[Crowd in Front of an Open Church Entrance]

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Photograph of a group of Hispanic church-goers standing in a crowd in front of the entrance to their church. Most of the people in the group are facing the church, and there are a couple more smaller groups scattered throughout the image. The church building has a tall belfry that is connected to the double-door entrance and cut off at the top of the image. The building continues along the back right-hand side of the image, where there is another back entrance. There is a car parked in front of the church also on the far right-hand side. There is ... continued below

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

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Creator: Unknown. March 29, 1947.

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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 33 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

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Photograph of a group of Hispanic church-goers standing in a crowd in front of the entrance to their church. Most of the people in the group are facing the church, and there are a couple more smaller groups scattered throughout the image. The church building has a tall belfry that is connected to the double-door entrance and cut off at the top of the image. The building continues along the back right-hand side of the image, where there is another back entrance. There is a car parked in front of the church also on the far right-hand side. There is a camera attached to a tripod in the foreground across the dirt road from the church. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph reads, "Taft, Texas 2nd Presby Church. [Taken at convention, 3-23-1947?]".

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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.

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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  • March 29, 1947

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  • July 20, 2011, 3:27 p.m.

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  • June 23, 2017, 2:49 p.m.

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[Crowd in Front of an Open Church Entrance], photograph, March 29, 1947; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth166133/: accessed August 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary.