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Letter from State Senator Gonzalo Barrientos

Letter from State Senator Gonzalo Barrientos

Date: March 30, 2001
Creator: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Description: Letter from State Senator of District 14 Gonzalo Barrientos, supporting First Baptist Church on its project to record their history as the oldest Baptist church for African- Americans.
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Carl Walker

Carl Walker

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Carl Walker sitting at a desk, reading a book. There are seals hanging on the wall behind him and a U.S. flag. Walker of Houston became the first negro in the south to be appointed an assistant United States District Attorney. A graduate of Texas Southern University Law School, his appointment in 1961 was to the southern district of Texas.
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Granville Webster Norman

Granville Webster Norman

Date: c. 1920
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Granville Wester Norman, seated in front of two partially-visible women. He served the Austin Independent School District for thirty-two years, from 1896 - 1928. The Norman Elementary School is named in his honor.
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First Baptist Church - Travis Heights Trio

First Baptist Church - Travis Heights Trio

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Travis Heights trio; the three women are standing outdoors in front of a group of trees.
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H.T. Kealing

H.T. Kealing

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Portrait of a man, labeled "Prof. H. T. Kealing" in handwritten text at the bottom of the photograph. H.T. Kealing (1860 - 1918) was a principal, teacher, writer, editor, and distinguished Methodist Episcopal layman. He was among the first generation of blacks to attend school during the Reconstruction. Kealing Junior High School in Austin was named for him.
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First Baptist Church Congregation - 1922

First Baptist Church Congregation - 1922

Date: 1922
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the congregation of First Baptist Church in Austin, TX in 1922.
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Gregory School Faculty

Gregory School Faculty

Date: 1911
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the faculty of the Gregory School in 1911. They are standing in a line outside of a building. Handwritten text at the bottom says, "Days gone by...?"
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W.H. Passon Historical Society Pamphlet

W.H. Passon Historical Society Pamphlet

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Pamphlet about the W.H. Passon Historical Society in Austin, TX. The society's goal is the preservation of black history in the Austin area.
Contributing Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum
Dr. Herman A. Barnett

Dr. Herman A. Barnett

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Dr. Herman Barnett garbed for surgery and looking at some medical equipment while he holds a gas mask over a patient's face. Dr. Barnett was the first African American to be admitted to the University of Texas Medical school, graduated with honors in 1953. He is the first native Texas African American to graduate from a Texas medical school and be licensed to practice in Texas.
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Barbara Jordan - Governor of Texas for a day - June 10, 1972

Barbara Jordan - Governor of Texas for a day - June 10, 1972

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Program for Barbara Jordan, Governor of Texas, June 10, 1972 from the "Governor for a Day" celebration.
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