[Funeral Program for Alfreda L. McDaniel, October 29, 2005]

[Funeral Program for Alfreda L. McDaniel, October 29, 2005]

Date: October 29, 2005
Creator: unknown
Description: Funeral program for Dr. Alfreda L. McDaniel, born April 17, 1940 and died October 23, 2005. The funeral was held Saturday, October 29, 2005 at Greater New Mt. Zion Baptist Church, officiated by Rev. J. T. Hardeman. Funeral arrangements were made through Lewis Funeral Home and she was buried in Southern Memorial Cemetery in San Antonio, Texas.
Contributing Partner: San Antonio Public Library
Hotel Galvez, Galveston

Hotel Galvez, Galveston

Date: October 29, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Photograph of Hotel Galvez in Galveston, Texas. It is a tall white building with a red tiled roof. Palm trees line the the street in front of the hotel, and cars drive past in the foreground.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Galveston-Bolivar Ferryboat, Ray Stoker Jr.

Galveston-Bolivar Ferryboat, Ray Stoker Jr.

Date: October 29, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Photograph of a Galveston-Bolivar Ferryboat, the Ray Stoker Jr., unloading in Galveston.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Galveston-Bolivar Ferryboat, a ride on the Ray Stoker Jr.

Galveston-Bolivar Ferryboat, a ride on the Ray Stoker Jr.

Date: October 29, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Photograph of a ride on the Ray Stoker Jr., a Galveston-Bolivar Ferryboat.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Historic Plaque, the Right Reverend Monsignor James Martin Kirwin

Historic Plaque, the Right Reverend Monsignor James Martin Kirwin

Date: October 29, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Photograph of a historic plaque in Galveston, Texas. It reads: "The Right Reverend Monsignor James Martin Kirwin (July 1, 1872 - January 24, 1926). A native of Circleville, Ohio, young Catholic priest James Martin Kirwin arrived in Galveston in 1896. He was soon appointed Vicar General of the Diocese of Galveston by Bishop Nicholas A. Gallagher. As Rector of St. Mary's Cathedral, Father Kirwin's work as a civic and religious leader was felt throughout the city. In 1900, following the disastrous Galveston storm, Kirwin was instrumental in forming the Committee for Public Safety, which provided oversight for relief efforts and control of the devastated city. Together with his friend Rabbi Henry Cohen, Father Kirwin was a leading force in rebuilding Galveston. He helped lay the cornerstone of the Galveston Seawall in 1902 and participated in ceremonies marking its completion two years later. Kirwin was also instrumental in settling labor disputes on Galveston's docks and in forming the Galveston Home Protective League, and organization whose purpose was to remove saloons from residential neighborhoods. He led in the fight against the local Ku Klux Klan in the 1920s. When Monsignor Kirwin died in 1926, the whole city mourned one of its most ...
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Eaton Memorial Chapel, Galveston

Eaton Memorial Chapel, Galveston

Date: October 29, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Photograph of the Eaton Memorial Chapel in Galveston. There are palm trees growing in front of the chapel, and cars parked at the curb.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Eaton Memorial Chapel, Galveston

Eaton Memorial Chapel, Galveston

Date: October 29, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Photograph of the Eaton Memorial Chapel in Galveston. It is made of stone with many windows set into the front facade of the building.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Galveston County Courthouse

Galveston County Courthouse

Date: October 29, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Photograph of the Galveston County Courthouse. There is a statue of a Confederate soldier in front of the courthouse, and there are palm trees lining the sidewalk to the entrance.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Eaton Memorial Chapel, Galveston, window detail

Eaton Memorial Chapel, Galveston, window detail

Date: October 29, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Photograph of a detail of a window at the Eaton Memorial Chapel in Galveston.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Hotel Galvez, Galveston

Hotel Galvez, Galveston

Date: October 29, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Photograph of Hotel Galvez in Galveston, Texas. It is a tall white building with a red roof. Palm trees decorate the grounds.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
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