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[The Antioch Church in Palestine, Texas]

Description: Photograph of the Antioch Church in Palestine, Texas. The church is comprised of two red brick buildings with a small steeple protruding from the roof of one of the buildings. A sign that says, "The Antioch Church" is just outside the building in front of some bushes. Right outside the buildings is a small parking lot. According to accompanying information, Sam Price was one of the church's founders.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Broad View of Price Cemetery]

Description: Photograph of a portion of Price Cemetery in Palestine, Texas. The cemetery grounds are largely made up of red dirt and small, spare patches of grass. A small number of headstones are visible in the distance. Verdant trees are visible in the distance.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Former Property of Samuel Price]

Description: Photograph of a portion of land once owned by Samuel Price. There are numerous trees on the land. The large oak tree on the left was planted by Sam Price, the former slave, over 119 years ago. On the right is a small, pentagon-shaped sign with the numbers 3723 on it.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[A Grave Plot in Price Cemetery]

Description: Photograph of a grave plot within Price Cemetery in Palestine, Texas. The plot, which is located in an area devoid of grass and is mostly red dirt, has been sectioned off by cinder blocks into a rectangular shape. A small placard is embedded at the foot of the area.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[H.L. Price and Sammie Hatch at the Farmer and Citizen's Bank]

Description: Photograph of H.L. Price and Sammie Hatch standing inside the town bank. H.L. Price, the bank cashier, is standing in a protected area which has been sectioned off as the cashier area. It has a door and is made of wood and wire caging. Sammie Hatch is standing outside of the cashier's area with his hand on his hip.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Headstone of Henry L. Price, Jr.]

Description: Photograph of the headstone marking Henry L. Price, Jr.'s grave in Price Cemetery in Palestine, Texas. The marker is made of stone and features only his name, his year of birth, which is 1895, and year of death, which is 1910. Piles of dead leaves surround the headstone. According to accompanying information, Henry L. Price, Jr. was the son of H.L. and Rosa Price.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Headstone of Lela M. Price]

Description: Photograph of the headstone of Lela M. Price, born 1896 and deceased in 1910. Her grave marker is a small, rectangular block of stone, displaying only her name and the years she was born and deceased. Piles of dead leaves surround the marker.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Headstone of Nellie Bell Cummings]

Description: Photograph of the headstone of Nellie Bell Cummings, born on December 24, 1896 and deceased on May 1, 1982. The image of a lamb with a decorative border is etched at the top of the headstone.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Portait of Elizabeth Price Beard]

Description: Photograph of Elizabeth Price Beard, daughter of Benjamin Franklin Price and granddaughter of Samuel Price. She has curly, shoulder-length hair and is wearing a black jacket and a white shirt.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of H.L. Price]

Description: Photograph of Henry Lee Price, also known as H.L. Price. Price founded the town of Cuney, Texas and was the first African American to serve on a jury in Palestine, Texas. He is the son of Samuel Price, the former slave. He is wearing a three-piece suit, which is only partially visible.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Henry Lee Price]

Description: Photograph of Henry Lee Price, son of Benjamin Franklin Price and grandson of Samuel Price. He was named for his uncle, H.L. Price. He has short, curly black hair and is wearing a military-style jacket, a shirt, and a tie.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Lovie Venola Cummings Woodland]

Description: Photograph of Lovie Venola Cummings Woodland, daughter of Nellie Bell Price and Gent Cummings. She is wearing a gingham dress and is standing outdoors near a red dirt pathway. A small white house is visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Nellie Bell Price]

Description: Photograph of Nellie Mae Price, daughter of Azilea D. Johnson and Benjamin F. Price. She is standing outdoors near a dirt path, wearing a plaid, drop-waist dress, with her hands on her hips.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Nellie Bell Price]

Description: Photograph of Nellie Bell Price standing on the lawn of a fenced-in yard. She is wearing a short-sleeve dress. A couple of houses are visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Rosa Lee Cummings Berry with Her Nephew]

Description: Photograph of Rosa Lee Cummings Berry and her nephew, James Henry Woodland. Rosa is the daughter of Nellie Bell Price and Gent Cummings; James is the son of Lovie Venola Cummings and Henry Woodland. James is wearing a knitted cap and a jacket while his aunt is wearing a white shirt.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Samuel Price]

Description: Photograph of Samuel Price, a former slave, who owned 4,000 acres of land in Palestine, Texas. He has a beard and a mustache and is wearing a suit jacket and a tie.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Vera Mae Cummings Nash]

Description: Photograph of Vera Mae Cummings Nash, daughter of Nellie Bell Price and Gent Cummings. She is standing with her hands behind her back, wearing a light blue turtleneck and khaki pants. A name tag is attached to her shirt on her chest. A banner with the words "Golden Opportunity" is partially visible behind her.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Vera Mae Cummings Nash]

Description: Photograph of Vera Mae Cummings Nash, daughter of Nellie Bell Price and Gent Cummings and sister of Lovie Venola Cummings. She is seated in a chair and posed for a portrait in front of a backdrop that features the propeller of an airplane. She is wearing a fur coat, a dress, pantyhose and peep toe heels. Her hands are folded on her lap with gloves laid over them. According to accompanying information, she was also the first African-American to work as a secretary in the White House.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Price Cemetery]

Description: Photograph of Price Cemetery in Palestine, Texas. In view is a grave plot enclosed by a rectangular frame set into the ground; within the plot are several headstones. The landscape of the cemetery grounds is grassy with some patches of red dirt. Verdant trees are in the distance just beyond a wire fence.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph