[New Edition to the Timothy Wall at the First Christian Church]

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Photograph of Edward Anderson, the new Timothy at First Christian Church, honored by having his photo hung on the Timothy Wall in the narthex of the sanctuary. In photo, left to right: John M. Hughes, Minister; Mary Jane Anderson, Eddie's wife; Glynn Lowther, Deacon; Edward Anderson receiving a congratulatory handshake from Charles Poston, Chairman of the Official Board; Miss Verna Evelyn Johnson, Minister of Education; and E.M. Reeder, Church elder.

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

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J.C. Watkins Photography August 31, 1958.

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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 48 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 Edward Anderson, the new Timothy at First Christian Church, honored by having his photo hung on the Timothy Wall in the narthex of the sanctuary. In photo, left to right: John M. Hughes, Minister; Mary Jane Anderson, Eddie's wife; Glynn Lowther, Deacon; Edward Anderson receiving a congratulatory handshake from Charles Poston, Chairman of the Official Board; Miss Verna Evelyn Johnson, Minister of Education; and E.M. Reeder, Church elder.

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

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"8" x 10" b/w image: August 31, 1958: Edward Anderson, new Timothy from the church is honored by having his photo hung on our Timothy Wall in the narthex of the sanctuary. In photo, left to right: John M. Hughes, Minister, Mary Jane Anderson, Eddie's wife; Glynn Lowther, Deacon; Edward Anderson receiving a congratulatory handshake from Charles Poston, Chairman of the Official Board; Miss Verna Evelyn Johnson, Minister of Education; and E.M. Reeder, Church elder."

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Rescuing Texas History, 2007

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  • August 31, 1958

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  • Feb. 19, 2008, 7:06 p.m.

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  • March 1, 2017, 2:18 p.m.

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J.C. Watkins Photography. [New Edition to the Timothy Wall at the First Christian Church], photograph, August 31, 1958; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth34908/: accessed March 29, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting First Christian Church of Port Arthur.