Probably one of the most well known Generals Monroe has ever known, General Claire Chennault left a huge impact in Monroe. As part of the library’s collection, Ouachita Parish Public Library’s Special Collections department is the repository of a few pictures of the great General. They have been scanned into the Louisiana Digital Library Collection.
A couple of candid shots of the General at a table with two unidentified men (If you know who they are, let us know!)
This one I have shared before, but it was a bad photo. It has now been clearly scanned:
And a bonus, the General’s boat dock at his camp on the Tensas River: