American Legion Members, ca. 1919 The old photograph above was generously loaned to the Beacon by Mr. Leon Moreland. It is of the first members of the American Legion Post after it… Read More
This map shows the area known as Rhymes and Clear Lake towards the North, and the extinct community of “Salmagundi.” Known as Ward 7 in Ouachita Parish, the Boeuf River was its boundary on the East.
Left to right, bottom row: James Hutson, Tim Fife, David Thomason, J. C. Clingfost, William Garsee, Wilfred Burgess, Paul Etier, Oliver Williams, Carl Pitman. left to right second row from bottom :… Read More
This organization has for one of its arms the raising of the educational standards in the colored schools of the parish. Leaders of Colored Baptist Association in Session at Mangham This Week… Read More
Left to right, front row: H. C. Lee, corresponding secretary; J.S. Phillips, general secretary; and. Rev. H. S. Carradine, president; second row: Israel McCaa. Rev. B. W. Smith. Sister C. A. Westley… Read More
PFC. Henry Phillips (1921-2008) of Archibald, Pens Numerous Letters Home While Serving WWII 1943-1945
Letter from PFC. Henry Phillips Sat, Aug 14, 1943 – 3 · The Richland Beacon-News (Rayville, Louisiana, United States of America) · Newspapers.com Letter home from PFC Henry Phillips Sat, Jan 8,… Read More