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Letter from State Senator Gonzalo Barrientos

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Letter from State Senator of District 14 Gonzalo Barrientos, supporting First Baptist Church on its project to record their history as the oldest Baptist church for African- Americans.

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Barrientos, Gonzalo March 30, 2001.

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This letter is part of the collection entitled: Texas History Collection 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 6421 times , with 24 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 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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Letter from State Senator of District 14 Gonzalo Barrientos, supporting First Baptist Church on its project to record their history as the oldest Baptist church for African- Americans.

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1 letter

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Texas History Collection

Drawn from collections at the UNT Libraries and various partners, these materials about Texas history include artifacts, books, documents, manuscripts, photographs, maps, letters, and more.

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  • March 30, 2001

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  • Sept. 13, 2006, 8:22 a.m.

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  • Oct. 16, 2007, 5:08 p.m.

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Barrientos, Gonzalo. Letter from State Senator Gonzalo Barrientos, letter, March 30, 2001; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth17451/: accessed July 27, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum.