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Wesley expanded the paper into a chain of Informer newspapers in Galveston, Beaumont, Dallas, and Austin, Texas, and New Orleans and Shreveport, Louisiana, and Mobile, Alabama, and circulated a statewide edition in small Texas towns, including Groesbeck and Crockett. The Informer acquired a printing company, employed 1,500 people at its peak, and is credited with starting many black writers in their careers.

Wesley expanded the paper into a chain of Informer newspapers in Galveston, Beaumont, Dallas, and Austin, Texas, and New Orleans and Shreveport, Louisiana, and Mobile, Alabama, and circulated a statewide edition in small Texas towns, including Groesbeck and Crockett. The Informer acquired a printing company, employed 1,500 people at its peak, and is credited with starting many black writers in their careers.

Harper, Columbus C. — Pastor of Bethel Baptist Church. Was born in 1884 and  began preaching at nine years of age. In 1902 he began pastoring, holding some prom-  inent charges, among which were Mt. Olive, Dayton, Ohio; St. James, Texarkana, Ark. ;  Bethesda, Marshall, Texas, and Bethel, of Houston, Texas. He is now retiring to accept  the pulpit of St. John's Church, Dallas, Texas.

Harper, Columbus C. — Pastor of Bethel Baptist Church. Was born in 1884 and began preaching at nine years of age. In 1902 he began pastoring, holding some prom- inent charges, among which were Mt. Olive, Dayton, Ohio; St. James, Texarkana, Ark. ; Bethesda, Marshall, Texas, and Bethel, of Houston, Texas. He is now retiring to accept the pulpit of St. John's Church, Dallas, Texas.

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The writur of this little volume, J. A. Hamilton, was born near Hallsville, Harrison County, Texas, July 27, 1875 ; always en- joyed excellent school advantages, having attended regularly from a boy of five years of age until twenty-two. Finishing the high school courses at home, entered college, Marshall, Texas, at age of sixteen, graduating from courses of 1894 and 1897; taught school as first-grade teacher for eight years. W

The writur of this little volume, J. A. Hamilton, was born near Hallsville, Harrison County, Texas, July 27, 1875 ; always en- joyed excellent school advantages, having attended regularly from a boy of five years of age until twenty-two. Finishing the high school courses at home, entered college, Marshall, Texas, at age of sixteen, graduating from courses of 1894 and 1897; taught school as first-grade teacher for eight years. W

ALLEN R. GRIGGS FATHER OF TEXAS BAPTIST. Allen R. Griggs, Baptist minister, was born a slave.Griggs joined the Baptist Church in 1869 and was ordained as a missionary five years later. Griggs received his first pastorate at the New Hope Baptist Church in Dallas, a position he held for ten years. He served as pastor at Mount Gilead Baptist Church in Fort Worth. He helped raise funds to establish Bishop College and served that institution as a trustee.

ALLEN R. GRIGGS FATHER OF TEXAS BAPTIST. Allen R. Griggs, Baptist minister, was born a slave.Griggs joined the Baptist Church in 1869 and was ordained as a missionary five years later. Griggs received his first pastorate at the New Hope Baptist Church in Dallas, a position he held for ten years. He served as pastor at Mount Gilead Baptist Church in Fort Worth. He helped raise funds to establish Bishop College and served that institution as a trustee.

Dickson, Winston M. C. — Attorney-at-Law, office 4091/2 Milam Street; phone Preston  1459; born at Crockett, Texas, and came to Houston in 1896. Graduate of Tillotson Col-  lege 1894, Pomana College 1904, Boston University 1909. Holds A. B. from Pomana Col-  lege and J. B. & J. M. from Boston University. Owns homestead. Member of Chri.stian  Church.

Dickson, Winston M. C. — Attorney-at-Law, office 4091/2 Milam Street; phone Preston 1459; born at Crockett, Texas, and came to Houston in 1896. Graduate of Tillotson Col- lege 1894, Pomana College 1904, Boston University 1909. Holds A. B. from Pomana Col- lege and J. B. & J. M. from Boston University. Owns homestead. Member of Chri.stian Church.

Williams was elected principal of Hearne Academy and made considerable improvements to the grounds, canceled many debts, and more than doubled the enrollment. While teaching at Hearne he was called to superintend the State mission work for the General Baptist State Convention. The Reverend Williams is moderator of the Lincoln Association, the oldest and most influential organization of its kind in the State and he took charge of the Avenue L congregation in Galveston,

Who's who among the colored Baptists of the United States .

African American Newspaper, California

African American Newspaper, California

A Black Man's Dream: The First 100 Years: Richard Henry Boyd and the National Baptist Publishing Board

A Black Man's Dream: The First 100 Years: Richard Henry Boyd and the National Baptist Publishing Board

The Power Pages News of Farmersville, Texas Our Mission Statement: The Power Pages will actively seek to serve Collin and surrounding counties with integrity and professionalism and to educate by way of the most positive and informative news worthy pieces that are within the power of the pen.

The Power Page Newspaper online serving Denton, Collin and surrounding Texas counties.

The Dallas Weekly is the most respected, most critically acclaimed and most widely read African American newsweekly in North Texas. For more than 55 years, "The Weekly" has informed, educated, enlightened and fought for Dallas/Fort Worth’s Black community.

The Dallas Weekly is the most respected, most critically acclaimed and most widely read African American newsweekly in North Texas. For more than 55 years, "The Weekly" has informed, educated, enlightened and fought for Dallas/Fort Worth’s Black community.

“Dr. J. L. Patton, Jr. [principal of Booker T. Washington High School), African Price, and Rev. I. B. Loud [pastor of St. Paul Methodist] stand on the street in front of St. Paul Methodist Church.”

[principal of Booker T. Washington High School), African Price, and Rev. Loud [pastor of St. Paul Methodist] stand on the street in front of St.

E. W. D. Isaac He served three years in the Missionary and Educational Convention of Texas, as editor of the denominational paper, the Baptist Star.

Isaac, has been for ten years corresponding Secretary of the National Baptist Young People's Union Board of the National Baptist Convention, and editor of the National Baptist Union, the organ of the denomination.

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