The History of the American Legion Building

Have you ever been interested in the history of the big white building standing at Forsythe Park? Yesterday, a colleague discovered another WPA paper in our files about the American Legion Post headquarters. It even gives a little information on the saga of Unalaska, with a more precise location as to where he was first … Continue reading The History of the American Legion Building

An unusual view of the Salt Water Pool

This photo: https://www.louisianadigitallibrary.org/islandora/object/lsu-sea-pvc%3A639 probably doesn't look like much to you. It shows a mostly empty swimming pool. What caught my eye, was that it was the Salt Water Natatorium out at Forsythe back in 1922. It shows very clearly how deep the pool was. They were having problems with harmful insects breeding in the water … Continue reading An unusual view of the Salt Water Pool