Grambling in Lincoln Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Dr. Ruth Bradford
Dr. Ruth Bradford had a distinguished career in religion, business, education, philanthropy and politics and was noted for her community spirit. She also had a pioneering spirit that made her a "Woman of Firsts” - the first woman to be elected to the Grambling Town Council serving twelve years and the first woman elected to the Lincoln Parish School Board. She served on the first Louisiana Commission on the status of Women by gubernatorial appointment, and she was the first Director of Grambling's Upward Bound Program. She also served as town treasurer.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Women.
Location. 32° 32.273′ N, 92° 42.823′ W. Marker is in Grambling, Louisiana, in Lincoln Parish. Marker can be reached from Legends Avenue (State Highway 149) 0.3 miles south of Interstate 20, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Grambling LA 71245, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mrs. Ruby Lee Weekly Billups (here, next to this marker); Sarah Jane Richmond (here, next to this marker); Dr. Arthur Daniel "A.D." Smith, Jr.Loester "L.D." Land (here, next to this marker); Tommy Lee Agee (here, next to this marker); Rosetta Hill Days (here, next to this marker); Charlene S. Greene (here, next to this marker); The Honorable Pinkie Carolyn Wilkerson (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Grambling.
More about this marker. Located in the Grambling Walk of Fame/Legends Square.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 31, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 31, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 33 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 31, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.