Eric Brock's Shreveport
Vignettes from the history of Shreveport.
Eric Brock, a graduate of Centenary College of Louisiana, has spent years documenting, collecting, and writing about Shreveport, which, until the 1980s, was the second-largest city in Louisiana. As a lifelong resident of Shreveport, Louisiana, Brock has written numerous magazine and newspaper articles about his hometown. Due to his extensive knowledge of Shreveport and Louisiana, Brock also serves as a consulting social and architectural historian. Historic preservation is very important to Brock. He has therefore served as a past and present board member for such organizations as the Historic Preservation of Shreveport, the Louisiana Preservation Alliance, the Highland Area Partnership of Shreveport, and the Oakland Cemetery Preservation Society of Shreveport. Eric Brock's Shreveport is a collection of vignettes on the cityís history. This wonderful book follows Shreveportís evolution from a trading post to a port town, and from the Confederate capital of the state to the present bustling modern city. During his time writing for the Shreveport Journal , Brock received many letters and phone calls requesting that he compile such a work. Eric Brockís Shreveport is his response.
ISBN: 9781565548701 FORMAT: Hardback PUBLISHER: Pelican Publishing DATE: 3/31/2001 STATE: Louisiana IMAGES: 13 PAGES: 272 DIMENSIONS: 5.5 (w) x 8.5 (h)