Ebenezer Baptist Church - Happy New Year


New Years card from Rev. L. L. Campbell of Ebenezer Baptist Church in 1898.

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1 p. ; 17 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. January 1, 1898.


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Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

The Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum provides materials that represent the history of African American churches in the Austin area and have contributed to the Rescuing Texas History, 2006 and Building the African-American Community collections. The museum is named for Jacob Fontaine, a slave preacher who founded thirteen Baptist churches in Travis County. Mainly consisting of photographs, the items date from 1898 to 2006.

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New Years card from Rev. L. L. Campbell of Ebenezer Baptist Church in 1898.

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1 p. ; 17 cm.



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Building the African-American Community

Building the African-American Community is a collection of photographs and texts largely from the Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum, a museum dedicated to preserving Austin’s African-American cultural history. The museum was named for Jacob Fontaine, who was born a slave in 1808 and served the community as a minister. He established several churches, a newspaper (the Gold Dollar), taught school, and established a grocery store and laundry. The collection includes photographs of church parishioners, families, students, weddings, church groups, and more from Austin’s African-American community.

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  • January 1, 1898

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  • Sept. 13, 2006, 6:10 p.m.

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Ebenezer Baptist Church - Happy New Year, text, January 1, 1898; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth17371/: accessed October 22, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum.