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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

[Birth Certificate for Azilea D. Johnson]

Description: Birth certificate for Azilea D. Johnson, born in Palestine, Texas, February 1878 to Ab Johnson and Emma Johnson. According to the certificate, both of her parents were slaves in Palestine at the time of her birth. The back of the page includes instructions for completing information and the text of legislation related to the form.
Date: unknown
Creator: Texas. Bureau of Vital Statistics.
Item Type: Legal Document

[Birth Certificate for Benjamin F. Price]

Description: Birth certificate for Benjamin F. Price, born in Palestine, Texas, February 1873 to Sam Price and Mary Foster. According to the certificate, both of his parents were slaves in Palestine at the time of his birth. The back of the page includes instructions for completing information and the text of legislation related to the form.
Date: 1958
Creator: Texas. Bureau of Vital Statistics.
Item Type: Legal Document

[Birth Certificate for Vera Mae Cummings]

Description: Birth certificate for Vera Mae Cummings, born in Palestine, Texas, May 15, 1922 to Gent Cummings and Nellie Bell Price. The back of the page includes instructions for completing information and the text of legislation related to the form. There is also a certificate stapled to the top of the back page certifying that the birth certificate is legitimate.
Date: January 30, 1943
Creator: Texas. Bureau of Vital Statistics.
Item Type: Legal Document

[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

[Death Certificate for Nellie Cummings]

Description: Photocopy of the death certificate for Nellie Cummings, daughter of Benjamin F. Price and Asalene Johnson, who died May 1, 1982 in Palestine, Texas from apparent heart failure. She was buried in Price Cemetery in Palestine, Texas on May 8, 1982.
Date: May 5, 1982
Creator: Texas. Bureau of Vital Statistics.
Item Type: Legal Document

[Deed of Sale for Land in Anderson County, Texas]

Description: Official copy of a deed of sale for six acres of land in Anderson County, Texas, sold by Benjamin F. and Azilea Price to their daughter, Nellie Cummings. There is a notice at the end certifying the copy and citing the location of the original.
Date: September 1970
Creator: Walton, Stanley
Item Type: Legal Document

[Funeral Program for Rosa Lee Berry, March 31, 1982]

Description: Funeral program for Rosa Lee Berry, born February 16, 1918 and died March 19, 1982. The funeral was held March 31, 1982 at Sand Flat Baptist Church, officiated by Rev. Roy C. Davis. Funeral arrangements were made through McCoy Funeral Home and she was buried in Price Cemetery near Palestine, Texas.
Date: March 31, 1982
Item Type: Pamphlet

[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

[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 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

[Lease for Use of Land by Oxy Petroleum, Inc.]

Description: Land lease granting rights to Oxy Petroleum, Inc. for eight acres in Anderson County, Texas held by Nellie Cummings. The agreement allows for the exploration for and removal of oil, gas, and minerals found on the property.
Date: August 28, 1980
Creator: Cummings, Nellie
Item Type: Legal Document

[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