[Fred Douglas Roland]

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Mr. Fred Douglas Roland was County Agriculture Agent of Harrison County from 1926-1957. He established several innovative programs like the Sabine Farm Project. He was active in civic organisations such as the Cancer Board and Red Cross. He was also a trustee of Galilee Baptist Church of Marshall. He died in March, 1969.

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1 slide : b&w ; 2 x 2

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Mr. Fred Douglas Roland was County Agriculture Agent of Harrison County from 1926-1957. He established several innovative programs like the Sabine Farm Project. He was active in civic organisations such as the Cancer Board and Red Cross. He was also a trustee of Galilee Baptist Church of Marshall. He died in March, 1969.

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1 slide : b&w ; 2 x 2

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[Identification by Mrs. Jean Birmingham.]

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  • "Roland, Fred Douglas: Funeral Program, March 16, 1969." The Black Citizen in American Democracy: Black Culture in Harrison County - Past, Present, and Future. Marshall Public Library, 1979

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[Fred Douglas Roland], photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth18176/: accessed June 25, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Marshall Public Library.