offered to do his show every day from the top of the "Ivory Tower" located in the Florida Boulevard Food Town parking lot until performer Pat Boone paid him a personal visit. Anthony became ill...
    • WLCS Radio's Bill Anthony's Ivory Tower

    • Radio
    • WLCS Radio Station promotion. Disc Jockey Bill Anthony offered to do his show every day from the top of the "Ivory Tower" located in the Florida Boulevard Food Town parking lot until performer Pat Boone paid him a personal visit. Anthony became ill...

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