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Estella Strain

Description: Portrait of Estella Strain, the first wife of Morris Strain. Morris was the grandson of Mahala Murchison, the first African American to live in Austin.
Date: unknown
Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

Fanny Mae Tyson Caldwell's Funeral Service Bulletin

Description: The bulletin from the funeral service for Fanny Mae Tyson Caldwell at St. John Regular Baptist Association Tabernacle. Mrs. Caldwell was a long-time educator in Pflugerville, TX. Included in the bulletin are: one of her favorite poems, "The House by the Side of the Road", the order of the service, her obituary, a Litany of Gratitude in her honor, and a family tribute.
Date: May 14, 2004
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
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
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
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
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
Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum