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  Partner: Marshall Public Library
 Decade: 1970-1979
 Collection: Texas History Collection
[End of Summer Reading Program at the Library]

[End of Summer Reading Program at the Library]

Date: 1979
Creator: unknown
Description: In 1979 the summer reading program at the Marshall Public Library ended with a picnic and outdoor games. Here the children line up for one of the activities.
Contributing Partner: Marshall Public Library
[Picnic at the Library]

[Picnic at the Library]

Date: 1979
Creator: unknown
Description: The end of the summer reading program in 1979 included a picnic for the children on the grounds of Marshall Public Library. A staff person (unidentified) serves punch to the children. The menu also included sandwiches and cookies for hungry eaters in grades one through six.
Contributing Partner: Marshall Public Library
[Friends of a Public Library Gives Bookmobile to the City of Marshall]

[Friends of a Public Library Gives Bookmobile to the City of Marshall]

Date: April 12, 1978
Creator: unknown
Description: Marshall, Texas, Mayor William Huffman (center) accepts the keys to the new bookmobile from Dr. A. F. Veau, (right), president of the Friends of a Public Library as City Manager Ray Jackson (left) looks on. In the background, W.C. Wallace, bookmobile driver, supervises a tour of the vehicle. Caption and photo from the Marshall News Messenger newspaper, Wednesday, April 12, 1978.
Contributing Partner: Marshall Public Library
[Bookmobile for Marshall Public Library]

[Bookmobile for Marshall Public Library]

Date: March 5, 1978
Creator: unknown
Description: In 1978 the Marshall Public Library received a 28-foot mobile home to be refurbished as a bookmobile. Library Director Dorothy Morrison is shown discussing the project with Mike Wood, left, Friends of a Public Library president, and Fenn Lewis, Friends fund drive chairman. The Friends organisation gave the bookmobile as a service to both the city and Harrison County.
Contributing Partner: Marshall Public Library
[Bookmobile]

[Bookmobile]

Date: 1978
Creator: unknown
Description: The new bookmobile at Marshall Public Library, c. 1978, is readied for use by two helpers (unidentified).
Contributing Partner: Marshall Public Library
[Children's Storytime at the Library]

[Children's Storytime at the Library]

Date: 1978
Creator: unknown
Description: Children's storytime at Marshall Public Library usually includes a story with crafts or music. In 1978 the story was occasionally presented by slides, filmstrip, or 16mm film, if licensing permitted.
Contributing Partner: Marshall Public Library
[Class Meets at Library]

[Class Meets at Library]

Date: 1978
Creator: unknown
Description: A career education class meets in the Gold Auditorium at Marshall Public Library. The auditorium was equipped with the latest audio-visual technology when the library was built in 1973. This class, meeting in 1978, made use of that technology shown in the picture. The auditorium has been in demand almost continuously for many purposes since the library was built.
Contributing Partner: Marshall Public Library
[Friends of the Library Inspect the New Bookmobile]

[Friends of the Library Inspect the New Bookmobile]

Date: 1978
Creator: unknown
Description: Lou Gaw, left, and Audrey Kariel, right, inspect the Marshall Public Library's new bookmobile. The Friends of a Public Library group acquired a motor home for the purpose. It was refurbished and re-constructed inside for library books. It was ready for use by April, 1978. According to the caption, Hallsville was the first stop on the schedule.
Contributing Partner: Marshall Public Library
[Library Circulation Desk Staff]

[Library Circulation Desk Staff]

Date: 1978
Creator: unknown
Description: Two library staff members, unidentified, discuss business at Marshall Public Library's circulation desk in 1978.
Contributing Partner: Marshall Public Library
[Library Director Dorothy Morrison with a Small Patron]

[Library Director Dorothy Morrison with a Small Patron]

Date: 1978
Creator: unknown
Description: Dorothy Morrison, early director of the Marshall Public Library, shows a toy to a young patron during the Christmas season. The library is shown festively decorated for the holidays.
Contributing Partner: Marshall Public Library
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