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A collection of documents, letters, and items regarding the Marshall family of Kansas and Oklahoma.

Joseph R. Marshall was born on August 22, 1902 and died February 14, 1991. Mabel F. Farnsworth Marshall was born on July 18, 1906 and died April 28, 1991. Joseph and Mabel married on July 2, 1925. They had four children: Dorothy, Richard, Phyllis, and foster son Chris Smith. Joe and Mabel bought Western Auto Dealership in Tonkawa, Oklahoma in 1939 which they operated until 1985.

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Social Life and Customs


Other Social and Behavioral Sciences

Size of Collection

.3 linear feet

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Manuscript Number

SpC MS 0221

Marshall family collection, 1880-1974



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