Here is another photo we have showing a group of children with their care givers in front of the doors of First Baptist Church, Monroe in 1964. You can see St. Matthew in the background, looking down Grammont Street. None of the people in the photo are identified. https://www.louisianadigitallibrary.org/islandora/object/oplib-bsc%3A30 This second photo shows the interior … Continue reading First Baptist Church Monroe
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The Naming of St. Frederick
Did you know that St. Frederick High School was named for a college kid? Back in 1935, young Rae Frederick Rinehart, Jr. was attending Northeast Center Louisiana State University (later ULM) as a freshman. He was his parents' only child and the center of their world. In February of that year, Rae was stricken with … Continue reading The Naming of St. Frederick
St. Matthew Catholic Church
This is a rare postcard from the turn of the last century, that shows St. Matthew Catholic Church from the front without it's steeple. Just on the left edge of the photo, you can make out St. Hyacinth school. What a neat postcard!
St. Matthew Cemetery
I have always thought this photo was a bit weird. Why would you send a friend or relative a postcard with a view of a cemetery? Eh. To each his own! St. Matthew Catholic Cemetery is located next to J.S. Clark school.