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[1914 St. Philip's Industrial School Graduating Class]

Description: Photograph of the 1914 graduating class of St. Philip's Industrial School at La Villita. Four rows of girls are visible, with all except two wearing mortarboards. Buildings are visible on the sides and in the background. The girls are wearing dresses or jackets and skirts.
Date: 1914
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: St. Philips College

[Painting of Artemisia Bowden]

Description: Painting of Artemisia Bowden by Bess King with Johnston Memorial Building in the background. She is wearing a button-down, long-sleeve dress with a belt as well as eyeglasses, earrings and a necklace. She is looking slightly to her right and holding a page of a book in her right hand. The book is lying on a table next to her.
Date: 1948
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: St. Philips College

[Freshman Class Fashion Show]

Description: Photograph of the St. Philip's College Freshman Class Fashion Show. Ten female students are standing in a line across a stage, each wearing a different outfit. A stage curtain is visible in the background.
Date: 1950
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: St. Philips College

[Photograph of S.J. Davis]

Description: Photograph of S.J. Davis, Registrar, Business Manager and Assistant Comptroller, outside a house. He is wearing a suit and tie as well as eyeglasses. He is looking to the right of the camera and his entire body is visible. The house behind him has two bushes on either side of a set of stairs that lead onto a porch.
Date: 1955
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: St. Philips College

[Harpist Ariele Hall]

Description: Photograph of Ariele Hall, a member of the San Antonio Symphony, playing the harp and accompanying the St. Philip's College choir. Ms. Hall is seated at a harp and looking at sheet music. Band members are visible in the background.
Date: 1957
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: St. Philips College

[Founders Day Choir Performance]

Description: Photograph of Roland Martin directing the St. Philip's College choir performance on Founders Day. Minnie Lowery and Dr. Clarence Norris, Dean, are seated in front of the choir. Ms. Lowery is wearing a dress, hat, eyeglasses and a flower corsage. Dean Norris is wearing suit, striped tie and eyeglasses. Both are holding programs on their laps. Stage curtains are visible in the background. A podium is visible in the left foreground.
Date: 1960
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: St. Philips College

"A Raisin In The Sun" play

Description: Photograph of Mr. Younger and Mr. Linder discussing the art of improving race realations in the play "A Raisin in the Sun". The scene takes place in a living room. The actor in the background is seated on a couch and wearing a jacket and glasses. The actor in the foreground is seated on a chair and is wearing a short-sleeve shirt.
Date: 1962
Creator: Hansberry, Lorraine
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: St. Philips College

"A Raisin In The Sun" play

Description: Photograph of the actors of a scene in "A Raisin In The Sun" depicting a scene where Walter realizes that George Murcheson has swindeled all of his money away. The scene takes place in a living room. The actor seated on the couch is wearing a suit. The actor standing and leaning over the couch is wearing a long-sleeve white shirt and tie.
Date: March 8, 1962
Creator: Hansberry, Lorraine
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: St. Philips College

"A Raisin in The Sun" play

Description: Photograph of actress Rhittie Watts and Harry Givens in a scene from John B.F Williams Jr.'s "A Raisin In The Sun" held in the SPC Little Theatre. The scene takes place in a living room. The actress is sitting on a couch holding what looks like a white jacket. The actor is sitting in a chair, which is turned backwards, and holding a cup in his right hand.
Date: March 8, 1962
Creator: Hansberry, Lorraine & Williams, Jr., John B.F.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: St. Philips College

"A Raisin In The Sun" play

Description: Photograph of A scene in the play "A Raisin In The Sun" by Lorraine Hansberry, actors Harry Givens and Julia Biser are acting out a role of the play in the SPC auditorium. The scene takes place in a living room. The actress is sitting on a couch and wearing a dress. The actor is standing next to the couch and wearing a long-sleeve white shirt and tie.
Date: March 8, 1962
Creator: Givens, Harry & Biser, Julia
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: St. Philips College

"A Rasin In The Sun" play

Description: Photograph of is of a scene in the drama "A Raisin In The Sun" by author Lorraine Hansberry. The scene takes place in a living room. The actress is standing behind a couch and wearing a dress. The actor is seated on the couch and is wearing a long-sleeve white shirt and tie.
Date: March 8, 1962
Creator: Hansberry , Lorraine
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: St. Philips College

"A Rasin In The Sun" play

Description: Photograph of a scene in the play "A Raisin In The Sun" by Lorraine Hansberry held at SPC Auditorium. The scene takes place in a living room. One actor is on his hands and knees, with his head down, in the foreground. Another actor is standing behind him, wearing a suit. An actress is standing in a doorway in the background.
Date: March 8, 1962
Creator: Givens, Harry
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: St. Philips College

[Battle of Flowers Parade]

Description: Photograph of the St. Philip's College float, entitled "Our Newest Star", in the Battle of Flowers Parade. The float consists of waves on the sides, a large star in the middle and palm trees at the back. Several students are seated on the float. Crowds lined along the street are visible in the background.
Date: 1964
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: St. Philips College

[Annual Student Picnic]

Description: Photograph of students at the annual picnic for the entire St. Philip's student body. Six students are seated at a picnic table while another student, holding a plate of food, stands beside the picnic table. Food and drinks cover the table. Trees are visible in the background.
Date: 1965
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: St. Philips College

[Edgewood Choir at Christmas Assembly]

Description: Photograph of the Edgewood Choir, under the direction of Ms. Truilson, performing at the St. Philip's College Christmas Assembly. The choir is wearing red robes and standing on a stage. A few rows of the audience are visible in the foreground.
Date: 1965
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: St. Philips College

Annual Picnic 1965

Description: Photograph of St Philips students and staff enjoying their food at the Annual Picnic at Commanche Park, San Antonio Texas.
Date: May 1965
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: St. Philips College

[Cheerleading Squad]

Description: Photograph of the 1966 St. Philip's College cheerleading squad. They are positioned on the basketball court, in front of a stage, with three people standing, five people kneeling and three people lying down. Two megaphones are between the people in the front row.
Date: 1966
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: St. Philips College

[Father Sherrill Smith and the SPC Choir]

Description: Photograph of Father Sherrill Smith delivering a message at a St. Philip's College choir performance during the 1966 Christmas season. The choir is wearing robes and seated behind Father Smith on the stage. Members of the audience are visible in the foreground. Father Smith is standing behind a podium covered in a cloth with a cross on it.
Date: 1966
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: St. Philips College

[Fiesta Flambeau Night Parade]

Description: Photograph of a student posing as Leontyne Price, seated on a float during the Fiesta Flambeau Night Parade. She is wearing a white gown and gloves. She is waving her left arm. The student is taking part in the "Fiesta Famous Female Artists in Music".
Date: 1966
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: St. Philips College

[Fiesta Flambeau Night Parade]

Description: Photograph of students posing as Nancy Wilson and Barbara McNair, seated on a float during the Fiesta Flambeau Night Parade. The float is yellow, green and white. The student posing as Ms. Wilson is waving at the camera. The student posing as Ms. McNair can be seen in the background. These ladies are taking part in the "Fiesta Famous Female Artists in Music". They are both wearing white gowns and gloves.
Date: 1966
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: St. Philips College

[Fiesta Flambeau Night Parade]

Description: Photograph of a student posing as Lena Horne, seated on a float during the Fiesta Flambeau Night Parade. She is wearing a blue gown and white gloves. She is facing the camera and waving her right arm. The student posing as Ms. Horne is taking part in the "Fiesta Famous Female Artists in Music".
Date: 1966
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: St. Philips College

[Fiesta Flambeau Night Parade]

Description: Photograph of a student posing as Barbara McNair, seated on a float during the Fiesta Flambeau Night Parade. She is wearing a white gown and gloves. She is waving her right arm. The student posing as Ms. McNair is taking part in the "Fiesta Famous Female Artists in Music".
Date: 1966
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: St. Philips College

[Pre-Engineering Students Studying]

Description: Photograph of three pre-engineering students studying in a classroom. They are standing around a table, looking at their study materials together. Several other tables and chairs are visible in the room. Three windows are visible in the background.
Date: 1966
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: St. Philips College