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.
Save the Date
EVERY MONDAY - Acoustic jam downtown with the Monday Night Pickers - open to all - at several locations on the Square and N. Washington.
EVERY WEDNESDAY - Boogie Woogie Wednesday at OS2, every week from 7 to 9 pm. Free admission. Music, dancing, dining, joy. A must-do for visitors and locals alike.
EVERY THURSDAY - Electric jam on the Telegraph Stage - open to all and free admission.
EVERY FRIDAY & SATURDAY - Live music in the pub at OS2, Cajun Tex and at Charlie's Backyard Bar & Grill - Marshall's sensational new stage and showcase for great bands.
EVERY SECOND SATURDAY - Beginning in March - and every month through October - a wonderful outdoor festival in Marshall hosted by Marshall Main Street, with arts, crafts, vendors, and a great car show. Live music begins at 8:30 pm (in the summer months, earlier in the fall) on the Telegraph Stage downtown.
FIREANT FESTIVAL is always the 2nd Saturday Weekend in October, Wonderful attractions for kids and grown-ups on the Courthouse Square in Downtown Marshall. "Unconventional Fun!" - The Huffington Post
WONDERLAND OF LIGHTS begins on Thanksgiving Eve and runs through New Year's. Marshall is famous for its annual Christmas festival.