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[Congregation During Note Burning]

Description: Photograph of a congregation during a note-burning service. A number of men are standing in two lines at the front of the church, while a man in the center lights a paper that he is holding. The pews are filled with women who are facing the front of the church. Handwriting on the back says, "Antioch Bapt. Church Note Burning."
Date: unknown

[St. Paul Choir]

Description: Photograph of a large group of people, most of whom are wearing choir robes, posing in three rows in the choir loft of St. Paul Baptist Church. Three people are seated in front of the group: a woman wearing a choir robe in the center, a man to the left, and a young man to the right. Writing on the wall above the loft says, "Thou Shalt Have No Other God Before [Me]" and handwriting on the back of the photo says, "St. Paul Bapt. Church."
Date: unknown

[Group of People Wearing Crowns]

Description: Photograph of a man wearing a suit, seated in a chair with a group of people around him. There are two men, standing on either side, who are wearing elaborate robes and crowns; a number of women, also wearing crowns, are standing in a semi-circle, around them on the left side of the image.
Date: unknown

[Women with Babies]

Description: Photograph of three young women seated in a row in front of a short wall, each with a young, toddler-aged child on her lap. Signs behind them have names on them, including "Tonya [D]elores [...]cklin," "Leah D. Phillips," and "Paula Denise Sample." A handwritten note on the back says, "St. James Baby Contest Winners."
Date: unknown
Creator: John Turner Studio

[Golf Club Association Members]

Description: Photograph of fifteen African-American men posing outside a building in two rows for a group picture. The men in the front row are crouched down and holding golf clubs out in front of them; the men in the back row are standing and some of them have clubs. A handwritten note on the back of the photo says, "Fort Worth Golf Club Assn."
Date: unknown

[Greater St. James Baptist Church Congregation]

Description: Photograph taken from the front of the church of a congregation seated in rows of pews at the Greater St. James Baptist Church. Most of them are women, wearing light-colored clothing with corsage; several men are seated in the front rows. Some people are also visible in the choir loft above the sanctuary. A handwritten note on the back says, "Greater St. James Baptist Church, Woman's Day 1967."
Date: 1967
Creator: Joel Washington's Photo

[Children at Corinth Baptist Church]

Description: Photograph of a group of children, ten girls and four boys, posing in three rows in a choir loft at Corinth Baptist Church; a young boy and girl wearing crowns are standing together in front of the loft. A painting depicting Jesus in a river and Calvary is visible on the wall behind them (right), and an upright piano is partially visible in front of the loft on the left side of the image. Handwritten text on the back says, "King & Queen Review, Corinth Bapt. Church."
Date: unknown

[Attendees at Women's Tea]

Description: Photograph of participants at a women's tea, including a group of eight women and two men standing in a semi-circle behind a table, with two other women sitting on either side of the table at the front. The table has a bouquet of flowers and a tea tray with a metal tea set. Handwriting on the back says, "Morningside Bapt. Church"
Date: unknown
Creator: John Turner Studio

[Baby Contest Participants]

Description: Photograph of seven women seated in folding chairs in a row in front of a low wall, each with a young, toddler-aged child in her lap. Handwritten signs behind each of the women list the names of the participants. In the background, there are several rows of seating and a cross hanging on the wall above. Handwriting on the back says, "St. James Baby Contest."
Date: unknown

[Women Being Crowned]

Description: Photograph of a group of unidentified women wearing dark-colored dresses and corsages, posing together around a standing flower arrangement. There are six women standing a a row at the back, two women standing on the left side of the image, and, on the right, a man is placing a crown on the head of a third woman. A handwritten note on the back says, "Mt. Ararat Bapt. Church."
Date: unknown

[Men with Catholic Interracial Council Sign]

Description: Photograph of two unidentified men kneeling on either side of a Virgin Mary statue, holding a sign that says "Catholic Interracial Council. Fort Worth, Texas. 'Justice for All'" outside Our Mother of Mercy Catholic Church. A priest wearing a cassock is standing in front of them, on the left side of the image, with his hands folded and raised in front of him. Part of the church is visible in the background, including several stained-glass windows.
Date: unknown
Creator: John Turner Studio

[Mrs. L. V. Hicks Holding Sign]

Description: Photograph of a woman wearing a patterned, button-down shirt and sunglasses holding up a sign with the text, "Grace Temple Seventh Day Adventist Church Welcomes Delegates TO 9th Annual Youth Congress of Southwest Region Conference of Seventh Day Adventists, March 27-29, 1964 Carroll Peak Elementary School." Handwritten text on the back of the photo says: "Mrs. L. V. Hicks, Office Secretary of the Youth Department Extends a Hearty Welcome."
Date: 1964-03~

[Choir on Decorated Stage]

Description: Photograph of a group of people gathered in a tight group on a slightly-raised stage, and a man facing them with his arms raised. The room is decorated with crepe paper streamers on the ceiling, metallic fringe on the walls, and greenery around the edge of the stage and on the upright piano in the center of the image. A woman is seated at the piano and looking at the group, to her left.
Date: unknown

[New Bethel Junior Ushers]

Description: Photograph of a group of thirteen girls and two boys of various ages posing in two lines at New Bethel Baptist Church with a man standing on the right side of the group and a woman standing to the left. Behind them, there is a closed curtain below a cross, and a loft area to the left, also with a drawn curtain. Handwritten on the back is, "New Bethel Jr. ushers."
Date: unknown

[Ebenezer Chapel Baptist Church]

Description: Photograph of the front (west side) of Ebenezer Chapel Baptist Church located at 1915 Amanda Ave. in Fort Worth, Texas. It is a single-story, L-shaped brick building with a pointed steeple in the center of the main area. The area around the church is dirt and it appears that the building was recently completed. Handwritten on the back: "Ebenezer Bapt. Ch."
Date: unknown
Creator: John Turner Studio

[Women Conference Attendees]

Description: Photograph of thirteen African-American women posing in a group at the front of a church during a conference in Fort Worth. Eleven of the women are standing in two rows and there are two women facing one another in the front; the woman on the left is wearing a tiara and holding out a wrapped box for the woman facing her on the right. Handwriting on the back says, "Baptist Ministers Wives."
Date: unknown

[Segmon Open House]

Description: Photograph of five men and one woman posing in a line in the driveway in front of a single-story mid-century modern style brick home. A handwritten note on the back says, "O. L. Segmon's Open House."
Date: unknown
Creator: John Turner Studio
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