Jennings Carnegie Public Library

Collections

The Jennings Carnegie Public Library has a number of interesting collections that we invite you to come and see.

The Historic Jennings Photo Collection

The library has a large collection of photos of Jennings dating from its founding to the 1950s. This collection is partially contained in a book that the library has for sale and can be purchased by clicking on the Store link above. You may also view a sampling of the photo collection by clicking on this link: Historic Jennings Photographs

The Birth of Jennings

A three-volume collection of historical pictures and articles collected by Mr. Walter D. Morse and edited by Hugh Guilbeau.

The Birth of Jennings Volume 1

The Birth of Jennings Volume 2

The Birth of Jennings Volume 3

The Morse Collection

A collection of shells, photographs and other historical items of interest from Mr. L.L. Morse.

The Jennings Newspaper Collection

Click here for digitized newspapers from 1894 to 1943 & 2016-2022

The Ron Wilkinson Postcard Collection

Jennings native, Dr. Ron Wilkinson, has donated to the library his collection of postcards of Jennings. These can be seen beautifully framed in the new library annex.

The High School and College Yearbook Collection

Jennings High School Yearbook Collection: 1909, 1910, 1915, 1922, 1923, 1950, 1951, 1958 and 1959, 1961-1969,1972,73-75,79. We would welcome donations of ones we don't have (all '30's, '40's, and '80's)