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Letter from State Senator Gonzalo Barrientos

Description: Letter from State Senator of District 14 Gonzalo Barrientos, supporting First Baptist Church on its project to record their history as the oldest Baptist church for African- Americans.
Date: March 30, 2001
Creator: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

Letter from Governor George W. Bush

Description: Letter congratulating First Baptist Church on its 130th Anniversary from Governor George W. Bush.
Date: April 3, 1997
Creator: Bush, George W.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

Letter from Kirk Watson, Mayor of Austin

Description: Letter from Austin Mayor Kirk Watson, supporting Ernestine Thompson and First Baptist Church on its project to chronicle its 133 year past.
Date: January 22, 2001
Creator: Kirk Watson
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

G.W. Norman School

Description: Written information about the G.W. Norman Elementary School in Austin, TX.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Text
Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

Hobart Taylor, Jr.

Description: Hobart Taylor, Jr. was educated in Houston and at Prairie View A&M College and traveled to Washington D.C. as the President's Committee on Equal Employment Opportunity. He later became a special counsel to President Johnson and in 1965 was appointed a director of the Import-Export Bank.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

Kealing Junior High

Description: Written information about Kealing Junior High School in Austin, TX.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Text
Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

W.H. Passon Historical Society Pamphlet

Description: Pamphlet about the W.H. Passon Historical Society in Austin, TX. The society's goal is the preservation of black history in the Austin area.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Text
Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum