[Birth Certificate for Benjamin F. Price]

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Birth certificate for Benjamin F. Price, born in Palestine, Texas, February 1873 to Sam Price and Mary Foster. According to the certificate, both of his parents were slaves in Palestine at the time of his birth. The back of the page includes instructions for completing information and the text of legislation related to the form.

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[1] p. ; 28 cm.

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Texas. Bureau of Vital Statistics. 1958.

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Price Johnson Family Collection

The Price Johnson Family Collection provides statistic records, deeds, titles, photographs and newspaper articles relating to the history of an African American family started by Sam Price; a slave whose freedom was purchased by the slavemasters' daughter. The various unions between subsequent family members have given rise to land owners, educators, politicians, athletes, and civil rights leaders.

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  • Main Title: [Birth Certificate for Benjamin F. Price]
  • Added Title: Texas Department of Health Bureau of Vital Statistics: Certificate of Birth

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Birth certificate for Benjamin F. Price, born in Palestine, Texas, February 1873 to Sam Price and Mary Foster. According to the certificate, both of his parents were slaves in Palestine at the time of his birth. The back of the page includes instructions for completing information and the text of legislation related to the form.

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[1] p. ; 28 cm.

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Texas Cultures Online features local history materials from eighteen institutions depicting the diverse cultures of Texas during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Burnet County Historical Commission, Anne & Mike Stewart Collection, Danish Heritage Preservation Society, Gillespie County Historical Society, Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library, Institute of Texan Cultures, Mexic-Arte Museum, Museum of the Big Bend, Museum of the Gulf Coast, Nesbitt Memorial Library, Panola College, Price Johnson Family Collection, San Antonio Public Library, Tarleton State University, University of Texas at San Antonio, and the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Funding for this collection was provided by the Amon Carter Foundation.

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Texas. Bureau of Vital Statistics. [Birth Certificate for Benjamin F. Price], legal document, 1958; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth191150/: accessed July 25, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Price Johnson Family Collection.