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Oral History Interview with Francis Rebecca Horton, May 26, 1984

Description: Interview with Francis Rebecca Horton of Austin, Texas, an active member of St. David's Episcopal Church. In the interview, Francis recalls memories of her younger days during childhood, as a student at Southern Methodist University, and traveling with her husband and children. She describes what life was life during the great depression and the war, and also as a member of the church.
Date: May 26, 1984
Creator: Hillis, Jean & Horton, Francis Rebecca
Partner: St. David’s Episcopal Church

Oral History Interview with George Samson Nalle, April 24, 1984

Description: Interview with George S. Nalle of Austin, Texas, a long time member of St. David's Episcopal Church and veteran of the United States Air Force. In the interview, George recalls memories of the Air Force, attending church, getting married, and living in the Governor's Mansion.
Date: April 24, 1984
Creator: Dougherty, Mary Ann & Nalle, George Samson
Partner: St. David’s Episcopal Church

Oral History Interview with Jessie Wand, April 29, 1984

Description: Interview with Jessie Wand of Austin, Texas, a long time member of St. David's Episcopal Church. In the interview, Jessie talks about her family and their travels when she was young, her time at Rice University and Texas Woman's University, and life during the Great Depression and war. She recalls some history about the church and talks about her involvement through the years.
Date: April 29, 1984
Creator: Hillis, Jean & Wand, Jessie Ziggler
Partner: St. David’s Episcopal Church

Oral History Interview with Katherine Jones, Spring 1984

Description: Interview with Katherine Jones of Austin, Texas, a long time member of St. David's Episcopal Church. In the interview, Katherine talks about her family, working at the Capitol, and some changes that the city of Austin has undergone over the years. Katherine also recalls when she first joined St. David's Episcopal Church and her education in music and Spanish.
Date: 1984
Creator: Williams, Murray & Jones, Katherine
Partner: St. David’s Episcopal Church

Oral History Interview with Lynette Giesecke, Spring 1984

Description: Interview with Lynette Giesecke of Austin, Texas, who grew up with St. David's Episcopal Church. In the interview, Lynette recalls memories of her younger years and as a student at Columbia University, the University of Houston, and the Diocese of Texas. She also recounts some details of the history of St. David's Episcopal Church and explains why she chose to attend the church.
Date: 1984
Creator: Williams, Murray & Giesecke, Lynette
Partner: St. David’s Episcopal Church

Oral History Interview with Virginia Sumners, May 7, 1984

Description: Interview with Virginia Sumners of Austin, Texas, a long time member of St. David's Episcopal Church. In the interview, Virginia talks about her family and their values as well as details about her younger life. She recalls some events in the history of the church and describes her involvement.
Date: May 7, 1984
Creator: Hillis, Priscilla & Sumners, Virginia
Partner: St. David’s Episcopal Church

[Portrait of Reverend Caleb Ives]

Description: Portrait photograph of the Reverend Caleb Ives of St. David's Episcopal Church. An accompanying card states that he was the first foreign missionary of the Church appointed to the Republic of Texas. He was also the founder of the Mother Church of the Diocese, Christ Church Matagorda and held the first service of the Church in Austin, 1840.
Date: 1849
Partner: St. David’s Episcopal Church

[Portrait of Reverend Milton R. Worsham]

Description: Photograph of Reverend Milton R. Worsham from St. David's Episcopal Church. An accompanying card reads, "Rector of St. David's, 1912-1916. During his service the parish enlarged from 215 to 350, the church building renovated, the cupola of stained glass removed, and an electric cross installed. The marble reredos and credence table were installed as memorials. From the Church archives."
Date: unknown
Partner: St. David’s Episcopal Church

[Saint David's Church Exterior]

Description: Photograph of the original exterior of St. David's Church, before the streets were lowered. The building is surrounded by small trees and there are two black automobiles parked on the street. The church is located at San Jacinto and 7th Street, in Austin, Texas.
Date: 1923
Creator: Jordan Company
Partner: St. David’s Episcopal Church