[Palm Tree in Front of a Mexican Presbyterian Church]

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Photograph of the side of a Mexican Presbyterian church. There are three long windows and a sign in Spanish that translates to read, "Mexican Presbyterian Church" on the side facing the front of the image. The yard surrounding the building and in the foreground is made up of dirt, and there is a large palm tree at the front. The front entrance of the building, which faces the left-hand side of the image, extends past the main front wall of the church, and has three steps leading up to the double doors. There are more windows at the front of ... continued below

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1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 14 cm.

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This postcard 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 47 times . More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

The archives contained within the Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary collect materials that document Presbyterianism in the Southwest. They specifically house items such as pastoral records, congregational histories and organizational records.

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Photograph of the side of a Mexican Presbyterian church. There are three long windows and a sign in Spanish that translates to read, "Mexican Presbyterian Church" on the side facing the front of the image. The yard surrounding the building and in the foreground is made up of dirt, and there is a large palm tree at the front. The front entrance of the building, which faces the left-hand side of the image, extends past the main front wall of the church, and has three steps leading up to the double doors. There are more windows at the front of the church, which extends into the background of the image. The front yard is decorated with several trimmed bushes and palm trees. There is writing on the front of the image that reads, "San Benito Wright" There is a handwritten note in Spanish on the back of the photograph that translates to read, "Memories of the Christian Endeavor, aug. 20, 1946". There is also a stamp on the back that reads, "Post Card Correspondence Address" along with a place for a stamp.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 14 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.

Texas-Mexican Presbytery Records

Photographs depicting church buildings, groups, and portraits. These materials relate to the founding, organization, operation, and dissolution of the Texas-Mexican Presbytery of the Synod of Texas.

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  • July 20, 2011, 3:27 p.m.

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[Palm Tree in Front of a Mexican Presbyterian Church], postcard, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth166077/: accessed July 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary.