Tallyho Riding: Courtship in the Late 1800’s.

Have you ever heard of Tallyho riding? No? Me neither. This little article in a rare copy of the Monroe Morning post, appeared in a 1929 issue. It had been clipped for the Special Collection transportation files several years ago. In the same file was a clipping of a photo from the Monroe Morning World … Continue reading Tallyho Riding: Courtship in the Late 1800’s.

The Story of a Colonial African-American in Ouachita Parish

I told you many months ago about Zadoc Harmon, a free man of color who lived in Ouachita Parish when it was still part of France and later Spain's territory. I stumbled across this fascinating blog the other day, which tells of another African-American resident of early Ouachita Parish named Charlot Roi: http://afrigeneantalking.ning.com/m/blogpost?id=3861583%3ABlogPost%3A29132