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Blacks in Music Bookmark

Description: Bookmark about three black musicians from the Austin area of Texas. Benjamine L. Joyce, Barbara Conrad, Virgie Carrington DeWitty.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Artwork

Blackshear School Faculty

Description: Copy print of faculty of the Blackshear School of Austin, TX in the early 1950s seated in the school library. A painting of children reading hangs behind them.
Date: c. 1950
Item Type: Photograph

Blackshear School Students

Description: Copy print of students of the Blackshear School of Austin, TX in the early 1940s. Names written on the photo include: R. Corley and Rice (the principal).
Date: c. 1940
Item Type: Photograph

T. C. Calhoun

Description: Portrait of T. C. Calhoun, the second principal of Kealing Junior High School in Austin, TX in 1935 .
Date: 1935
Item Type: Photograph

Carl Walker

Description: Photograph of Carl Walker sitting at a desk, reading a book. There are seals hanging on the wall behind him and a U.S. flag. Walker of Houston became the first negro in the south to be appointed an assistant United States District Attorney. A graduate of Texas Southern University Law School, his appointment in 1961 was to the southern district of Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

DAR honors Ernestine Thompson

Description: Announcement for the reception when the Daughters of the American Revolution (D.A.R.) honored Ernestine Thompson with the Community Service Award at the W.H. Passon Historical Society on May 21, 2006. Ernestine collected artifacts for the Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum.
Date: May 21, 2006
Item Type: Text

Douglass Club Cake

Description: Photograph of a decorated cake for the Douglass Club 1906. The Douglass Club is an organization promoting the study of literature and philanthropy.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Douglass Club Members

Description: Photograph of members of the Douglass Club, an organization promoting the study of literature and philanthropy.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Dr. Herman A. Barnett

Description: Photograph of Dr. Herman Barnett garbed for surgery and looking at some medical equipment while he holds a gas mask over a patient's face. Dr. Barnett was the first African American to be admitted to the University of Texas Medical school, graduated with honors in 1953. He is the first native Texas African American to graduate from a Texas medical school and be licensed to practice in Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph