Yes, LTI is that old!
I was told that when this building was torn down, they found an old sewing machine. It was used during yellow fever epidemics to punch holes in mail so they could be disinfected!
A clearer view of this building can be found here: https://louisianadigitallibrary.org/islandora/object/ulm-p15140coll27%3A82 . Notice that the sign says it was built in 1910. The building was six years old when the above photo was published.
Over the next few days, I will share a few photos I found in a rare 1916 magazine I found about Ouachita Parish. Enjoy! The first view is of the "new" West Monroe Grammar School!
Delta Airline ad in a 1935 Monroe Newspaper Very few outside Monroe know that Delta got it's start right here. As a matter of fact, I was slightly annoyed when I few Delta last month and as I was arriving in Atlanta there were big signs touting that Atlanta was the home of Delta Airlines. … Continue reading Delta Airline Ad