[Celebration Dinner for Supporters of a New Library]

Description:

Supporters who worked to realize a dream for a new Marshall Public Library were honored at a celebration dinner on October 19, 1973, two days before the official opening of the building. George Olincy, chairman of the Andrew Norman Foundation, speaks to the group at the Holiday Inn Motel. The Foundation gave a challenge grant to the Friends of a Public Library. Originally the offer was for $125, 000, but it grew to $175,000. To the right in the picture is Fenn Lewis, who chaired the successful fund drive for the Friends. Others are unidentified.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Harrison County - Marshall
Creation Date: 1983
Partner(s):
Marshall Public Library
Collection(s):
Texas History Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 7
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1983
  • Digitized: August 30, 2006
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Harrison County - Marshall
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Description:

Supporters who worked to realize a dream for a new Marshall Public Library were honored at a celebration dinner on October 19, 1973, two days before the official opening of the building. George Olincy, chairman of the Andrew Norman Foundation, speaks to the group at the Holiday Inn Motel. The Foundation gave a challenge grant to the Friends of a Public Library. Originally the offer was for $125, 000, but it grew to $175,000. To the right in the picture is Fenn Lewis, who chaired the successful fund drive for the Friends. Others are unidentified.

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Keyword(s): Grant
Partner:
Marshall Public Library
Collection:
Texas History Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: mpl-slides-0515
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth17663
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public