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The Jackson County Memorial Library was organized and sponsored by the Eleanor Brackenridge Literary Club of Edna, Texas in the early 1900s.? The library had a very small beginning and grew slowly for a few years.? By 1939 it had 3,400 volumes and was considered one of the best county libraries in Texas in proportion to the population. It was located in the Jackson County Courthouse.Joined: July 2016.
The Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum provides materials that represent the history of African American churches in the Austin area and have contributed to the Rescuing Texas History, 2006 and Building the African-American Community collections. The museum is named for Jacob Fontaine, a slave preacher who founded thirteen Baptist churches in Travis County. Mainly consisting of photographs, the items date from 1898 to 2006.Joined: May 2009.