Celebrate American Archives Month
with the Baton Rouge Room!

Did you know that the Baton Rouge Room has digital archives of photos, documents & maps that you can access on your computer anytime? The collection is always growing, so check it out!
To celebrate American Archives Month you can complete the quiz below to win prizes! All of the answers can be found in our Digital Archives - so start exploring!

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Archives Quiz

All of the answers can be found in the Digital Archive

Question 1: The Tessier Building (located at 342, 346 and 348 Lafayette Street) was constructed in what year?

  • A) 1910
    B) 1815
    C) ca. 1885
    D) ca. 1820
  • Question 2: Which building is the oldest? (HINT! Click the image to learn more!)

  • A) ElksTheatre
    B) Hotel Heidelberg
    C) Grand Theatre
    D) Old Governor's Mansion
  • Question 3: Which band would have been part of Southern University's "Human Jukebox"? (HINT! Click the image to learn more!)

  • A) BR Band
    B) Drums
    C) Parade Video
    D) Band Performing
  • Question 4: On the 1923 Map of Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University is located:

  • A) Where it is now
    B) Near Spanish Town in Down Town Baton Rouge
    C) In Port Allen
    D) Outside of the City Limits
  • Question 5: Which person was the mayor of Baton Rouge killed in a plane crash in 1956? (HINT! Click the image to learn more!)

  • A) McKeithen
    B) OK Allen Jr
    C) Jesse Webb
    D) Dumas with Liberace
  • Question 6: Which building served as a powder magazine? (HINT! Click the image to learn more!)

  • A) Wardens Hall
    B) City Hall
    C) Garig Hall
    D) Spanish Arsenal
  • Question 7: Leland College moved to Baker, Louisiana, in what year?

  • A) 1870
    B) 1980
    C) 1923
    D) 2000