November: Through the Years
Nov 2019: High School Basketball season begins!
*Please enjoy the photos of basketball teams from around our parish.
C.1900’s: Alden Bridge Women's Team. Girls are dressed in middy blouses
and skirts, and carry pennants with "Alden Bridge" on them. The young man is the coach.
2000.070.005 Mary Coyle Collection
1932: Elm Grove High School Basketball Team
1st row L to R: James Durham, ?, ?, ?, Curtis Hutchins
2nd row L to R: Tandy Key, James Br___, Mr. Jacks (principal), Claude D___, Clarence D___.
1999.104.007 Rev. Glen Nelson Collection
Nov. 11 Veterans Day
Veterans Day, formerly known as Armistice Day, was originally set as a U.S. legal holiday to honor the end of World War I, which officially took place on November 11, 1918. ... With the approval of this legislation on June 1, 1954, Nov. 11 became a day to honor American veterans of all wars.
|Jun. 2, 1954: The Times|
1916: William Hollis Bradford, trumpeter, Troop R. 6th Cavalry
Nov. 17, 1955: The announcement was made for the dedication of a new elementary school. R.V. Kerr was dedicated in honor of Robert Vance Kerr on Nov. 10, 1955. He retired in 1956 after serving 35 years as the Bossier Parish School's superintendent.
R.V. (Robert Vance) Kerr: was a member of the Bossier Parish School Board as the superintendent for 35 years, retiring in 1956.
He also served in the military during WWI and WWII.
Picture: R.V. Kerr dedication in the 1956 Bossier High School yearbook
Nov 17, 1955: Bossier Banner
Nov. 28, 1968: In memory of Michael D. Wood (Mike)