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Annals of America. 18 vols. Chicago: Encyclopedia Britannica, Inc., 1968.
Ardoin, Robert Bruce. Louisiana Census Records, Volume 2 1810-1820. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, Inc., 1972.
Averitte, Louise. "The History of Lower Pine Hills of Downsville, La." Unpublished, Downsville, La., 1993.
Baptist Standard, various dates.
Baker, Robert A. Her Walls Before Thee Stand. Texarkana: First Baptist Church, Texarkana, Texas, 1977.
Billington, Ray A. and Martin Ridge (compilers) History of Westward Expansion. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1969.
Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Northwest Louisiana. Chicago: The Goodspeed Publishing Co., 1892.
Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Southern Arkansas. Chicago: The Goodspeed Publishing Co., 1892.
Carroll, J. M. A History of Texas Baptists. Dallas: Baptist Standard Publishing Co., 1923.
Carter, James E. Cowboys, Cowton & Crosses: A Centennial History of the Tarrant Baptist Association. Fort Worth: Tarrant Baptist Association, 1986.
Cemetaries (sic) of Lincoln Parish and a Few in Parishes Near Lincoln. Long Leaf Pine Chapter DAR. Unpublished, Ruston, La., 1957.
Chinquapin. Spring-Summer, 1981.
Christian, John T. A History of the Baptists of Louisiana. Shreveport, La.: The Executive Board of the Louisiana Baptist Convention, 1923.
Church Directories of First Baptist Church. Homer, Louisiana.
Cline, Rodney. Pioneer Leaders and Early Institutions in Louisiana Education. Baton Rouge: Claitor's Publishing Division, 1969.
Colvin, Ethelle and Baker. Colvin and Allied Families. El Dorado, Ark.: Hurley Printing & Stationery Co., 1965.
Cooper, E. J. "The Brinson Family." Unpublished, in the possession of Beatrice Goss, Homer, La., 1992.
Correspondence between John S. Richardson and M. V. Mullette. 1923. Archives of First Baptist Church, Homer, La.
Correspondence between Edgar Fortson and F. J. Katz. 1925. Archives of First Baptist Church, Homer, La.
DePingre, Major. A History of the First Baptist Church, Minden, Louisiana 1844-1969. Monroe, La.: Tom Gates, Inc., 1969.
Durham, John Pinckney and John S. Ramond (compilers) Baptist Builders in Louisiana. Shreveport, La.: Durham-Ramond, Publishers, 1934.
Eichholz, Alice. Ancestry's Red Book American State, County and Town Sources. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Publishing, 1989.
Encyclopedia of Southern Baptists. 3 vols. Nashville, Tenn.: Broadman Press, 1958-71.
Evangel. (also known as Informer) published from 1947 to present. Homer, La.: First Baptist Church.
Everett, Edward, Jr. "Church History." The Gazette, Centennial Edition. Farmerville, La.: October 13,1939.
Federal Census, 1830-1880. Claiborne, Bossier, Lincoln, Jackson, Union Parishes, Louisiana.
First Baptist Church of Newton, Texas. Unpublished brochure commemorating historical marker, 1972.
Foster, L. S. Mississippi Baptist Preachers. St. Louis: National Baptist Publishing Company, 1895.
Fortson, Beulah. "History of Library of First Baptist Church of Homer, Louisiana." Good News. Homer, La., First Baptist Church, 1949.
Fortson, Beulah. "History of the Woman's Missionary Society of Homer Baptist Church." Unpublished handwritten copy in archives of First Baptist Church, Homer, La. 1938.
Greene, Glen Lee. House Upon a Rock: About Southern Baptists in Louisiana. Alexandria, La.: The Executive Board of the Louisiana Baptist Convention, 1973.
Gilley, B. H. (compiler) North Louisiana. Ruston, La.: Louisiana Tech University, 1984.
Gould, Allena Robinson. John Murrell (1784-1849) Pioneer of Claiborne Parish, Louisiana and Relating Family. Oklahoma City: Hooper Printing Company, 1975.
Hair, William Ivy. "Bourbonism and Agrarian Protest." Daily Picayune. New Orleans: September 19, October 3-5, 1891.
Hardin, James Fair. Northwestern Louisiana: A History of the Watershed of the Red River. Louisville: The Historical Record Association, 1938.
Hargis, Quincy Lee. "Richard Allen Hargis of Claiborne Parish." Claiborne Parish Trails, Vol. 8. Homer, La.: The Claiborne Parish Historical Association, 1993.
Harris, D. W. and B. M. Hulse. The History of Claiborne Parish. New Orleans: W. B. Stamsbury & Co., 1886
Harris, E. Glynn. "A Backward Glance, A Forward Look." Unpublished, Homer, La., 1970.
Hausman, Edith Robinson. From These Roots. Houston: TRW Systems, 1975.
Hawkins, Margaret. "First Baptist Church of Homer Celebrates 125th Anniversary." The Ruston Daily Leader. July 2, 1970.
Hemphill, Annie Mae Tooke A Brief History of Rocky Springs Baptist Church. Unpublished,Lisbon, La., revised in 1968.
Historic Claiborne, 62, 65, 69. Homer, La.: The Claiborne Parish Historical Association.
Huber, Leonard. Louisiana: A Pictorial History. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1975.
Huggins, Maloy A. A History of North Carolina Baptists 1727-1932. Raleigh, NC: Edwards & Broughton, 1967.
Joiner, Edward Earl. History of Florida Baptists. Jacksonville: Florida Baptist Convention Press, 1972.
Keener, Ruth Tait and Mrs. J. A. Rainbolt. "Mount Lebanon Baptist Cemetery, Bienville Parish, Louisiana."
DAR Louisiana Tombstone Inscriptions. Unpublished, Ruston, Louisiana, 1957.
King, Joe M. A History of South Carolina Baptists. Columbia, S. C.: South Carolina Baptist Convention, 1964.
Lasher, George W. The Ministerial Directory of the Baptist Churches. Oxford, Ohio: Ministerial Directory Company, 1900.
Link, J. B. Texas Historical and Biographical Magazine. Austin: J. B. Link, Proprietor, 1891.
Long, Ruth McKenzie. "The Family of Alexander Sanders McKenzie and Elizabeth B. Arnett." Unpublished, Henderson, TX: 1990.
Louisiana Baptist Annuals. Alexandria, La.: Louisiana Baptist Convention, various dates.
McLemore, Richard Aubrey. A History of Mississippi Baptists 1780-1970. Clinton, Miss.: Mississippi Baptist Convention Board, 1971.
Mangham, Walter G., Jr. "The Church That Would Not Die: A History of the First Baptist Church of Monroe, La. 1854-1979." Unpublished, Monroe, La., 1979.
Minutes of Associations. A lengthy listing of Minutes of the Central Baptist Association of Texas, Concord Association, Red River Association, Liberty Association and North Louisiana Association has been omitted. Original minutes or microfilm copies are housed in the Mae Lee Memorial Library and Archives at the Baptist Building in Alexandria, the archives of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and in the archives of the First Baptist Church, Homer, La.
Minutes of Deacon's Meetings. First Baptist Church, Homer, Louisiana. Original available in archives of church.
Minutes of First Baptist Church, Homer. Original available Louisiana Tech Archives, Ruston, Louisiana.
Minutes of Homer Presbyterian Church. Available on microfilm Claiborne Parish Clerk's office.
Minutes of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church. Copy available Louisiana Tech Archives, Ruston, La.
Minutes of Women's Missionary Union. First Baptist Church, Homer, Louisiana. Original available in archives of church.
Murrell, Isaac. "Memoirs." Webster Signal. Minden, La.: July 15, 1918.
Pate, Anna Thurmond. The Incense Road: A History of Louisiana Woman's Missionary Union. New Orleans: Bible Institute Press, 1939.
Paxton, W. E. A History of the Baptists of Louisiana, from the Earliest Times to the Present. St. Louis: C. R. Barns Publishing Co., 1888.
Poland, Billie (compiler) History of Bienville Parish. 2 vols. Bossier City, La.: Tri-State Publishing Co., 1984.
Preston, Wayne. History of the First Baptist Church, Quanah, Texas. Unpublished memoir in commemoration of 100th anniversary of FBCQ, 1988.
Ramond, John S. Among Southern Baptists, Volume 1: 1936-37. Shreveport: John S. Ramond, Compiler-Publisher, 1936.
Revill, Janie. Protestant Immigrants to South Carolina, 1763-1773. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1968.
Ridge, Martin and Ray A. Billinton., eds. America's Frontier Story: A Documentary History of Westward Expansion. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1969.
Roberts, Penny Brown. "Homer Woman Carries Enviable Attendance Record Into Convention." The Shreveport Times. June 15, 1993.
Rogers, J. S. History of Arkansas Baptists. Little Rock: The Executive Board of Arkansas Baptist State Convention, 1948.
Sampey, John R. Southern Baptist Theological Seminary: The First Thirty Years. Baltimore: Wharton, Barron & Co., 1890.
Seals, Lamont. "Short History of Homer Baptist Church." The Guardian Journal, Homer, La.: 1938.
Sibley, Mary Lou Richardson. The Richardson and Kindred Families. Shreveport: E. T. Tobey Press, 1962.
Smith, Jack. "History of First Baptist Church." Unpublished, Homer, La., 1969.
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary Alumni Records.
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary Public Relations notebook, 82-1, p. 84.
Storey, John W. and Ronald C. Ellison. Southern Baptists of Southeast Texas, A Centennial History, 1888-1988.
Beaumont: Golden Triangle Baptist Association, 1988.
Sweet, William Warren. The Story of Religion in America. Revised ed. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1952.
Sylvest, Kathy (compiler) Journal of Louisiana Baptist History. 2 vols. Alexandria, La.: Executive Board, Louisiana Baptist Convention, 1989.
Texas Baptist Historical Collection. Baptist Biography File.
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary Archives.
Tidwell, Donavon Duncan. "A History of the West Fork Baptist Association." Unpublished Th.D. Thesis, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, 1940.
Treasurer's Minutes, First Baptist Church, Homer, La. Original in church archives.
Trinity Baptist Church. "1912-1987 The Seventy-fifth Anniversary." Unpublished. Trinity Baptist Church: Fort Worth, Texas, 1987
Trussell, Gerald. "This One Thing I Do." Unpublished, First Baptist Church, Hope, Arkansas, 1985.
Wilson, Thomas A. Some Early Southeast Texas Families. Houston: Lone Star Press, 1965.
Wise, Ivan M. Footsteps of the Flock: or Origins of Louisiana Baptists. Crowley, La.: L. Nussbaum, Jr., 1910.
Woods, H. Ted. Caldwell Parish in Slices. Baton Rouge: Claitor's Publishing Division, 1972.
Yardley, Virginia Morrow Newman. "History of Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church." Unpublished, Gibsland, La., 1987.
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Dr. Tom Deas
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Mary Elizabeth Hall
Betty Colvin Headrick
Albert Odessa Jenkins
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Billy K. Smith
Virginia Morrow Yardley
EFORE WE WERE A PEOPLE THE YEARS PRIOR TO 1845 GOD OUR KEEPER THE SHADOW OF WAR
A TIME OF HEALING A LAY RENEWAL
A GROWING CHURCH TEARS AND LAUGHTER BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES A TASTE FOR HISTORY A FAITHFUL WITNESS OF CHRIST BIBLIOGRAPHY
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