National Geographic : 1947 Dec
Louisiana Trades with the World Order a Queen Bee by Mail and She Comes Packed Like This The queen, with attendant worker bees, is placed in this cage, which contains fondant for food en route. She's shipped north from the U. S. Department of Agriculture's Southern States Bee Culture Laboratory near Baton Rouge, which is conducted in cooperation with the University of Louisiana. Massive Bronze Doors Lead into the State Capitol's Senate Chamber Bas-relief panels depict the preparation of the Civil Code of Louisiana by Edward Livingston, Louis C. Moreau-Lislet, and Pierre Derbigny in 1825. The Code was based on one promulgated by Napoleon in 1804.