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Wedding Photo

Description: Photograph of a wedding party, taken inside a church. The bride and groom are standing in the center of the photograph; two men are standing to the left and the minister is standing on the right with a woman holding a bouquet. Wedding photo inside the church.
Date: unknown

G.W. Norman School Faculty

Description: Photograph of the faculty from the G.W. Norman Elememtary School in Austin, TX around 1970. The 3rd lady on the left is Ida Hunt. She would become principal of Blackshear Elementary School. Also, Mr. Allen standing in the back was the current principal at the time, and also taught at Blackshear, in Austin, under F. R. Rice.
Date: 1970~

Granville Webster Norman and Faculty

Description: Photograph of Granville Wester Norman and faculty members posed on the stairs outside of a brick building. Norman and a woman are standing on either side of the group; the others are seated on various steps. Granville Wester Norman (left) served the Austin Independent School District for thirty-two years, from 1896 - 1928. The Norman Elementary School is named in his honor. He is pictured with other faculty from the Austin area including E. E. Yearwood, Mrs. Brewer, Mrs. Shaw, and Mrs. Washington (noted on the photo).
Date: 1910~

Granville Webster Norman and Faculty

Description: Photograph of Granville Wester Norman with other faculty from the Austin area including E.E. Yearwood, Mrs. Brewer, Mrs. Shaw, and Mrs. Washington (noted on the photo). Norman and three women are seated in the front and the other teachers are standing in a semi-circle behind them. They appear to be outside, in front of a building. Norman served the Austin Independent School District for thirty-two years, from 1896 - 1928. The Norman Elementary School is named in his honor.
Date: 1920~

Friendly R. Rice

Description: Portrait of Friendly R. Rice, principal of the Blackshear School of Austin, Texas from 1931 - 1972. Mr. Rice initiated the hot lunch program and the first black elementary school library in Texas. The F. R. Rice Secondary School is named in his honor.
Date: c. 1965

Mack H. Hannah, Jr.

Description: Photograph of Mack H. Hannah, Jr. wearing a suit and sitting in a wood-paneled room. He is looking down at something that he's writing on a table. Mack H. Hannah Jr. founded the first negro owned and operated savings and loan association in Texas. He is now one of the leading negro mortgage bankers in the nation. As chairman of the board of Texas Southern University for 12 years, he is responsible for much of the Houston school's capital improvements program.
Date: unknown

Nancy Mahalia Colemen Thomas

Description: Portrait of Nanacy Mahalia Coleman Thomas. She was born a slave on August 1, 1860; married Jerry Thomas in 1879; was converted, baptized, and joined Ebenzer Baptist Church in 1883; became president of the Home Woman's Mission Society #4 in 1918 - 1930; she died on December 12, 1938.
Date: unknown

Olive Street School Faculty

Description: Photograph of the faculty of the Olive Street School c. 1933. They are posing in two rows; a man and six women are sitting in the front and five other women are standing behind them. The man in the center, bottom row is Cecil Moore, born c. 1905.
Date: c. 1933