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Senate Resolution Number Twenty-Eight - In Memory of Lawrence J. Petersen

Description: Resolution document composed by the Senate of the State of Texas that was created and sent to the Petersen family in condolences for the death of Lawrence J. Petersen. The first page of the document gives an account of Mr. Petersen's accomplishments both professionally and as a member of the community. The second page resolves to provide the surviving family - including siblings, wife, children, and grandchildren - a copy of the resolution expressing their sympathies. It is signed by the president, secretary, and a member of the Senate. A gold seal with two purple stripes has been placed besides the signatures on the left side. Both sheets have been stapled within the fold of a third piece of paper.
Date: February 2, 2005
Creator: Texas. Legislature. Senate
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Sunday School Class

Description: Copy negative of the Simmons Amoma Bible Class at the First Baptist Church in Abilene, Texas. There are twenty-four women wearing white blouses and long black skirts. Some are wearing neckties. In the front row is a man in a dark suit and tie. Two women in the front row are holding a cushion with a symbol on it, one woman is holding a dog and another is holding a banner that reads, "AMOMA". Printed across the bottom of the photograph is, "Simmons Amoma Bible Class First Baptist Church, Abilene Texas". Written across the bottom margin is, "Fall Team 1912".
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

First Baptist Church Groundbreaking #2

Description: Photograph of a group of men and women standing behind a pew with what appear to be church bulletins in their hands. The women are wearing dresses and hats and the two men are wearing suits. One women is standing with a crutch beside a microphone.
Date: 1958
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

First Baptist Church Groundbreaking #1

Description: Photograph of a group of men and women standing behind a pew with what appear to be church bulletins in their hands. The women are wearing dresses and hats and the two men are wearing suits. One women is standing with a crutch beside a microphone.
Date: 1958
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

First Baptist Church Groundbreaking

Description: Photograph of a little girl in a dress with bangs holding a shovel at the First Baptist Church's groundbreaking. There is a woman holding a shovel behind her wearing a polka-dotted shirt and a black skirt. People sitting in chairs are watching the little girl.
Date: 1958
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

First Baptist Church Groundbreaking

Description: Photograph of a man in a suit bending over to shovel dirt at the First Baptist Church groundbreaking. There are three men standing behind him, one of which is holding a shovel in front of him. There are people in chairs behind the men watching the ceremony.
Date: 1958
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Church Exterior Construction

Description: Copy negative of a construction site outside of a church identified as First Baptist Church. The site consists of wooden structures with metal rods protruding upwards. There is a man walking through the site. The church is a brick multiple story building with arches.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Church Exterior

Description: Copy photograph of two images of postcards. In the top image, three churches in San Angelo are pictured. A Methodist, a Catholic and a Baptist church are shown. The three churches are adjacent to each other on the same street. Labels identify the denominations of each church. Text at bottom reads, "Three of San Angelo's churches." The bottom image shows the First Baptist Church in Ballinger, Texas, identified in the image by a hand-written note.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Fifth and Front Street]

Description: Photograph looking north on Fifth Street from the Orange Public Library parking lot on Front Street in 1980. The dome of the First Baptist Church can be seen in the distance. The brick tower of the First Methodist Church is to the left of that.
Date: 1980
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Early Churches of Cleveland, Texas]

Description: Compilation of information about churches in Cleveland, Texas including histories, church leaders, and other information. The church sketches include the Galilee Praise and Worship Center (later Galilee Missionary Baptist Church), the African Methodist Episcopal Church (later New Bethel African Methodist Church), First United Methodist Church, First Baptist Church, Calvary Baptist Church, and St. Mary's Catholic Church.
Date: 2011~
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

First Baptist Church Choir

Description: Photograph of First Baptist Church Choir in 1954. Choir members from left to right are: Front row: Mrs. Theo Scott, Mrs. Ernest Cummings, Mrs. Newman Powers, Mrs. Edsel Brown, Mrs Cam Arrendell, unknown Second row: unknown, unknown, Sally Harkins, Aunt Annie Wright, Elma Lee Tanner, Tula Overton Third Row: unknown Choir Director: Max (last name unknown)
Date: 1954
Creator: Young, Moon
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[Portrait of Lizzie Cole and Martha Jacoway]

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of a woman and girl sitting on the porch of a wooden house on Dallas Street in Portland, Texas. They are identified as Lizzie Cole (early Portland settler) and her great niece, Martha Jacoway. In the background, there is a view of First Baptist Church.
Date: unknown
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

A Theme of the History of the Marfa Baptist Church

Description: Theme paper written by Rose Mary Baize for Mrs. Murphy Bennett's American History class at Marfa High School in January 1964. It covers the history of the Baptist church in Marfa including the various buildings where it met, who the leaders were and how it changed overtime.
Date: January 13, 1964
Creator: Baize, Rose Mary
Partner: Marfa Public Library