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[Community Leader and Educator, Marshall]
An unidentified African-American educator is photographed in his office in Marshall. The telephone, other furnishings, and his clothing suggest a time during the first part of the twentieth century.
[Home Interior]
The home in this photograph is located in Marshall. The owner and location are unidentified. Shown are interior furnishings.
[Service Station in Marshall]
Two youths pass in front of a Gulf service station in Marshall. The youth are unidentified.
[PHS Basketball Team]
The basketball team was a feature of the 1964-65 Pemberton High School yearbook in Marshall. At the top of the page, there is an action photo. The text to the left relates the highlights of the season. The bottom photo is the team photo. They were coached by Coach Broach.
[Building in Marshall]
Unidentified building in Marshall.
[Grave of Amos C. Brown, Marshall]
The grave of Amos C. Brown is located in Nichols (Old Sudduth) Cemetery in east Marshall. The cemetery is traditionally African-American. Brown's dates are 1858-1911.
[Galilee Baptist Church in Harrison County]
Galilee Baptist Church is located in the community of Hallsville in Harrison County. It is a traditionally African-American congregation.
[Rose Hill Gardens Cemetery, Harrison County]
Photograph of Rose Hill Gardens, a traditionally African-American Cemetery, located in Harrison County. The brick entrance is shown, flower-decorated graves beyond.
[Principal G. A. Rosborough, Educator]
Mr. Garfield A. Rosborough was principal of Pemberton High School in Marshall from 1944 until 1972. He was born August 21, 1903 in Harrison County, where he was raised and educated. He received his teaching degree from Wiley College in Marshall with graduate work at the University of Colorado. His entire career was spent at the local high schools. During his administration of Pemberton, the curriculum and school plant were expanded. His total contribution to education spanned 48 years. The yearbook picture, possibly 1964, shows him seated at the PHS principal's desk. Below the photo is his annual message to the students.
[Bishop College 1926 Yearbook Page]
A page from the 1926 yearbook of Bishop College shows an unidentified man and woman. At that time, Bishop College was located in Marshall.
[PHS Freshmen Class Officers]
The Freshman class officers of Pemberton High School pose at a balcony. Text above the picture recounts the anticipation.
[Librarian Researches History Project, Marshall]
Mrs. Dorothy Morrison, (at left), Marshall Public Library director, interviews an unidentified woman for a Black History project which was a collaboration between the library and community leaders. The time was c1976. The place and identity of the subject interviewed (at right) are not known. The result of the project was two volumes of collected interviews and essays about people, churches, businesses and schools. The books are "The Black Citizen and Democracy." They are in the library's collection.
[General Store, Harrison County]
This general store is located in Jonesville, Harrison County. Jonesville was a crossroads and short-line railroad terminal during the county's early history. The store is still in existence. It carried a multitude of items for the home and farm, as this interior photo shows. The building was not modernized beyond electricity, and so has kept its nineteenth century flavor.
[PHS Most Intellectual Sophomores]
The PHS yearbook page featured the Most Intellectual Sophomores at Pemberton High School In Marshall.
[PHS Most Beautiful Girl and Most Handsome Boy in Junior Class, Verdell Hall and Charles Fisher]
The most beautiful girl and most handsome boy are featured on this page of the Pemberton High School yearbook. The girl wears a formal dress. The young man wears a suit as they dance together. The location and event are unknown.
[Bishop College 1926 Yearbook Page]
A page from the 1926 Bishop College yearbook pictures a young female student in the Academic Department. That department taught grades lower than college to younger students. Bishop College was located in Marshall at that time.
[Moon's Businesses in Marshall]
The Moon Cleaners & Laundry adjoins the U-Wash No. 1 in Marshall. The U-Wash is a self-service laundry, or washateria. The cleaners was established in 1939 by L. A. Moon. The businesses are located at 616 S. Carter St., within the New Town Neighborhood. New Town is an area of African-American residences, businesses, hospitals, churches and schools that grew up around Wiley College in west Marshall. The neighborhood was established c1930 and is seeking historical recognition with the goal of preservation.
[BishopCollege Dormitory, Marshall]
Marston Hall, located on the historic Bishop College campus in Marshall, was a dormitory for college men. It was built between 1909 and 1915 on the site of an older dormitory, also called Marston Hall. The campus no longer exists. It was a Baptist college for African-Americans. In the picture, a reservoir is in the foreground. To the left of the building is a small bell tower.
[PHS Homecoming Court]
Four young ladies were nominated to the annual homecoming court in 1964. They were featured in the Pemberton High Scool yearbook 1964-65. Four students are shown dressed in daytime formal wear.
[Old Grave in Harrison County]
An old grave in a Harrison County cemetery. The grave and cemetery are unidentified.
[Bishop College Student]
The unidentified young lady in the Bishop College 1926 yearbook was in the Academic Department. That department educated the lower grades below college level.
[Three Women]
Three women, unidentified, pose in a room Framed pictures and other decorative objects are in the room.
[Railroad Yards, Marshall]
This newspaper clipping, date unknown, gives a view of the railroad yards which were a major industry in Marshall. The several tracks and necessary buildings for building, repair, and other railroad jobs are in the middle and background. In the center a steam engine puffs along a track, pulling a coal car and boxcars. A light pole and switch mechanisms are also visible.
[African-American Woman in Harrison County]
The clipping gives the resume of an unidentified leader of Harrison County's African-American community.
[Corinth Baptist Church, Harrison County]
Corinth Baptist Church is in Harrison County.
[Rev. Leslie R. Taylor, Harrison County Leader]
A funeral service card for the Rev. Leslie R. Taylor, Harrison County spiritual leader. Details of his life are unknown except that his parents were Joseph P. Taylor and Frances Dickerson Taylor. His father was an educator for the county and owned a farm.
[Pemberton High School Club, Marshall]
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.
[Old Cemetery Gate, Harrison County]
Men repair an the gate at Antioch Cemetery in Harrison County. The cemetery is traditionally an African-American site. Mr. U. R. Weisner, local leader, leads the group. Others are unidentified.
[Old Grave, Harrison County]
An old grave in Harrison County. The grave and the cemetery are unidentified.
[Old Border Church, Harrison County]
Photograph of Old Border Church located in Harrison County. It is a traditionally African-American congregation.
[Grave of Sarah McDaniels, Harrison County]
The grave of Sarah McDaniels is located in Harrison County; but the cemetery is unidentified. The dates for McDaniels are 1868-1938.
[PHS Sophomore Class Officers]
The sophomore class officers at Pemberton High School in Marshall were featured on a yearbook page.
[Children on an Outing, Marshall]
A group of unidentified children from Marshall are shown on a bus during an outing. The outing was sponsored by Marshall Public Library.
[Cemetery in Harrison County]
Photograph of an unidentified cemetery in Harrison County. The site is overgrown. Some of the graves have been decorated.
[Library Supporter]
A library supporter, unidentified, poses in front of the window in the Marshall Pulic Library Director's office.
[Field Day, Marshall]
A group hosts a field day. The participants, event, date, and location are unidentified. A table at center holds a display. Two young girls sit in front next to a sign about the event. A woman in white stands nearby. In the distance, men in uniform appear to supervise games while adults look on.
[Pemberton High School Choir, Marshall]
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.
[African-American Woman in Harrison County]
An elderly African-American woman of Harrison County is unidentified.
[PHS School Song]
The Pemberton High School school song is featured on this page from the yearbook. The two verses are shown with easy piano accompaniment.
[PHS Honored Alumni]
These alumni were honored at homecoming for loyalty to their alma mater, Pemberton High School in Marshall. They are unidentified. The woman carries a spray of flowers and wears a banner saying, "Miss Alumnus." A small picture at lower left appears to be a banquet scene.
[Marshall University, Marshall]
Marshall University was one of Marshall's earliest schools. It was authorized by Sam Houston in 1842. In 1843 Peter Whetstone, founder of Marshall, gave ten acres of land for educational purposes. The plot is located on the corner of W. Houston and College St. where Marshall Junior High School stands today. The building shown in the picture was contracted in 1851. It served the community until 1910, when it closed its doors. The school was never a true university. It served educational needs of more youthful boys and girls. A historical marker on the campus recognizes the school's history and contributions.
[Head Start and Day Care Center, Marshall]
The Carter Street Head Start and Day Care Center was located at 611 South Carter St. in Marshall at the time of this photograph, taken between 1965-80.
[Group Tours European Ruins]
A group tours ruins that appear to be European. The group and the place are unidentified. The photo is from Harrison County.
[Quilting Club]
A group of ladies in Marshall, Texas quilts a patchwork pattern the old-fashioned way, hand-stitching across a quilting frame. The women and the name of their group are unidentified.
[Interior View, Marshall Public Library]
This view from the library director's office at Marshall Public Library shows the circulation desk. A staff person sits at an office desk in the center of the circulation area. A child sits on the circulation desk counter, with another person standing near. The south entrance doors are at the extreme right of the photograph. In the far distance is the adult reading and stack area.
[Library Clerk Processes Books]
Library clerk Naomi Rhea processes books in the workroom at Marshall Public Library. At the time of the photograph, c1984, Mrs. Rhea used a typewriter for typing accession records. Within a few years, the typewriter was replaced by the microcomputer.
[New Television Equipment Shown at the Library]
A television camera records as Dr. Worden, second from right, demonstrates a television audio-visual setup. Other men in the photo are unidentified.
[Two Library Supporters, Tony Bridge and Carolyn Abney, Celebrate a New Library]
Radio station owner Tony Bridge and civic leader Carolyn Abney attended the reception for the opening of the new Marshall Public Library in 1973.
[Grant Aids New Library Building]
In September, 1971, a challenge grant from the Andrew Norman Foundation was offered to the Friends of a Public Library in Marshall, Texas for the purpose of building a new library. The $150,000 offer was to be matched by funds raised in Marshall and Harrison County. Following a successful fund drive, the photo shows George Fenn Lewis, president of the Friends, endorsing a balance payment check for $110,000 before presenting it to Dick Brassell, secretary-treasurer of the Friends.
[Marshall Public Library Supporters, Dr. Greg Beil and a Friend]
Dr. Greg Beil and a Friend of the library (unknown) talk together at a meeting in support of Marshall Public Library.