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[Baptistry Interpretation for Elkhart, Kansas Church]

Description: Handwritten essay by Perry entitled "Interpretation of Baptistry painting at Elkhart, Kansas." Essay describes scene along the Jordan River, Mt. Hernon, and Mt. Lebanon that inspired this painting. Elements and symbols mentioned include willow trees, eucalyptus, pines, cedar, sun beam cross, light, cloud shaped dove, water, rock, stone, sheep. Manuscript contains numerous edits.
Date: October 1952
Creator: Perry, Myrta Blanche

[Baptistry Interpretation for Hialeah, Florida]

Description: Handwritten letter by Blanche Perry entitled "Interpretation of Church of Christ Baptistry, Hialeah, Fla." Letter mentions the assistance of Mrs. Nina D. McCarty. Painting theme: God's Handiwork. Symbols mentioned include sun, light, dove shaped cloud, cross, water, trees, rocks, birds and flowers.
Date: January 1956
Creator: Perry, Myrta Blanche

[Baptistry Painting for Fowler, Colorado]

Description: A black and white photograph of the painting created by Blanche Perry for a Church of Christ in Fowler, Colorado. Scene shows wide, calm water with trees and wooded banks and mountains in the background. Photograph is entitled "Sunrise over Jordan." Inscription on back reads in part, "The Sun of Righteousness over the Jordan Hills. Fall coloring."
Date: October 1953
Creator: Perry, Myrta Blanche

[Baptistry Painting for Fowler, Colorado #2]

Description: A black and white photograph of the painting created by Blanche Perry for a Church of Christ in Fowler, Colorado. Scene shows wide, calm water with trees and wooded banks and mountains in the background. Photograph is entitled "Sunrise over Jordan."
Date: October 1953
Creator: Perry, Myrta Blanche

[Baptistry Painting for Hopkinsville, Kentucky #2]

Description: A black and white photograph of the baptistry painting done by Perry for the Church of Christ in Hopkinsville, Kentucky. Painting is of river with trees and rocky hills, clouds, and sun. Inscription on back reads in part, "True view except color, of Jordan river scene. Theme Sunrise over the Jordan illustrating The Christian era."
Date: November 1950
Creator: Perry, Myrta Blanche

[Baptistry Painting for Lamar, Colorado #2]

Description: A photograph of the baptistry painting done by Blanche Perry for the church in Lamar, Colorado. The photograph shows the painting outside against a brick wall. Painting shows stream with rock and wooded banks, trees, hills and mountains, and clouds.
Date: May 17, 1958
Creator: Perry, Myrta Blanche

[Baptistry Painting in Forgan, Oklahoma]

Description: Black and white photograph of baptistry painting done by Perry for a church in Forgan, Oklahoma. Scene depicts wide river, rocks, trees, clouds, low mountains. The notes on the back of the photograph give a variety of places, names, and dates: Madisonville, Kentucky, May 5, 1950, J.W. Hatchel; Chickasha, Oklahoma, Hart. D. Mansur, April 24, 1950; Forgan, Oklahoma, April 10, 1950.
Date: April 10, 1950
Creator: Perry, Myrta Blanche

[Blanche Perry Agenda #2]

Description: Journal with handwritten notes both personal and associated with Perry's painting work. Miscellaneous items tucked inside front cover include: Mother's Day card; essay "Old Ancient" (September 1947); postcard from a Sister Foster requesting a baptistry painting for church in Los Angeles, California; photograph of congregation in Las Vegas (1942); photograph of church interior and baptistry in Alexandria, Virginia.
Date: 1957
Creator: Perry, Myrta Blanche

[Blanche Perry Painting for Bristol, Oklahoma]

Description: Black and white photograph of baptistry painting done by Perry for a church in Bristol, Oklahoma. Scene depicts wide river with large trees and clouds. The back of the photograph is inscribed with several names, dates, and places: Bristol, Oklahoma, May 29, 1950, Homer Wolfe, Jr.; Hondo, Texas, May 15, 1950; Hooker, Oklahoma, May 29, 1950, Ira Hickox.
Date: May 29, 1950

[Blanche Perry Painting for Christiansburg, Virginia]

Description: Black and white photograph of baptistry painting Perry did for the church in Christiansburg, Virginia. Painting was photographed against a brick wall. Scene depicts water with large rocks, various types of trees, mountains, clouds, sun, shaft of light. Inscription on back of photograph reads in part, "Painted after trip to Quebec ... We came thro Va. [through Virginia] en route home from Quebec in 1950 (Sept)."
Date: November 1950

[Blanche Perry Painting for Decatur, Texas]

Description: Black and white photograph of baptistry painting done by Perry for a church in Decatur, Texas. Scene depicts creek, rocks, different types of trees, mountains, clouds. Inscription on back bears the name "Bob Buchanan" and also the place names "Decatur, Tex [Texas]" and "Snyder, Okla [Oklahoma]."
Date: January 24, 1950