November: Through The Years
Nov. 1, 2020: Happy National Author's Day!
Bossier Parish has some amazing authors!
All of the mentioned authors' lives, lived or is affiliated within the parish of Bossier. Their books are also available for check-out or reference at the Bossier Parish Libraries.
* Gypsy Damaris Boston
· Hurry before the magic ends
· Dear Louisiana... love, Gypsy
- Bossier Parish headstones : a complete inventory of all known cemeteries, family plots, and lone burials
- Bossier Parish history, 1843-1993, the first 150 years
- Bossier Parish
- Doing research in the Bossier Parish Courthouse : a guide to the resources and materials within the Bossier Parish Clerk of Courts Office in Benton, La.
- Proud to be in Bossier : a retrospective
1994: Benton High School Yearbook
- One Quirky Bird: The Roadrunner
- Have You Seen The Roadrunner
- A Squirrel Named Dave
* Adolf “Wes” Wesselhoeft
Book: Traded to the Enemy
Nov. 13, 2020: Weekly news from 100 years ago
- The handsome new home of I.A. (Ira Austin) Gleason is near completion
- The Adner and Kingston schools were to be combined due to lack of students
- Everyone has been at the fair this past week that there hasn't been much time for entertainment
- Mr. S.W. (Samuel Whitfield) Vance will assume the management of 5,000 acre plantation near Monroe
1915-1916 Adner School, left to right (first row) Elmer Treadway, Shrell Busby, unknown, Fred Busby, Frank and Leo Stafflebach (twins), Bynum E. Murphy, Velma Treadway, and Quinton Busby; (back row) unknown, Bertha Mae Treadway, Clifton Busby, George Stephens, Jewel Busby, Marlin Busby, Murtie Rounsavall, Brytha O. Murphy, Louise Treadway, Velnia A. Murphy, and Freda Stafflebach, Elmer and Velma Treadway were twins.
1999.020.001 Light Collection
C.1910’s: State Fair Midway showing signs for sideshows
1997.054.025 Findley Collection
Left: Samuel Whitfield Vance and Sarah (Sallie) Eliza Vance around 1861. 1998.067.021 Jennings collection
Right: Samuel Whitfield Vance and his children Samuel Whitfield Vance, Jr. and Mary Boutwell Gilmer Vance.
1998.067.023 Jennings collection
Nov. 19, 1929: Gov. Long receives a letter regarding the need of another bridge across the Red River connecting Caddo and Bossier. The plans were approved and was stated that it would be free of cost to both communities.
C. 1931 Texas Street Bridge under construction
2006.034.010 Neil Yarborobough collection
Nov. 26, 2020: Happy Thanksgiving!
Please enjoy the newspaper clippings relating to Thanksgiving.
26 Nov 1925
24 Nov 1963