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St. Tammany Parish Library Podcast

Jul 4, 2020

Private First Class Sebastian John Guzzardo was drafted in the US Army and served as a military police officer from 1943 until 1945. Born in Louisiana, Guzzardo participated in operations in Naples, Rome-Arno, Southern France, Rhineland, and Central Europe with Company B, 759th Military Police Battalion, 5th Army;...

Jul 4, 2020

A Louisiana native, Lee Bubrig was born in Boothville in 1926. His grandparents had migrated from Croatia and Yugoslavia, and with hard work became successful.  Growing up near the river, hunting and fishing was a major part of Lee’s life, and his natural love of the terrain prepared him for the Army’s training...

Jun 10, 2020

(Posted 6/9/2020) Listen to this episode for the latest information on the Phase 2 re-opening of the St. Tammany Parish Library.  Further information can be found on our website at

Jun 5, 2020

Born in 1926, Emmet Charles Guderian, Jr. was raised in the heart of New Orleans, carrying a legacy of early Louisiana history with his ancestors arriving from Alsace-Lorraine in 1751. Emmet was one of nine children and attended the local Catholic schools through his high school years.

Upon learning that Pearl Harbor...