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Former Teacher Marks 16th Year as Paisano Secretary

Description: This article gives a brief biography of Jesse Blackwell, written when he was 81. It tells about his family, career as a techer, and his involvement with the Baptist church. The citation at the beginning says "Copy of article taken from the Saturday, July 26, 1952 El Paso Times by Patty McKenzie, Times Correspondent."
Date: July 26, 1952
Creator: McKenzie, Patty
Item Type: Text
Partner: Marfa Public Library

A Happy Christmas to You - Bishop's Tawton

Description: Postcard created from a painting of Bishop's Tawton by H.B. Wimbush. It pictures a road passing theough a village. Description on the back reads, "Bishop's Tawton. This pretty little village is reputed to have been a former seat of the Bishops of Devonshire, whose picturesque church, shown here, has some fine monuments and a very striking belfry screen. Behind it rises Coddon Hill(630 feet high), from whicha fine view may be had. Barnstaple proper lies two miles further on." Correspondence reads, "With best wishes C.W.B." It is addressed to Miss Rosa Bassano, Paris, Lamar Co., Texas. U.S. The postmark is from Paris, Texas on Dec. 25, 1906.
Date: unknown
Creator: Wimbush, H. B.
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[St. Sophia Greek Orthodox Church Food Booth]

Description: Photograph of the St. Sophia Greek Orthodox Church food booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. A man is standing behind a counter preparing food for another stand standing on the other side of the counter. A woman and a red refrigerator are visible behind the counter as well.
Date: [1999-08-05..1999-08-08]
Creator: Howard, Laura
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church]

Description: Photograph of the front of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic church in Houston, Texas. The building is made of red brick with white trim and has multiple stories with a square tower in the front. A street and traffic light are visible in the foreground. This is a historic building in Houston's East Side.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Camp Hulen Main Chapel

Description: Copy negative of the Danevang Lutheran Church in Danevang, Texas. There is a road visible in the foreground, as well a tall flagpole with an American flag positioned in front of the chapel.
Date: December 14, 1947
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Gathering of parishoners at Leon]

Description: Photograph of the parishoners' procession in front of the Church at Leon. Spectators standing by.
Date: 1941
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Snapshots from the Santos Carrion Collection]

Description: Photograph of four snapshots from the Santos Carrion Collection, circa 1920s-1940s. Includes portrait of Carmen Mendoza, people outside church buildings, and a church building in Rosenberg, Texas. Four images.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Various snapshots from the Santos Carrion Collection]

Description: Photograph of various snapshots from the Santos Carrion Collection. Includes a group portrait of children, family portraits, and an exterior photograph of the Holy Cross Church and Rectory building. Four images.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Immaculate Heart of Mary Church]

Description: Photograph of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Magnolia Park, Houston, Texas. Large stonework building.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Fundraiser at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church]

Description: Photograph of the 1942 celebration at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, in Magnolia Park, Houston, Texas for fundraising to build a new church building.
Date: 1942
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Baptism of thee children]

Description: Photograph of a baptism of three children at El Mesias Church, 1951.
Date: 1951
Creator: Perry, William J., Jr.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Postcard of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church]

Description: Postcard of Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in Houston, Texas. Cars parked outside and people going to the Church.
Date: unknown
Creator: American Candid Photo
Item Type: Postcard
Location Info:
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library