During the Great Depression, students devised creative ways to pay their fees. At the start of the 1932 session, Elena Carter Percy (on horseback) drove nine head of cattle from her family’s farm near St. Francisville to trade for her room and board. Tuition was free for Louisiana residents, but students were required to live on campus and purchase a meal plan. Accepting the cattle is President James Monroe Smith.
LSU Photograph Collection, RG #A5000, Louisiana State University Archives, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, LA.
Join us on Tuesday, August 26th at 5:30 pm for a talk with Craig Colton. "Lessons Learned, Lessons Lost: Sustaining Resilience Between Disasters in Louisiana." a talk by Craig Colten, Ph.D., Carl O. Sauer Professor of Geography, LSU & Director of Human Dimensions, The Water Institute of the Gulf
Coverage of JSTOR Titles Triples news.blogs.lib.lsu.edu LSU Libraries’ JSTOR titles have tripled this fall, with access to six additional JSTOR collections. LSU students, faculty and staff now have access to The Arts & Sciences VI, The Arts & Sc...