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State Library Photograph Collection (1979)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1979-08-31

Duration: 00:08:45

Subjects: East, Charles | State Library of Louisiana | PHOTOGRAPHS | Photography | Civil War


  • Blome, Ron Host
  • East, Charles Interviewee


This segment from the August 31, 1979, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features an interview with historian Charles East. He discusses his work in organizing and identifying the collection of archival photographs at the State Library, the history of photography in Louisiana, and highlights of the collection, including Civil War-era photographs and panoramic shots of cities from the early twentieth century. Host: Ron Blome