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Bride and Groom

Description: Photograph of a bride and groom standing outside the church.
Date: unknown
Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

Wedding Photo

Description: Photograph of a wedding party, taken inside a church. The bride and groom are standing in the center of the photograph; two men are standing to the left and the minister is standing on the right with a woman holding a bouquet. Wedding photo inside the church.
Date: unknown
Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

A Very Special Love

Description: Portrait of a couple posing in formal-wear. Text under the photograph says: "A very special Love" Wanda Kaye Sweeney & Tommie Lee Edmonson
Date: unknown
Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

[Beautiful Bride]

Description: Photograph of a beautiful bride from Austin, TX.
Date: unknown
Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

Joshua West Sr. Contractor

Description: Photograph of a new home under construction; the building appears to be mostly finished, although the doors and windows are open. A man is visible inside the house and a ladder is propped against the roof to the right. A sign in front of the building lists Joshua West, Sr. as the contractor.
Date: unknown
Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

Joshua West Sr. Contractor

Description: Photograph of a new home under construction. Seven men are posing outside, around the front door and a ladder is leaning against the room to the right. A sign in the yard names Joshua West, Sr. as the contractor.
Date: unknown
Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

Joshua West Sr. Contractor

Description: Photograph of a new home under construction. Several men are standing in front of the house which is still only a frame. Two of the men appear to be working on the building and three others on the left of the photograph are looking at a piece of paper. A sign in the foreground lists Joshua West, Sr. as the contractor.
Date: unknown
Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

Joshua West Sr. Contractor

Description: Photograph of a new home under construction by Joshua West, Sr., Contractor. Two men are working on the siding of the house while three others consult a paper. A wooden sawhorse and picnic table are visible in the foreground.
Date: unknown
Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

Joshua West Sr. Contractor

Description: Photograph of a new home under construction. Five men are standing in front of the frame of the house, three of them are looking at a piece of paper. A sign in the foreground names Joshua West, Sr. as the contractor.
Date: unknown
Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

William Ross, His family, and His Tailoring Business

Description: Photo of William Ross and his family. The group is posed together around a bench. Title: The History of William Ross and His Tailoring Business. Short biography of the business of William Ross an Austin, TX tailor. Image of the Ross family business. Title: Giant Oaks From Little Acorns Grow: The William Ross Story. A biography of William Ross.
Date: unknown
Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

J. F. Dawkins

Description: Portrait of Austin attorney J.F.Dawkins, wearing a three-piece suit.
Date: unknown
Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

Malon Allen

Description: Portrait of Malono Allen, the principal of the G.W. Norman School of Austin, TX. Photo is from the 1969 - 1970 school year.
Date: 1969
Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

G.W. Norman School Students Singing

Description: Photograph of students from the G.W. Norman Elememtary School in Austin, TX in a music class in 1971. In the foreground, a woman is sitting at a piano.
Date: c. 1971
Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

G.W. Norman School Faculty

Description: Photograph of the faculty from the G.W. Norman Elememtary School in Austin, TX around 1970. The 3rd lady on the left is Ida Hunt. She would become principal of Blackshear Elementary School. Also, Mr. Allen standing in the back was the current principal at the time, and also taught at Blackshear, in Austin, under F. R. Rice.
Date: 1970~
Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

Granville Webster Norman and Faculty

Description: Photograph of Granville Wester Norman and faculty members posed on the stairs outside of a brick building. Norman and a woman are standing on either side of the group; the others are seated on various steps. Granville Wester Norman (left) served the Austin Independent School District for thirty-two years, from 1896 - 1928. The Norman Elementary School is named in his honor. He is pictured with other faculty from the Austin area including E. E. Yearwood, Mrs. Brewer, Mrs. Shaw, and Mrs. Washington (noted on the photo).
Date: 1910~
Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

Granville Webster Norman and Faculty

Description: Photograph of Granville Wester Norman with other faculty from the Austin area including E.E. Yearwood, Mrs. Brewer, Mrs. Shaw, and Mrs. Washington (noted on the photo). Norman and three women are seated in the front and the other teachers are standing in a semi-circle behind them. They appear to be outside, in front of a building. Norman served the Austin Independent School District for thirty-two years, from 1896 - 1928. The Norman Elementary School is named in his honor.
Date: 1920~
Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

Granville Webster Norman

Description: Photograph of Granville Wester Norman, seated in front of two partially-visible women. He served the Austin Independent School District for thirty-two years, from 1896 - 1928. The Norman Elementary School is named in his honor.
Date: 1920~
Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

Friendly R. Rice

Description: Portrait of Friendly R. Rice, principal of the Blackshear School of Austin, Texas from 1931 - 1972. Mr. Rice initiated the hot lunch program and the first black elementary school library in Texas. The F. R. Rice Secondary School is named in his honor.
Date: c. 1965
Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

Group of Students at Blackshear School

Description: Photograph of students at the Blackshear School of Austin, TX in the early 1950s. They are standing in a group indoors; a window and various objects are visible in the background.
Date: 1950~
Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

[Dr. Herman A. Barnett Works on a Patient Before Surgery]

Description: Photograph of Dr. Herman Barnett and looking at some medical equipment while he holds a gas mask over a patient's face. He is wearing a surgical gown, a head covering, and a mask.
Date: unknown
Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

Mack H. Hannah, Jr.

Description: Photograph of Mack H. Hannah, Jr. wearing a suit and sitting in a wood-paneled room. He is looking down at something that he's writing on a table. Mack H. Hannah Jr. founded the first negro owned and operated savings and loan association in Texas. He is now one of the leading negro mortgage bankers in the nation. As chairman of the board of Texas Southern University for 12 years, he is responsible for much of the Houston school's capital improvements program.
Date: unknown
Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

W. H. Passon

Description: Portrait of W. H. Passon, principal of the West Austin School.
Date: unknown
Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

Nancy Mahalia Colemen Thomas

Description: Portrait of Nanacy Mahalia Coleman Thomas. She was born a slave on August 1, 1860; married Jerry Thomas in 1879; was converted, baptized, and joined Ebenzer Baptist Church in 1883; became president of the Home Woman's Mission Society #4 in 1918 - 1930; she died on December 12, 1938.
Date: unknown
Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum