Tue February 17, 2015

History Matters: On why slavery became embedded in the South

Commentator Gary Joiner takes a look at the origins of slavery in this installment of History Matters.

History Matters is made possible in part by the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities and Louisiana Cultural Vistas Magazine.

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Thu November 1, 2012

Friends of Library group in Marshall showcases rare Bible

Janet Black arranges books at the Weisman-Hirsch House in Marshall, listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Credit Kate Archer Kent

A 239-year-old family Bible will be the only book not for sale at the Friends of Library book sale to benefit the Marshall Public Library. The rare German Bible belongs to historian Gail Beil of Marshall, Texas. She is opening up her 1900 Victorian home for the book sale to be held Nov. 9-11.

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