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Ready, Aim, Fire: Weaponry in Military and Civilian Life

February 08, 2017

Open February 1 through April 28, 2017

James Smith Noel Collection

3rd floor Noel Memorial Library, LSUS

Explore the development of tools of war, from the armor of Spanish conquistadors to the German U-boats from WWI. Learn how to fire a flintlock, parry a flanconade thrust, or engrave a rifle in our new exhibit of books illustrating ornate weaponry and depicting devious deeds.

Come visit us in the Noel Collection to hear more! We’re open Mondays 8am-9pm and Tuesdays-Fridays from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. For more information or to arrange a tour contact Martha Lawler at 318-798-4163 or, or visit us online at

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