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[Celebrants at the reception for the new Marshall Public Library]

[Celebrants at the reception for the new Marshall Public Library]

Date: 1973
Creator: unknown
Description: Mr. George Olincy, Chairman of the Andrew Norman Foundation, and Mrs. Bernice Gold Kranson were benefactors of the new Marshall Public Library building in 1973.
Contributing Partner: Marshall Public Library
[Celebrating a Library's Opening]

[Celebrating a Library's Opening]

Date: October 1973
Creator: unknown
Description: Two young women, both library supporters, attended the reception celebrating the opening of Marshall's new library building in October, 1973.
Contributing Partner: Marshall Public Library
[Celebrating Marshall's Bicentennial]

[Celebrating Marshall's Bicentennial]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Two Marshallites present "Uncle Sam" to celebrate Marshall's designation as an All-America City during the nation's bicentennial celebration in 1976. At left is Connie Ware. The woman at right is unidentified.
Contributing Partner: Marshall Public Library
[Celebrating the Opening of Marshall Public Library]

[Celebrating the Opening of Marshall Public Library]

Date: October 20, 1973
Creator: unknown
Description: Celebrating at the October 20, 1973 reception for the opening of the new public library building in Marshall, Texas are Mr. and Mrs. Louis Kariel (left and right) and Tony Bridge (center). Mr. Bridge was the owner of KMHT radio station and was the first person to support Mrs. Kariel when she publicly stated the need for a public library.
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
[Cemetery Care, Harrison County]

[Cemetery Care, Harrison County]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Mr. Tim Brown takes care of an unidentified cemetery in Harrison County. His name is on the reverse of the photograph, but not the name of the cemetery.
Contributing Partner: Marshall Public Library
[Cemetery Cleanup]

[Cemetery Cleanup]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Tim Brown helps with cleanup at one of the African-American cemeteries in Harrison County.
Contributing Partner: Marshall Public Library
[Cemetery Cleanup, Harrison County]

[Cemetery Cleanup, Harrison County]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Brush is piled to one side as it is cleared away from the graves in this cemetery cleanup. The cemetery, unidentified, is in Harrison County.
Contributing Partner: Marshall Public Library
[Cemetery Cleanup, Marshall]

[Cemetery Cleanup, Marshall]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: Marshall Public Library
[Cemetery Cleanup, Marshall]

[Cemetery Cleanup, Marshall]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: Marshall Public Library