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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

Fish Fry at the Dam

Description: Fish fry at the Dam (Lake Austin). Photo includes: William Tears, Sr., Rev. L.L. Hayes, Rev. and Mrs. J.E. Knox, Rev. and Mrs. Pius and their daughter Ruth Augusta, Sister Mollie Perry, Bualie Murphy, and Lewis Mitchell. Mrs. Pius was the church organist and choir director.
Date: 1921
Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

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

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
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