Yesterday I gave you a list of all the elementary and secondary school yearbooks available in the Ouachita Parish Library. Today I give you the list of college yearbooks we have. If you have any yearbooks you would like to donate that would fill in the gaps in our collection, please let us know! We … Continue reading College Yearbooks in the Genealogy Department
When ULM first began, this is what it looked like. Those three front building still stand. DeSiard and the ULM campus, look very different today!
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
This is an interesting aerial shot looking straight up DeSiard. Louisville curves off to the left. It may not look familiar, since the 165 overpass is not there yet! Do you see ULM (Northeast Jr. College back then) off in the distance? This area is called Five points, or New Five Points. The old Five … Continue reading “New” Five Points
Back in 1935, what would become ULM was only 3 years old. The college was referred to as Northeast Center Louisiana State University. The college was under the leadership of LSU and LSU was one of Governor Long's pet projects. It made total sense then, when Huey visited Monroe, he caught a game at the … Continue reading Huey Long at Northeast