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Jim Ligon Photograph Collection, 1920's-1960's


Shiloh Baptist Church's Annual Women's Day

Shiloh Baptist Church's Annual Women's Day

An All-Girl choir sings at Shiloh Baptist Church's annual Women's Day program, ca. 1950's.

J.M. and Adeline Hurdle with Students, ca. 1929

J.M. and Adeline Hurdle with Students, ca. 1929

Teachers J. M. Hurdle (back center) and Adeline Hurdle (back row) pose with their pupils at the Diboll's African American School in about 1929. Their children, Florine and Clarance are also in the photo.
 

Diboll's African American Students, ca. 1920's

Midwife Ella Steadman

Midwife Ella Steadman

One of Diboll's African American midwives, Ella Steadman.

Henry Carter

Joy Mae Smith and the Welcome Cleaners Van

Joy Mae Smith and the Welcome Cleaners Van

Joy Mae Smith stands beside "Welcome Cleaners and Laundry, Diboll Texas" vehicle, ca. 1950's.

Larry Williams

Larry Williams

Young Larry Williams at the Garrett Ranch houses. 

Pearl Bailey

Perry Chapel Bible School

Perry Chapel Bible School

Children and adults at the Perry Chapel Bible School.

Perry Chapel Male Choire

Perry Chapel Male Choire

Perry Chapel's Male Choir.  Professor Jackson sits at the piano.

Perry Chapel Senior Choir

Perry Chapel Senior Choir

Perry Chapel's Senior Choir.

Emma and Professor Jackson

Emma and Professor Jackson

Emma and Professor W. J. Jackson.

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