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[Geneva A. Brown, Harrison County Educator]
Mrs. Geneva A. Brown, Harrison County educator and civic volunteer, posed in front of the curtained windows of the library director's office at Marshall Public Library. Born about 1909 in Gregg County, Mrs. Brown came from a family of educators. She was schooled at Bishop College, the University of Wisconsin, PennState University, North Texas State University, and Prairie View A & M College. She was married to Mr. F. M. Brown. She taught high school English and Latin in Oklahoma before teaching in the one-room schools of Harrison County. In 1948 she was teaching at New Town School when Marshall ISD acquired it. Later she was at Pemberton Senior High School where she taught social studies before becoming director of testing and counselor, a position she held for 24 years. Upon retirement in 1974, her total teaching career spanned 47 years. She was also active in church and civic organizations in Marshall.
[Geneva A. Brown, Harrison County Educator]
Mrs. Geneva A. Brown taught for forty-seven years, forty-two of them in Harrison County. She was born in Texas in 1909 into a teaching family. Her collegiate career included Bishop College, the University of Wisconsin, Penn State, North Texas State, and Prairie View. After brief periods at Idabel, Oklahoma and Mt. Pleasant, she began to teach in a one-room school in Harrison County. When the county schools were consolidated, she was teaching at the New Town School in Marshall. Later she transferred to Pemberton High School, and finally finished her career as a director of testing and counselor. Her picture is from a Pemberton High School yearbook, probably from 1950-1953. Although she was a wife and mother, she participated in numerous civic and church activities.
[George Foreman, Harrison County Celebrity]
In this March 7, 1978 interview, George Foreman announced his return to the boxing ring just eleven days before the first anniversary of his retirement. The ex-heavyweight champion previously boxed with Jimmy Young in Puerto Rico. Following that fight, Foreman experienced a religious conversion which prompted his retirement. He declared that he felt led to return to the ring as a witness to his beliefs. 29 years old at the time of this interview, George Foreman has maintained a ranch south of Marshall in Harrison County for many years. The ranch has training facilities which he used to prepare for several bouts.
[Gertrude E. Ausbrooks, Marshall Educator]
Mrs. G. E. Ausbrooks taught social studies courses at Pemberton High School in Marshall. This picture is a yearbook photo. Mrs. Ausbrooks was the daughter of Charlie and Maggie Fields Buffin. She received her elementary education from Harrison County schools and finished at Central High School in Shreveport. She graduated from Bishop College in Marshall; and followed with work at Texas Southern and Prairie View College. She was a member of professional, civic, and church organizations. She survived J. B. McLin in marriage and was survived by two daughters, Mrs. Gladys James and Mrs. Bennie McClenton. She died on Thursday, July 31, 1969 and was interred in Rose Hill Garden cemetery near Marshall.
[Gertrude. E. Ausbrooks, Marshall Educator]
Mrs. Gertrude E. Ausbrooks taught social studies courses at Pemberton High School in Marshall. In this photo, she receives an award from an unidentified person. She was the daughter of Charlie and Maggie Fields Buffin. She received her elementary education from Harrison County schools and finished at Central High School in Shreveport. She graduated from Bishop College in Marshall; and followed with work at Texas Southern and Prairie View College. She was a member of professional, civic, and church organizations. She survived J. B. McLin in marriage and was survived by two daughters, Mrs. Gladys James and Mrs. Bennie F. McClenton. She died on Thursday, July 31, 1969 and was interred in Rose Hill Garden cemetery near Marshall.
[The Ginocchio Hotel and Restaurant]
The Ginocchio Hotel and Restaurant is located at 700 North Washington Ave., across the tracks from the train depot in Marshall. Local entrepreneur Charles Ginocchio hired architect C. G. Lancaster to design the hotel and oversee its construction, which was completed in 1896. The structure is noted for the interior paneling and staircase of rare curly pine and other rare innovations. The hotel has undergone restoration and various uses since the heyday of railroad travel. The small brick building in the foreground is the AMTRAK ticket office. Passengers descend through a tunnel under the tracks to reach the depot and platform, which are out of sight in the picture. At the left of the picture, beyond the hotel, one can glimpse several victorian homes which add to the historic importance of the entire North Washington area.
[Ginocchop-Cook-Pedison House, Marshall]
The Ginocchio-Cook-Pedison house is located at 615 N. Washington Ave. in Marshall's Historic District. It has a Texas Historical Medallion and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Charles Ginocchio built the house in 1886 in the Victorian plan with Italianate detailing. He built the Ginocchio Hotel next door in 1896 to serve the passenger traffic on the nearby Texas and Pacific Railway line. Charles' estate sold the house to Behn and Eudora Cook. The Cook heirs sold the house to a Greek immigrant, Anthony Pedison, who with his brother James had bought the hotel in 1924. Anthony Pedison and his wife lived in the house from 1934 until recent times.
[Girls Basketball Team of Pemberton High School]
The girls basketball team of Pemberton High School in Marshall is featured in this yearbook photo, year unknown. Eighteen students in uniform are shown with two adults. The adult at right is coach. The school gym is the location of the picture.
[Grand Avenue West, Marshall]
Marshall 's W. Grand Avenue (Hwy 80) at intersection with Grove St. The highway has been widened from two lanes to six since the early days. At one time, stately Victorian homes lined the avenue; only a few remain, and now it is primarily commercial. Turning right on Grove will put the driver on FM 1997 north, as the sign indicates.
[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.
[Grave in Harrison County]
Unidentified grave in Harrison County. The stone has the head of a cherub in the top portion. The word "May" is in the date. Below is "Age 64." The cemetery is unknown.
[Grave in Harrison County]
Photograph of an illegible grave in Harrison County that remains unidentified. A cherub's head is at the top of the stone. A slab covers the grave. The cemetery is also unknown. It appears to be in a wooded area.
[Grave in Marshall]
The grave of Jessie E. Copeland is located in the old Powder Mill Cemetery on FM 1997 in Marshall. The cemetery has gravesites associated with the early African-American history of Harrison County. A more recent grave, Jessie E. Copeland's stone relates his service during World War II as a private in 1999 QM Truck Co. His vital dates are March 18, 1900 to April 14, 1961.
[Grave, Marshall]
The words and dates on a headstone of blue granite have become illegible. The cemetery is unknown. The decorative flower urns against cutwork are still clear.
[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.
[Grave of Annie Mae Powell, Marshall]
The grave of Annie Mae Powell is in the Powder Mill Cemetery on FM 1997 in Marshall. The cemetery is traditionally African-American. The dates on this headstone are Dec. 11 1885 - May 19 1916. The name Powell is in large raised block letters on the middle of the stone. Scroll lines decorate the top edge. Other graves are visible nearby.
[Grave of Ardelia A. Lee]
Photograph of Ardelia A. Lee's grave. The writing on the headstone reads, "Lee Ardelia A. 1868 - 1932 Wife of J. R. E. Lee Good Mother and A Faithful Wife for Forty Eight Years."
[Grave of Bro. Monroe Singleton, Harrison County]
Photograph of the grave of Bro. Monroe Singleton in an unidentified, wooded cemetery. The dates for Singleton are Jan. 17 1891 - Jan. 7 1970.
[Grave of Bro. Walter S. Brown, Marshall]
The grave of Bro. Walter S. Brown is in the Nichols (Old Sudduth) Cemetery on Merrill St. in east Marshall. Nichols is a traditionally African-American cemetery. The dates on the stone are 1899 and Jan. 5, 1966, accompanied by the words, "In Memory Of." Another stone is at the distant right. Behind a cyclone fence which encloses the site, a ranch house is visible. The cemetery was once rural. A subdivision has grown around it.
[Grave of Celia Boyd in Marshall]
The grave of Celia Boyd is located in Nichols (Old Sudduth) Cemetery on Merrill St. in east Marshall. Nichols is traditionally an African-American cemetery. The dates on the stone are March 6, 1885-April 15, 1925.
[Grave of Charlie Powell, Marshall]
The grave of Charlie Powell is located in the Powder Mill Cemetery on FM 1997 in Marshall. The cemetery is traditionally African-American. The dates on the stone are 1879-1947. Potted flowers stand to the right of the grave. At the rear are a brick border and a cyclone fence.
[Grave of Clarence Edwards, Marshall]
The grave of Clarence Edwards in Marshall is in the Powder Mill Cemetery. At its base are the words, "Precious one from me is gone; A voice I loved is Still; A place is vacant in my heart; Which never can be filled."
[Grave of Clarence Edwards, Marshall]
The grave of Clarence Edwards is located in the Powder Mill Cemetery on FM 1997 in Marshall. The cemetery is traditionally African-American. The dates on the stone are Dec. 12, 1968-Dec. 23, 1899. At the base of the stone words of sentiment are engraved..
[Grave of Claudia V. Lias, Marshall]
The grave of Claudia V. Lias is in Nichols Cemetery, Marshall. The name is engraved on both the larger stone and the smaller stone at top. Also engraved on the larger stone are the dates 1922-1947; and the words "U.S. Army" and "World War II." A floral arrangement stands behind. The cemetery, also known as "Old Sudduth," is located on Merrill Street in the eastern half of the city in the middle of a modern residential neighborhood. The acreage along Merrill was once a farm owned by the Merril family. The cemetery is primarily an African-American site. It is enclosed by a cyclone fence.
[Grave of David E. Hawkins Jr, Marshall]
The grave of David E. Hawkins is in Powder Mill Cemetery on FM 1997 in Marshall. The cemetery is traditionally African-American. The dates on the stone are May 28 1930 - July 6 1953. The words "Texas" and "US Air Force" are also engraved. There is a plain encircled cross at the top. The stone sits on a block base and that on a slab. A flower arrangement sits to the left. Some refined plants are mixed with weeds around the site and there is a stone border showing behind the grave. Another grave is nearby.
[Grave of Edwin F. Davis, Marshall]
The grave of Edwin F. Davis lies in the Powder Mill Cemetery in Marshall. The cemetery is traditionally African-American. Dates on the stone are 1905-1934.
[Grave of Eva Lee Jones, Marshall]
The grave of Eva Lee Jones is in Powder Mill Cemetery, Marshall. The cemetery is located on FM 1997 in the north city area. It is a traditionally African-American cemetery. Her date of death was Mar. 21, 1938. These words are engraved: "Asleep in Jesus Blessed Sleep From Which None Ever Wake to Weep."
[Grave of Father and Son Leach, Marshall]
The graves of Matthew Leach, Sr. and Matthew Leach, Jr. are in the Powder Mill Cemetery in Marshall. The cemetery, located on FM 1997 in Marshall, is traditionally African-American. Dates of Matthew Leach, Sr. are 1882-1952. Dates of Matthew Leach, Jr. are 1910-1968. Stalks of flowers are engraved into the top of the single stone which touches two slabs. A vase of flowers rests on the slab at left. Another grave is visible to the left also. Behind the scene is an iron fence.
[Grave of Frank C. White, Marshall]
The grave of Frank C. White is in the Powder Mill Cemetery on FM 1997, Marshall. The cemetery is traditionally African-American. The dates on the stone are March 1 1889 - Feb 14 1956. Other information on the stone is "TEXAS PVT STU ARMY TNG CORPS WORLD WAR I." A plain encircled cross adorns the top.
[Grave of Henry C. Clark, Marshall]
The grave of Henry C. Clark is located in the Powder Mill Cemetery on FM 1997 in Marshall. The cemetery is traditionally African-American. The dates on the stony are Nov. 14, 1894-Oct. 16, 1958. Other engravings are "Louisiana 1st SGT CO D 306 SVC BN QMC World War 1."
[Grave of Henry Campbell, Marshall]
The grave of Henry Campbell is in the Powder Mill Cemetery on FM 1997, Marshall. The cemetery is traditionally African-American. The dates on the stone are "BORN 7-2-1899 DIED 2-9-1976." The engraving is plain as though hand-hewn. The stone rests on a slab.
[Grave of J. W. Sanders, Marshall]
This headstone is located in Nichols (aka Old Sudduth) Cemetery in Marshall. It is on the grave of J. W. Sanders. The dates are Nov. 25, 1851 - Nov. 14, 1928. Some faint design appears above the lettering; and there also may be a different style of engraving below. Tangles of vines and other vegetation surrounds the old stone. Nichols Cemetery is located at the end of Merrill St. in the eastern part of the city. Long ago this was part of rural property that has been developed into modern subdivisions. This rather small cemetery is traditionally used and maintained by the African-American community. However it may contain the graves of some whites due to its beginning as a burial ground for the white family that originally owned the acreage.
[Grave of James Bell, Marshall]
The grave of James Bell is in the Powder Mill Cemetery on FM 1997 in Marshall. The cemetery is traditionally African-American. Dates on the stone are 1879-1951, followed by the words "Age 72" and "At Rest." At the top of the stone is a flying bird.
[Grave of James Thomas, Marshall]
The grave of James Thomas is located in Nichols (Old Sudduth) Cemetery on Merrill St. in east Marshall. The cemetery is traditionally African-American, although there may be graves of Caucasions there. The stone rests at the corner of a large slab. Dates engraved on it are 1882-1974. Another stone and marker are in the foreground. An empty urn shows at the left center. Fresh funeral flowers are in the distance at left. A shed or house corner is at the center background.
[Grave of Jennie Knighten, Marshall]
The grave of Jennie Knighten is located in Nichols (Old Sudduth) Cemetery on Merrill St. in east Marshall. The site is traditionally African-American. The dates on the stone are Born 1877 and Died Jun 29 1937. The cemetery is enclosed by a cyclone fence seen in the background and surrounded by a subdivision. A ranch house is visible beyond the fence.
[Grave of Jessie E. Copeland, Marshall]
The grave of Jessie E. Copeland is located in the Powder Mill Cemetery on FM 1997 in Marshall. The cemetery is traditionally African-American. The dates are March 18, 1900-April 14, 1961. Other engravings are "Texas PVT 1999 QM Truck Co World War II."
[Grave of John L. A. Baltimore, Marshall]
The grave of John L. A. Baltimore is in the Powder Mill Cemetery on FM 1997, Marshall. The cemetery is traditionally African-American. The dates on the stone are Feb 5 1914 and Oct 17 1956. Other information is "TEXAS CK2 USNR World War II." There is a simple encircled cross at the top. The stone is attached to a larger slab. A pot of flowers sits above.
[Grave of John Robert Edward Lee]
The grave of John Robert Edward Lee is located in the Powder Mill Cemetery, on FM 1997 in Marshall. The cemetery is traditionally African-American. Dates on the stone are 1864-1944. Words at the bottom are illegible. Engraved flowers decorate the top. The grave of his wife, Ardelia A. Lee, is nearby. Lee was one of the earliest students of Bishop College. He graduated in 1889 and joined the Bishop faculty. In 1900 he became academic director of Tuskegee Institute. After serving as a school principal in Kansas for a period, he was appointed president of Florida A&M, where he remained until death. The Lees' son brought his parents' bodies from Florida to Marshall to be buried in Powder Mill. Hence the comparative newness and similarity of the monuments.
[Grave of John T. Johnson, Harrison County]
Photograph of the grave of John T. Johnson, located in Harrison County, the cemetery unidentified. The stone has the dates 1901-1975 and the words, "We Will Meet Again."
[Grave of Lee Annie Brown, Marshall]
The grave of Lee Annie Brown is located in Nichols (Old Sudduth) Cemetery on Merrill St. in Marshall. It a traditionally African-American site. The dates 1863-1935 are engraved on the stone, which is applied to the slab. Above the stone is a decoration.
[Grave of Lillie Adams, Marshall]
The grave of Lillie Adams is in the Powder Mill Cemetery on FM 1997 in Marshall. The cemetery is traditionally African-American. The dates on the pink granite stone are Nov. 18, 1890 - Sept. 27, 1972. The word "Mother" is above the name. Some illegible words are below the dates. An open book design in white frames the information. Stalks of flowers also adorn the design. Some real or artificial plants are to the left and right of the headstone.
[Grave of Lizzie Powell, Marshall]
The grave of Lizzie Powell, Marshall is located in the Powder Mill Cemetery on FM 1997 in Marshall. The cemetery is traditionally African-American. The dates on the stone are 1880-1966. Engraved stylized flowers in a container decorate the bottom of the stone. A brick border and a cyclone fence enclosed the area. Some potted flowers stand to the left.
[Grave of Marcus Emory, Marshall]
The grave of Marcus Emory is located in Powder Mill Cemetery on FM 1997 in Marshall. The cemetery is traditionally African-American. The dates are 1928-1976. The words "...US ARMY" are between the name and the dates. The stone rests on a slab with a name marker above. A pot or vase of flowers decorates the slab. To the left is another stone, unidentified.
[Grave of Mary E. Langston, Marshall]
The grave of Mary E. Langston is located in the Powder Mill Cemetery in north Marshall on FM 1997. It is a traditionally African-American cemetery. The dates for Langston are 3-1-1890 - 8-31-1976.
[Grave of Mary E. Langston, Marshall]
The grave of Mary E. Langston is in the Powder Mill Cemetery on FM 1997 in Marshall. The cemetery is traditionally African-American. The dates on the stone are 3-11-1890 and 8-31-1976.
[Grave of Matthew Leach III]
The grave of Matthew Leach III is located in the Power Mill Cemetery on FM 1997 in Marshall. The cemetery is traditionally African-American. Dates on the stone are Oct 13 1932-Feb 5 1972. Other words are "Texas PVT US ARMY KOREA." A plain encircled cross decorates the top of the stone.
[Grave of Millie Green, Marshall]
The grave of Millie Green is in Nichols Cemetery on Merrill St. in Marshall. The site is traditionally African-American. The dates on the stone are 10 Jan. 1879 and 17 Jul 1939.
[Grave of Mrs. Addie M. Vincent in Marshall]
The grave of Mrs. Addie M. Vincent is in the Nichols (Old Sudduth) Cemetery on Merrill St. in east Marshall. The site is traditionally African-American. Words on the stone related that she was the wife of Rev. J O [C.?] Vincent. The dates are 1899 and 1969.
[Grave of Paul Rudd, Marshall]
The grave of Paul Rudd is located in the Powder Mill Cemetery on FM 1997 in Marshall. The cemetery is traditionally African-American. The dates on the stone are Mar 5 1882-Apr 2 1910. The other engravings are illegible. The grave is inside a low iron fence with a decorative post, all in an old style.
[Grave of Rev. Patterson, Harrison County]
The grave of Rev. (James H.?) Patterson is in an unidentified (Antioch?) cemetery in Harrison County. The dates on the decorated stone are Sept 17 (27?) 1847 and Aug. 29 1915.