Buelow House

Buelow House

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Buelow House located on 211 East Fannin Street. It is a Victorian styled two-story house. Mr. Buelow built this Victorian turn of the century home for his New York actress bride, aunt of Mrs. Carl Heldenfels. A.V. Schvab purchased it for his family when he came to Beeville in 1906. In later years it was occupied by Ann Schvab Reed.
Contributing Partner: Bee County Historical Commission
[Barren Courtyard of a One-Story Building]

[Barren Courtyard of a One-Story Building]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a barren courtyard at the back of a one-story building. There is a sidewalk that circumscribes the area, and at the center there is a small fountain. There are two men wearing suits and sitting in fold-up chairs in the background of the image on the long, covered porch of the building. There is a tall palm tree trunk in the foreground of the image. A faded handwritten note on the back of the photograph reads, "Mc Millan Hall Pres Mex".
Contributing Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary
[Three People Standing in a Field with Cars]

[Three People Standing in a Field with Cars]

Date: December 1936
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a young woman, an elderly man, and a teenage boy standing together in the middle of a grassy field. The man, who is wearing a suit, has his arms crossed and is facing the woman. The woman, who is wearing a long, lightly-colored trench coat, is holding a handbag and facing the man who is talking to her. The teenage boy, who is wearing a light cardigan and pants, is standing to the man's right and is looking to the side. On the far left-hand side of the image, there is a group of people that are cut off by the edge of the image. Three cars are parked in a row along the edge of a dirt road in the background. There are several palm trees scattered throughout the field. A decorative border surrounds the image, and there is a handwritten note on the back that reads, "Talking over the Mex. work - Mrs. Seddon Mr. McLane Brooks".
Contributing Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary
[Front and Back Yard of a Concrete Building]

[Front and Back Yard of a Concrete Building]

Date: December 1936
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the expansive front and back yards of a one-story concrete building. The building has windows on all sides as well as several decorative archways. There are palm trees and bushes in the background and surrounding the the building. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "pd. Blankmeyer".
Contributing Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary
[Front Yard of a Two-Story Concrete Building]

[Front Yard of a Two-Story Concrete Building]

Date: December 1936
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the large front yard of a two-story, concrete building. The concrete of the building is stained around many of the windows, which are lined across both stories. There is a car parked on the dirt path in front of the building. Palm trees, shrubs, and bushes surround the building on all sides. There are various handwritten notes on the back of the photograph including "Pd. Noomi Pd. Blankmeyer" and "Pd. Jillie Rodriguez".
Contributing Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary
[View of a Complex of School Buildings]

[View of a Complex of School Buildings]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph a sprawling complex of school buildings. All of the buildings are lined with windows and are light in color. There are a couple of palm trees and bushes around the buildings. The foreground consists of a dirt field. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads "Pres-Mex School".
Contributing Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary
[People in Front of a Tex-Mex School Hall]

[People in Front of a Tex-Mex School Hall]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of students standing in front of a Tex-Mex school hall building. Two of the students are standing directly in front of the stairs leading to the double-door entrance. There are side-by-side behind a table. Two other students are standing next to one of the large palm trees that border the entrance. The building is made up of three distinct sections: the entrance and the two sides. The entrance is in between the two sides, and is sunken farther back. Both the entrance section and the two sides are three floors, however the first floor of the entrance section is the stairs leading up to the second floor main entry. The two side sections are cut off at the sides of the photograph. The building has equally spaced windows on each floor. The foreground of the photograph is made up of the grassy field that is in front of the building. Handwriting on the back of the photograph reads, "Shinner Hall Tex-Mex Institute".
Contributing Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary
[Presbyterian Church with Palm Trees]

[Presbyterian Church with Palm Trees]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a one-story Presbyterian church with two palm trees in front of it. The main part of the building has a v-shaped roof with a tower and a belfry in the middle. The belfry has a tapered roof with a design on it. The rest of the building continues toward the background on the left. The church has several windows, including a few stained glass windows at the front. Bare trees and bushes can be seen in the background behind the church. In the foreground, the top of the car is visible on the left, and part of a palm tree is visible on the right. There is handwriting on the back of the photograph that reads, "Primera Inglesia Presbiteriana de Kingsville. 1st. Presby Ch" (translated to "First Presbyterian Church of Kingsville").
Contributing Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary
[Front View a Large Church House with Palm Trees]

[Front View a Large Church House with Palm Trees]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the front of a Mexican Presbyterian Church house. The building is located at the corner of two intersecting streets. There is a car parallel parked on the street at the side of the church on the righthand side of the image. The church building itself has three tall windows at the side and two at the front on either side of the doorway. There are steep stairs leading up to the entrance, which has a small sign above it that reads, "IGLESIA PRESBITERIANA MEXICANA". The roof of the church is also very steep. There are six smaller windows visible at the side of the building and one at the front that touch the ground. There are two very tall palm trees visible in front of the building; one is across the street in the foreground. Another building is visible next to the church on the lefthand side of the image behind a mass of tropical trees and shrubs. Across the street in the foreground there is the corner of a fence visible. Handwriting on the back of the image reads, "Laredo 1953".
Contributing Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary
[Side View of Palm Trees Beside a Church House]

[Side View of Palm Trees Beside a Church House]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the side of a large, light colored Hispanic Presbyterian church house. There is a large grouping of tropical trees and shrubs beside the house on the lefthand side of the image, including a tall palm tree at the front. There is also a tall electricity pole that is parallel to the palm tree. The steep stairs that lead up to the entrance of the church house are visible on the righthand side of the image along with the entrance itself. There is a sign above the door that reads, "IGLESIA PRESBITERIANA MEXICANA". There are more trees and another building visible on the other side of the church in the background. Writing on the back of the photograph reads, "Laredo 1953".
Contributing Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary
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