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[Interior of Danevang Lutheran Church]

Description: Copy negative of a black and white photograph of the Danevang Lutheran Church interior. Two columns of wooden pews that have decorative garland attached to them lead up to an altar at which a small baptismal fount sits between two banisters. Floral arrangements and a painting with a cross atop its frame adorn the center of the altar's alcove. Members of the congregation fill the pews. Light fixtures hang from the interior's rafters above the congregation.
Date: unknown
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

A Complete Parish Register, for the use of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States

Description: Parish register for St. David's Episcopal Church in Austin, Texas includes records of parishoners and special events (baptisms, burials, marriages, etc.) as well as persons involved (confirmands, communicants, etc.) and offerings. This volume also contains some documentation written in 1940 regarding church programs and services.
Date: unknown
Creator: St. David's Episcopal Church (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: St. David’s Episcopal Church

Pastor Lee

Description: Photograph of Pastor Lee of First Baptist Church in Austin, Texas baptizing a child. The pastor, child, and a third person are standing in the middle of a creek or river.
Date: unknown
Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

The Dallas Journal, Volume 53, 2007

Description: Annual publication containing genealogical information about families in Dallas, Texas and the surrounding area, including family histories, lists of records (births, deaths, registration, etc.), correspondence, and and other documentation. Name index begins on page 143.
Date: October 2007
Creator: Dallas Genealogical Society
Partner: Dallas Genealogical Society

[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Paul Osterhout, November 13, 1879]

Description: Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to her brother, Paul Osterhout, discussing recent news in Belton, Texas. She told him that their mother, Junia Roberts Osterhout, had not yet returned home and updated him on recent baptisms and conversions at the local church. She mentioned temperance meetings she had been attending and a trip she had made recently to collect pecans.
Date: November 13, 1879
Creator: Osterhout, Gertrude
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, October 26, 1879]

Description: A letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his wife, Junia Roberts Osterhout, discussing how family life had been since Junia left to visit with extended family. John let her know of local baptisms and poultry sales he had made at the recent fair. He and their daughter, Gertrude, were looking forward to Junia's return home. Included is an envelope addressed to "Mrs. J. P. Osterhout."
Date: October 26, 1879
Creator: Osterhout, John Patterson
Partner: Austin College

[Photograph of Group Indoors]

Description: Photograph of a group of people standing indoors. The group consists of men, women, and children dressed in Sunday attire. Three of the adults are holding infants. The wall behind the group is wood paneling. According to accompanying information, the group is at a baptism for infants.
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Baptising in Olde Towne Creek]

Description: Photograph of Ivana Wright being led into the water for baptism by Preacher Hugh Vancel outside John Owen's home in Red Hill, Tennessee. Multiple people from the town are in attendance. Hester Welch, Minnie Hicks, Cleo McCurey, Lilian Hicks, and Lenore Treece follow Ivana, holding hands, on their way to be baptized. Matt includes an inset of another shot from this series.Narrative by Junebug Clark: Photograph is from 1938 and is shot in Red Hill, Tennessee. Baptising in Olde Towne Creek, has endured to become a favorite and meaningful to many. It bears close scrutiny because of the differing expressions and attitudes of those attending. The Reverend Hugh Vancel, performing the baptism, is standing in the creek and facing a large crowd of people on the bank, and holding the arm of a young girl standing next to him; several other girls, a woman and a man are also standing in the creek, on the left. A building with wood siding is visible in the background. People have said that they have counted fifty-one people in this picture and I’ve listened to many a controversy about a TV antenna* appearing in this 1938 photo. The Rev. Hugh Vancel, in charge in this photo, performed countless baptisms, but the ceremony eventually moved indoors. Olde Towne Creek empties into Keg Branch, a creek that runs though our property, about three miles left of your view point. To your right, about a mile, is the Clark family cemetery where Joe was laid to rest in December of 1989. In 1981 the Smithsonian Institute displayed a print of this photo for use in an exhibit “Rights of Passage.” It was published in the autobiography of Dolly Parton and as the poster for the Wolf Trap Music Festival. Jb. *lightning rod Photo by: Joe Clark, ...
Date: [1950..1959]
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Baptizing in Olde Towne Creek]

Description: Photograph of Ivana Wright being led into the water for baptism by Preacher Hugh Vancel outside John Owen's home in Red Hill, Tennessee. Multiple people from the town are in attendance. Hester Welch, Minnie Hicks, Cleo McCurey, Lilian Hicks, and Lenore Treece follow Ivana, holding hands, on their way to be baptized. Narrative by Junebug Clark: Photograph is from 1938 and is shot in Red Hill, Tennessee. Baptising in Olde Towne Creek, has endured to become a favorite and meaningful to many. It bears close scrutiny because of the differing expressions and attitudes of those attending. The Reverend Hugh Vancel, performing the baptism, is standing in the creek and facing a large crowd of people on the bank, and holding the arm of a young girl standing next to him; several other girls, a woman and a man are also standing in the creek, on the left. A building with wood siding is visible in the background. People have said that they have counted fifty-one people in this picture and I’ve listened to many a controversy about a TV antenna* appearing in this 1938 photo. The Rev. Hugh Vancel, in charge in this photo, performed countless baptisms, but the ceremony eventually moved indoors. Olde Towne Creek empties into Keg Branch, a creek that runs though our property, about three miles left of your view point. To your right, about a mile, is the Clark family cemetery where Joe was laid to rest in December of 1989. In 1981 the Smithsonian Institute displayed a print of this photo for use in an exhibit “Rights of Passage.” It was published in the autobiography of Dolly Parton and as the poster for the Wolf Trap Music Festival. *lightning rod
Date: 1938
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Baptising in Olde Towne Creek (1)]

Description: Photograph of Reverend Hugh Vancel performing a baptism in Olde Town Creek near Red Hill, Tennessee. The reverend is standing in the creek and facing a large crowd of people on the bank, and holding the arm of a young girl standing next to him; several other girls, a woman and a man are also standing in the creek, on the left. A building with wood siding is visible in the background.
Date: 1938
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Baptising in Olde Towne Creek

Description: Photograph of Reverend Hugh Vancel performing a baptism in Olde Town Creek near Red Hill, Tennessee. The reverend is standing in the creek and facing a large crowd of people on the bank, and holding the arm of a young girl standing next to him; several other girls, a woman and a man are also standing in the creek, on the left. A building with wood siding is visible in the background.
Date: 1938
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections