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[Children at School House # 1]

Description: Photograph of children in a school house in Gonzales, Texas. The photograph is very dark and blurry, however silouettes of some of the children can be made out. Most of the children are facing the camera. There is handwriting on the back of the photograph that reads, "Convention, Gonzales 1952 children at public school house".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Children at School House # 2]

Description: Photograph of children in a school house in Gonzales, Texas. Most of the children are facing the camera. The inside of the school house appears to be very large on the inside, although only half the desks are occupied. The children are wearing simple, clean-cut cotton dresses, pants, and shirts. The forground of the photograph is dark and hard to distinguish. There is handwriting on the back of the photograph that reads, "Convention, Gonzales 1952".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Children at School House # 3]

Description: Photograph of children in a school house in Gonzales, Texas. Most of the children are facing the camera. The inside of the school house appears to be very large on the inside, although only half the desks are occupied. The children are wearing simple, clean-cut cotton dresses, pants, and shirts. There is handwriting on the back of the photograph that reads, "Convention, Gonzales 1952 children in public school house".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Couple at Church Convention]

Description: Photograph of a young couple standing closely next to each other and smiling for the photographer. The woman, who is on the right side of the image, is wearing a mid-length, light colored dress with two large buttons and a thin belt. She is also wearing matching shoes and carrying a matching purse. The man, who is on the left side of the image, is wearing suit pants, a matching mid-length suit jacket with a handkerchief, a light collared shirt, and a tie. Part of the church can be seen in the background. On the back of the photograph, handwriting is visible at the top. It reads, "Gonzales- at Convention 1952".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Funeral Program for Elizabeth Sheridan, April 13, 1991]

Description: Funeral program for Mrs. Elizabeth Sheridan, born March 22, 1906. The funeral was held Saturday, April 13, 1991 at Second Baptist Church, officiated by Rev. S. H. James. Funeral arrangements were made through Sanders Funeral Home and she was buried in Colorado Cemetery in Smithville, Texas.
Date: April 13, 1991
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

[Funeral Program for Howell R. Walker, February 13, 1982]

Description: Funeral program for Howell R. Walker. The funeral was held February 13, 1982 at the St. Paul United Methodist Church, officiated by Rev. Prenza L. Woods. Funeral arrangements were made through Fuller-Sheffield Funeral Service, and he was buried in Elm Slough Cemetery in Gonzales, Texas.
Date: February 13, 1982
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

[Funeral Program for J. C. Sullivan, Jr., February 6, 2010]

Description: Funeral program for J. C. Sullivan, Jr., born March 31, 1954 and died January 30, 2010. The funeral was held February 6, 2010 at Progressive Baptist Church, officiated by Reverend Jim Richardson. Funeral arrangements were made through D. W. Brooks Funeral Home and he was buried in Little Zion Cemetery in Waelder, Texas.
Date: February 6, 2010
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

[Funeral Program for Linzy Warren Walker, November 16, 2002]

Description: Funeral program for Linzy Warren Walker, born August 16, 1921 and died November 10, 2002. The funeral was held November 16, 2002 at the Jacob's Chapel in the United Methodist Church, officiated by Rev. Howard Mims. Funeral arrangements were made through the Lewis Funeral Home, and she was buried in Elm Slough Cemetery in Gonzales, Texas.
Date: November 16, 2002
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

[Group of Hispanic Church Attendees]

Description: Photograph of a group of Hispanic church goers in front of their place of worship. The group consists of children in the front dressed in suits and light dresses, men in the back on the left side of the image dressed in dark suits, and women on the right side of the image wearing light dresses and floral sun hats. In front of the children there is a sign that is handwritten in Spanish. The church behind the group is a simple, one-room light brick building with one window at the front and three at the side. There is a wooden bench at the front of the church next to the group of people. Above the church power lines are connected to the roof close to the chimney. This image is mounted on gray cardboard.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Group of People by a Tree After Church]

Description: Photograph of two groups of church attendees conversating after service. The first and most prominant group is made up of younger men and women. They are gathered underneath a large tree on the right side of the image. The second group of people is made up of middle-aged adults gathered around the doorway of the church on the far left side of the image. There is a car parked in front of this group. This photograph was taken from across the street. There is handwriting on the back of the photograph that reads, "Convention 1952 Gonzales".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Group of People by a Tree After Church # 2]

Description: Photograph of people coming out of church after service. There is a group of people walking out the front entrance of the church, which is in the middle of the image. There is another group of people underneath a tree on the left side, and few younger people on the far right. Every one is dressed in either suits and ties or sundresses and hats. There is an automobile parked in front of the main entrance of the church. There is handwriting visible on the back of the photograph that reads, "At Gonzales Covention 1952".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Ladies Auxiliary in Gonzales, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a group of women who are a part of the Gonzales Ladies Auxiliary in 1943. The eleven women, who are wearing cotton dresses, cardigans, skirts, and jackets, are sitting on the grass in front of a church. The women are mixed ethnicities, and appear to be middle-aged and younger. The church behind them is raised from the ground on brick blocks. It is white and has three large windows on the side the women are sitting on. The back of the photograph has a cut-off stamp on the top and handwriting that reads, "Ladies Auxiliary Gonzáles, Texas. 2/28/43".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Tony Silba - 1968-05-09]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Tony Silba advising Silba on his position of owing a gambling debt and suggesting that in the future he not sign any checks that would indicate his acknowledgement of a debt.
Date: May 9, 1968
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Tony Silba to John J. Herrera]

Description: Letter from Tony Silba to John J. Herrera, handwritten on unlined paper and undated. In the letter, Silba asks about school tax and requests the dates of the next League of United Latin American Citizens convention.
Date: unknown
Creator: Silba, Tony
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Tony Silba to John J. Herrera - 1968]

Description: Letter from Tony Silba, of Moulton, Texas, to John J. Herrera. Silba writes to Herrera inquiring about the legality of paying gambling debts with a check to a man named Jimmie Strys, from Flatonia, Texas.
Date: 1968
Creator: Silba, Tony
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Man Posing in the Doorway of a Church]

Description: Photograph of a man (identified as Lalo Reyes) posing with his hands on his hips in front of an open church door entrance. The doorway is very wide and has a two tall windows on either side. In front of the man there are steps leading up to the doorway. There is handwriting on the back of the photograph that reads, "Ch. at Gonzales, Tex. Lalo Reyes".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Mexican Presbyterian Church in Gonzales, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a Mexican Presbyterian Church in Gonzales, Texas. The focal point of the photograph is the three-level tower attached to the main building of the church. The tower has a large window on each side and each level and a pointed, four-sided roof. Surrounding the church are trees, shrubs, and two tall poles in the forground that are attatched to the multiple power cables that span the photograph. There is handwriting on the back of the photograph that reads, "Gonzales, Tex. (1951) Inglesia Presbíteriana Mexicana".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[People at Church Convention in Gonzales, Texas]

Description: Photograph of people sitting in the pews at a church in Gonzales, Texas. The row that is the most in the forground is made up of men only; one is looking at the camera, one has his eyes closed, and the other is looking away. The lights hanging from the ceiling consist of open lightbulbs. All of the people, both men and women, are dressed in their best Sunday attire. The double-door entrance to the church in the background is open to the outside. The back of the photograph has handwriting that reads, "Gonzalez - 1952 Convention".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of Mexican Presbyterian Church]

Description: Photograph of Mexican Presbyterian Church in Gonzales, Texas. The building is white with wood siding and pointed-arch windows. On the left side of the structure is a three-story tower. Trees and bushes surround the area. Two automobiles are parked on the side of the gravel road in front of the church.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of Mexican Presbyterian Church]

Description: Photograph of Mexican Presbyterian Church in Gonzales, Texas. The building is white with wood siding and pointed-arch windows. On the left side of the structure is a three-story tower. Trees and bushes surround the area. On the right in front of the church is another white building with wood siding and a white picket fence. Behind the church on the left is a gray, wooden structure. A telephone pole stands on the opposite corner in front of the church.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of Mexican Presbyterian Church]

Description: Photograph of Mexican Presbyterian Church in Gonzales, Texas. The building is white with wood siding and pointed-arch windows. On the right side of the structure is a three-story tower. Trees and other wooden buildings surround the church. A telephone pole stands on the corner opposite the church. Bushes and tress are in the foreground of the photo.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of People by Mexican Presbyterian Church]

Description: Photograph of people outside Mexican Presbyterian Church in Gonzales, Texas. The church is white with wood siding and pointed-arch windows. There is a stone porch and wall in front of the church's door where children and adults are standing and sitting. Bushes and trees surround the area.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[School Children in Gonzales, Texas]

Description: Photograph of Hispanic school children in Gonzales, Texas standing in a group for a class picture. The children are all dressed in semi-formal attire; the girls are wearing light dresses, shirts and skirts, and the boys are wearing light shirts and matching dress pants with belts. Behind the group trees are visible as well as a small part of a white house. The photograph has a black decorative border around it and handwriting on the bottom that reads, "FiBidev. Gon. 1936". There is also handwriting on the back that reads, "Gonzales DVBS- 1936" and "6". There is a stamp at the top of the back that reads, "Trlica Studio Headquarters For School Supplies Gonzales, Texas".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary