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La. Treasures: Biedenharn Coke Museum (2016)

Art Rocks!



Genre: Art

Place Covered: Monroe, Ouachita Parish, Louisiana, 32.4356174, -92.0669126

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2016-10-07

Duration: 00:02:31

Subjects: Coca-Cola Company | Biedenharn Museum and Gardens | Museums


  • Fox-Smith, James Host
  • Kendrick, Dorothy Producer
  • Calhoun, Ralph Interviewee


This “Louisiana Treasures” segment from the October 7, 2016, episode of the series “Art Rocks!” focuses on the Coke Museum at the Biedenharn Museum and Gardens in Monroe, Louisiana. It includes an interview with museum curator Ralph Calhoun, who discusses Joseph Biedenharn’s role as the first Coca Cola bottler in the United States and the Coke memorabilia in the museum’s collection. Host: James Fox-Smith