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    • First Methodist Church

    • Architectural & site components--Louisiana--Lake Charles; Methodist churches; Palms; Religious dwellings;
    • Copy print of First Methodist Church located at the southeast corner of Broad and Bilbo streets. The church was completed in October, 1875. Around 1888, the church added a twenty-foot addition and changed the entrance to Broad Street. The...
    • John Mackay and friends at Comstock Mine.

    • Bilbo, Thomas--Family; Comstock Lode (Nev.); Grant, U. S. (Ulysses S.), 1881-1968--Portraits;
    • Newspaper photograph with caption: "The historic picture above was taken at the Comstock mine on Oct. 29, 1879, when ex-President Grant visited the Lode. Left to right: John Makay, Mrs. M.G. Gillette, U. S. Grant Jr., Mrs. U. S. Grant Sr.,...
    • Anne Bilbo

    • Bilbo, Thomas--Family; Women; Clothing & dress;
    • Caption by Maude Reid: "Anne Bilbo - daughter of Thomas Bilbo one of the earliest settlers in Lake Charles. She was born in the historic house that was once a fort. Married a Mr. Gillette, and moved to California where he became governor."
    • Bilbo Cemetery

    • Cemeteries; Families; Clothing & dress; Women; Bilbo Cemetery (Lake Charles, La.)--Pictorial works;
    • Caption by Maude Reid: "Pictures I took, 1940, in the old Bilbo cemetery. A gathering of Bilbo and Ryan descendants in the old Bilbo cemetery. Laura Bilbo - with hat - is standing in center-right - at extreme right is Marie Ryan. Above, Annie Geary...
    • Bilbo Cemetery

    • Cemeteries; Tombs & sepulchral monuments; Bilbo Cemetery (Lake Charles, La.)--Pictorial works
    • Caption by Maude Reid: "Above, a view of the Bilbo Cemetery in winter. The gravestones in the center foreground are those of James Hodges and his wife, Maria, parents of Mrs. Joe Bilbo. Immediately to the right, are the graves of the old settler,...
    • The Bilbo Cemetery

    • Cemeteries; Tombs & sepulchral monuments; Flags--United States; Bilbo Cemetery (Lake Charles, La.)--Pictorial works
    • Caption by Maude Reid: "The Bilbo cemetery was originally the private burying ground of the family of Thomas Bilbeaux, or Bilbo, as the name came in time to be spelled, a French Canadian who came to this section in the early part of the 19th...
    • Upton family

    • Clergy; Religious dwellings; Families; Architectural & site components--Louisiana--Lake Charles;
    • Caption by Maude Reid: "Mr. T. J. Upton, pastor of the First Methodist Church - 1891. On the steps of the parsonage that was then next door to the church on Broad street near the corner of Bilbo street. Next to him stands Mrs. T. J. Upton and their...
    • Carnegie cornerstone

    • Clippings; Cornerstones; Carnegie Library (Lake Charles, La.)--Pictorial works
    • Newspaper photograph of the cornerstone. Caption: "Corner stone of library spells name of building's donor in two ways. Incorrect 'Carneigie' spelling is on side of building facing Bilbo Street."
    • The Old Dr. Gray Home

    • Dwellings; Architectural & site components--Louisiana--Lake Charles;
    • Caption by Maude Reid: "The old Dr. Gray Home. Still standing on Bilbo street near the corner of Division street. The house originally stood across the street - where the old L. Kaufman is now. When Kaufman bought the place he moved it not...
    • The old Dr. Gray homestead

    • Dwellings; Architectural & site components--Louisiana--Lake Charles;
    • Caption by Maude Reid: "This building was demolished in 1949. The old Dr. Gray homestead on Bilbo street, near Broad." Caption by Maude Reid from "Old Places and Old Tales" page 219: "Still standing on Bilbo street near the corner of Division...
    • [The Old Bilbo Home]

    • Dwellings; Children; Women; Clothing & dress; Families; Men; Architectural & site components
    • Members and descendants of the Thomas Bilbo family around 1930. One man standing between two women and a child. Two story home in the background. A copy of this image in Lloyd Barras' "Lake Charles Street Names" (1992) has this caption: "This was...

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