I love the top photo, because I have never seen a photo of Mr. Carroll looking so casual! The May Queen, Miss Della Rosalynne Boughton, was a senior.
I like this page, since it shows all of the grades that attended the school. MCHS had all twelve grades. This happened May 15, 1950, when the liberty bell was tapped by the U.S. Treasury Secretary to kick off a Treasury Bond drive. It was broadcast over the radio.
Mr. Carroll is of course, Morris Henry Carroll. He was principal of Monroe Colored High School. "The Voice of the South" was the first African-American radio program aired in Ouachita Parish. One thing I found is that when the school is referred to in the yearbook, a majority of the time it was referred to … Continue reading Voice of the South, 1951
This came in the other day and I was struck by how well this captures this great educator's persona. Mr. Carroll, of course, was the principal of Monroe Colored High and Carroll High School, which was named for his father.