This photo was identified as "Nurses at Wyatt's Cafeteria". None of the ladies are identified. https://www.louisianadigitallibrary.org/islandora/object/oplib-bsc%3A58 Wyatt's was located in the Eastgate Shopping Center about where Granny's Buffet is now.
Before I saw this photo, I had never heard of KLSE TV station, channel 13. It broadcast from Forsythe Avenue. I found this Wikipedia article on it: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/KLSE_(TV) . KLSE was an educational program only station! It sounds very similar to LPB today, only geared more towards the education of children. It was the first … Continue reading Public TV in Monroe BEFORE LPB!
Merry Christmas! It is that time of year again! These photos are of the Monroe Christmas parade of 1970. Mr. Sale was standing on Louisville Avenue near Gibson's. I am just amazed at the crowds! https://www.louisianadigitallibrary.org/islandora/search/Christmas?type=edismax&cp=oplib-bsc%3Acollection https://www.louisianadigitallibrary.org/islandora/search/Christmas?type=edismax&cp=oplib-bsc%3Acollection
This building stood in the 500 block of Walnut street, in front of what is now the Warehouse restaurant. https://www.louisianadigitallibrary.org/islandora/object/oplib-bsc%3A41
This picture shows a building that once stood across the street from Magnolia Cemetery at 1814 DeSiard St. It was a mechanic's shop called the Service Station. The second floor had an apartment! I would hate to live above a mechanic! https://www.louisianadigitallibrary.org/islandora/object/oplib-bsc%3A40
Haddad's was at the corner of 5th street and Pine. https://www.louisianadigitallibrary.org/islandora/object/oplib-bsc%3A2
This photo from the Bob Sale collection was published in the Monroe Morning World on May 22, 1960. This company had just opened a branch office at 3219 Louisville Ave. None of the employees are identified, but the manager was listed as Tom Deason. This company sold aluminum doors, screens, shutters and siding for the … Continue reading Aluminum Enterprises
This one will bring back some memories! This was taken in the middle of North 4th Street at the intersection of Pine street. I pulled up the current view on Google Maps and the only building still standing is that General Tire store on the left and the two story house behind it. General Tire … Continue reading North 4th Street in the 60’s
Did you or your family go to Boley between 1970 - 71? I highly recommend looking at these: https://www.louisianadigitallibrary.org/islandora/search/Boley?type=edismax&cp=oplib-bsc%3Acollection I especially love the photo of the mascot!
This one is dated February, 1965. I did find another photo in the News-Star that month which was captioned with the statement that the St. Christopher Day School at Grace Episcopal was visiting Ruston via a train! You can see the T.M. Parker building (New York Hardware) in the background located on DeSiard street. https://www.louisianadigitallibrary.org/islandora/object/oplib-bsc%3A32