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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

Ernestine Thompson receiving community service award from D.A.R.

Description: 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.
Date: May 21, 2006

Estella Strain

Description: 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.
Date: unknown

Fanny Mae Caldwell Elementary School

Description: Exterior photograph 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.
Date: February 16, 2005

Fanny Mae Caldwell Elementary School

Description: 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.
Date: February 16, 2005

Fanny Mae Tyson Caldwell

Description: Photograph of Fanny Mae Tyson Caldwell's portrait on a table in the office of the Caldwell Elementary School.
Date: 2004