https://www.louisianadigitallibrary.org/islandora/object/oplib-pho%3A556 This photo looks to be taken on the steps of the old Ouachita Parish City Hall on St. John. It shows all the local school queens and their maids who participated in the Christmas parade.
Tag: Monroe City Hall
Buick Goes Around the World
Back in 1924, Buick decided to take one of it's cars on an around the world trip to prove that they are good cars and can take all driving conditions. On it's trip it was passed from dealership to dealership with only a spare tire and gas. When it arrived back in New York, it … Continue reading Buick Goes Around the World
Old Monroe City Hall
This is an old Postcard I found showing the old Monroe City Hall circa 1955 on St. John Street. It was an interesting old building!
New Monroe City Hall
I'm in the process at work of going through our places vertical files to index them and pull out anything I think may need further protecting. One of the random things I found was the below postcard, tucked in a file on Monroe. It looks like it dates to the late 60's, when the building … Continue reading New Monroe City Hall
Old Monroe City Hall – 1916
Monroe Firemen, Circa 1920
I happened to stumble across this photo in the collection of the State Library. It shows Monroe Firemen and their firetruck in front of the old City Hall. Pretty neat! http://louisianadigitallibrary.org/islandora/object/state-lhp%3A2938
Corner of Grammont and St. John
I love this old photo! It was taken looking up St. John street near the intersection with Grammont Street. You can see the old post office, First Baptist Church and the old City Hall.
Confederate Reunion in Monroe, 1913
Very long photo, and unfortunately, I had to make it very small to get the whole thing in! This was taken at the state confederate reunion in Monroe, September, 1913. You can see the whole thing up close and personal in the Ouachita Parish Public Library's Special Collections Department. I know a couple of the … Continue reading Confederate Reunion in Monroe, 1913