[Belle Crockett, Marshall Centenarian]

Description:

Mrs. Belle Crockett was 106 years old and a nursing home resident when she gave an oral interview in 1976. She was born on a farm to slave parents. She told what she did on the farm and in the home all of her life. She mentioned two marriages but no children. The picture shows her in the reception area of the nursing home. She smiles from her wheelchair and said that she still enjoyed good health. Dates of birth and death are unknown.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Harrison County - Marshall
Creation Date: Unknown
Partner(s):
Marshall Public Library
Collection(s):
Texas History Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 39
Past 30 days: 1
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Digitized: August 18, 2006
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Harrison County - Marshall
Era
Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1876
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Description:

Mrs. Belle Crockett was 106 years old and a nursing home resident when she gave an oral interview in 1976. She was born on a farm to slave parents. She told what she did on the farm and in the home all of her life. She mentioned two marriages but no children. The picture shows her in the reception area of the nursing home. She smiles from her wheelchair and said that she still enjoyed good health. Dates of birth and death are unknown.

Note:

See also mpl - slides - 0098.

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Subject(s):
Source: Taped interview, 1976.
Partner:
Marshall Public Library
Collection:
Texas History Collection
Relation: Interview from The Black Citizen and American Democracy. Marshall Public Library, 1976.
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: mpl-slides-0189
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth17991
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public