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    • Acie Belton

    • Portraits, African Americans
    • 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...
    • Aerial view of Arsenal Park

    • Aerial views, Arsenals
    • Aerial view of Arsenal Park taken from top of New State Capitol. Built in 1838, it was important to development of the southwest, as well as the Mexican War and the Civil War. Later it became part of Louisiana State University, served as library...
    • Bob Livingston

    • Legislators--United States
    • Bob Livingston (b. April 30, 1943), served as the first Republican since Reconstruction to represent New Orleans in Congress from 1977 until his resignation in 1999 after he revealed he had had an extra-marital affair. From 1995 through 1998,...
    • Dr. Hezekiah Jackson

    • African Americans, Southern University and A & M College
    • Dr. Hezekiah Jackson (1917-1979) worked at Southern University as an agriculture instructor; and from 1959 to 1979, served as dean of College of Agriculture.
    • 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...
    • Dr. Louis James Sr.

    • African Americans--History
    • 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...
    • E.O. Bauer

    • Police--History.--Louisiana--Baton Rouge, Soldiers
    • E.O. Bauer Chief of Police for the City of Baton Rouge, La. Served on the police force starting in 1936. Joined the Army during WWII. Retired from the police force in 1973. Photograph by Basque.
    • Henson Moore

    • Legislators--United States
    • Henson Moore (b. October 4, 1939). Republican representative of the 6th Congressional District from 1975-1987. Served as deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy from 1989-1992 and Deputy Chief of Staff for President George H.W. Bush in...
    • Southern Bell Switch Board Room

    • Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company, Historic buildings
    • Interior view of the Southern Bell Telephone Company switch board room, 1930's. Photograph was submitted with the following poem: Farewell, Old Building-Fare ye well. Of joys and sorrows, you well might tell. Many have entered and left your...
    • Jessie Stone

    • Baton Rouge (La.), African Americans--1950-1970
    • 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...
    • Woody Dumas and Members of the National Association of Counties

    • Baton Rouge (La.), Mayors, Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978
    • Mayor Woody Dumas with members of the National Association of Counties (NACo), of which he served as president and was still an active member at the time of this photo. Shown here with other NACo members and President Hubert Humphrey (third from...
    • Arsenal Museum

    • Arsenals, Historic sites
    • North face of arsenal building in Arsenal Park. Built in 1838, it was important to development of the southwest, as well as the Mexican War and the Civil War. Later it became part of Louisiana State University, served as library storage and a...
    • Pasquale Amato

    • Amato, Pasquale, Portraits
    • Pasquale Amato (1878-1942). World renowned operatic baritone in the Twentieth Century, served as Director of Opera at Louisiana State University from 1935 to his death in 1942.

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