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A Comfort Christmas

Description: Book about the history of Christmas in Comfort, Texas and the influence of "German, English and Hispanic cultures" on Christmas celebrations (p. 3). The book includes recipes for German Sweet potato salad, deer sausage, carne guisada con mole, and buneulos, as well as bread, rice and cookies.
Date: 1996
Creator: Bohnert, Paula & Bohnert, Hannah
Partner: Anne and Mike Stewart Collection

Comfort Women in Comfort History

Description: Book about the history of notable women in Comfort, Texas. The book discusses female school teachers, journalists, religious leaders, free thinkers, artists, authors, and other women who made significant contributions to the establishment of the city of Comfort.
Date: 2008
Creator: Stewart, Mike & Stewart, Anne
Partner: Anne and Mike Stewart Collection

[Half of a Church on a Trailer]

Description: Photograph of half of a church building on a trailer in a field in Corpus Christi, Texas. There are houses in the background. The following is written on the top of the photograph: "La primera mitad llegó a su destino. 2238 Belton st." "Mar. 1949 Studer S. A. Tex" is printed at the bottom.
Date: March 1949
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Moving a church]

Description: Photograph of a church building being moved. The building has been divided for transportation, and this is one half. It is being pulled by a truck, and another truck is parked in front. There are two workers standing in front of the building. The following is typed on the photograph: "El Divino Salvador 1949- 2238 Belton St. Corpus Christi, Tex. Woodlawn Presbyterian Church 3757 Chell Rd. Corpus Christi, Tex. (ates que fuera El Divino Salvador). Templo Metiodista antes que fuera Woodlawn Presbyterian Church." "Mar. 1949 Studer S. A. Tex" is printed on the left side of the photograph.
Date: March 1949
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Bay City Mexican Presbyterian Church and some members]

Description: Photograph of some of the members of the Mexican Presbyterian Church in Bay City, Texas. There are men, women, and children in the picture. They are posing in front of the entrance to the church. The church is a brick building with a covered front porch, and the sign above the entrance says "Iglesia Presbiteriana Mexicana." There is a fence in front of the church. According to the information on the back of the photograph, it was taken on December 27, 1937.
Date: December 27, 1937
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Portrait of Guadalupe Zepeda and Alberto Esparza]

Description: Photograph of Guadalupe Zepeda and Alberto Esparza in front of the Mexican Presbyterian Church in Bay City, Texas. The name of the church, in Spanish, is partially visible above the entrance. The church is a brick building with a covered porch and a fence in front. The two men are standing in front of the fence. Their names are listed on the back along with the city and year, 1935. The men are called "ancianos" on the back.
Date: 1935
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Woodlawn Presbyterian Church]

Description: Photograph of the Woodlawn Presbyterian Church in Corpus Christi, Texas. The church is a white wooden building on cinder blocks, and there are trees around it. A man is posing for the camera in the grass in front of the building. The following is written at the top of the photograph: "Cuando era 'Woodlawn Presb. Church.' 3757 Chell Rd. Corpus Christi. Highway 9." At the bottom is printed "Mar. 1949 Studer S. A. Tex."
Date: March 1949
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Woodlawn Presbyterian Church]

Description: Photograph of Woodlawn Presbyterian Church in Corpus Christi, Texas. The church is a new white building with a round stained glass window on the front. The old church building is behind it. the following is written on the top of the photograph: "El nuevo templo de Woodlawn y el antiguo Woodlawn." An arrow has been drawn pointing to the old building. At the bottom is printed "Mar. 1949 Studer S. A. Tex."
Date: March 1949
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of Iglesia Presbiteriana Mexicana]

Description: Photograph of Iglesia Presbiteriana Mexicana. The building is a red-brick structure with stained glass windows. A sign above the windows reads "Iglesia Presbiteriana U.S. Mexicana." People are coming out the front door. A white picket fence surrounds the front lawn of the church. The tops of automobiles are visible in the foreground parked on the street.
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of People in Front of Iglesia Presbiteriana Mexicana]

Description: Photograph of people at an unidentified conference mingling in front of Iglesia Presbiteriana Mexicana. The church behind the group is a red-brick structure with stained glass windows. A sign above the windows reads "Iglesia Presbiteriana Mexicana." A white picket fence surrounds the area in front of the church. Automobiles are in the foreground parked on the street.
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of Iglesia Presbiteriana Mexicana]

Description: Photograph of Iglesia Presbiteriana Mexicana. The church is a red-brick structure with stained glass windows. Above the windows a sign reads "Iglesia Presbiteriana Mexicana." A white picket fence surrounds the front yard and driveway of the church. People dressed in Sunday attire are exiting the church and mingling in front of the building. Automobiles are parked on the street in front of the church.
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of Iglesia Presbiteriana Mexicana]

Description: Photograph of Iglesia Presbiteriana Mexicana. The church is a red-brick structure with stained glass windows. Above the windows is a sign reading "Iglesia Presbiteriana U.S. Mexicana." People are mingling in front of the building. A white picket fence surrounds the area in front of the church. Automobiles are visible in the foreground parked on the street.
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of Iglesia Presbiteriana Mexicana]

Description: Photograph of Iglesia Presbiteriana Mexicana. The church is a red-brick structure with stained glass windows. Above the windows is a sign reading "Iglesia Presbiteriana U.S. Mexicana." On the right, people are exiting the church and mingling in front of the building. A white picket fence surrounds the area in front of the church. Automobiles are parked on the street in the foreground.
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of Iglesia Presbiteriana Mexicana]

Description: Photograph of Iglesia Presbiteriana Mexicana. The church has white wood siding, a gray shingle roof, and a decorative parapet on the roof above the main doors. Affixed to the side of the building above the windows is a sign reading "Iglesia Presbiteriana Mexicana." Palm trees and bushes are scattered around the area. A man in a gray suit is standing next to the front steps of the church.
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of Children in a Classroom at El Divino Salvador Church]

Description: Photograph of a kindergarten class at El Divino Salvador Presbyterian Church in Corpus Christi, Texas. The children are sitting a desks and a woman in skirt and sweater is standing behind them. The walls of the room are white. On a blackboard behind the children "El Divino Salvador Kindergarten April 1953" is written.
Date: April 1953
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of Congregation in Front of Presbyterian Church]

Description: Photograph of the congregation of Iglesia Presbiteriana Mexicana in Corpus Christi, Texas, standing in front of the church. Children are standing in front and sitting on the street curb while adults stand behind them. The church behind the group is white with high, pointed-arch stained glass windows. The name of the church is high above the main door.
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of a Group at El Divino Salvador Church]

Description: Photograph of a group of children inside El Divino Salvador Presbyterian Church in Corpus Christi, Texas. On either side of the children two women stand. Behind the group is a white plank wall with a sign reading "Bien Venidos." Two rows of pews separated by an aisle are in the foreground.
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of Man in Front of Church]

Description: Photograph of a man standing in front of a church. The man is dressed in slacks, shirt, and jacket. The church behind him is a single story and has white wood siding. In the foreground is a sign with Spanish writing describing the various services offered.
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of Two Men in Front of Templo Presbiteriano Mexicano]

Description: Photograph of two men standing in front of Templo Presbiteriano Mexicano. The men are dressed in suits and ties. One is wearing a hat. The man on the right is Reverend J. de la Luz Guerrero. The church behind them is white with wood siding and round-arched windows. A sign above the door reads "Templo Presbiteriano Mexicano." Small bushes are on either side of the front walkway leading to the door.
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Moving a church]

Description: Photograph of a church building being moved in Corpus Christi, Texas. The building is divided into two sections, and each is being pulled by a truck. There are several people in the photograph. The following is written on the photograph: "Con dificultad ____ entrando a su nueva propiedad, donde es hoy El Divino Salvador Presbyterian Church. 2238 Belton St. Corpus Christi, Texas." The following is printed at the bottom "Mar. 1949 Studer S. A. Tex."
Date: March 1949
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[El Divino Salvador]

Description: Photograph of a congregation in front of El Divino Salvador. The church is a white building with an enclosed entry way. The congregation is gathered in front. The man standing with his back to the camera in the middle of the group has been identified with an arrow as J. C. Palacio. The following is written at the top of the photograph: "Enero 1950 El Divino Salvador E. D."
Date: 1950
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary