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C.F. Crosson in front of the Catholic Church in Fort Davis

Description: Photograph of G.F. Crosson, son of George Crosson, in front of the Catholic Church in Fort Davis that served as parents' home while they built a house, upon their arrival in Texas around 1878. This photo was included in a research paper by Marion Quick for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1967.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Historic Marker Application: Our Lady of Peace]

Description: Application materials submitted to the Texas Historical Commission requesting a historic marker for the Our Lady of Peace, in Alpine, Texas. The materials include the inscription text of the marker, original application, narrative, and photographs.
Date: 1965
Creator: Texas Historical Commission
Item Type: Text
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Partner: Texas Historical Commission

First Communion in Laredo

Description: Postcard depicting the first Communion of Gsabel Gonsalez of Laredo. The girl is pictured wearing a sheer veil and white dress. She is holding a candle, prayer book, and a rosary. A statue of Jesus is placed on a pedestal to the right of Gsabel. Two faces of flowers are placed in front of the pedestal.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Witte Museum

St. Mary's Church of the Assumption, monuments in front

Description: Monument in front of St. Mary's Church of the Assumption in Praha, "Centennial Aug. 15, 1955. Erected in grateful memory of the first settlers of Praha. Postaveno na pamatku prvnich osadniku v Praze, Texas. Unveiled Aug, 15, 1955, by the most Rev. Robert E. Lucey, S.T.D., Archbishop of San Antonio, Texas. Rev. Julius A. Petru, Pastor
Date: October 7, 2006
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries

St. Mary's Church of the Assumption, WW II Memorial chapel sign

Description: St. Mary's Church of the Assumption in Praha, the WW II memorial chapel sign. "Second World War in remembrance of soldiers fallen in battle. Names: Pvt. Josef Lev, killed August 24, 1944; Pfc. Adolf Rab, killed December 27, 1944; Pfc. Robert Bohuslav, killed February 3, 1944. Donations for this chapel: Emil and Mary Lev, John and Agnes Rab, Josef V. and Anna Okruhlik, Rev. Alfons Raska, Pastor."
Date: October 7, 2006
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries

St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, detail of cornerstone

Description: Detail of cornerstone at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Ammannsville. "Ecclesia S. Joannis Baptistae Aedificata Anno Domini 1918. Come to me all you that labor and are burdened and I will refresh you. Bydleti budu s vami na miste tomto. John F. Bujnoch, contractor and builder.
Date: October 7, 2006
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries

St. Mary's Church of the Assumption, interior

Description: St. Mary's Church of the Assumption in Praha, interior. The interior was painted by Gottfried Flury, and later additions were made by Father Netardus.
Date: October 7, 2006
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries