[Headstone of Azilea and Ben Price]

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Photograph of the shared tombstone of Azilea D. Price and Ben F. Price. It features a floral border etched at the top. The family name has its own rectangular recessed area at the center of the tombstone; below the family name are the individuals' names, both of which are also confined in their own recessed rectangles. The name on the left, Azilea D., is accompanied her birth date, Feb. 15, 1888. The name on the right, Ben F., is followed by his birthdate, Jan. 15, 1883, and his death date, June 28, 1961. Below the pair of names is the ...

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1 photograph : col. ; 4 x 6 in.

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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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Photograph of the shared tombstone of Azilea D. Price and Ben F. Price. It features a floral border etched at the top. The family name has its own rectangular recessed area at the center of the tombstone; below the family name are the individuals' names, both of which are also confined in their own recessed rectangles. The name on the left, Azilea D., is accompanied her birth date, Feb. 15, 1888. The name on the right, Ben F., is followed by his birthdate, Jan. 15, 1883, and his death date, June 28, 1961. Below the pair of names is the quotation, "The Lord is my shepherd I shall not want."

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1 photograph : col. ; 4 x 6 in.

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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.

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[Headstone of Azilea and Ben Price], photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth253082/: accessed August 29, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Price Johnson Family Collection.