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Effigy Pottery Vessel

Native American Mounds - Pottery - Effigy Pottery Vessel

A truly unique piece of pottery unearthed in a burial mound from the Glendora Plantation, this effigy vessel has incised decoration and features a combination of design scrolls, disks, and crosshatching. ZoomifyView »

Human Effigy Pipe

Native American Mounds - Pottery - Human Effigy Pipe

Discovered in the burial mounds close to the Red River was an earthenware pipe in effigy of a squatting human figure supporting on the knees and arms a biconicle pipe. ZoomifyView »

Loyola Track Team, 1933

Romero, Rolland - Photograph - Loyola Track Team

Coach Tad Gormley trained many Louisiana athletes to Olympic excellence. In this photograph, Gormley stands next to the 1933 Loyola University track team. Triple jump Olympic team member Rolland Romero is third from the left, seated on the lower row. ZoomifyView »

Rolland Romero

Romero, Rolland - Photograph - Rolland L. Romero

Rolland Romero was the youngest member of the 1932 US Olympic team and was the world-record holder in the triple jump category when he competed at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin, Germany. View »

Rags Scheuermann with Loyola baseball team, 1966

Scheuermann, Rags - Photograph - Louis "Rags" Scheuermann

Louis "Rags" Scheuermann was the first person inducted into the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame primarily as a baseball coach. This photograph was made in 1966, when Scheuermann coached at Loyola University. ZoomifyView »

Rags Scheuermann

Scheuermann, Rags - Photograph - Louis "Rags" Scheuermann

Louis “Rags” Scheuermann was a beloved baseball coach who mentored generations of New Orleans athletes in municipal and collegiate athletic programs. ZoomifyView »

Map of Troyville Mounds & Enclosure

Troyville Earthworks - Illustration - Map of Troyville Mounds & Enclosure

During the 1880s, the Bureau of American Ethnology's Division of Mound Exploration produced this survey of the prehistoric earthworks at Troyville (now Jonesville) in Catahoula Parish. The mound builders enclosed the hundred-acre site within an embankment more than ten feet high and ten feet wide. ZoomifyView »

Mounds of the Troyville Group

Troyville Earthworks - Illustration - Mounds of the Troyville Group

The prehistoric mounds that comprised the Troyville earthworks were gradually dismantled as settlers built farms and houses, eventually obliterating nearly all visible traces of the Native American earthworks. View »