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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

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. 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

William Ross, His family, and His Tailoring Business

Description: Photo of William Ross and his family. The group is posed together around a bench. Title: The History of William Ross and His Tailoring Business. Short biography of the business of William Ross an Austin, TX tailor. Image of the Ross family business. Title: Giant Oaks From Little Acorns Grow: The William Ross Story. A biography of William Ross.
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