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Retired history teacher’s work chronicled over years



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Marshall Mitchell, 78, was featured in an article in the Daily Journal's first edition in printed in 1963. The feature covered the trip he took through the Middle East. Mitchell is a lifelong resident of Franklin. He attended Franklin College where he earned a degree in history. He served in the army from 1959-1961. After the leaving the army he taught history in Edinburgh and Whiteland. Mike Wolanin / Daily Journal


Among the boxes and files containing 78 years of photographs, newspaper clippings and other mementos, Marshall Mitchell keeps a yellow and faded laminated newspaper.

The small photograph shows Mitchell as a 27-year-old teacher in Edinburgh. The article describes his trip to Europe and the Middle East.

It ran in one of the Daily Journal’s earliest editions.

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