From the library's Junior Chamber of Commerce collection is this little gem of a photo. https://www.louisianadigitallibrary.org/islandora/object/oplib-pho%3A262 The two men are W. Carroll Royce and C.B. "Bert" Braun. However, you may not recognize the lady in the middle. It is none other than the Reverend Lea Joyner herself! This photo was taken in 1955.
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The 1948 Water Carnival Parade
This is a photo of a parade entry in Monroe's Water Carnival Parade held by the Junior Chamber of Commerce in 1948: https://www.louisianadigitallibrary.org/islandora/object/oplib-pho%3A246 I wish I knew the gentleman driving the Model T! This was held on DeSiard Street and you can see some of the businesses that were there, such as Howard Brothers Jewelry, … Continue reading The 1948 Water Carnival Parade
1940 Chamber of Commerce Brag booklet
The Junior Chamber gave us a lot of their old scrapbooks a few months ago, and this was a pamphlet included in the collection. It details what the Chamber had done in the past year for the city of Monroe. I call it a "brag" booklet. That is just what it does! What I like … Continue reading 1940 Chamber of Commerce Brag booklet