Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

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The Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum at the new location, 1195 Comal St. In the 1880s this was a one-room school house.

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1 photographic print : color ; 4 x 6 in.

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Creator: Unknown. October 23, 2005.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2006 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 140 times , with 4 in the last month . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

The Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum serves to represent the history of African American churches in the Austin area. The museum is named for Jacob Fontaine, a slave preacher who founded thirteen Baptist churches in Travis County. The museum received a Rescuing Texas History grant in 2006 to aid in digitization of materials, which mainly consist of photographs.

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Description

The Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum at the new location, 1195 Comal St. In the 1880s this was a one-room school house.

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1 photographic print : color ; 4 x 6 in.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2006

Rescuing Texas History is a project that aims to digitize at-risk photographs, maps, artwork, and more. Funding was provided by the Summerlee Foundation of Dallas.

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  • October 23, 2005

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Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Sept. 13, 2006, 6:32 p.m.

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  • Oct. 16, 2007, 5:05 p.m.

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Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum, photograph, October 23, 2005; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth17356/: accessed March 29, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum.