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[Photograph of a Church Congregation]

Description: Photograph of African American church members standing outside on church steps. The women are standing in the back, one man is shown on the far right, and the children are on the steps of the entrance.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a Church Congregation]

Description: Photograph of African American church members seated in rows of chairs. The men are wearing suits, and the women are wearing formal dresses with hats. The stained glass windows are tilted outward to let a breeze in. It has been identified as St. James United Methodist Church.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a Church Event]

Description: Photograph of an event at a church. The people are seated at tables with flower arrangements in the center. The men are wearing dark suits and the women are wearing dark-colored dresses.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a Church Event]

Description: Photograph of two African American women examining an object. Two young girls are seated in the back laughing. The tables have more objects laid out on top.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a Church Wedding Service]

Description: Photograph of African American church members participating in a wedding service. The men are wearing formal tuxedos, and the women are wearing light-colored dresses and head pieces. Four young girls in light-colored dresses are standing to the right of the man leading the ceremony. Other church members are seated in the chairs watching the event. The building is believed to be St. James Methodist Church of Waco.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a Couple]

Description: Photograph of two African American people standing outside in a field. A man is standing on the left wearing slacks with a light button-down shirt and striped tie that's being blown by the wind. The woman on the right has her right hand on the man's left shoulder. She is wearing a dark dress, beaded necklace and metal ringed belt.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a Couple]

Description: Photograph of an African American couple sitting behind a table having a drink. The woman on the left is wearing a light, printed dress and her hair is curled on top of her head. The man on the right is wearing a traditional navy or sailor outfit. The woman has her left hand touching her face, and her right hand holding the glass she's drinking from. A column or tree trunk is to the right of the table.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a Couple]

Description: Photograph of an African American couple sitting on a dark couch in a living room. The woman on the left is wearing a dark dress and a light jacket with a corsage pinned to the left side of her chest. The man on the right is wearing a dark suit, and his hands are folded in his lap. On both sides of the couch are end tables with a lamp and other small items; a coffee table is placed in front of the couple and the couch. Hung on the wall behind them is a painting which is being reflected in the mirror hung on the left wall.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a Couple]

Description: Photograph of an African American couple standing behind a table with a large flower arrangement placed on the far end. The man is standing on the left and is wearing a tuxedo with a flower pinned to his left lapel. He is reaching for the arrangement on the table with his right hand. The woman is standing on the right and is wearing a dark buttoned dress with a corsage pinned to the left side of her chest. Behind the couple is a window with light curtains, and to their right is a wooden chair.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a Couple]

Description: Photograph of an African American couple standing outside in front of a house and trimmed hedge. The man on the left is wearing a light colored suit, and the woman is wearing a light colored dress with a corsage pinned to her left side.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a Couple]

Description: Photograph of an African American couple sitting in a wooden booth leaning against a wooden table. The man is sitting on the left and is wearing a dark suit. His right arm is placed on the table, and his left arm is around the woman's shoulders. The woman is wearing a dark skirt and light sleeveless shirt. She has her right arm on the table, and her left arm in her lap.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a Couple]

Description: Photograph of an African American couple standing behind a table cutting a bridal cake together. The woman on the left is wearing a light dress, a veil, and gloves, and the man on the right is wearing a dark suit with a flower pinned to his left lapel. Placed on the table next to the cake are a punch bowl, candles, and a stack of plates. A window with light lace curtains and various furniture pieces are behind the couple.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a Couple]

Description: Photograph of an African American couple sitting on a couch with a coffee table in the foreground. The man on the left is wearing a light suit and tie, and the woman on the right is wearing a light dress with a necklace. Embroidered pieces of fabric are draped over the back and armrest of the couch.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a Couple]

Description: Photograph of an African American couple standing behind a table cutting a bridal cake together. The woman on the left is wearing a light lace dress and her hair is curled on top of her head. The man on the right is wearing a light colored suit and dark tie; his hand is wrapped around the woman's waist and holding her right hand. A door and a small portable fan are behind the couple.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a Couple]

Description: Photograph of an African American couple standing behind a table cutting a bridal cake together. The woman on the left is wearing a light dress with a corsage pinned to the left side of her chest, and the man on the right is wearing a tuxedo with a flower pinned to his left lapel. Placed on the table next to the cake are a large punch bowl, a flower arrangement as well as candles and a stack of plates.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a Couple]

Description: Photograph of an African American couple sitting on a floral printed couch. The woman on the left is wearing a dark dress, a flower pinned to the left side of her chest, and a large light hat; her hands are folded and placed in her lap. The man sitting on her right is wearing a suit with a dark tie; he has his right arm around the woman with his hand on the arm of the couch. A painting is hung above the couch on the striped floral wallpaper. A window with thin lace curtains is on the left side of the frame.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a Couple]

Description: Photograph of an African American couple standing behind a table cutting a bridal cake together. The woman on the right is wearing a light dress, a veil, and lace gloves, and she is holding a bouquet of flowers. The man on the left is wearing a dark colored suit and bow-tie. Placed on the table next to the cake are a punch bowl, four tall candles, and stacks of plates. Behind the couple is a door and a small piece of furniture as well as a row of chairs on the left side of the photograph.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a Couple]

Description: Photograph of an African American couple sitting on a dark couch in a living room. The woman on the left is wearing a dark dress and a light jacket with a corsage pinned to the left side of her chest. The man on the right is wearing a dark suit, and his hands are folded in his lap. On both sides of the couch are end tables with a lamp and other small items; a coffee table is placed in front of the couple and the couch. Hung on the wall behind them is a painting which is being reflected in the mirror hung on the left wall.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a Couple]

Description: Photograph of an African American couple standing behind a table with a large flower arrangement placed on the far end. The man is standing on the left and is wearing a tuxedo with flower pinned to his left lapel. The woman is standing facing him and wearing a dark dress with a corsage pinned to the left side of her chest and a small light hat. Behind the couple is a window with light curtains, and to their right is a wooden chair.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a Couple]

Description: Photograph of an African American couple standing behind a table with a bridal cake, punch bowl and flower arrangement placed on top. The woman on the right is wearing a dark dress and a corsage pinned to the left side of her chest. The man on the left is wearing a dark colored suit and light tie. On the left side of the photograph is a wooden chair, a window with both a thin lace curtain and a floral curtain, and a small side table with a pipe on top.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a Couple]

Description: Photograph of an African American couple standing behind a table cutting a bridal cake together. The woman on the left is wearing a light lace dress and her hair is curled on top of her head. The man on the right is wearing a light colored suit and dark tie; his hand is wrapped around the woman's waist and holding her right hand. A door and a small portable fan are behind the couple.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a Family]

Description: Photograph of an extended African American family sitting on a couch in a living room setting. Two men and two women are sitting on the couch with three young children and an infant. The men are wearing suits, and the women are wearing patterned dresses with lace collars. The children and infant are wearing light-colored dresses. To the left of the couch is an elderly man sitting in a wheel chair. He is wearing a white dressing gown and socks.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a Family]

Description: Photograph of an African American family sitting on wooden chairs in front of a window with floral curtains. The woman on the left is wearing a light dress with a dark scarf tied around her neck, and the man is seated in the middle and wearing a light suit and tie. Placed on his lap is a young child wearing a white one-piece outfit and booties. Seated on the right is a young girl wearing a light dress and socks with dark shoes. A radio is on a table next to the family.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph