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Category Archives: 1970s

History of Friendship Baptist Church

This three-page document dates from approximately 1972. No author is indicated. It was provided to the Archive by Cynthia (Jackson) Perry.
In 1869, several brethren and sisters of the 16th district requested that they meet to organize a new church.
A presbytery consisting of Elders Robert Reynolds, Asa [...]

Harold Bell Jackson, Sr. [Outside Courthouse]

Pictured: Judge Harold Bell Jackson, Sr.
Date: circa 1970
Setting/Location: Outside his County Judge office window at the Henry County Courthouse in Paris.
Inscription: None
Harold was born to Owen Henry and Ruth (Lee) Jackson in 1914. He married Verla Clifton Gray in 1934 and together they raised eight children.
Harold served as County Judge (an office now called [...]