William Ross, His family, and His Tailoring Business

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Photo of William Ross and his family. The group is posed together around a bench. Title: The History of William Ross and His Tailoring Business. Short biography of the business of William Ross an Austin, TX tailor. Image of the Ross family business. Title: Giant Oaks From Little Acorns Grow: The William Ross Story. A biography of William Ross.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 26 cm.

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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 126 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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Photo of William Ross and his family. The group is posed together around a bench.

Title: The History of William Ross and His Tailoring Business. Short biography of the business of William Ross an Austin, TX tailor. Image of the Ross family business. Title: Giant Oaks From Little Acorns Grow: The William Ross Story. A biography of William Ross.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 26 cm.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: frm--0010 ; frm-0011; frm-0012 ; frm-0013
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth17426

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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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  • Sept. 13, 2006, 9:27 a.m.

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  • Oct. 6, 2009, 8:55 p.m.

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William Ross, His family, and His Tailoring Business, photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth17426/: accessed September 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum.