[Interior of a Mission in Houston]

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Photograph of the inside of a Presbyterian mission in Houston, Texas. This photograph was taken at the inside entrance. There are eight rows of pews on both sides of the image with an aisle down the center. At the front of the room there are stairs leading up to an altar with a podium. There are open doorways on either side of the altar, as well as two large stained glass windows. In between the stained glass windows are large letters that spell out "MADRE" (translated to "mother"). There is writing on the back of the photograph that reads, "Houston ... continued below

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1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 12 cm.

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Photograph of the inside of a Presbyterian mission in Houston, Texas. This photograph was taken at the inside entrance. There are eight rows of pews on both sides of the image with an aisle down the center. At the front of the room there are stairs leading up to an altar with a podium. There are open doorways on either side of the altar, as well as two large stained glass windows. In between the stained glass windows are large letters that spell out "MADRE" (translated to "mother"). There is writing on the back of the photograph that reads, "Houston Bonita Gardens".

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1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 12 cm.

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Texas Cultures Online

Texas Cultures Online features local history materials from eighteen institutions depicting the diverse cultures of Texas during the 19th and 20th centuries. Funding provided by the Amon Carter Foundation.

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[Interior of a Mission in Houston], photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth165885/: accessed February 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary.