First Baptist Church Day Proclamation

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Proclamation made by Samuel T. Briscoe, Commissionar of Princinct 1 that proclaims April 20, 1997 as First Baptist Church Day.

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[1] p.

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Briscoe, Samuel T. April 20, 1997.

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This letter 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 231 times , with 5 in the last month . More information about this letter 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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Proclamation made by Samuel T. Briscoe, Commissionar of Princinct 1 that proclaims April 20, 1997 as First Baptist Church Day.

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[1] p.

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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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  • April 20, 1997

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Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Sept. 13, 2006, 8:22 a.m.

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  • Oct. 6, 2009, 8:48 p.m.

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Briscoe, Samuel T. First Baptist Church Day Proclamation, letter, April 20, 1997; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth17449/: accessed February 20, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum.