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Lott Canada Teacher Mrs. Garner

Description: Photograph of Mrs. Felix Garner, a teacher in the first Lott-Canada School in Beeville. Her husband, Felix, was a charter member of Jones Chapel Methodist Church, which was organized in 1888. She and her husband ran the first Black cafe in Beeville. The cafe was located across from the train depot. Her father, Henry Shaw, lived to be 112 years old.
Date: unknown
Partner: Bee County Historical Commission

Mrs. Mary Canada

Description: Mary Lee Pettus Canada’s obituary. Mary Lee Canada was a respected resident of Beeville for more than sixty years. Born in Goliad on September 26, 1884, Mary Lee Pettus married Elvy Canada in 1909 and moved to Beeville. She was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church and was the first Worthy Matron of the Golden Leaf Chapter # 593, Order of the Eastern Star which had been organized in Beeville in 1928. She and Elvy had one daughter, Alma Hampton, who worked the summers in the fields to earn money for her first tuition at Guadalupe, a school for blacks in Seguin, and taught school for forty-two years. Mary Lee Pettus Canada died on June 20, 1964.
Date: unknown
Partner: Bee County Historical Commission

[Group Portrait of Young Men and Women]

Description: Photograph of women in white outfits sitting in chairs, with young men in white shirts and ties standing behind them. The group is in front of a building, possibly a restaurant, with a sign reading "Magnolia." A patch on one man's shirt is possibly the symbol for 4-H.
Date: October 1954
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[People at an Event]

Description: Photograph of a group of men and women standing in lines in a community recreation center (most likely Doris Miller Auditorium in Rosewood Park in Austin) at an event of some kind. Some people are at a ticket window.
Date: September 1, 1960
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Group Seated in Chairs]

Description: Photograph of a group of men and women sitting in rows of chairs and laughing. Likely taken in the Travis County Negro Extension Service Building located at 1154 Lydia Street, Austin, Texas.
Date: October 1954
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Program for Black Woman Artist]

Description: Program for Black Woman Artist, an event featuring African American female artists, produced by the Junior Black Academy of Arts and Letters. The event was held from May 14-16, 1981 in Dallas, Texas.
Date: May 14, 1981
Creator: Junior Black Academy of Arts and Letters
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Mrs. Lymas (Johnnie) Langley, Jr.

Description: Photograph of Mrs. Lymas Langley, Jr. standing beside the dedication marker of her husband Lymas Langley Jr. The marker says "Beeville Volunteer Ambulance Service Building Erected 1971 Dedicated in Memory of Lymas Langley, Jr."
Date: unknown
Partner: Bee County Historical Commission
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