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DAR honors Ernestine Thompson
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.
Ernestine Thompson receiving community service award from D.A.R.
The Daughters of the American Revolution (D.A.R.)representative, Nancy Tanner, honors 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.
Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum
The Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum at the new location, 1195 Comal St. In the 1880s this was a one-room school house.
Fannie Mae Caldwell Elementary School
Exterior photograph of the Fannie Mae Caldwell Elementary School in Round Rock, TX. The school is named for Fannie Mae Caldwell, a long-time educator in Pflugerville, TX.
Fanny Mae Caldwell Elementary School
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.
Fanny Mae Tyson Caldwell's Funeral Service Bulletin
The bulletin from the funeral service for Fanny Mae Tyson Caldwell at St. John Regular Baptist Association Tabernacle. Mrs. Caldwell was a long-time educator in Pflugerville, TX. Included in the bulletin are: one of her favorite poems, "The House by the Side of the Road", the order of the service, her obituary, a Litany of Gratitude in her honor, and a family tribute.
Fanny Mae Tyson Caldwell
Photograph of Fanny Mae Tyson Caldwell's portrait on a table in the office of the Caldwell Elementary School.
Letter from State Senator Gonzalo Barrientos
Letter from State Senator of District 14 Gonzalo Barrientos, supporting First Baptist Church on its project to record their history as the oldest Baptist church for African- Americans.
Letter from Kirk Watson, Mayor of Austin
Letter from Austin Mayor Kirk Watson, supporting Ernestine Thompson and First Baptist Church on its project to chronicle its 133 year past.
Letter from U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett
Letter to the Grant Review Committee in support of First Baptist Church from U.S. Representative Lloyd Daggett.
First Baptist Church - Historic Bell
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.
Mr. and Mrs. John Patterson - Golden Wedding Anniversary
Portrait of Bro. and Sis. John Patterson standing in a gazebo; they were married March 7, 1950, celebrating their 50th Wedding Anniversary Reception and Dinner at the Austin Hotel.
First Baptist Church Day Proclamation
Proclamation made by Samuel T. Briscoe, Commissionar of Princinct 1 that proclaims April 20, 1997 as First Baptist Church Day.
Letter from Governor George W. Bush
Letter congratulating First Baptist Church on its 130th Anniversary from Governor George W. Bush.
Mr. and Mrs. James Edward Hill - Golden Wedding Anniversary
Photograph of Mr. and Mrs. James Edward Hill admiring their anniversary wedding cake; 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.
Mr. and Mrs. James Edward Hill - Golden Wedding Anniversary
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.
Mr. and Mrs. James Edward Hill - Golden Wedding Anniversary
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.
Mr. and Mrs. James Edward Hill - Golden Wedding Anniversary
Photograph of a young woman pinning a corsage on Mrs. Hill. Mr. and Mrs. James Edward Hill were married October 7, 1933 in Creedmoor, TX. The couple 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.
Mr. and Mrs. James Edward Hill - Golden Wedding Anniversary
Photograph of banquet tables set up for the fiftieth wedding anniversary celebration of Mr. and Mrs. James Edward Hill, who were married October 7, 1933 in Creedmoor, TX. The couple celebrated their golden anniversary on Sat, 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.
Mr. and Mrs. James Edward Hill - Golden Wedding Anniversary
Photograph of a large group of people, posing for a portrait; Mr. and Mrs. James Edward Hill are sitting in the center and twelve people are standing in a semi-circle behind them. Mr. and Mrs. James Edward Hill were married October 7, 1933 in Creedmoor, TX. The couple 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.
Mr. and Mrs. Plato E. Crayton - 55th Anniversary
Photograph of Mr. and Mrs. Plato E. Crayton celebrating their 55th wedding anniversary. They were married on August 1, 1925.
Ebenezer Baptist Church - Historic Marker
Program from the Dedication of the Official Texas Historical Marker for the Ebenezer Baptist Church on November 14, 1976.
First Baptist Church - Choir, 1972
Photograph of the choir of First Baptist Church in 1972.
Banquet at First Baptist Church
Photograph of a banquet at First Baptist Church in Austin, TX.
Barbara Jordan - Governor of Texas for a day - June 10, 1972
Program for Barbara Jordan, Governor of Texas, June 10, 1972 from the "Governor for a Day" celebration.
[Beautiful Bride]
Photograph of a beautiful bride from Austin, TX.
Blacks in Music Bookmark
Bookmark about three black musicians from the Austin area of Texas. Benjamine L. Joyce, Barbara Conrad, Virgie Carrington DeWitty.
Bride and Groom
Photograph of a bride and groom standing outside the church.
Carl Walker
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.
Communion Cap from 1900
Communion cap circa 1900.
Communion Glasses in Tray
Communion glasses and tray from First Baptist Church at the W. H. Passon Historical Society.
Cutting a Wedding Cake at First Baptist Church
Photograph of a husband and wife cutting a wedding cake at First Baptist Church.
Douglass Club Cake
Photograph of a decorated cake for the Douglass Club 1906. The Douglass Club is an organization promoting the study of literature and philanthropy.
Douglass Club Members
Photograph of members of the Douglass Club, an organization promoting the study of literature and philanthropy.
[Dr. Herman A. Barnett Works on a Patient Before Surgery]
Photograph of Dr. Herman Barnett and looking at some medical equipment while he holds a gas mask over a patient's face. He is wearing a surgical gown, a head covering, and a mask.
Ebenezer Baptist Church Banquet
Photograph of unidentified individuals at a Ebenezer Baptist Church Banquet.
Ebenezer Baptist Church - Chancel Choir
Photograph of Chancel Choir at Ebenezer Baptist Church.
Ebenezer Baptist Church - Children's Choir
Photograph of a choir from Ebenezer Baptist Church.
Ebenezer Baptist Church - Choir
Photograph of the choir of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Austin, TX.
Ebenezer Baptist Church - Concord Choir
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.
Ebenezer Baptist Church - Men at Building Dedication
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.
Ebenezer Baptist Church - Missionay Society #2
Photograph of women of the Missionary Society #2 at Ebenezer Baptist Church.
Ebenezer Baptist Church - Outreach
Photograph of clothing given to Korean children from Ebenezer Baptist Church.
Ebenezer Baptist Church - Rev. Jerome Christopher Lott
Portrait of Rev. Jerome Christopher Lott (served from 1928-1949) was a great evangelist and outstanding leader in the state and national convention.
Ebenezer Baptist Church - Reverend Marvin C. Griffin
Portrait of Reverend Marvin C. Griffin of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Austin, TX.
Ebenezer Baptist Church - Women's Luncheon
Photograph of several women of Ebenezer Baptist Church at a luncheon.
Ebenezer Baptist Church - Young People's Choir
Photograph of the Young People's Choir of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Austin, TX.
Ebenezer Baptist Church - Youth Choir
Photograph of the Youth Choir at Ebenezer Baptist Church.
Estella Strain
Portrait of Estella Strain, the first wife of Morris Strain. Morris was the grandson of Mahala Murchison, the first African American to live in Austin.
First Baptist Church - 1926 Men's Bible Class
Photograph of the 1926 Men's Bible class of First Baptist Church in Austin, TX.