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Such an interesting photo. Street-paving scene, Marshall, TX: Birthplace of Boogie Woogie 1915. Grateful to those who paved the way. And the streets! Happy Labor Day.
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Photos of Marshall people taken by Farm Securities Administration photographer Russell Lee in 1939. The people are not identified, but perhaps some descendants are still here and will recognize them. Russell Lee, Gordon Parks, Walker Evans, Dorothea Lange and other photographers were hired to document Depression-Era America. The Library of Congress has 164,000 images available to view online. Click here to see several of them in a Facebook album. Continue reading
Save the date – Boogie Woogie Wednesday, June 12 – a rare event – a visiting artist who’s had an incredible career in blues & boogie woogie, as a musician, a historian, and an educator, NAT DOVE. He’s performed and … Continue reading
Mother’s Day Weekend is always wonderful here. Recommended itinerary: Graceful Ghost tour of Caddo Lake, Barrel-racing finals at Josey Ranch, Second Saturday Extravaganza Downtown with the fabulous Free Concert Saturday night starring Robin & The Bluebirds.