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[Lena H. Watson, Marshall Educator]
Mrs. Lena H. Watson taught Spanish at Pemberton High School in Marshall. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth17900/
[Grave of Annie Mae Powell, Marshall]
The grave of Annie Mae Powell is in the Powder Mill Cemetery on FM 1997 in Marshall. The cemetery is traditionally African-American. The dates on this headstone are Dec. 11 1885 - May 19 1916. The name Powell is in large raised block letters on the middle of the stone. Scroll lines decorate the top edge. Other graves are visible nearby. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth18823/
[Cemetery Cleanup, Marshall]
The Powder Mill Cemetery in Marshall was an overgrown woodland site when a group organized to rescue it. The picture shows the cleanup effort. Piles of posts are in the center. A truck with ladders on the side pulls a utility trailer with a chipper on it. A man feeds brush into the chipper. Two other men work in the distance. None are identified. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth18822/
[Woodland Cemetery, Marshall]
This woodland area may be the Powder Mill Cemetery on FM 1997 in Marshall. It was an overgrown site when a group organized to clean it. It is a traditionally African-American cemetery with graves more than 100 years old. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth18821/
[Cemetery Cleanup, Marshall]
The Powder Mill Cemetery in Marshall was receiving a cleanup at the time of this picture, c1984. The cemetery is located on FM 1997. It is a traditionally African-American site. A unidentified man with his back to the camera is seen at left. In the center is a box truck pulling a utility trailer with a chipper on it. In foreground the graves which have already been cleared are visible. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth18820/
[Grave of Willie S. Truitt, Marshall]
The grave of Willie S. Truitt is in the Powder Mill Cemetery on FM 1997 in Marshall. The cemetery is traditionally African-American. The dates on the stone are Feb 2 1916 - Feb 5 1974. There are also the words "Texas Pvt Army Air Force World War II." The legs of a person are visible in the upper left area of the photograph. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth18819/
[Cemetery Cleanup, Marshall]
Powder Mill Cemetery on FM 1997 in Marshall is a traditionally African-American site. It had become overgrown when a group organized to clean it up. Here a pile of brush shows how much was being accomplished. Vehicles are visible at right behind the brushpile. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth18818/
[Grave, Marshall]
The words and dates on a headstone of blue granite have become illegible. The cemetery is unknown. The decorative flower urns against cutwork are still clear. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth18817/
[Grave of David E. Hawkins Jr, Marshall]
The grave of David E. Hawkins is in Powder Mill Cemetery on FM 1997 in Marshall. The cemetery is traditionally African-American. The dates on the stone are May 28 1930 - July 6 1953. The words "Texas" and "US Air Force" are also engraved. There is a plain encircled cross at the top. The stone sits on a block base and that on a slab. A flower arrangement sits to the left. Some refined plants are mixed with weeds around the site and there is a stone border showing behind the grave. Another grave is nearby. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth18816/
[Grave of Henry Campbell, Marshall]
The grave of Henry Campbell is in the Powder Mill Cemetery on FM 1997, Marshall. The cemetery is traditionally African-American. The dates on the stone are "BORN 7-2-1899 DIED 2-9-1976." The engraving is plain as though hand-hewn. The stone rests on a slab. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth18815/
[Grave of Marcus Emory, Marshall]
The grave of Marcus Emory is located in Powder Mill Cemetery on FM 1997 in Marshall. The cemetery is traditionally African-American. The dates are 1928-1976. The words "...US ARMY" are between the name and the dates. The stone rests on a slab with a name marker above. A pot or vase of flowers decorates the slab. To the left is another stone, unidentified. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth18814/
[Grave of Lillie Adams, Marshall]
The grave of Lillie Adams is in the Powder Mill Cemetery on FM 1997 in Marshall. The cemetery is traditionally African-American. The dates on the pink granite stone are Nov. 18, 1890 - Sept. 27, 1972. The word "Mother" is above the name. Some illegible words are below the dates. An open book design in white frames the information. Stalks of flowers also adorn the design. Some real or artificial plants are to the left and right of the headstone. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth18813/
[Grave of Father and Son Leach, Marshall]
The graves of Matthew Leach, Sr. and Matthew Leach, Jr. are in the Powder Mill Cemetery in Marshall. The cemetery, located on FM 1997 in Marshall, is traditionally African-American. Dates of Matthew Leach, Sr. are 1882-1952. Dates of Matthew Leach, Jr. are 1910-1968. Stalks of flowers are engraved into the top of the single stone which touches two slabs. A vase of flowers rests on the slab at left. Another grave is visible to the left also. Behind the scene is an iron fence. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth18812/
[Grave of James Bell, Marshall]
The grave of James Bell is in the Powder Mill Cemetery on FM 1997 in Marshall. The cemetery is traditionally African-American. Dates on the stone are 1879-1951, followed by the words "Age 72" and "At Rest." At the top of the stone is a flying bird. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth18811/
[Club Women in Marshall]
Club women are recognized in this newspaper photo. The women are not identified. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth18810/
[Long-time Educator Emma Mae Brotze]
Miss Emma Mae Brotze was a long-time educator in Marshall, Texas. A social studies teacher and later a school principal, she authored a textbook on Texas government. Bill Moyers, television journalist and author, highlighted Miss Brotze's contributions in his television documentary about Marshall. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth18809/
[First Librarian of Marshall Public Library, Dorothy Morrison]
Mrs. Dorothy Morrison was the first director of the Marshall Public Library from 1970 to 1984. Here she is shown with the library's bookmobile in the background. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth18808/
[UT Alumni Celebrate Library Opening]
Members of the Harrison County Association of ex-University of Texas Students celebrate the opening of the new Marshall Public Library at a reception on October 20, 1973. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth18807/
[Community Leader and Library Supporter]
A man, unidentified, was a Marshall Public Library supporter and community leader. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth18806/
[African-American Educator in Marshall]
An educator and leader in the African-American community in Marshall sits behind his office desk. A calendar and early telephone are at left. On the desk blotter are a vase of flowers and a fountain pen set. Behind him are storage drawers and some large record books. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth18804/
[Library Supporters Pose at Library Opening]
Audrey Kariel, Project Director, and Carolyn Abney, civic leader and library supporter, pose at the reception for the grand opening of new Marshall Public Library October 20, 1973. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth18803/
[Celebrating a Library's Opening]
Two young women, both library supporters, attended the reception celebrating the opening of Marshall's new library building in October, 1973. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth18802/
[Grave of Ardelia A. Lee, Marshall]
The grave of Ardelia A. Lee is in the Powder Mill Cemetery on FM 1997, Marshall. The cemetery is traditionally African-American. The dates on the stone are 1868-1932. Other words are "Wife of J. R. E. Lee Good Mother and a Faithful Wife for 50...Years." Stylized flowers decorate the top of the stone. Ardelia A. Lee was the wife of John Robert Edward Lee whose monument is nearby. There is an entry about him in the Texas History Portal. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth18801/
[Grave of John L. A. Baltimore, Marshall]
The grave of John L. A. Baltimore is in the Powder Mill Cemetery on FM 1997, Marshall. The cemetery is traditionally African-American. The dates on the stone are Feb 5 1914 and Oct 17 1956. Other information is "TEXAS CK2 USNR World War II." There is a simple encircled cross at the top. The stone is attached to a larger slab. A pot of flowers sits above. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth18800/
[Grave of Frank C. White, Marshall]
The grave of Frank C. White is in the Powder Mill Cemetery on FM 1997, Marshall. The cemetery is traditionally African-American. The dates on the stone are March 1 1889 - Feb 14 1956. Other information on the stone is "TEXAS PVT STU ARMY TNG CORPS WORLD WAR I." A plain encircled cross adorns the top. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth18799/
[Grave of Mary E. Langston, Marshall]
The grave of Mary E. Langston is in the Powder Mill Cemetery on FM 1997 in Marshall. The cemetery is traditionally African-American. The dates on the stone are 3-11-1890 and 8-31-1976. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth18798/
[Walton Grave, Marshall]
The grave of Osborne and Augusta L. Walton lies in the Powder Mill Cemetery on FM 1997, Marshall. The cemetery is traditionally African-American. The dates for Osborne Walton are 1887-1952. The one date for Augusta Walton is 1896, as the death date was not filled in at the time of this picture, c1984. Other symbols adorn the plate which is attached to a granite stone. An empty vase is at the top. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth18797/
[Grave of Edwin F. Davis, Marshall]
The grave of Edwin F. Davis lies in the Powder Mill Cemetery in Marshall. The cemetery is traditionally African-American. Dates on the stone are 1905-1934. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth18796/
[Grave of Charlie Powell, Marshall]
The grave of Charlie Powell is located in the Powder Mill Cemetery on FM 1997 in Marshall. The cemetery is traditionally African-American. The dates on the stone are 1879-1947. Potted flowers stand to the right of the grave. At the rear are a brick border and a cyclone fence. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth18795/
[Grave of Sonnie Boy McCarley, Marshall]
The grave of Sonnie Boy McCarley [McCorley?] lies in the Powder Mill Cemetery on FM 1997 in Marshall. The only date on the stone is February 21 1925. Other engravings are "Texas PVT.....93 DIV" and a plain encircled cross at the top. The grave stands near an iron fence. Another grave is visible beyond. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth18794/
[Grave of Matthew Leach III]
The grave of Matthew Leach III is located in the Power Mill Cemetery on FM 1997 in Marshall. The cemetery is traditionally African-American. Dates on the stone are Oct 13 1932-Feb 5 1972. Other words are "Texas PVT US ARMY KOREA." A plain encircled cross decorates the top of the stone. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth18793/
[Grave of Lizzie Powell, Marshall]
The grave of Lizzie Powell, Marshall is located in the Powder Mill Cemetery on FM 1997 in Marshall. The cemetery is traditionally African-American. The dates on the stone are 1880-1966. Engraved stylized flowers in a container decorate the bottom of the stone. A brick border and a cyclone fence enclosed the area. Some potted flowers stand to the left. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth18792/
[Grave of John Robert Edward Lee]
The grave of John Robert Edward Lee is located in the Powder Mill Cemetery, on FM 1997 in Marshall. The cemetery is traditionally African-American. Dates on the stone are 1864-1944. Words at the bottom are illegible. Engraved flowers decorate the top. The grave of his wife, Ardelia A. Lee, is nearby. Lee was one of the earliest students of Bishop College. He graduated in 1889 and joined the Bishop faculty. In 1900 he became academic director of Tuskegee Institute. After serving as a school principal in Kansas for a period, he was appointed president of Florida A&M, where he remained until death. The Lees' son brought his parents' bodies from Florida to Marshall to be buried in Powder Mill. Hence the comparative newness and similarity of the monuments. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth18791/
[Marshall Boy]
Photograph of an unidentified young boy in Marshall. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth18790/
[Grave of Paul Rudd, Marshall]
The grave of Paul Rudd is located in the Powder Mill Cemetery on FM 1997 in Marshall. The cemetery is traditionally African-American. The dates on the stone are Mar 5 1882-Apr 2 1910. The other engravings are illegible. The grave is inside a low iron fence with a decorative post, all in an old style. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth18789/
[Grave of Henry C. Clark, Marshall]
The grave of Henry C. Clark is located in the Powder Mill Cemetery on FM 1997 in Marshall. The cemetery is traditionally African-American. The dates on the stony are Nov. 14, 1894-Oct. 16, 1958. Other engravings are "Louisiana 1st SGT CO D 306 SVC BN QMC World War 1." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth18788/
[Grave of Jessie E. Copeland, Marshall]
The grave of Jessie E. Copeland is located in the Powder Mill Cemetery on FM 1997 in Marshall. The cemetery is traditionally African-American. The dates are March 18, 1900-April 14, 1961. Other engravings are "Texas PVT 1999 QM Truck Co World War II." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth18787/
[Library Supporters at Celebration Dinner]
A group of supporters who participated in the project to build a new Marshall Public Library are shown at a celebration dinner in 1973, when the library was completed. At right is Audrey Kariel, Project Coordinator. Others in the picture are unidentified. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth18786/
[Grave of Clarence Edwards, Marshall]
The grave of Clarence Edwards is located in the Powder Mill Cemetery on FM 1997 in Marshall. The cemetery is traditionally African-American. The dates on the stone are Dec. 12, 1968-Dec. 23, 1899. At the base of the stone words of sentiment are engraved.. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth18785/
[Grave of Clarence Edwards, Marshall]
The grave of Clarence Edwards in Marshall is in the Powder Mill Cemetery. At its base are the words, "Precious one from me is gone; A voice I loved is Still; A place is vacant in my heart; Which never can be filled." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth18784/
[Children Gather at the Library]
Children gather at the public library for reading activities. Since its beginning, Marshall Public Library has offered storytimes and summer reading programs to its youngest patrons. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth18783/
[Learning in the Library]
A group of children gather around the listening station at Marshall Public Library to listen to books. Others are involved in a reading activity. Since its beginning, the library has maintained children's and family storytimes. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth18782/
[Organization Donates to Library]
An organization's representative, unidentified, presents a donation to be used for the building of the new Marshall Public Library. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth18781/
[Opening of Marshall's First McDonald's]
Audrey Kariel performs the ribbon-cutting for the first McDonald's in Marshall, Texas on October 20, 1972. The ribbon held 100 one-dollar bills which were donated to the building fund for the new Marshall Public Library, which opened one year later. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth18780/
[Community Leader]
An unidentified man was recognized in this Marshall newspaper article. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth18779/
[Club Women in Marshall]
A group of club women are recognized by this newspaper photograph. None are identified. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth18778/
[Library Benefactors at Marshall Opening]
Library benefactors greet other library supporters at the reception for the new Marshall Public Library on October 20, 1973. Third from left is Mrs. George Gold Olincy, then her sister Mrs. Bernice Gold Kranson, fourth from left, and then Mr. George Olincy, right. The Mose and Etta Gold auditorium at the library was named for the Gold's parents. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth18777/
[Author Signs Books at Marshall Public Library]
A visiting author, unidentified, autographs his books at Marshall Public Library after speaking to an interested group about his writing. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth18776/
[Virginia Neely, Marshall Educator]
Mrs. Virginia Neely, Marshall educator, was recognized in this clipping for her achievements. She taught first grade at several MISD schools and participated in civic and professional organizations. She is now retired. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth18775/
[Library Supporter, Marshall]
A library patron and supporter, unidentified, is shown in Marshall Public Library. The reading area and stacks are visible in the background. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth18773/
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