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Hobart Taylor, Jr.

Description: Hobart Taylor, Jr. was educated in Houston and at Prairie View A&M College and traveled to Washington D.C. as the President's Committee on Equal Employment Opportunity. He later became a special counsel to President Johnson and in 1965 was appointed a director of the Import-Export Bank.
Date: unknown
Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

Carl Walker

Description: Photograph of Carl Walker sitting at a desk, reading a book. There are seals hanging on the wall behind him and a U.S. flag. Walker of Houston became the first negro in the south to be appointed an assistant United States District Attorney. A graduate of Texas Southern University Law School, his appointment in 1961 was to the southern district of Texas.
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

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

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

Mr. and Mrs. James Edward Hill - Golden Wedding Anniversary

Description: Photograph of a large group of people, posing for a portrait; Mr. and Mrs. James Edward Hill are sitting in the center and twelve people are standing in a semi-circle behind them. Mr. and Mrs. James Edward Hill were married October 7, 1933 in Creedmoor, TX. The couple celebrated their golden anniversary on Saturday, October 8, 1983. A reception was hosted by their children, grandchildren and great grandchildren at the Howard Johnson Motor Lodge in Austin, TX. They have 17 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.
Date: October 8, 1983
Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

First Baptist Church Member Wearing a Hat

Description: Photograph of a woman wearing dressy clothes including a hat and jewelry. She is a member of First Baptist Church and is walking through a room. Other people are partially visible behind her, sitting in chairs, as well as a vending machine against the back wall.
Date: unknown
Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

First Baptist Church Members

Description: Photograph of members of First Baptist Church. The group includes women and children, standing in a line; the women are dressed up and the young boys are wearing suits. Behind them, several people are sitting at a table.
Date: unknown
Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum
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