Market House Restaurant

Picture of the front of the Market House Restaurant circa 1914. Taken from a newspaper clipping. None of the individuals are identified. News-Star, December 16, 1911 The Market House Restaurant is conveniently located in the City Market House on DeSiard street and it is under the able and progressive management of the proprietor, Mr. Will … Continue reading Market House Restaurant

The Klan Wanted to Have a Parade in Monroe on Mardi Gras Day.

In early February of 1925, Mayor Arnold Bernstein and Commissioner Will Atkinson received the following letter from a member of the Monroe KKK: Monroe, Louisiana,February 7th, 1925 To the Honorable Mayor and Commission Council,City of Monroe, Louisiana. Gentlemen: Monroe Klan No. 102, Knights of the Klu Klux Klan wish to hold a parade on the … Continue reading The Klan Wanted to Have a Parade in Monroe on Mardi Gras Day.