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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

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

Ebenezer Baptist Church - Concord Choir

Description: Photograph of Concord Choir at Ebenezer Baptist Church. Barbara Seidel Medearis was the Choir Director of the Concord Choir, a school teacher and the mother of four children. She is on the far left. Her mother, Ethel Taylor was a musician for the church for many years. The family lived in the Blacklands Neighborhood on Leona Street in East Austin.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph