One of the ULM Library's projects is the digitization of their photos in their collection. As they are done, they are available at this website: https://repository.ulm.edu/apc/ There are photos from every part of ULM's history and they are arranged by subject headings: Aerial Images, Campus Buildings, People Images, Sports and Miscellaneous. They encourage people to … Continue reading ULM Photo Archives
The Pow Wow Online
How many of you former NLU/ULM students remember the student newspaper called the Pow Wow? Did you ever want to go back and read some of the articles? Maybe you have a relative or friend who's name appeared in one of the columns. Well, you are in luck! The Special Collections Department at the ULM … Continue reading The Pow Wow Online
Coursework at Ouachita Parish Junior College 1931-32
This little rare gem from the library's collection shows what courses you could take at the brand new college that had just opened! https://www.louisianadigitallibrary.org/islandora/object/oplib-orv%3A110 ULM now offers hundreds of classes and dozens of degrees. What a difference 90 years makes!
Northeast Louisiana State College Postcard
I had never seen this postcard before! These buildings are all still there.
Stubbs Hall Postcard – ULM
This one is labeled, "Administration Building, Northeast Louisiana State College, Monroe, Louisiana". That dates it between 1950 and 1968. It is now known as "Stubbs Hall" at ULM. I remember taking a botany course here when I was in college.
Selman Field Football Program
I saw this on eBay last week and had to have it! It arrived in the middle of the Hurricane Thursday (GO USPS!). Before I saw this, I never knew that Selman Field had a football team! This program will soon be uploaded to the Louisiana Digital Library database (edit: Just got added a few … Continue reading Selman Field Football Program
Past Presidents of ULM
I thought it would be a great time to compile a list of past University of Louisiana at Monroe presidents since we are in the middle of selecting a new one. In it's almost ninety year history, the college has had eight presidents. Number nine will soon be named. They are: Dr. Clyde C. Colvert … Continue reading Past Presidents of ULM
Louisiana Teacher’s Convention, 1932
This one is awesome! It is a souvenir program for the 40th Annual Louisiana Teacher's Convention, held at the Francis Hotel in November, 1932. There are some great photos of the city and parish schools. If you are interested in education, take a look at the lecture topics. I noticed that they were giving tours … Continue reading Louisiana Teacher’s Convention, 1932
Northeast Center of Louisiana State University (ULM)
This next WPA document is about the brand new (at the time) college in Monroe. https://www.louisianadigitallibrary.org/islandora/object/oplib-wpa%3A11
Malone Stadium Predecessor
This came from the very first ULM annual back in 1933. What you are looking at is Indian Field which was located behind the buildings that front DeSiard Street at the University now. Looks like a high school field, doesn't it!