African American churches--History, East Baton Rouge Parish (La.)
Mount Zion Baptist Church, ca. 1948. Organized in 1847. Congregation in 1947 numbered 1100. Located at 335 Maximillian St. Baton Rouge La. Later moved to a new building located at 356 East Boulevard in 1954.
African Americans, Bicentennial Commission, Port Hudson (La.) History Siege, 1863
The Black Man in the Civil War. Taken from Charles H. Wesley and Patricia W. Romero, International Library of Negro Life and History; Negro Americans in the Civil War. Published in Baton Rouge as part of the American Bicentennial celebration. Ca....
American Artists Professional League, Community arts projects, Printed ephemera
Advertisement for American Art Week Celebration at the Old Governor's Mansion. Celebrated annually in the first week of November. Sponsored by the American Artists Professional League beginning in 1930. Each year, hundreds of applicants from all 50...
The Roumain Building. A six story terra cotta building with a Beaux Arts façade. Built by Joseph K. Roumain in 1913, architects Favort and Livaudais. Located at 343 Third Street Baton Rouge, La. Photo taken by Frank C. Read in 1914
Baton Rouge, La.: YMCA building, downtown Baton Rouge. "Located at 311 Fourth Street [was demolished in 1967] and the site [was] turned into a parking lot with space for 75 cars...by B.B. Taylor, Jr., a local attorney." Taken from the State Times,...
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
"Monument to Education" an avant garde sculptor built ca. 1985, formerly located on the corner of Clay Cut Road and Jefferson Highway. The sculpture was dismantled and moved to storage by the Baton Rouge Department of Public Works in 2009.