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[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

[Marshall University, Marshall]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Partner: Marshall Public Library

[Price T. Young School, Marshall]

Description: Price T. Young School is located on Sanford St. in Marshall. It is within the historic New Town Neighborhood. It was named to honor an influential African-American educator who was the first principal there. It was originally named Pemberton Junior High School when it opened in 1964 to house seventh and eighth graders. In 1971, the two grades were separated when the eighth graders were moved to Marshall Junior High School, a twin campus in east Marshall. In 1975 PJHS was renamed Price T. Young. In 1981 both seventh and eighth grades were reunited and moved to another campus. At present Price T. Young is a middle school for fifth and sixth grades.
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: 1965
Partner: Marshall Public Library

[Marshall University, Marshall]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Partner: Marshall Public Library

[Park School, Marshall]

Description: Park School was an early elementary school for African-American children in Marshall. It was located at 600 Park Street. In 1902, local educator J. H. Moore was authorized by the school board to organize an elementary school for northwest Marshall. Classes began in the Odd Fellows Hall on West Grand Ave. They moved to the brick building on Park St. on Jan. 5, 1903. Moore was principal there for 22 years and was succeeded by L. E. Thompson. During Thompson's leadership, two additional classrooms, an auditorium, and four more rooms were added. P. E. Moon became the third principal in 1950, remaining there until the school was closed in 1954. A new campus named for J. H. Moore replaced Park Elementary, and the old campus no longer exists.
Date: unknown
Partner: Marshall Public Library
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