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[Borger, Texas Church of Christ Bulletin]

Description: Copy of "Church News" bulletin v.2 no. 26 for the Church of Christ in Borger, TX. Contains photograph of the exterior of the church building, lists elders and deacons, and gives schedule of services. Inside contains notes about sermon, short articles on baptism and on forgiveness, and details about the life of people in the congregation. A short announcement mentions that a baptistry painting by Blanche Perry is being shipped to the building.
Date: November 12, 1950

[Letter from Albert and Salla to Blanche Perry]

Description: Letter from Albert and Salla (unknown last name) to Blanche Perry thanking her for the baptistry painting done for the church in Texline, Texas. Letter is handwritten on Higgins Brothers Ranch letterhead. Describes opening ceremony for the church, services in Spanish, and the start of a clothing ministry. Gives personal details of the author's health and inquires about Mr. Perry's dizziness. Mentions a Brother Gomez and Brother Montoya.
Date: August 28, 1957

[Baptistry Painting for Missoula, Montana]

Description: Photograph of the baptistry painting done by Perry for the Church of Christ in Missoula, Montana. Painting depicts a stream running over rocks with a tree lined bank, clouds, and mountains. Painting is photographed outside against a brick wall with a drainpipe.
Date: June 8, 1950
Creator: Perry, Myrta Blanche

[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

[Brother McKenzie at a Pulpit]

Description: A photograph of the interior of a church in Arvada, Colorado, with a man at the pulpit and the Blanche Perry baptistry painting behind him. The painting depicts a river flowing over rocks with trees, clouds, and mountains in the background. An inscription on the back identifies the man in the photograph as Brother McKenzie.
Date: May 1957

[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

[Denver Post Article on Blanche Perry]

Description: Clipping of a newspaper article from the Denver Post, dated December 1, 1958, entitled "Woman, 68, Expected to Die of TB in '24, Completes 212th Painting for Her Church." Contains photograph of Perry touching up the baptistry painting of the Thornton Church of Christ in Denver. Article contains history of Perry and how she became involved in creating baptistry paintings.
Date: December 1, 1958
Creator: Prouty, Dick

[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

[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

[Western Observer Article on Blanche Perry]

Description: Newspaper clipping from the Western Observer in Anson, TX entitled "Mural for Church of Christ is Painted This Week By Mrs. Perry." Gives background on Perry's life and church service through her paintings. Gives details on the size and symbols of the baptistry painting done by Perry for the church in Anson, TX.
Date: October 25, 1951
Creator: The Western Observer

[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