[Portrait of Belle Crockett]

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Photograph of Mrs. Belle Crockett, who is wearing a light-colored shirt and sitting in a wheelchair.

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1 photograph : col.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Texas History Collection and was provided by Marshall Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 44 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Description

Photograph of Mrs. Belle Crockett, who is wearing a light-colored shirt and sitting in a wheelchair.

Physical Description

1 photograph : col.

Notes

She 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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  • Interview from The Black Citizen and American Democracy. Marshall Public Library, 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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  • July 10, 2017, 12:06 p.m.

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[Portrait of Belle Crockett], photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth17991/: accessed September 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Marshall Public Library.