Wooden Bible Cover

Description

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

Physical Description

1 photograph : color

Creation Information

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 392 times . More information about this object 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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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 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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Added to 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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Total Uses: 392

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Wooden Bible Cover, physical object, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth17466/: accessed August 27, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum.