McNeese State University: F. G. Bulber Auditorium – Lake Charles LA

Description

Auditorium used for theatre, performances, concerts, and school and city activities. It is still used today. First referred to as “Junior College Auditorium”, then named “McNeese Main Auditorium”, and later “F. G. Bulber Auditorium.” The building was the first building completed for the then new McNeese Junior College.

Source notes

McNeese State University Encyclopedia, Patricia A. Threatt, Editor, 2018. http://library.mcneese.edu/depts/archive/Encyclo/encycloaj.htm

Guide to Historic Calcasieu Parish, Adley Cormier, 2013. https://issuu.com/lakecharlescvb/docs/cvb_historic_brochure_june19/6

For photos and newspaper:

Louisiana Digital Library - McNeese State University- Historic Photographs of Southwest Louisiana. https://louisianadigitallibrary.org/islandora/search/mcneese%20wpa?type=dismax

Louisiana Digital Library - Louisiana Works Progress Administration Collection. https://louisianadigitallibrary.org/islandora/object/state-lwp:collection
and
https://louisianadigitallibrary.org/islandora/search/wpa?type=dismax&islandora_solr_search_navigation=0&f%5B0%5D=mods_subject_topic_ms%3A%22United%5C%20States.%5C%20Works%5C%20Progress%5C%20Administration%5C%20of%5C%20Louisiana%22

Project originally submitted by Jordan Earls on January 27, 2021.

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Location Info


4205 Ryan St.
Lake Charles, LA 70609

Coordinates: 30.180998, -93.218566

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