Grammont Street at the Turn of the Century

I was fascinated when I first saw this old postcard.  You are looking straight up Grammont Street around 1907 or so.  The little church in the center of the photo is First Baptist Church.  It was torn down in 1911 to make way for the rotunda that sits there now.  Across Grammont from the Baptist … Continue reading Grammont Street at the Turn of the Century

Monroe Post Office Staff, 1916.

Found in the photo collection of the Ouachita Parish Public Library.  Written on the back were the following words: In photograph, left to right, - Eddie (R.E.) Bynum George Andrew Carter Rufus E. Rushing Postmaster John Thomas Bryant George A. Hollingsworth William Abram O'Kelly David Conn Carter Eugene Shows James Louis (Tuck) Haynes Not shown: … Continue reading Monroe Post Office Staff, 1916.