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[A Presbyterian Communion Table]

Description: Photograph of a communion table inside the chapel of the First Central Presbyterian Church in Abilene, Texas. The table was donated to the First Presbyterian Church by Mr. and Mrs. Robert Henry Parker.
Date: 1980~/1989~
Creator: Willis, T. Bradford
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

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.)
Item Type: Book
Partner: St. David’s Episcopal Church

[Communion Display]

Description: Photograph of a goblet, two candlesticks, a cross, and a platter used by military chaplains for communion during World War II, in a display case in the 12th Armored Division Museum in Abilene, Texas.
Date: October 2001
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Portrait of a Girl]

Description: Portrait of a girl wearing a white dress and veil and holding a candle, possibly for a first communion or other religious purpose.
Date: unknown
Creator: Fey & Braunig
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

[Photograph of Leda and John Philip Herlin Bahl at First Communion]

Description: Photograph of Leda and John Philip Herlin Bahl (Harry) at their first communion. Leda is wearing a white dress with a long veil extending down to the edge of her dress, Harry is wearing a dark suit and is holding a long candle.
Date: unknown
Creator: Sanders Photography
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Photograph of Communion Group]

Description: Photograph of a Communion and Confirmation group, showing the young men and women posed in three rows. According to a note on the back of the photo, Earle Schuhmann sits rightmost in the first row. Earle’s cousin Delta Schlake is on the middle row in glasses, second from right.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Abilene Library Consortium

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, November 1, 1943]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on November 1, 1943. He saw Charles Shelby recently, and went to a church service and took communion. He asks his parents to send him pecans if they can.
Date: November 1, 1943
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[News Script: Catholics]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about 125 children receiving first communion at All Saints Catholic church in Fort Worth.
Date: May 12, 1957
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections