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[Back View of a Row of Several Seated Women]

Description: Photograph of the backs of nine women sitting in a grassy clearing. On the left-hand side of the image, there are four women sitting on a long bench, and on the right there are five more seated on a platform on the ground. The women are facing three men, who are standing, and a woman who is sitting behind a large trunk. More people are sitting to the side and watching. The background is made up of trees, shrubs, and woodland. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Marcos 1950".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Cars and People Gathered Around the Front of a Church]

Description: Photograph of a crowd of people gathered around the entrance of a small brick church. The building has an ornately-shaped roof, two windows, and a dark, open double entrance at the front. There are several cars parked around the building. A sign that translates to read "Presbyterian Church" stands in the front. A neighborhood is visible in the background. There are power lines spanning the entire image in several different directions. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Marcos".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Children Playing in a Creek]

Description: Photograph of three young boys playing in a creek. The creek makes up the entire foreground of the image, wraps around the right-hand side of the image, and disappears in the background. There are trees, shrubs, and woodland surrounding the entire area. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Marcos 7-4-50".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Congregation of People Gathered Around a Tree]

Description: Photograph of a large congregation of people gathered around the trunk of a tall bushy tree. The group is facing the right-hand side of the image. There is a cluster of mostly men standing on the left-hand side of the image around the trunk of the tree and looking down at the open books in their hands. Another cluster of mostly women are sitting on various wooden chairs in front of the group of men. There is a bench and more chairs forming a circle that is cut off on the right-hand side of the image. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Marcos 7-4-50".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Framed Portrait of a Man]

Description: Photograph of a portrait of an elderly man wearing a pinstripe jacket with one button done up, a tie, and a light collared shirt. The man, who is looking directly at the camera, has a light goatee and mustache and a large mole on his forehead. The photograph has a dark mat with a circular window around the image. There is decorative embossing around the circular frame, and a sticker label underneath the image with a handwritten note that reads, "José María Botello who began our Work at S. Marcos in 1883". There are various stamps on the back as well as typed note that reads, "J.M. Botello, Who as a simple Ruling Elder began our Work among the Mexicans in Texas 1883. Still living near Tampico, Mexico". "Still living near Tampico, Mexico" is scribbled out with pen.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Front Entrance of a Small Presbyterian Church]

Description: Photograph of the front entrance of a small, brick Presbyterian church. There are steps leading up to a closed, double-door entrance with windows on both sides and an ornamental-shaped roof. There is a sign in Spanish on the far left-hand side of the image that translates to read, "Order of Services, Sunday, School 10-11, Sermon 11-, Sermon 8:00 p.m., Wednesday Service 8:00, Monday, Youth 7:30, Reverend C.C. Acevedo". There is a large tree cut off on the right-hand side of the image that is casting a shadow on the building. Power lines span the image in several different directions. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Marcos".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Front Entrance to a Small Manse with a Porch]

Description: Photograph of the front of a small Presbyterian manse with a porch and two concrete steps leading up to the front entrance. The house is made up of wide, light-colored wood slats, and the porch has an awning overhead. There are two windows on either side of the front door, and several trees surround the house. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Marcos, manse".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Front of a Building with a Mexican-Style Roof]

Description: Photograph of the front of a Mexican-style building with a shaped roof. The light-bricked building has a double-door entrance with steps leading up to it. There are two long windows on either side of the entrance, and two more windows that are close to the ground. A large tree and the shadow it casts covers most of the building on the right-hand side of the image. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Marcos".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Front of a Small Manse with a Porch]

Description: Photograph of the front of a small Presbyterian manse with a porch and two concrete steps leading up to the front entrance. The house is made up of wide, light-colored wood slats, and the porch has an awning overhead. There are two windows on either side of the front door, and several trees surround the house. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Marcos manse".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Group of People Sitting in a Circle Outdoors]

Description: Photograph of a group of Hispanic men, women, and children sitting on chairs and benches in a circle in the middle of a grassy clearing. There are two blankets on the ground inside the circle. Five cars are visible parked in the background among trees, shrubs, and woodland. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Marcos 1950".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Group of People Standing in Front of a Tree]

Description: Photograph of a group of Hispanic men and women standing underneath a large shady tree in the middle of a grassy clearing. There is a large opened trunk facing the group of people with a woman sitting behind it. The women are all wearing long printed dresses and skirts, and the men are all wearing light-colored suits and ties. The background of the image is completely made up of large bushy trees and shrubs. On the left-hand side of the image, there are several fold-up chairs and a man sitting in one of them. There are several heads facing the group at the bottom of the foreground of the image. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Marcos - July 4, 1950".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Independence Day Group Picnic]

Description: Photograph of a group of Hispanic people gathered around a long piece of cloth that lies on the grassy ground. The cloth, which is light in color, has loaves of bread and many other food items spread on top of it. Several small groupings of women are gathered around different sections of the picnic. There is an automobile facing forward in the background of the image. Behind the car there is also another tractor-like automobile cut of on the far right-hand side of the image. Several men are scattered around the car in the background of the image. There is a line of tall bushes in the background on the left-hand side of the image. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Marcos, July 4, 1950".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Large Group of People Gathered in a Circle]

Description: Photograph of a large congregation of Hispanic men, women, and children gathered underneath several tall, bushy trees. The group is arranged to form a loose circle formation. There is a long bench with people in the foreground that faces the middle of the circle. Most of the women are sitting in various wooden chairs, and most of the men are standing behind them. There is a clearing with several cars parked in the background of the image. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Marcos 1950".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Large Group Portrait Among Trees]

Description: Photograph of a large group of Hispanic men, women, and children posing for a group portrait. The men are all wearing suits and some are wearing wide-brimmed hats. Most of the women are wearing light, high-collar long-sleeved dresses. There are two large, sprawling trees surrounding the group. There is a wide piece of masking tape on the bottom of the photograph, which is mounted on a board. There are several various stamps and markings on the back as well as two notes. The first one, which is typed, reads, "The Mex. Pres. Campmeeting in July 1905. Near San Marcos, Tex. The men seated are the Elders and Deacons Association". The second note, which is handwritten on a label, reads, "Mexican Presbyterian Camp meeting. San Marcos, Tex. July 1905. (illegible) in background".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Parking Lot of an Independence Day Group Picnic]

Description: Photograph of a large clearing being used as a parking lot for a group picnic. The parking lot, which is in the background of the image, is shaded by large trees scattered throughout the area. In the foreground, there is a large group of men, women, and children gathered and visiting around a long cloth on the ground that has picnic food on top of it. The people are are either standing or sitting on the grass or sitting on small wooden chairs that are placed around the picnic cloth. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Marcos - July 4, 1950".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[People Sitting in a Row of Chairs in the Woods]

Description: Photograph of a row of seven fold-up wooden chairs with two young girls and two men sitting with their backs facing. In front of them, there are several women and young girls sitting in a row parallel to the chairs. There is a car parked behind the women and girls, and the background of the image is made up of bushy woodland. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Marcos 1950".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of a Building]

Description: Photograph of the exterior of a building. The building is a one-story, tan, brick structure with a green shingle roof. To the right is a larger, one-story, tan brick structure with a black shingle roof. To the left is a white building with wood paneling. The road in front of the buildings is gravel. The building in the center is described as an annex.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of a Building]

Description: Photograph of the exterior of a building. The building is a tan, brick structure with a false front in the style of a Spanish mission. Cement stairs lead up to the main doors. The building is situated on a street corner, and the road in front of it is gravel.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of a Building]

Description: Photograph of the exterior of a building. The building is a tan, brick structure with a false front in the style of a Spanish mission. Cement stairs lead up to the front doors. The building is situated on a street corner and the road in front of it is gravel.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of a Peacock]

Description: Photograph of a peacock. The peacock is walking in a field. A wood and wire fence is visible in the distant background.
Date: July 4, 1949
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of a Peacock]

Description: Photograph of a peacock walking in a yard. Behind the peacock is a metal fence. In the background is a house. The building has white wood siding and a porch made of red brick.
Date: [1949-07-04]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of Automobile Passing a Building]

Description: Photograph of a gray automobile driving in front of a building. The building behind the car is a tan, brick structure with a false front in the style of a Spanish mission. The building is situated on a street corner.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of Boys at Picnic at Pecan Grove Campgrounds]

Description: Photograph of a group of boys at a picnic at Pecan Grove Campgrounds near San Marcos River. Blankets and food are spread on the ground. The boys are sitting in the foreground. Behind them, other children and adults are eating as well. Trees surround the area. The caption on the slide reads "Boys enjoy it too."
Date: July 4, 1949
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of Children at Pecan Grove Campgrounds]

Description: Photograph of children standing outdoors in a wooded area. The children are lined up in two rows and are dressed casually. Trees surround the area. They are at a gathering at Pecan Grove Campgrounds near San Marcos River. The image is out of focus, and a finger over the lens is visible in the bottom left corner.
Date: [1949-07-04]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary