The Monroe News-Star/ Monroe Morning World Receipt

My Mom received from a sister, a box of her father's papers from the late 1960's. He lived in a small town in Central Louisiana. While going through them, I found a couple of Monroe related ones. This first one was a receipt from the Monroe News-Star/Morning World, dated 1968. Looks like they subscribed to … Continue reading The Monroe News-Star/ Monroe Morning World Receipt

Miscellaneous Microfilm at the Ouachita Parish Public Library

If you paid close attention to yesterday's newspaper post, I posted the index of our newspaper microfilm cabinets. I purposely left out the most interesting cabinet, cabinet A. That is where the earliest newspaper microfilm is kept, along with other parish newspapers and some interesting film that I didn't even know we had until I … Continue reading Miscellaneous Microfilm at the Ouachita Parish Public Library

Newspapers at the Ouachita Parish Public Library

Many Monroe and other area newspapers are being digitized and put online. However, not all of them are there yet! Many months ago, I compiled a drawer by drawer list of what microfilm we have available. It is a very broad date list. Come in and ask about a particular film you might need to … Continue reading Newspapers at the Ouachita Parish Public Library