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Old Hurst Library

Description: Hurst Library building, first located on South Hurst School grounds, used by Hurst Home Demonstration Club; moved to Hurst Civic Center, beside Hurst Public Library.
Date: unknown
Creator: Lee Switzer
Partner: Tarrant County College NE, Heritage Room

[Unknown Library Exterior #2 B]

Description: Photograph of an unknown building with a peak roof supported by nine white arches forming a covered walkway. The covered exterior wall is covered with a mural and/or graffiti on either side of a floor-to-ceiling windowed entryway. A blue pick-up truck and parts of three more vehicles parked along the street in front of the library.
Date: [1977..1981]
Partner: Central Texas Library System

[Bryan Public Library Exterior]

Description: Photograph of Bryan Public Library's brick, white trimmed, and windowed exterior with a sign reading Library over the double glass doors. Each ground-floor window has a small landscaped hedge in front, and a few cars can be seen in a parking lot behind the library.
Date: 1978
Partner: Central Texas Library System

Flagpole Inauguration

Description: Photograph of Flagpole inauguration at the Montopolis Branch of the Austin Public Library on July 4th, 1971. Two people stand at the base of the flagpole next to the small branch library building. A few cars are parked in front of the building.
Date: July 4, 1971
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

["Miss Marshall" Helps Kick Off Fund Drive for a New Library]

Description: "Miss Marshall" Celia Choate presents a plaque to Mrs. Thomas R. (Elderleen) Coker to commemorate the creation of the Friends of a Public Library Association in Marshall, Texas. This event inaugurated a Friends fund drive of several years duration to build a new public library building. The new Marshall Public Library opened in 1973.
Date: unknown
Partner: Marshall Public Library

[Friends Award First Membership Card]

Description: In this newspaper file photo, the Friends of a Public Library in Marshall, Texas award their first membership card. From left to right are Ken Duggins,City Manager, Tony Bridge, the first president of Friends, and Audrey Kariel, Friends Executive Board member.
Date: 1983
Partner: Marshall Public Library

[Grant Aids New Library Building]

Description: 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.
Date: 1971
Partner: Marshall Public Library

[Display at Marshall Public Library]

Description: A display area at Marshall Public Library, Marshall, has an art print which could be circulated; and a violin which was used by local musician Charles R. Aber. Mr. Aber also had a large collection of audio tapes which his mother donated to the library after his death.
Date: unknown
Partner: Marshall Public Library

[Let's Read]

Description: Price T. Young students in Marshall, Texas select books on a RIF distribution day at the Marshall Public Library. The library has participated in the "Reading is Fundamental" program since the 1970's. The program provides funds under a matching grant which the library uses to purchase books to distribute to children free of charge.
Date: unknown
Partner: Marshall Public Library