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[The Baptistry Picture Interpretation]

Description: A typewritten essay by Blanche Perry dated July 1941 entitled "The Baptistry Picture" for the baptistry painting donated to the University Avenue Church of Christ. Symbols mentioned include sun, light, cross, dove, water, trees, moss, cypress trees. Contains handwritten notes.
Date: July 1941
Creator: Perry, Myrta Blanche

Be Strong in the Lord

Description: A bed sheet with text and/or artwork used as a visual aid to a preacher's sermon. This particular sermon chart contains numerous scripture references from both the Old and New Testaments grouped into three themes: Be Strong in the Lord (Ephesians 6:10); Our Need of Strength (Jeremiah 10:23); and Elements of Strength (Hebrews 11:34).
Date: [1940..1970]

The Bible to Man

Description: A bed sheet with text and/or artwork used as a visual aid to a preacher’s sermon. This particular sermon chart demonstrates the idea that the text of the Bible originates with God and is passed down to mankind through certain other entites. The Old Testament path is traced "God-->H.S. (Holy Spirit)-->P. (Patriarchs?)-->O.T." The New Testament path is traced "God-->J.C. (Jesus Christ)-->H.S. (Holy Spirit)-->A.&P. (Apostles and Paul)-->N.T." Numerous supporting scriptures are listed.
Date: [1940..1960]
Creator: Mickey, Wayne

Bible Way into the Church

Description: A bed sheet with text and/or artwork used as a visual aid to a preacher's sermon. This particular chart accompanied a sermon on what are commonly called in the Churches of Christ "The Five Steps of Salvation"--Hearing the Word, Belief, Repentance of Sins, Confession, and Baptism. The point of the sermon being that this is the only path to salvation.
Date: [1940..1960]

[Blanche Perry Agenda]

Description: Journal with handwritten entries of events and biblical reflections by Blanche Perry. Entries are mostly of scriptures, biblical themes, and expositions. Personal events include trip to Glacier National Park (August 4 entry), and description of wedding day (begins on page with September 10). Journal contains article from the Denver Post "Wallace Ruffling the Rooster" by Charles Bartlett about Alabama governor George Wallace's presidential campaign.
Date: 1943
Creator: Perry, Myrta Blanche

[Blanche Perry Baptistry Painting]

Description: A black and white photograph of the baptistry painting done by Blanche Perry for the church in Athens, Ohio. Painting is standing outside against a brick wall with a drain pipe. An inscription on the back of the photo mentions Athens, Ohio and Monroe, Louisiana.
Date: December 1949

[Blanche Perry Baptistry Painting #2]

Description: A black and white photograph of the baptistry painting done by Blanche Perry for the church in Athens, Ohio. Painting is standing outside against a brick wall with a drain pipe. An inscription on the back of the photo mentions Athens, Ohio and Monroe, Louisiana.
Date: December 1949

[Blanche Perry Painting Diary]

Description: A record of names, addresses, and other notes associated with various painting projects undertaken by Blanche Perry. Recorded in a paper diary. Entries contain contact information, names, addresses, etc. of churches requesting paintings, record of letters received and sent regarding status of project, money received to cover expenses, painting numbers, etc. Often contains notations on painting theme or descriptions of local baptistries. Occasionally contains personal notes about the people in the congregation. Contains two items tucked inside back cover. One is a color postcard of the Mt. of the Holy Cross in Colorado, which served as inspiration for several Perry paintings. The second item is a black and white photograph of Pasonanca Falls of Zamboanga, Philippines. The inscription on the back reads, "This card sent to me from the Philippines. I copied it as part of the baptistry I sent to the church there. Bert Perry later went there as a missionary."
Date: 1948/1953
Creator: Perry, Myrta Blanche

[Blanche Perry Painting for Chickasha, Oklahoma #1]

Description: Black and white photograph of the baptistry painting done by Blanche Perry for a church in Chickasha, Oklahoma. Scene depicts wide river, trees, aspens, rocks, low mountains, clouds. Theme is "The Elect Lady." Inscription on back of one photograph reads in part, "Mt. Evan symbolizes the Church." and "Colo [Colorado] scene." Painting no. 136.
Date: September 1949

[Blanche Perry Painting for Chickasha, Oklahoma #2]

Description: Black and white photograph of the baptistry painting done by Blanche Perry for a church in Chickasha, Oklahoma. Scene depicts wide river, trees, aspens, rocks, low mountains, clouds. Theme is "The Elect Lady." Inscription on back of one photograph reads in part, "Mt. Evan symbolizes the Church." and "Colo [Colorado] scene." Painting no. 136.
Date: September 1949

[Brown Blanche Perry Scrapbook]

Description: Scrapbook containing photographs, church bulletins, newspaper and magazine clippings, baptistry painting interpretations, etc. related to the various churches and individuals with whom Perry was associated.
Date: 1940/1966
Creator: Perry, Myrta Blanche