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[Baptistry Painting for Spruce Pine, Alabama]
Photograph of baptistry painting done for the Church of Christ in Spruce Pine, Alabama. Depicts river flowing past trees with mountains, hills, and clouds in the background. Back of photo bears inscription C. B. Isom.
[Borger, Texas Church of Christ Bulletin]
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.
[Letter from Albert and Salla to Blanche Perry]
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.
[Baptistry Painting for Monroe, Louisiana]
Black and white photograph of the baptistry painting done by Perry for the Church of Christ in Monroe, Louisiana. Inscription on back reads in part, "True view from Sawyers View Master reel of the Jordan in the Holy Land series."
[Baptistry Painting for Missoula, Montana]
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.
[Letter from Richard and Elsie to Blanche Perry]
One handwritten letter from Richard and Elsie (cousins to Blanche Perry) thanking Perry for her painting. Mentions Fred Robertson's baptism and personal friend Frank Lee Garrett.
[Blanche Perry Painting for Decatur, Texas]
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]."
[Brother McKenzie at a Pulpit]
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.
[Blanche Perry Painting for Christiansburg, Virginia]
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)."
[Blanche Perry Painting for Denver, Colorado #3]
Photograph of the painting done by Perry for the Sheridan Blvd. Church of Christ in Denver, Colorado. An inscription on the back dates the painting as June 1950 with the name Ray Osborne.
[Denver Post Article on Blanche Perry]
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.
[Letter from S. L. Edwards to Blanche Perry]
Typewritten and signed letter by S.L. Edwards of the Church of Christ in Hoffman Heights, Aurora, Colorado, thanking Perry for the baptistry painting. Letter includes envelope and is dated October 2, 1957.
[Letter from J. H. Brinn to Blanche Perry]
Letter from J.H. Brinn to Blanche Perry inviting Perry to visit the Church of Christ in Dell, Arkansas. Gives directions for locating the town.
[Letter from J. H. Brinn to Blanche Perry #2]
Letter from J.H. Brinn to Blanche Perry requesting a baptistry painting for the Church of Christ in Dell, Arkansas.
[Baptistry Interpretation for Elkhart, Kansas Church]
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.
[Blanche Perry Painting for Borger, Texas]
Black and white photograph of baptistry painting done by Perry for the church in Borger, Texas. Scene depicts wide water, rocks, trees, prominent mountain peak, clouds, sun. Painting is photographed outside against a brick wall with a window.
[Blanche Perry Painting for Bristol, Oklahoma]
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.
[Blanche Perry Painting for Borger, Texas #2]
Black and white photograph of a baptistry painting by Perry installed in the church in Borger, TX. Shows baptistry and painting framed by curved arch.
[Western Observer Article on Blanche Perry]
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.
[Baptistry Painting for Hialeah, Florida]
A black and white photograph of the baptistry painting done by Blanche Perry for the Church of Christ in Hialeah, Florida. Photograph shows painting installed in the baptistry and depicts water, clouds, and palm trees.
[Baptistry Painting for Hialeah, Florida #2]
A black and white photograph of the baptistry painting done by Blanche Perry for the Church of Christ in Hialeah, Florida. Photograph shows painting installed in the baptistry and depicts water, clouds, and palm trees.
[Baptistry Painting for Hopkinsville, Kentucky]
A black and white photograph of the baptistry painting done by Blanche Perry for the Church of Christ in Hopkinsville, Kentucky. Painting is of river with trees and rocky hills, clouds, and sun.
[Letter from Mrs. John L. Atkins to Blanche Perry]
Letter plus envelope from Mrs. Annie Atkins to Perry. Atkins thanks Perry for the painting and renews her past acquaintance with her. She describes her divorce, remarriage, widowhood, and life since then.
[Baptistry Painting for Hopkinsville, Kentucky #2]
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."
[Baptistry Painting for Hialeah, Florida #3]
A black and white photograph of the baptistry painting done by Blanche Perry for the Church of Christ in Hialeah, Florida. Photograph shows painting installed in the baptistry and depicts water, clouds, and palm trees.
[Letter from M. D. Nichols to Blanche Perry]
Letter plus envelope from M.D. Nichols to Perry thanking her for the baptistry painting for the church in Happy, Texas. Mentions special frame the church made for the painting, lighting, and a check they enclosed as part of their thanks.
[Spiritual Application of the Arvada Baptistry Painting]
A typewritten essay entitled "Spiritual Application of the Arvada Baptistry Painting: Theme -- The Triumphant Church." Mentions local scenery and symbols of rock, water, steams, trees, sheep, birds, flowers.
[Letters from E. N. McCoy to Blanche Perry]
Series of letters, plus envelope, mailed together from E.N. McCoy as minister of the Church of Christ in Borger, TX to Blanche Perry. First letter confirms receipt of the painting and its installation on the church baptistry wall. Second letter is addressed to the leaders at the Sherman Street Church of Christ to transmit a check for $200 to the Belgian ministry in appreciation of Perry's painting (November 15, 1950). Third enclosure is a copy of explanatory text given to the Borger congregation regarding the Perry painting. It gives brief background of Perry and short discussion of symbolism in the painting. Symbols mentioned include mountains, sky, snow, sunbeams, light, rocks, flowers, birds. All letters are on church letterhead.
[Elkhart, Kansas Church of Christ Bulletin]
Bulletin from the Church of Christ at Elkhart, Kansas commemorating its new building, complete with a baptistry painting by Blanche Perry. Pamphlet contains a sketch of the building exterior with a detailed history of the founding of the church. A photograph of Perry at work on the painting is printed here. Also contains a history of Perry's life and painting ministry with details on how she came to paint for the Elkhart congregation.
[Baptistry Interpretation for Hialeah, Florida]
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.
[Lenoir City, Tennessee Newspaper Clipping]
Newspaper clipping from The Lenoir City News showing photograph of baptistry painting installed in the church in Lenoir City, Tennessee. Photograph shows interior of the church facing front, baptistry painting framed by curtains, communion table, pulpit, pews, and board at front typically used to display song numbers, contribution, attendance, etc. Story mentions details of the redecoration and a history of the congregation and the building.
[Baptistry Painting for Lenoir City, Tennessee]
Black and white photograph of baptistry painting done by Perry for the church in Lenoir city, Tennessee. Scene depicts willow tree, wide river, rocks, trees, clouds.
[Baptistry Painting for La Mesa, California]
A black and white photograph shows the baptistry painting created by Blanche Perry for the church in La Mesa, California. Painting is against a brick wall and depicts wide river with different types of trees, including and willow tree, and clouds.
[Baptistry Painting for Lamar, Colorado]
A photograph of the baptistry painting done by Blanche Perry for the church in Lamar, Colorado. Painting shows stream with rock and wooded banks, trees, hills and mountains, and clouds.
[Baptistry Painting for Lamar, Colorado #2]
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.
[Blanche Perry Agenda #2]
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.
[Baptistry Painting for Ocala, Florida]
A black and white photograph of the baptistry painting done by Blanche Perry for the Church of Christ in Ocala, Florida. Painting shows palm trees and other types of trees, calm water, flat land, clouds, and sun.
[Baptistry Painting for Ocala, Florida #2]
A black and white photograph of the baptistry painting done by Blanche Perry for the Church of Christ in Ocala, Florida. Painting shows palm trees and other types of trees, calm water, flat land, clouds, and sun. The photograph is attached to a greeting card.
[Baptistry Painting for Ocala, Florida #3]
A black and white photograph of the baptistry painting done by Blanche Perry for the Church of Christ in Ocala, Florida. Painting shows palm trees and other types of trees, calm water, flat land, clouds, and sun. Inscription on back of photograph reads "West Palm Beach."
[Baptistry Interpretation for Perrin, Texas]
Essay by Blanche Perry entitled "Interpretation of Perrin, Texas Baptistry Painting." Essay indicates painting no. 199 although inscriptions on photographs indicate no. 198. Symbols mentioned include sun, snow, light, trees, leaves, sunrise. Mentions numerous scriptures and parallels between geography of Jordan River and the Christian walk.
[Baptistry Painting for Perrin, Texas]
A black and white photograph of the baptistry painting done by Blanche Perry for the Church of Christ in Perrin, Texas. Painting no. 198 or no. 199. Scene depicts wide water with different types of trees, hills, clouds, shafts of light. Both photographs taken of painting outside against a brick wall. Inscription reads "Sunrise over Jordan" and on back "Jordan River ... The Sun of Righteousness Over the Jordan Hills."
[Baptistry Painting for Perrin, Texas #2]
Photograph of the baptistry painting done by Blanche Perry for the Church of Christ in Perrin, Texas. Painting no. 198 or no. 199. Scene depicts wide water with different types of trees, hills, clouds, shafts of light. Both photographs taken of painting outside against a brick wall. Inscription reads "Sunrise over Jordan" and on back "Jordan River ... The Sun of Righteousness Over the Jordan Hills."
[Church of Christ in Marietta, Oklahoma]
Black and white photograph of the church building for the Church of Christ in Marietta, Oklahoma. Closeup of front face and building entrance. Shows sidewalk, doors, windows, trees, and a cross displayed on the building front.
[Central Church of Christ Bulletin]
A church bulletin from the Central Church of Christ in Miami, Florida. Includes a photograph of the church exterior with details of the church elders and members of the congregation.
[Baptistry Painting for Fowler, Colorado]
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."
[Baptistry Painting for Fowler, Colorado #2]
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."
[Baptistry Painting in Forgan, Oklahoma]
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.
[Baptistry Painting in Elkhart, Kansas]
A black and white photograph of the baptistry painting created by Blanche Perry for the Church of Christ in Elkhart, Kansas installed in the church building with curtains, the pulpit, and the communion table.
[Baptistry Painting in Elkhart, Kansas #2]
A black and white photograph of the baptistry painting done by Blanche Perry for the Church of Christ at Elkhart, Kansas. Painting depicts wide body of water, trees, mountains, clouds.
[Dyersburg, Tennessee Baptistry Painting]
Black and white photograph of a baptistry painting done by Perry for a church in Dyersburg, Tennessee. Scene depicts a narrow stream with rocks, trees, hills, sun, clouds. Back of photograph inscribed with the name "Mrs. A.B. Fowler."