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    • The Sabre 1965

    • Yearbooks, East Baton Rouge Parish School Board, Schools, School yearbooks, Baton Rouge (La.)--history
    • The Sabre is the yearbook of Robert E. Lee High School. This particular Sabre is from 1965. Lee High was opened in 1959 in order to reduce over-crowding at Baton Rouge High. The school is located at 1105 Lee Dr. in Baton Rouge, La. The building was...
    • Doris Carnes

    • Long, Huey Pierce, 1893-1935--Assassination
    • Ms. Carnes was a nurse on duty at Our Lady of the Lake Hospital the night Huey Long was shot. This is a brief summary of that night and days to follow. Interviewer is Cammie Norwood.
    • August 9, 1976: Deck and Lily Schlaudecker's Life in Amite, La.

    • Broom and brush industry, Automobiles, Blind persons, Amite City (La.)
    • Deck and Lily Schlaudecker of Amite, La. Blind broom maker and his wife discuss their broom and mop making business, life in Amite, La. overcoming Deck's disability. Views of Amite as Lily drives Vernon Roget around in her 1936 Coup. (8:56)...
    • Louisiana State Capitol, Baton Rouge, La.

    • Postcards, Louisiana State Capitol (Baton Rouge, La.)--History
    • Postcard: "Louisiana State Capitol, Baton Rouge, La." Reverse: "Louisiana has its State Capitol in the picturesque city of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, which is popularly called the "Creole State" , has an area of 48,720 square miles, and was admitted...
    • Pearl George Clips 1976 and 1979

    • African Americans, Baton Rouge (La.)--History, East Baton Rouge Parish (La.)--Politics and government.
    • This file is a composite of two clips. Pearl Lee George discusses her election to the City Council in 1976. The second part of the clip reflects her work to clean up the Eden Park area of Baton Rouge. She was born Pearl Brown on October 24, 1934....
    • Campanile at Louisiana State University

    • Postcards,Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.)
    • Campanile, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, La. "The Louisiana State University ranks among the foremost educational institutions and one of the few places which can boast free public education form beginners' days to university post...
    • Thomas M. Ligon Grocery

    • Historic buildings
    • Thomas M. Ligon Grocery. Southwest corner of Main and Dufroq. Shown is Mr. Ligon with his mare "Eagle". In the Side doorway is delivery boy Sol Tucker. Baton Rouge, La. Date: 1897. B/w photograph. Gift of Camille Cazedessus.
    • Doug Williams

    • Williams, Doug, 1955-, Football
    • Doug Williams, graduate of Chaneyville High School played in the National Football League with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Williams is best known for his Most Valuable Player award in Super Bowl XXII with the Washington Redskins He is, to date, the...
    • Louisiana State Capitol Postcard

    • Postcards, Louisiana State Capitol (Baton Rouge, La.)
    • This view of the Capitol shows the Lady of the Lake, situated at the back. Important facts are: Cost of Capitol $5,000,000. It is 34 stories high or 450 feet. Today it is considered the finest capitol building in the United States.
    • Old Governor's Mansion

    • Postcards, Historic buildings
    • Governor's Mansion, 502 North Boulevard, Baton Rouge, La. Located on the first highlands above the Gulf of Mexico, the Mississippi swirling past its doors, Baton Rouge is one of the most beautiful and historic cities south of Mason Dixon's line. ...
    • Municipal Docks, Baton Rouge, La.

    • Postcards, docks
    • Postcard: "Municipal Docks, Baton Rouge, La." Reverse reads "[addressed to] Miss Elizabeth Studspeth, 1429 Stedges Independence, Mo., Dear Elizabeth, Everything is going fine. We spent the afternoon looking over the new capitol here, and it is...
    • Third Street, circa 1940

    • Postcards, Streets
    • Third Street, Baton Rouge, La. Baton Rouge Louisiana was founded over 200 years ago and its present population with suburbs is over 100,000. It is the capitol of Louisiana, then nation's nineteenth ranking port and the home of Louisiana State...
    • The Cottage, Baton Rouge, La

    • Postcards, Historic buildings
    • Postcard: "The Cottage, Baton Rouge, La." Reverse reads: "'The Cottage' was built in 1824 by the great-great grandfather of the present occupants. Adjoining the 20 room house is the 1000 acre plantation. The house, with many original furnishings,...


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