Mr. and Mrs. James Edward Hill - Golden Wedding Anniversary

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Photograph of banquet tables set up for the fiftieth wedding anniversary celebration of Mr. and Mrs. James Edward Hill, who were married October 7, 1933 in Creedmoor, TX. The couple celebrated their golden anniversary on Sat, October 8, 1983. A reception was hosted by their children, grandchildren and great grandchildren at the Howard Johnson Motor Lodge in Austin, TX. They have 17 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.

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Creator: Unknown. October 8, 1983.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Building the African-American Community and was provided by Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 67 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

The Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum represents the history of African American churches in the Austin area. It is named after Jacob Fontaine, a slave preacher who founded 13 Baptist churches in Travis County. The Museum received a Rescuing Texas History grant in 2006 to aid in digitization of materials, mainly photographs.

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Photograph of banquet tables set up for the fiftieth wedding anniversary celebration of Mr. and Mrs. James Edward Hill, who were married October 7, 1933 in Creedmoor, TX. The couple celebrated their golden anniversary on Sat, October 8, 1983. A reception was hosted by their children, grandchildren and great grandchildren at the Howard Johnson Motor Lodge in Austin, TX. They have 17 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.

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Building the African-American Community

This collection of photographs and texts are part of an effort to preserve Austin’s African-American cultural history. Includes images of church parishioners, families, students, weddings, church groups, and more.

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  • October 8, 1983

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  • Sept. 13, 2006, 6:42 p.m.

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  • March 1, 2016, 12:44 p.m.

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Mr. and Mrs. James Edward Hill - Golden Wedding Anniversary, photograph, October 8, 1983; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth17306/: accessed April 24, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum.