George Riser was a beloved educator in the local school system for many years. His family has donated some of his things to our collection. This photo was found among them: https://www.louisianadigitallibrary.org/islandora/object/oplib-pho%3A738 . South Monroe Jr. High became Thomas Jefferson Jr. High and is now known as Jefferson Elementary.
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 following images are from the collection of the Ouachita Parish Public Library, Special Collections Department. It is a football program that was included in a scrapbook made for the school. Just a few years later, the School Board changed the name to Robert E. Lee Jr. High. We now know it as Lee Junior … Continue reading North Monroe Junior High School Football Program 1957