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[Parker Brand Book]

Description: Handwritten ledger containing a list of registered brands in Texas and surrounding states, including ear marks and branding symbols as well as the name and address of the holders.
Date: unknown
Partner: National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum

[Paul E. Moon, Marshall Educator]

Description: Mr. Paul E. Moon was a Marshall educator. He taught at Central School c1937 and was teaching at Pemberton High School by 1949. He became principal of Park Elementary School c1951. When Park was replaced by J. H. Moore Elementary to serve Marshall's northwest area, he became principal there. His birth and death dates are unknown; but his wife Ruth was listed as his widow in 1968. Paul Moon was a member of the Moon family that included his brother L. A. Moon, a prominent businessman in the New Town Neighborhood, a historic African-American community.
Date: unknown
Partner: Marshall Public Library

[Pemberton High School Choir, Marshall]

Description: This yearbook photo of 1964-65 shows the Pemberton High School Choir in Marshall. Students wear the traditional choir robes with collars. They stand on graded risers. Mr. Johnson was the director at this period. Students in the group are unidentified. Pemberton H. S., an African-American school before integration, was closed in 1988.
Date: unknown
Partner: Marshall Public Library

[Pemberton High School Club, Marshall]

Description: The Jet Set Club is shown in this photo from the 1964-65 Pemberton High School yearbook. According to the caption, the purpose of the club was to help young women develop physically, mentally, culturally, and socially. The group members and their sponsors are unidentified. Pemberton High School was traditionally African-American until integration, when it became a ninth-grade campus. The school was merged with Marshall High School in 1988 and the plant was sold.
Date: unknown
Partner: Marshall Public Library

[Pemberton High School Club, Marshall]

Description: One of the clubs at Pemberton High School in Marshall was the Tri-Hi-Y, which was a Christian fellowship. This photograph is from the 1964-65 yearbook. The group , all girls, is standing on the front steps of the school building. Most of the students are unidentified. Three are known: Australen Allen, Joyce Carraway, and Sharon Kay Black.
Date: unknown
Partner: Marshall Public Library

[Pemberton High School, Marshall]

Description: Students are gathered in the courtyard in front of Pemberton High School in Marshall. The school was traditionally African-American before integration. In 1970 MISD merged grades 10-12 with Marshall High School. Pemberton then housed the ninth grade until 1988, when the ninth grade went to Marshall High School. The campus was then sold to Wiley College. This photo is from the 1964-65 yearbook.
Date: unknown
Partner: Marshall Public Library

[Pemberton High School Personnel]

Description: Principal G. A. Rosborough, bottom, and Mrs. Lola S. Harrold, Registrar, are pictured in a Pemberton Senior High School Yearbook, date unknown. Mr. Rosborough was the second principal of PHS until 1972. His tenure was marked by increases in the school plant, staff, and curriculum. During integration, Pemberton became a ninth grade campus, which eventually merged with Marshall High School in 1988. The school plant was sold to Wiley College at that time.
Date: unknown
Partner: Marshall Public Library

[Pemberton High School Queen and Her Court]

Description: A queen and her court are pictured against a decorative backdrop. The queen, in her tiara, holds a spray of flowers. Two ladies attend her on each side. The event, date, and identity of the court members are unknown. The place was likely Pemberton High School in Marshall.
Date: unknown
Partner: Marshall Public Library

[Pemberton High School Students, Marshall]

Description: A group of students is gathered in front of Pemberton High School in Marshall. The photograph appears to be from the 1960s. This facade shows the new wing which was added to the front of the old building, creating a courtyard between. Steps shown in front lead directly to Rosborough Springs St. Pemberton became a ninth- grade school in 1970 and was finally merged with Marshall High School in 1988. The building was sold to Wiley College, which is located across the street. Pemberton was named for H. B. Pemberton, the noted African-American educator (1867-1944) who was founder of Central School on Border St., the first public school in Marshall for African-American students. In 1925 Central was moved to the Rosborough Springs site, designated a high school, and renamed in 1941 to honor Pemberton, its first principal.
Date: unknown
Partner: Marshall Public Library

[People at a Beach]

Description: Photograph of people at a beach. A man sits on the beach facing the ocean while small groups of people stand in the waves in the background. A caption on the bottom of the image reads "Bathing-Padra Island."
Date: unknown
Creator: Nat Dickey Photo
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[People at a Dinner Party]

Description: Photograph of a group of people seated around a circular table at a dinner party. Many of them are wearing name tags on their chests. Amongst the people seated at the table is Lorena Harbison. She is the gray-haired woman in the navy blue cardigan sitting next to the only man at the table. There are multiple more occupied tables in the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[People at Citizens State Bank]

Description: Photograph of a group of three people at the Citizens State Bank in League City. A handwritten note on the back identifies them as Zonnie Knight Kilgore, her son Joseph Kilgore, and Louise Hicks. Zonnie is bent over facing down while Joseph and Louise watch her.
Date: unknown
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[People Eating at a Restaurant]

Description: Photograph of a group of women sitting at a restaurant table. Atop the table are various plates of food, bowls, cups, and condiments. All of the women are wearing beaded leis around their necks. Lorena Harbison is the woman in yellow seated at the far end of the table.
Date: unknown
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Peoples Funeral Home, Marshall]

Description: Peoples Funeral Home is located at 1301 W. Grand Ave. in Marshall, Texas. Owned by three generations of the Williams family, it has served the African-American community since 1927 (as listed in the city directories). It is still in operation. It was established by Milton Williams, Sr. Born and reared in Harrison County, he became a mortician. He married Josie P. Campbell and they established six funeral homes in East Texas. He also started the Peoples Funeral Service Insurance Company. He died in 1966, and is buried with his wife in the Powder Mill Cemetery of Marshall. Milton Williams, Jr. continued in the family business. He graduated from Bishop College of Marshall and the Texas School of Mortuary Science in Ft. Worth. He was also a certified insurance underwriter. Active in professional, church, and civic matters, he was the first Negro to run for public office in Marshall. He is deceased. His widow, Rubye Adams Williams, is still active. They produced two children: a daughter, Dr. Rubye Jo Williams Jones (see Texas History Portal entry) and Milton Herschell Williams, III. This son has also continued in the family business. Educated at Wiley College of Marshall and the University of North Texas, he served in the U. S. Air Force before entering banking. He later entered the Dallas Institute of Mortuary Science before returning to Marshall. He is married to Julia Ann Frilot, occupational therapist. They are parents of two adult daughters who have entered professional careers.
Date: unknown
Partner: Marshall Public Library

[Perry McFaddin Home]

Description: Photograph of the Perry McFaddin Home on 920 Third Street, League City, Texas. The house faces the Methodist Church. A man is standing on the porch, and a wooden fence is in the foreground.
Date: unknown
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library