[Funeral Program for Virtie Smith Brown, February 8, 1979]

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Funeral program for Mrs. Virtie Smith Brown, born January 24, 1918 and died February 3, 1979. The funeral was held Wednesday, February 8, 1979 at Mt. Zion First Baptist Church, officiated by Rev. Claude W. Black, Minister and the second service was held Wednesday, February 8, 1979 at Mt. Nebo Baptist Church, officiated by Rev. F. J. Hobs. Funeral arrangements were made through Carter-Taylor Mortuary and she was buried in Arenosa Cemetery in Victoria, Texas.

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1 pamphlet : ill. ; 22 x 28 cm., folded to 22 x 14 cm.

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  • Main Title: [Funeral Program for Virtie Smith Brown, February 8, 1979]
  • Added Title: In Loving Memory of Mrs. Virtie Smith Brown

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Funeral program for Mrs. Virtie Smith Brown, born January 24, 1918 and died February 3, 1979. The funeral was held Wednesday, February 8, 1979 at Mt. Zion First Baptist Church, officiated by Rev. Claude W. Black, Minister and the second service was held Wednesday, February 8, 1979 at Mt. Nebo Baptist Church, officiated by Rev. F. J. Hobs. Funeral arrangements were made through Carter-Taylor Mortuary and she was buried in Arenosa Cemetery in Victoria, Texas.

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1 pamphlet : ill. ; 22 x 28 cm., folded to 22 x 14 cm.

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Texas Cultures Online

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.

African American Funeral Programs of San Antonio

The San Antonio Public Library presents its collection of African American funeral programs. The collection consists of over 1,000 programs that date from 1935 to present day and depicts the African American community in Bexar County.

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  • February 8, 1979

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[Funeral Program for Virtie Smith Brown, February 8, 1979], pamphlet, February 8, 1979; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth225842/: accessed October 1, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting San Antonio Public Library.