Thursday, October 1, 2020

This Month In Bossier Parish History

 October: Through the Years

October 2020: High School Homecoming season begins! 

 Please enjoy the high school Homecoming photos from our parish. 

1990-91: Airline High School
Homecoming Court

1953: Haughton High School 
Homecoming Court

1980: Parkway High School 
Homecoming Queen and King
1945: Bossier High School 
Homecoming Court

Oct. 6, 1920: Since the passing of the 19th Amendment, 161 women for Bossier Parish had register to vote. Mary Bixler from Plain Dealing was the first woman to register in this parish.  Do you have an ancestor that was on the list of the 161 women to register? Contact us via message, email, or phone and we can look on the list for you. 

Bossier Banner: Oct.6, 1920

1900: Vashti Applewhite
0000.003.043 Pattillo Collection
1880's: Lillian Stinson Carter
2000.045.004 Shaver Collection
c.1900's:  "The Lawrence Sisters"
Hattie, Emma, Katie and Eva

Oct. 16. 1920: Weekly news from 100 years ago.

· Allendale store and resident  was destroyed by fire

Bossier Banner
Harvey Arnold 
1999.127.047B Jennings Collection

· Miss Athlene Cornish left to take charge of the Alden Bridge school

Bossier Banner
1936-1937 Bossier School Faculty: 
Athlene Cornish is on the 2nd row, 
6th from the right
2001.052.097 Saucier Collection

· Jim Giles been working on the roads

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c.1900's: Road Crew Camp
0000.004.076 Scanland Collection

· J.A., Kate and Lucille Edwards returned home from Shreveport.

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James A. Edwards Sr.,
Kate Carter Edwards,
and James A. Edwards Jr.
2009.044.006 Beekman Collection

Oct. 31, 2020: Happy Halloween! 

Please enjoy the photos relating to Halloween. 

Bossier Press: Oct.27, 1977

The Shreveport Journal: Oct.26, 1944

Bossier City Mothers Club.
Women dressed in costunes
1999.044.038-2 Pace Collection

1983: Preschool Halloween Party at
the Bossier Parish Libraries 
Central Branch


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