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First Baptist Church - Members, 1930

Description: Photograph of a group of members of First Baptist Church in 1927. The four men and four women are standing in a line outside of a building. They all appear to be dressed up and are wearing coats.
Date: 1927
Item Type: Photograph

Letter from Kirk Watson, Mayor of Austin

Description: Letter from Austin Mayor Kirk Watson, supporting Ernestine Thompson and First Baptist Church on its project to chronicle its 133 year past.
Date: January 22, 2001
Creator: Kirk Watson
Item Type: Letter

Letter from State Senator Gonzalo Barrientos

Description: 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.
Date: March 30, 2001
Creator: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Item Type: Letter

First Baptist Church Day Proclamation

Description: Proclamation made by Samuel T. Briscoe, Commissionar of Princinct 1 that proclaims April 20, 1997 as First Baptist Church Day.
Date: April 20, 1997
Creator: Briscoe, Samuel T.
Item Type: Letter

First Baptist Church - Usher Board -1

Description: Photograph of a group of ushers from First Baptist Church. The group includes several children standing in the front with rows of women and men standing behind them. They appear to be wearing matching outfits. This is Usher Board - 1 at First Baptist Church in 1930.
Date: 1930
Item Type: Photograph

First Baptist Church - Group 10

Description: Photograph of thirteen men from the First Baptist Church Congregation. The men in the front row are sitting in chairs and those in the back are standing. They appear to be outside, in front of a building. When First Baptist Church was at it's 14th and Red River Streets location in 1930, Rev. Levi Stanmore selected 10 groups to discuss, review the survey given to them, and at a later date give their group reports to him about "considering a New Church". This is Group 10.
Date: 1930
Item Type: Photograph

First Baptist Church - Group 8

Description: Photograph of a group of people from the First Baptist Church congregation. They are posed in two rows with those in front sitting in chairs and the back row standing behind them. The photograph appears to have been taken out-of-doors in front of a building. When First Baptist Church was at it's 14th and Red River Streets location in 1930, Rev. Levi Stanmore selected 10 groups to discuss, review the survey given to them, and at a later date give their group reports to him about "considering a New Church". This is Group 8.
Date: 1930
Item Type: Photograph

First Baptist Church - Group 6

Description: Photograph of a group of people from the First Baptist Church congregation. They appear to be outside, in front of a building and are arranged in two rows; those in the front are sitting in chairs and the back row is standing behind them. When First Baptist Church was at it's 14th and Red River Streets location in 1930, Rev. Levi Stanmore selected 10 groups to discuss, review the survey given to them, and at a later date give their group reports to him about "considering a New Church". This is Group 6.
Date: 1930
Item Type: Photograph