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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

Ebenezer Baptist Church - Men at Building Dedication

Description: Photograph of men signing contract for building the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Austin, TX on August 8, 1955. Included are (seated): U.S Fowler, Secretary of Trustee Board; Charles Fowler of Fowler Electric; Troy Ragland, Gemeral Contractor; J.D. Young of Young and Pratt, Heating Contractors; T.C. Calhoun, Chairman of Trustees; U.S. Gregg, Assistant Church Clerk; (standing): Robert L. Rowe, Pastor; W.B. Campbell, Church Treasurer; Walter J. Jones, Trustee and Building Committee Member; Perry Edmondson, Chairman of Deacon Board and Building Committee; C.H. Walker, Trustee; G.B. Arnold, Trustee.
Date: unknown

Fanny Mae Caldwell Elementary School

Description: Exterior photograph of the Fanny Mae Caldwell Elementary School in Round Rock, TX. The school is named for Fanny Mae Caldwell, a long-time educator in Pflugerville, TX.
Date: February 16, 2005

Fanny Mae Caldwell Elementary School

Description: Photograph of the exterior of the Fanny Mae Caldwell Elementary School in Round Rock, TX. The school is named for Fanny Mae Caldwell, a long-time educator in Pflugerville, TX.
Date: February 16, 2005

Fanny Mae Tyson Caldwell

Description: Photograph of Fanny Mae Tyson Caldwell's portrait on a table in the office of the Caldwell Elementary School.
Date: 2004

First Baptist Church - Historic Bell

Description: Photograph of the historic bell from the old building at 14th and Red River Streets. Once in a belfry, it is currently atop the bulletin showcase at 4805 Heflin Lane in Austin, TX.
Date: 2001

First Baptist Church - Sunday School Picnic

Description: Photograph of a large group of church members attending the Sunday School picnic at Onion Creek on July 4, 1927. Most of the people are arranged in a large semicircle and others are standing on top of buses directly behind them.
Date: July 4, 1927

Gregory School Faculty

Description: Photograph of the faculty of the Gregory School in 1911. They are standing in a line outside of a building. Handwritten text at the bottom says, "Days gone by...?"
Date: 1911

H.T. Kealing

Description: Portrait of a man, labeled "Prof. H. T. Kealing" in handwritten text at the bottom of the photograph. H.T. Kealing (1860 - 1918) was a principal, teacher, writer, editor, and distinguished Methodist Episcopal layman. He was among the first generation of blacks to attend school during the Reconstruction. Kealing Junior High School in Austin was named for him.
Date: unknown

Joshua West Sr. Contractor

Description: Photograph of a new home under construction; the building appears to be mostly finished, although the doors and windows are open. A man is visible inside the house and a ladder is propped against the roof to the right. A sign in front of the building lists Joshua West, Sr. as the contractor.
Date: unknown

Joshua West Sr. Contractor

Description: Photograph of a new home under construction by Joshua West, Sr., Contractor. Two men are working on the siding of the house while three others consult a paper. A wooden sawhorse and picnic table are visible in the foreground.
Date: unknown

Joshua West Sr. Contractor

Description: Photograph of a new home under construction. Seven men are posing outside, around the front door and a ladder is leaning against the room to the right. A sign in the yard names Joshua West, Sr. as the contractor.
Date: unknown

Joshua West Sr. Contractor

Description: Photograph of a new home under construction. Several men are standing in front of the house which is still only a frame. Two of the men appear to be working on the building and three others on the left of the photograph are looking at a piece of paper. A sign in the foreground lists Joshua West, Sr. as the contractor.
Date: unknown

Joshua West Sr. Contractor

Description: Photograph of a new home under construction. Five men are standing in front of the frame of the house, three of them are looking at a piece of paper. A sign in the foreground names Joshua West, Sr. as the contractor.
Date: unknown

Mr. and Mrs. James Edward Hill - Golden Wedding Anniversary

Description: Photograph of Mr. and Mrs. James Edward Hill sharing the wedding cake for their anniversary. They were married October 7, 1933 in Creedmoor, TX and celebrated their golden anniversary on Saturday, October 8, 1983. A reception was hosted by their children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren at the Howard Johnson Motor Lodge in Austin, TX. They have 17 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.
Date: October 8, 1983

Mr. and Mrs. James Edward Hill - Golden Wedding Anniversary

Description: Photograph of Tinora D. Williams, Tamars Deneane Williams, and Ollie Erma Hill-Bostic at a reception table. They are the granddaughters and daughter (Ollie Erma Hill-Bostic) of Mr. and Mrs. James Edward Hill, married October 7, 1933 in Creedmoor, TX celebrated their golden anniversary on Saturday, October 8, 1983. A reception was hosted by their children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren at the Howard Johnson Motor Lodge in Austin, TX. They have 17 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.
Date: October 8, 1983