First Baptist Church - Historic Bell

First Baptist Church - Historic Bell

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the historic Bell from First Baptist Church.
Contributing Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum
[Parade Float Representing a School House]

[Parade Float Representing a School House]

Date: unknown
Creator: Wallace, Sally Brittingham
Description: Photograph of a parade float that has been decorated to represent a school house and pulled on a truck bed. A bell has been built into the center of the structure. Underneath that, a scene has been painted showing a chalkboard, windows, and a map of a portion of the world. To the left, a boy sits on a stool while holding a dunce cap. Moving right, a group of children are on either side of a man who is facing the camera.
Contributing Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch
[Parade Float Representing a School House]

[Parade Float Representing a School House]

Date: unknown
Creator: Wallace, Sally Brittingham
Description: Photograph of a parade float that has been decorated to represent a school house and pulled on a truck bed. A bell has been built into the center of the structure. Underneath that, a scene has been painted showing a chalkboard, windows, and a map of a portion of the world. To the left, a boy sits on a stool while holding a dunce cap. Moving right, a group of three girls watch a man spank a boy. Further to the right, a group of children sit looking at the camera.
Contributing Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch
Jones Chapel Methodist Church Historical Marker

Jones Chapel Methodist Church Historical Marker

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Jones Chapel Methodist met in an old school house until they built a sanctuary in 1889, on land donated by Captain A. C. Jones to three former slaves, who served as trustees of the new church. Charter members included Classie Douglas, Ann Felix, Felix Garner, Lawson Glenn, Serena Hodge, Ellen Jones, Ben Lott, Leanna Lott, Mose Lott, J. J. McCloud, Carrie McCampbell, P.M. McCarty, Kimmie Nancy, Elvira Newton, Rebecca Simms, Wesley Simms, I.E. Starnes, George Steward, Katy Ware, Sam Ware, Harriet Williams and Mary Williams. Many of the early members were former slaves. In 1926, the present frame church was built on the original site, where the congregation fervently serves the African American community of Beeville. It is locate at 115 North Leverman Street.
Contributing Partner: Bee County Historical Commission
Amor - The First Simmental Cow to Enter the United States

Amor - The First Simmental Cow to Enter the United States

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Amor, the first Simmental cow to enter the United States. A large cow bell is on the ground in front of the steer. Two men in suits stand behind it. This breed came from Switzerland.
Contributing Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum
Amor - The First Simmental Cow to Enter the United States

Amor - The First Simmental Cow to Enter the United States

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Amor, the first Simmental cow to enter the United States. This breed came from Switzerland.
Contributing Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum
[Bell, Plaque, and Flower Vases on Stone Construction]

[Bell, Plaque, and Flower Vases on Stone Construction]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Slide of a medium-sized plaque placed within a type of stone altar. Mounted on top is a black bell with a supporting structure holding it upright. Two pots flank either side, both of which have a register of decorative schema running along their width. "Elephant ear" plants have been placed inside them. The actual plaque has an inscription of text in golden relief. It reads: "This property has been placed on the National Register of Historical Places by the United States Department of the Interior."
Contributing Partner: Burnet County Historical Commission
[East Ward School Bell]

[East Ward School Bell]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a man identified as Clyde Drake. He is standing outdoors ringing the East Ward School Bell. There are buildings in the background.
Contributing Partner: Collingsworth County Museum
Church Bell

Church Bell

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Color photograph of the Danevang Lutheran Church bell tower, which features a pointed roof covered in small brown shingles and a rectangular base finished in white wood siding. The bell inside, which is not visible in this photo, has been used since 1908 when the church was referred to as Ansgar Evangelical Lutheran Church. Related information has been typed on a sheet of paper; the sheet has been attached to the bottom half of the photograph.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
[North Texas Football Spectators, 1998]

[North Texas Football Spectators, 1998]

Date: 1998
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of North Texas spectators, 1998. A member of the "Talon" organization rings the spirit bell at Fouts Field.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
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