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Winnie Byrd

Oral History



Genre: Interview

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Department of State

Date Issued: 2002-07-16

Duration: 00:09:00

Subjects: Old State Capitol | Oral history | Byrd, Winifred Evans "Winnie" | BATON ROUGE ART LEAGUE | Bannon, Lois Elmer Wyatt, 1925-1999 | OLD STATE CAPITOL ASSOCIATES | Brian, George Craft "Uncle George," 1876-1956 | Brian, George Craft Jr., 1919-2007 | Brian, Walker Young, 1925-1980 | Broussard, Jay R., 1921-1976 | McNaughton, E.Eean Jr | Reilly, Robert M. "Bob," 1928-1996 | Baton Rouge Convention & Visitors Bureau


  • Byrd, Winnie Interviewee
  • Jackson, Sailor Jr. Interviewer
  • Jackson, Sailor Jr. Photographer


Oral history with Winifred Evans "Winnie" Byrd, conducted on 16 July 2002. Byrd is a preservationist and volunteer at the Old State Capital. She discusses her history with the Old State Capital and her part in preserving the capital throughout the years.