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First Baptist Church - Members, 1930

Description: Photograph of a group of members of First Baptist Church in 1927. The four men and four women are standing in a line outside of a building. They all appear to be dressed up and are wearing coats.
Date: 1927
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

First Baptist Church - Vacation Bible School

Description: Photograph of the children and instructors from the 1968 First Baptist Church Vacation Bible School classes. The group is posing in multiple rows at the front of the church.
Date: 1968
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

First Baptist Church Day Proclamation

Description: Proclamation made by Samuel T. Briscoe, Commissionar of Princinct 1 that proclaims April 20, 1997 as First Baptist Church Day.
Date: April 20, 1997
Creator: Briscoe, Samuel T.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

First Baptist Church - Usher Board -1

Description: Photograph of a group of ushers from First Baptist Church. The group includes several children standing in the front with rows of women and men standing behind them. They appear to be wearing matching outfits. This is Usher Board - 1 at First Baptist Church in 1930.
Date: 1930
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

First Baptist Church - Group 10

Description: Photograph of thirteen men from the First Baptist Church Congregation. The men in the front row are sitting in chairs and those in the back are standing. They appear to be outside, in front of a building. When First Baptist Church was at it's 14th and Red River Streets location in 1930, Rev. Levi Stanmore selected 10 groups to discuss, review the survey given to them, and at a later date give their group reports to him about "considering a New Church". This is Group 10.
Date: 1930
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

First Baptist Church - Group 8

Description: Photograph of a group of people from the First Baptist Church congregation. They are posed in two rows with those in front sitting in chairs and the back row standing behind them. The photograph appears to have been taken out-of-doors in front of a building. When First Baptist Church was at it's 14th and Red River Streets location in 1930, Rev. Levi Stanmore selected 10 groups to discuss, review the survey given to them, and at a later date give their group reports to him about "considering a New Church". This is Group 8.
Date: 1930
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

First Baptist Church - Group 6

Description: Photograph of a group of people from the First Baptist Church congregation. They appear to be outside, in front of a building and are arranged in two rows; those in the front are sitting in chairs and the back row is standing behind them. When First Baptist Church was at it's 14th and Red River Streets location in 1930, Rev. Levi Stanmore selected 10 groups to discuss, review the survey given to them, and at a later date give their group reports to him about "considering a New Church". This is Group 6.
Date: 1930
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

First Baptist Church - Group 5

Description: Photograph of a group of people from the First Baptist Church congregation. They are posed in two rows with those in front sitting in chairs and the back row standing behind them. The photograph appears to have been taken out-of-doors in front of a building. When First Baptist Church was at it's 14th and Red River Streets location in 1930, Rev. Levi Stanmore selected 10 groups to discuss, review the survey given to them, and at a later date give their group reports to him about "considering a New Church". This is Group 5.
Date: 1930
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

First Baptist Church - Group 4

Description: Photograph of a group of people from the First Baptist Church congregation. There are five women in the front, sitting in a row of chairs; two women and two men are standing behind them. it appears that they are posing outside in front of a building. When First Baptist Church was at it's 14th and Red River Streets location in 1930, Rev. Levi Stanmore selected 10 groups to discuss, review the survey given to them, and at a later date give their group reports to him about "considering a New Church". This is Group 4.
Date: 1930
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

First Baptist Church - Group 3

Description: Photograph of a group of twelve people from the congregation of First Baptist Church. The women in the front row are sitting in chairs and the men and women in the back are standing behind them. When First Baptist Church was at it's 14th and Red River Streets location in 1930, Rev. Levi Stanmore selected 10 groups to discuss, review the survey given to them, and at a later date give their group reports to him about "considering a New Church". This is Group 3.
Date: 1930
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

First Baptist Church - Group 2

Description: Photograph of a group of women from First Baptist Church. The women in the first row are seated in chairs and the women in the back row are standing. When First Baptist Church was at it's 14th and Red River Streets location in 1930, Rev. Levi Stanmore selected 10 groups to discuss, review the survey given to them, and at a later date give their group reports to him about "considering a New Church". This is Group 2.
Date: 1930
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

First Baptist Church - Usher Board 2

Description: Photograph of a group of ushers from First Baptist Church. The group includes eight women and five men standing in two rows. They appear to be wearing matching outfits. This is Usher Board 2 at First Baptist Church in Austin around 1930.
Date: 1930
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

H.T. Kealing

Description: Portrait of a man, labeled "Prof. H. T. Kealing" in handwritten text at the bottom of the photograph. H.T. Kealing (1860 - 1918) was a principal, teacher, writer, editor, and distinguished Methodist Episcopal layman. He was among the first generation of blacks to attend school during the Reconstruction. Kealing Junior High School in Austin was named for him.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum