[Mrs. O.P. 'Granny' Pearce's 90th Birthday Party]

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Photograph of Mrs. O.P. 'Granny' Pearce celebrating her 90th birthday at the First Christian Church on February 2, 1959. She passed away on July 14, 1961 at the age of 92.

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1 photograph, b & w ; 8 in. x 10 in.

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J.C. Watkins Photography February 2, 1959.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2007 and was provided by First Christian Church of Port Arthur to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 129 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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First Christian Church of Port Arthur

The First Christian Church of Port Arthur is part of the Disciples of Christ denomination, and have been in Port Arthur since 1904. In addition to the important role they play in there community, the church is known for famous rock star Janis Joplin, who sang with the youth choir in the early 1950s. The church received a Rescuing Texas History grant in 2007 to aid in digitization of their historical materials.

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Photograph of Mrs. O.P. 'Granny' Pearce celebrating her 90th birthday at the First Christian Church on February 2, 1959. She passed away on July 14, 1961 at the age of 92.

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1 photograph, b & w ; 8 in. x 10 in.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2007

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  • February 2, 1959

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  • Feb. 19, 2008, 7:08 p.m.

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J.C. Watkins Photography. [Mrs. O.P. 'Granny' Pearce's 90th Birthday Party], photograph, February 2, 1959; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth34902/: accessed February 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting First Christian Church of Port Arthur.