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 Collection: Texas History Collection
[Continental Trailways in Marshall]

[Continental Trailways in Marshall]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: The bus station at 201 S. Bolivar St. near downtown Marshall was once owned by the Continental Trailways Bus Company. It is now owned by Greyhound Lines Inc.
Contributing Partner: Marshall Public Library
[Woman Spinning Thread, Harrison County]

[Woman Spinning Thread, Harrison County]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: An unidentified African-American woman demonstrates the art of spinning thread from either wool or cotton on a spinning wheel, possibly in Harrison County. She holds the spinning material in her left hand as she turns the wheel with her right. She wears a light colored blouse and a skirt reaching to her shoe-tops. A patterned scarf is around her neck. Sacks of raw material wait at her feet.
Contributing Partner: Marshall Public Library
[A. B. Madison, Marshall Educator]

[A. B. Madison, Marshall Educator]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Mrs. A. B. Madison taught General Science and Mathematics courses at Pemberton High School, Marshall. Further information is unknown.
Contributing Partner: Marshall Public Library
[Marshall Business]

[Marshall Business]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: A business in Marshall is unidentified. It is a white-painted brick building that stands along on its lot. Furnishings are visble through the large front window. To the right another business is set back from the street. The words "Glenn Stauts H..." appear above an awning on the facade.
Contributing Partner: Marshall Public Library
[Reception at Marshall Public Library]

[Reception at Marshall Public Library]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: The public attends a reception at Marshall Public Library. The event, date, and persons in the photograph are unidentified.
Contributing Partner: Marshall Public Library
[Graves in Nichols Cemetery, Marshall]

[Graves in Nichols Cemetery, Marshall]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Two graves in Nichols Cemetery, Marshall, belong to the Turner family. At right is Milissa Turner, Mar 07, 1864-Nov. 17, 1952. At left is Maliss Turner, Oct. 04, 1908-Nov. 17, 1941. Behind the fence can be seen the roof of a modern ranch house. Nichols Cemetery (also called Old Sudduth) is located on Merrill St. in east Marshall. It is surrounded by modern subdivisions. It is a traditionally African-American cemetery. Enclosed by wood and cyclone fencing, the site is still used.
Contributing Partner: Marshall Public Library
[Rambo Funeral Home in Marshall]

[Rambo Funeral Home in Marshall]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Rambo Funeral Home in Marshall has been serving the African-American community for decades. It is located at 622 S. Carter St., an address which places it in the "New Town Neighborhood" of west Marshall. New Town is a cluster of residences, businesses, professional offices, schools, and churches which developed by 1930 around Wiley College. It is currently of interest as a historical area to be preserved for local African-American history.
Contributing Partner: Marshall Public Library
[African-American Woman in Harrison County]

[African-American Woman in Harrison County]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: An unidentified African-American woman of Harrison County.
Contributing Partner: Marshall Public Library
[Miles Memorial CME Church, Marshall]

[Miles Memorial CME Church, Marshall]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Miles Memorial Church is the oldest CME congregation in Texas. Organized in 1872, it hosted the first East Texas Annual Conference. The first pastor was Rev. M. F. Jamison, who was later elected the ninth bishop of the CME denomination. The site is located in west Marshall at 704 Francis Street. It is within the "New Town" neighborhood of Marshall. A task force has submitted a plan to the Marshall Historic Landmark Preservation Board which seeks recognition and preservation of New Town as a historic African-American community within the city.
Contributing Partner: Marshall Public Library
[Decorating a Grave in Harrison County]

[Decorating a Grave in Harrison County]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of an unidentified woman placeing flowers at the headstone for two graves in a Harrison County cemetery. In the center background there appears to be a small structure.
Contributing Partner: Marshall Public Library