The Gospel West of the Pecos

The Gospel West of the Pecos

Date: 1971
Creator: unknown
Description: This is a research paper written by Janet Edwards for an American History Class at Marfa High School in 1971. The report covers the history of the Bloys Camp Meetings in west Texas held by Rev. William Benjamin Bloys beginning in the summer of 1890. It describes the camp grounds, the groups that met each summer, and improvements through the years.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
[Mansfield Cumberland Presbyterian Church]

[Mansfield Cumberland Presbyterian Church]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a group of people standing outside of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church in 1892 Mansfield, Texas.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
[First Presbyterian Church Orchestra]

[First Presbyterian Church Orchestra]

Date: December 5, 1987
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Description: Copy negative of the First Presbyterian Church orchestra outside the entrance of the church. A piano and the pianist, Jewel Newton Brown, occupy the center of the photograph, and three members of the orchestra are seated on either side of it. On the left, a woman holding a violin is seated between a man holding a violin and a man holding a clarinet. A woman sits to the immediate right of the piano. Next to her is a man holding a horn, and the man next to him holds an upright bass. A baritone horn sits atop the piano.
Contributing Partner: Cherokee County Historical Commission
[The Western Presbyter]

[The Western Presbyter]

Date: February 11, 1904
Creator: Russell, Charles C.
Description: The Western Presbyter, a weekly publication from Cumberland Presbyterian, contains information about the state of the church.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
[The Western Presbyter]

[The Western Presbyter]

Date: February 5, 1904
Creator: Russell, Charles C.
Description: The Western Presbyter, a weekly publication from Cumberland Presbyterian, contains information about the state of the church.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
[First Presbyterian Church]

[First Presbyterian Church]

Date: 1965
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the First Presbyterian Church in Orange, Texas from the west side. This building is also know as the Lutcher Memorial Building because it was was planned, built and underwritten by Mrs. Henry Jacob (Frances Ann) Lutcher as a memorial to the Henry Jacob Lutcher Family. It is an example of classic Greek Revival architecture, completed in 1912. It was one of the earliest air-conditioned buildings in the United States. The church has a large copper dome, large granite Corinthian columns on the front, and exquisite stained-glass windows. An intricate wrought-iron fence surrounds the property.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
[The Western Presbyter]

[The Western Presbyter]

Date: February 18, 1904
Creator: Russell, Charles C.
Description: The Western Presbyter, a weekly publication from Cumberland Presbyterian, contains information about the state of the church.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
[The Western Presbyter]

[The Western Presbyter]

Date: January 14, 1904
Creator: Russell, Charles C.
Description: The Western Presbyter, a weekly publication from Cumberland Presbyterian, contains information about the state of the church.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
[First Presbyterian Church]

[First Presbyterian Church]

Date: December 5, 1987
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Description: Copy negative of the First Presbyterian Church of Jacksonville. It was built of hand-made cement blocks. Two pillars frame the entrance, and the building has a dome. In the left background, houses are visible.
Contributing Partner: Cherokee County Historical Commission
The Recall, Yearbook of Shreiner Institute, 1932

The Recall, Yearbook of Shreiner Institute, 1932

Date: 1932
Creator: Schreiner Institute
Description: Yearbook for Schreiner Institute of Kerrville, Texas includes photos of and information about the school, student body, professors, and organization.
Contributing Partner: Schreiner University
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