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  Partner: Marshall Public Library
 Resource Type: Photograph
 Decade: 1980-1989
[First Lady Supports New Library]

[First Lady Supports New Library]

Date: 1983
Creator: unknown
Description: Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson, right, former First Lady and a native of Harrison County, met with Fenn Lewis, left, president of the Marshall Friends of a Public Library, at the LBJ Library in Austin. Mrs. Johnson was honorary chairwoman of the National Gifts and Grants Committee of the Marshall Public Library Building Fund Drive. She and Lewis met to review plans for the new facility, which opened in October, 1973.
Contributing Partner: Marshall Public Library
[Friends President Motivates Library Supporters]

[Friends President Motivates Library Supporters]

Date: 1983
Creator: unknown
Description: Mrs. Charles McKenzie, president of the Gladewater Friends of a Public Library, came to Marshall to speak to local Friends about beginning the drive for a new Marshall public library building.
Contributing Partner: Marshall Public Library
[Library Benefactor George Olincy]

[Library Benefactor George Olincy]

Date: 1983
Creator: unknown
Description: George Olincy, benefactor to the Marshall Public Library building project. He was chairman of the Andrew Norman Foundation and offered a challenge grant toward a new library building to Audrey Kariel, Project Director. He suggested that the challenge be given to the Friends of a Public Library rather than the city of Marshall. The Friends were able to match the challenge. The cooperation of the city, the library trustees, and the Friends ensured a successful building project that has been a source of civic pride.
Contributing Partner: Marshall Public Library
[Celebration Dinner for Supporters of a New Library]

[Celebration Dinner for Supporters of a New Library]

Date: 1983
Creator: unknown
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.
Contributing Partner: Marshall Public Library
[Librarian Demonstrates Equipment]

[Librarian Demonstrates Equipment]

Date: 1984
Creator: unknown
Description: Steve Horton, Marshall Public Library Director(at center), demonstrates equipment to interested visitors.
Contributing Partner: Marshall Public Library
[Library Staff and Trustee]

[Library Staff and Trustee]

Date: 1984
Creator: unknown
Description: Ms. Jane Harris, Marshall Public Library assistant, observes as Mr. James Hodges, Trustee, signs documents.
Contributing Partner: Marshall Public Library
[Marshall Public Library's Circulation Desk]

[Marshall Public Library's Circulation Desk]

Date: 1984
Creator: unknown
Description: A volunteer at Marshall Public Library's circulation desk, assists a patron to check out materials.
Contributing Partner: Marshall Public Library
[Library Staff]

[Library Staff]

Date: 1980
Creator: unknown
Description: Staff member Rita Huck types accession records for new books at the Marshall Public Library.
Contributing Partner: Marshall Public Library
[Library Staff Member]

[Library Staff Member]

Date: 1980
Creator: unknown
Description: Library clerk Mrs. K. Parker assisted at Marshall Public Library during the 1970's decade.
Contributing Partner: Marshall Public Library
[Library Workroom]

[Library Workroom]

Date: 1980
Creator: unknown
Description: A library clerk (name unknown) is busy in the Marshall Public Library workroom during the 1970's.
Contributing Partner: Marshall Public Library
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