[Photograph of the Choir of the First Presbyterian Church of Waco]

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Photograph of the choir of the First Presbyterian Church of Waco. The choir, composed of both men and women, is pictured standing in a raised loft behind the three seats for the ministers. Opened song books are visible in the hands of each member, and a Pilcher pipe organ is behind the choir.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 in., on card 22 x 27 cm.

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Gildersleeve, Fred 1920~.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2018 and was provided by the First Presbyterian Church of Waco to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 12 times. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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First Presbyterian Church of Waco

The First Presbyterian Church is one of the oldest congregations in Waco, having been organized in May of 1855, with seventeen members and two Ruling Elders. The church archives contain historical photographs and records, including minutes of the Session, registers of Elders and Deacons, as well as communicants (members), baptisms, marriages, and deaths.

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Photograph of the choir of the First Presbyterian Church of Waco. The choir, composed of both men and women, is pictured standing in a raised loft behind the three seats for the ministers. Opened song books are visible in the hands of each member, and a Pilcher pipe organ is behind the choir.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 in., on card 22 x 27 cm.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2018

Rescuing Texas History collects photographs, newspaper articles, letters, postcards, and other historical materials from across the state and beyond to document and preserve the rich history of the state.

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  • 1920~

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  • Feb. 4, 2020, 12:47 p.m.

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  • Aug. 4, 2020, 12:49 p.m.

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Gildersleeve, Fred. [Photograph of the Choir of the First Presbyterian Church of Waco], photograph, 1920~; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1220990/: accessed June 18, 2021), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting First Presbyterian Church of Waco.

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