[Belle Crockett, Marshall Centenarian]

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Mrs. Belle Crockett was 106 years old and a nursing home resident when she gave an oral interview in 1976. She was born on a farm to slave parents. She told what she did on the farm and in the home all of her life. She mentioned two marriages but no children. The picture shows her in the reception area of the nursing home. She smiles from her wheelchair and said that she still enjoyed good health. Dates of birth and death are unknown.

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The Marshall Public Library partners with us to provide access to local history photographs documenting their library and notable African-American citizens instrumental in Marshall's development. Many of the individuals pictured in the images were featured in the oral history project "The Black Citizen and American Democracy: Black Culture in Harrison County, Past, Present, and Future."

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Mrs. Belle Crockett was 106 years old and a nursing home resident when she gave an oral interview in 1976. She was born on a farm to slave parents. She told what she did on the farm and in the home all of her life. She mentioned two marriages but no children. The picture shows her in the reception area of the nursing home. She smiles from her wheelchair and said that she still enjoyed good health. Dates of birth and death are unknown.

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  • Taped interview, 1976.

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See Also: : Interview from The Black Citizen and American Democracy. Marshall Public Library, 1976.

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  • Sept. 15, 2006, 12:29 a.m.

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[Belle Crockett, Marshall Centenarian], photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth17991/: accessed July 26, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Marshall Public Library.