Nicknamed “petite grande” by its owners, this camelback shotgun has a serene screened-in back porch and a large collection of family treasures.
This charming shotgun house demonstrates an evolution of architectural styles and boasts a beautifully-landscaped back yard.
Two graduates of Straight University’s law school worked to fight against Jim Crow-era segregation, organizing the protest which led to the landmark Plessy v. Ferguson case.
This brief overview highlights the history of Straight University from its founding during the Reconstruction era to its merger in 1930 with Dillard University.
As activists and intellectuals lectured at Straight University, the institution became a center for the Civil Rights struggle during Reconstruction.