Did you know that the Ouachita Parish Public Library's Genealogy department has a large collection of elementary/secondary/college yearbooks? Over the next couple of days, I'll post the list of what is available. Today we will start with elementary/secondary yearbooks. Yearbook TitleYearSchoolNoteThe Smithy1952A. L. Smith - Monroe, LAGrades 1-9The Smithy1953A. L. Smith - Monroe, LAGrades 1-9The … Continue reading Yearbooks in the Genealogy Department
The above photo shows one of the early Ouachita Parish school buses. Doesn't look very safe!
Timothy Oscar BrownOuachita Parish School Superintendent Mr. Brown was born near Waverly, Tennessee. July 2, 1865. He moved to Ouachita Parish in 1899 and soon became principal in the public school system. He was a charter member of the Kiwanis club, a co-founder of Kiroli Park and a founder of what is now the University … Continue reading Timothy Oscar Brown