[Group of Women Sitting in Church Pews]

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Photograph of a group of Hispanic women sitting together in the pews of a church. The women, who are all wearing printed buttoned blouses, are all smiling at the camera. One man wearing a light shirt and tie sits amongst the women; he is also looking at the camera. There is a large, open doorway in the background of the image through which outdoor trees and scenery are visible. There are also two open windows on either side of the doorway. There is a handwritten note on the back of the image that reads, "V.C.S. Institute, San Antonio 1953".

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1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 12 cm.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Texas Cultures Online and one other and was provided by Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 200 times , with 9 in the last month . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

The Austin Seminary Archives is the institutional repository for the Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary in Austin, Texas. The archives also collect materials that document Presbyterianism in the Southwest including pastoral records, congregational histories, and organizational records. The archives was established in the early 1990s and contains over 140 processed collections measuring more than 300 linear feet.

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Photograph of a group of Hispanic women sitting together in the pews of a church. The women, who are all wearing printed buttoned blouses, are all smiling at the camera. One man wearing a light shirt and tie sits amongst the women; he is also looking at the camera. There is a large, open doorway in the background of the image through which outdoor trees and scenery are visible. There are also two open windows on either side of the doorway. There is a handwritten note on the back of the image that reads, "V.C.S. Institute, San Antonio 1953".

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1 photograph : b&w ; 9 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 nineteenth and twentieth centuries: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Burnet County Historical Commission, Anne & Mike Stewart Collection, Danish Heritage Preservation Society, Gillespie County Historical Society, Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library, Institute of Texan Cultures, Mexic-Arte Museum, Museum of the Big Bend, Museum of the Gulf Coast, Nesbitt Memorial Library, Panola College, Price Johnson Family Collection, San Antonio Public Library, Tarleton State University, University of Texas at San Antonio, and the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Funding for this collection was provided by the Amon Carter Foundation.

Texas-Mexican Presbytery Records

The Texas-Mexican Presbytery Records collection is presented by the Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary and includes a large range of photographs depicting church buildings, groups, and portraits. The Texas-Mexican Presbytery was established by the Synod of Texas of the Presbyterian Church, U.S. in 1908, based on the missionary work of Walter S. Scott and Robert D. Campbell.

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  • July 20, 2011, 3:27 p.m.

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  • Nov. 16, 2011, 9:53 a.m.

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[Group of Women Sitting in Church Pews], photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth166057/: accessed August 30, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary.