September: Though Out The Years
Sept. 18, 1906: The first “Bossier Parish Annual Fair” was held in Plain Dealing
Program for the "First Annual Bossier Parish Fair" 1906
Leon Sanders Collection
Sept. 20, 1940: Bossier Parish opened a new library in Benton.
Bossier Parish Library. Original building.
1950s.The Benton library opened
in 1940, serving as the main
Bossier Parish Library
headquarters which was the
old post office
0000.001.009 Bossier Parish library collection
c.1966. In 1959,the Benton library moved
from its original building to more modern
quarters down the street.
2017.028.043 Bossier Library
The First bookmobile for the
Louisiana State Library Commission, service
began in 1940 through 1968, and served as a
supplement bringing books into the
rural areas of our community
0000.011.010B Emma Pattillon
Bossier City Bossier Central)Library.
One of the original three
Bossier Parish Library branches,
opened in 1941 in the old City Hall
building located at 503 Barksdale Blvd.
0000.005.013 unknown collection
Sept.22, 1932: Bids for the Barksdale Field hospital
Bids for the construction of the hospital
were underway, supplies were already
arriving and held in temporary quarters
until the hospital was complete.