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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Woody Dumas and Mr. & Mrs. Ron Guidry

    • Baton Rouge (La.), Mayors, Guidry, Ron, 1950-
    • Mr. & Mrs. Ron Guidry being made honorary citizens of Baton Rouge, February 1979. Guidry, born in Lafayette, La. Was a Cy Young Award winning baseball player for the New York Yankees in the 1970's
    • Belle Helene Plantation Home

    • Historic buildings
    • Belle Helene. Construction on the house began in 1840, and completed by 1842. It was first named "Ashland" after U.S. statesman Henry Clay's plantation in Kentucky. In March 1889, the estate sold to George B. Reuss, an Ascension Parish planter....
    • Jessamine Irvine Bentley

    • Portraits
    • Jessamine Irvine Bentley, youngest sister of John F. Irvine Jr. Inscription on photo "My father's youngest sister Jessamine (named for the county of that name in Kentucky). She was the wife of Mr. Bentley, Episcopal clergy man, but died with them...

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