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    • Acie Belton

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    • Acie Belton (1916-1995) Belton was a leader in the Civil Rights movement in Baton Rouge. He was founder of the Baton Rouge Second Ward Voter's League, served on the East Baton Rouge Parish Metro Council and was a member of the East Baton Rouge...
    • Fricassee 1978

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    • 1978 Fricassee Yearbook from Baton Rouge High School located at 2825 Government St. in Baton Rouge, (La.). The school was founded around 1890 and began operating under the Magnet Curriculum in 1976.
    • Pearl George Interview Transcript

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    • 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 Oral History Audio

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    • 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...
    • Fricassee 1988

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    • 1988 Fricassee Yearbook from Baton Rouge High School located at 2825 Government St. in Baton Rouge, (La.). The school was founded around 1890 and began operating under the Magnet Curriculum in 1976.
    • Dr. Leo S. Butler

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    • 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

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    • 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. Louis James Sr.

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    • Dr. Louis James Sr. (December 3-1921-November 7, 2007) Graduate of McKinley High School, Southern University and Howard School of Medicine. Served in the United States Army, was a member of Mt. Zion First Baptist Church and was the first African...
    • Fricassee 1979

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    • 1979 Fricassee Yearbook from Baton Rouge High School located at 2825 Government St. in Baton Rouge, (La.). The school was founded around 1890 and began operating under the Magnet Curriculum in 1976.
    • Jessie Stone

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    • Jessie Stone (1924-2001). Mr. Stone was one of the first graduates of Southern University Law School in 1950. He worked as an NAACP attorney during the Civil Rights movement, served as Southern University President from 1974-1985. He was the first...
    • Fricassee 1972

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    • 1972 Fricassee Yearbook from Baton Rouge High School located at 2825 Government St. in Baton Rouge, (La.). The school was founded around 1890 and began operating under the Magnet Curriculum in 1976.
    • Civil Rights Protest

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    • On December 15, 1961 approximately 2000 people peacefully marched through downtown Baton Rouge to protest the arrest of 23 Southern University students the day before for picketing restaurants that continued to refuse to serve African Americans.
    • Civil Rights Protest

    • brr201
    • On December 15, 1961 approximately 2000 people peacefully marched through downtown Baton Rouge to protest the arrest of 23 Southern University students the day before for picketing restaurants that continued to refuse to serve African Americans. ...
    • Civil Rights Protest

    • brr198
    • On December 15, 1961 approximately 2000 people peacefully marched through downtown Baton Rouge to protest the arrest of 23 Southern University students the day before for picketing restaurants that continued to refuse to serve African Americans. ...
    • Civil Rights Protest

    • brr195
    • On December 15, 1961 approximately 2000 people peacefully marched through downtown Baton Rouge to protest the arrest of 23 Southern University students the day before for picketing restaurants that continued to refuse to serve African Americans. ...
    • Civil Rights Protest

    • brr200
    • On December 15, 1961 approximately 2000 people peacefully marched through downtown Baton Rouge to protest the arrest of 23 Southern University students the day before for picketing restaurants that continued to refuse to serve African Americans. ...
    • Civil Rights Protest

    • brr199
    • On December 15, 1961 approximately 2000 people peacefully marched through downtown Baton Rouge to protest the arrest of 23 Southern University students the day before for picketing restaurants that continued to refuse to serve African Americans. ...
    • Civil Rights Protest

    • brr197
    • On December 15, 1961 approximately 2000 people peacefully marched through downtown Baton Rouge to protest the arrest of 23 Southern University students the day before for picketing restaurants that continued to refuse to serve African Americans. ...
    • Civil Rights Protest

    • brr193
    • On December 15, 1961 approximately 2000 people peacefully marched through downtown Baton Rouge to protest the arrest of 23 Southern University students the day before for picketing restaurants that continued to refuse to serve African Americans. ...

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