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Newspaper clipping

Original Size

5 " x 5 1/2"


Clipping from the Defender (Portland, Oregon).

Photo and caption titled "God Seals with a Rainbow." Credit: Defender Photo. Pictured: Vancouver Ave. First Baptist Church's Musical Department with children gathered around a structure holding a bucket.

Caption: "Vancouver Ave. 1st Baptist Church Musical Department gave a Rainbow Tea last Sunday evening. Their theme was 'God Seals His Covenant with a Rainbow.' Mrs. O.B. Williams is the Dept. president, and Mrs. Martha Warren was Tea Chairman. The Music department was composed of eight choirs; their colors were green and white."


See Historic photos, Loose photo 98B for reverse.

On reverse, an ad for an event at Memorial Coliseum reads "Critics Raved at Ft. Worth in 1961, Tremendous Sell out at Lincoln Memorial in 1962, Next year: an Eastern city, but Now at..." [indicating 1963 print date?]

All dates (unless specified in inscription) are approximate.


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