Wooden Bible Cover

Description

Photograph of a decorative wooden Bible cover from the 1880s.

Physical Description

1 photograph : color

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Creator: Unknown. Creation Date: Unknown.

Context

This physical object 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 401 times . More information about this object 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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Description

Photograph of a decorative wooden Bible cover from the 1880s.

Physical Description

1 photograph : color

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Building the African-American Community

Building the African-American Community is a collection of photographs and texts that are part of an effort to preserve Austin’s African-American cultural history. The collection includes photographs of church parishioners, families, students, weddings, church groups, and more from Austin’s African-American community.

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Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Sept. 13, 2006, 8:19 a.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Oct. 20, 2009, 7:50 p.m.

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Wooden Bible Cover, physical object, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth17466/: accessed April 28, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum.