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    • CORE Demonstration, 1961

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    • CORE (Congress of Racial Equality) Demonstration. An estimated 2000 young people, most of them from Southern University participated in a demonstration march in downtown Baton Rouge. Officials used tear gas after warning leaders to end the...
    • 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...
    • Esso Standard Oil Main Office

    • Postcards, Esso Standard Oil Company
    • Esso Standard Oil Company, main office building, Baton Rouge Refinery, Scenic Highway. Headquarters for one of the world's largest and most complete oil refineries. Pub. By Gulf South Advertising, Baton Rouge, La. Ca. 1955
    • Eudora Day Lecture flyer

    • Baton Rouge (La.)--history, Lectures and lecturing,
    • Archivist Melissa Eastin will explore how the 1924 political campaign of Eudora Day, widow of Sheriff Robert Day, was launched and how the struggle between the Democratic Party, and the Ku Klux Klan and women's suffrage played a role in the most...
    • Greek Theatre on the LSU Campus

    • Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.)--History
    • Post Card of the Greek Theatre on the Louisiana State University Campus in Baton Rouge. "An open air auditorium located in a natural depression encircled by magnolias and oaks, festooned with Spanish moss. Across the back of the stage stands a...
    • Northwestern State University

    • Yearbooks, Northwestern State University of Louisiana, School yearbooks
    • Northwestern State University was first established as the Louisiana State Normal School for the preparation of teachers in 1884. This school was located on land that was previously owned by the Bullard family during the Civil War and was later...
    • 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. ...
    • Panoramic View of Standard Oil Company

    • Standard Oil Company, Baton Rouge (La.)
    • "Panoramic view of the Standard Oil Company at Baton Rouge, one of the largest and most modern refineries in the world." Taken from the Souvenir edition of the Louisiana Chronicle Democrat. Date: May 6, 1916
    • 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,...
    • Pearl George Interview Audio

    • African Americans, Civil rights movement, East Baton Rouge Parish (La.)--Politics and government, Baton Rouge Region (La.)--History
    • Born as Pearl Brown in Baton Rouge on October 24, 1934, her father left the family when she was 9 years old and she and her three siblings were raised by their mother Florence. Instilled with self sufficiency and personal pride, George went on to...
    • Pearl George Interview Transcript

    • African Americans, Civil rights movement, East Baton Rouge Parish (La.)--Politics and government, Baton Rouge Region (La.)--History
    • Born as Pearl Brown in Baton Rouge on October 24, 1934, her father left the family when she was 9 years old and she and her three siblings were raised by their mother Florence. Instilled with self sufficiency and personal pride, George went on to...

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