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October 18, 2023: The Little Girl at the Bottom of the Picture -- book by Jeremy White

Author Jeremy White will talk about his wife’s search for her biological family and how the story turned into a wonderful book. Edie White, Jeremy’s wife, was raised by a loving adopted family and decided to look for her biological family through a DNA search. This story unfolds into life-changing adventures and mysteries, almost too good to be true. But it is!

Wednesday, October 18th at 6:00  

Main Library at Goodwood -- 7711 Goodwood Blvd.

Part of the Special Collections Lecture Series

We Love History!

Illustrated History of Baton Rouge

The Baton Rouge Room Archives

The mission of the Baton Rouge Room Collection is collect, manage, preserve, and provide access to, items that represent significant historical actions of local governments, businesses, residents and institutions of the City of Baton Rouge and East Baton Rouge Parish. These items include but are not limited to photographs, manuscripts, documents, periodical publications, audiotapes and memorabilia.

Located on the 2nd Floor of the Main Library located at 7711 Goodwood Blvd.  Baton Rouge, La. The Baton Rouge Room is open 9am to 8:45 pm Monday through Thursday, 9am to 5:45 pm Friday and Saturday, and 2pm to 8:45 pm Sunday.  (Please note, all archival materials will be recalled 30 minutes before closing). 


Please call 225-231-3752 or  for more information.



The Special Collections Department includes the Baton Rouge Room Archive and the Genealogy Collection.

For more information about the Genealogy Collection please visit the Genealogy Infoguide.

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