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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

Fanny Mae Tyson Caldwell's Funeral Service Bulletin

Description: 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.
Date: May 14, 2004

Ebenezer Baptist Church - Men at Building Dedication

Description: 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.
Date: unknown

First Baptist Church - Group to Consider a New Church

Description: Photograph of twelve 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 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 #9, the Deaconesses.
Date: May 14, 1930

First Baptist Church - Group to Consider a New Church

Description: Photograph of a group of people from the congregation of First Baptist Church. They are arranged in two rows and those in the front are sitting in chairs. Most of the people are wearing choir robes, and a man to the left of the photograph is posing with a string bass. The photograph was taken 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 #7, the Senior Choir, Sister Ann Grant, Director.
Date: May 14, 1930