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Frank Strain Residence on Speedway Blvd.

Description: Photograph of Frank Strain's residence on Speedway Blvd; the house and portions of the surrounding yard are visible. Frank was one of the oldest members of Metropolitan. He is a janitor for North Austin white school. The home is surrounded by the richest white citizens in Austin. He has been offered a handsome price for this place on the account of its surroundings but he is holding it for a higher price, which he feels confident he will get.
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

Ebenezer Baptist Church - Concord Choir

Description: Photograph of Concord Choir at Ebenezer Baptist Church. Barbara Seidel Medearis was the Choir Director of the Concord Choir, a school teacher and the mother of four children. She is on the far left. Her mother, Ethel Taylor was a musician for the church for many years. The family lived in the Blacklands Neighborhood on Leona Street in East Austin.
Date: unknown
Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

Hortence Webster

Description: Photograph of a young girl (identified as Hortence Webster) in a light-colored dress, posed on a flight of stairs. She is sitting on a patterned rug near two houseplants. Hortence Webster, the great granddaughter of Mahala Murchison, the first African American to live in Austin.
Date: unknown
Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

Estella Strain

Description: Portrait of Estella Strain, the first wife of Morris Strain. Morris was the grandson of Mahala Murchison, the first African American to live in Austin.
Date: unknown
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 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
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