Since retiring from his advertising agency in 1977, Goodloe Stuck has devoted most of his time to researching
and writing about the social and cultural history of Northwest
Louisiana. He has tried to define the distinctive character of the
people and their institutions and has explored the influences which formed that
The native of Jonesboro, Arkansas,
spent his early adult years in New York,
New England, and Texas.
During World War II he served with the combat engineers in Europe
and, at the end of the war, with military government in Korea
before moving to Shreveport. Here
he found the historical and cultural quarry that challenges the researcher and
has accepted that challenge.
Stuckís previously published books
are Annie McCunne-Shreveport
Madam and Heritage Scrapbook of
Northwest Louisiana. He was assistant editor of Baily
Thomsonís Historic Shreveport and
contributed over two hundred articles on the cultural history of Northwest
Louisiana to The [Shreveport] Times. Stuck and his wife, Martha, and
their poodle, Cocoa, make their home in Shreveport.