[Belle Crockett, Marshall Centenarian]

Description:

Mrs. Belle Crockett was 106 years old, confined to a wheelchair, and in a Marshall nursing home when she posed for this picture in the home's reception area, c1976. A daughter of former slaves, she spent her active life working in her home and on the farm. Married twice, she did not have children. Her birth and death dates are unknown.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Harrison County - Marshall
Creation Date: 1976  
Partner(s):
Marshall Public Library
Collection(s):
Texas History Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 51
Past 30 days: 2
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1976
  • Digitized: August 10, 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, confined to a wheelchair, and in a Marshall nursing home when she posed for this picture in the home's reception area, c1976. A daughter of former slaves, she spent her active life working in her home and on the farm. Married twice, she did not have children. Her birth and death dates are unknown.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Source: Taped interview, 1976.
Partner:
Marshall Public Library
Collection:
Texas History Collection
Relation: Taped interview from The Black Citizen and American Democracy. Marshall Public Library, 1976.
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: mpl-slides-0098
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth18082
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public