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Theodore Parker

Quanah Parker, Chief of Quahada tribe of the Comanches. Born at Lagunas Sabinas (Cedar Lake in Gaines Co. Tx). Led the Indians in the battle of Adobe Walls in which he was wounded. His mother, Cynthia Ann Parker, was a captured white woman. His father had been a chief of the Comanche tribe. In later years, on the Comanche reservation near Anadarko, Oklahoma, he became a respected and wealthy cattleman and met President Theodore Roosevelt.


Theodore Parker (Lexington, Massachusetts, August 24, 1810 – Florence, Italy, May 10, 1860) was an American Transcendentalist and reforming minister of the Unitarian church. A reformer and abolitionist, his words and quotations which he popularized would later inspire speeches by Abraham Lincoln and Martin Luther King, Jr.


The Ministry of Music stained glass window, by Tiffany, is one of five windows, at the Theodore Parker Church that have been recently restored. roxbury

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Teddy Roosevelt and Quanah Parker on a wolf hunt in April, 1905 on the 6666 Ranch near Guthrie, Texas is. They were there at the invitation of legendary rancher Burk Burnett. Teddy is fourth from the right and he is talking to Quanah, who is third from the right and looking at Teddy.


Girl Reading. Ernst Anders (1845 - 1911). “The books that help you most are those which make you think the most. The hardest way of learning is that of easy reading; but a great book that comes from a great thinker is a ship of thought, deep freighted with truth and beauty.” Theodore Parker (1810 - 1860)