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[Austin Mexican Presbyterian Church]
Photograph of the Mexican Presbyterian Church in Austin, Texas. The note on the back identifies the building and dates the photograph to May 1941. The church is a two-story building with stone around the bottom. There are power lines in front.
[Church Choir Singing]
Photograph of a small group of church choir members singing. The choir members, who are all wearing robes, are holding open songbooks. The singers are standing together behind a low wall. There are two girls standing in the front row on the far left-hand side of the image who are both sharing the same songbook. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Choir, San Benito 5/3/53".
[Commemorative Plaque on the Wall]
Photograph of an engraved plaque hung up on a tiled wall. The plaque reads: "The Synod of Texas, Award of Recognition and Merit Presented to Central Presbyterian Church San Antonio, Texas, For having Assumed Full Responsibility for its own Maintenance and Growth in the Lord, On April 1, 1953 and Thereafter, David L. Stitt, Moderator of Synod, Ruben M. Armendariz, Pastor, Presented April 26, 1953, 'Lux Lucet In Tenebris'". The Latin phrase at the bottom of the plaque translates to read, "Light Shines in Darkness".
[Commemorative Plaque on the Wall]
Photograph of an engraved plaque hung up on a tiled wall. The plaque reads: "The Synod of Texas, Award of Recognition and Merit Presented to Central Presbyterian Church San Antonio, Texas, For having Assumed Full Responsibility for its own Maintenance and Growth in the Lord, On April 1, 1953 and Thereafter, David L. Stitt, Moderator of Synod, Ruben M. Armendariz, Pastor, Presented April 26, 1953, 'Lux Lucet In Tenebris'". The Latin phrase at the bottom of the plaque translates to read, "Light Shines in Darkness".
[Commemorative Plaque on the Wall]
Photograph of an engraved plaque hung up on a tiled wall. The plaque reads: "The Synod of Texas, Award of Recognition and Merit Presented to Central Presbyterian Church San Antonio, Texas, For having Assumed Full Responsibility for its own Maintenance and Growth in the Lord, On April 1, 1953 and Thereafter, David L. Stitt, Moderator of Synod, Ruben M. Armendariz, Pastor, Presented April 26, 1953, 'Lux Lucet In Tenebris'". The Latin phrase at the bottom of the plaque translates to read, "Light Shines in Darkness".
[Four Men Sitting Behind a Podium]
Photograph of a side view of four men dressed in suits sitting on a bench on a stage. There is a wood podium in front of the seated gentlemen. Another man is standing beside the podium on the far right-hand side of the image. There is a stack of books on top of the podium, several vases of flowers on the stage up to the foreground, and a large tabletop fan pointed toward the seated men. There is a faded handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Presbyterian ceremony at San Benito. May 3, 1953, Seated: Rev. McGee, Pastor 1st. Presby. Harlingen, David L. Stitt, Rev. Charles Robinson, 1st. Presby. San Benito, Rev. S.H. Reisner, 1st. Falfurrias. Standing - Rev. J.S. Cavazos, pastor, Mexican Presby. Ch., San Benito".
[Iglesia Presbiteriana]
Photograph of the Iglesia Presbiteriana in Austin, Texas. Some of the congregation is gathered outside in front of the church. A group of women is posing on the steps. The name of the church is on the front of the building. There is a car parked on the street in front and and second building to the right of the church. "Austin" has been written on the back. "May 1947 Studer S. A. Tex." is printed at the top.
[Iglesia Presbiteriana]
Photograph of the Iglesia Presbiteriana in Austin, Texas. There is a group of unknown men posing on the front steps of the church and a small boy sitting on the stone wall in front. The name of the church is partially visible on the front of the building to the top left. "May 1947 Studer S. A. Tex." is printed at the top of the photograph.
[Iglesia Presbiteriana]
Photograph of a group of unknown people in front of the Iglesia Presbiteriana in Austin, Texas. There are three men at the back of the group, and nine women in front, all wearing dresses. There are several boys on or near the stone wall to the right. The name of the church is visible on the front of the building to the top left. "May 1947 Studer S. A. Tex." is printed on the right side.
[Large Congregation Sitting in Pews]
Photograph of a large Hispanic congregation attentively facing the left-hand side of the image. The men, women, and children are all sitting at eye level in pews that fill the room. There is a man and two women sitting closely in the foreground. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Benito 5-3-53".
[Man Gesturing Toward an Engraved Plaque on the Wall]
Photograph of a man in a suit gesturing toward a plaque that is hanging on the wall next to him. The man is facing at least three seated people who are cut off on the far right-hand side of the image. There is a large metal tabletop fan behind the man. There is a table and two large pots of flowers in the foreground on the left-hand side of the image. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Stitt unveiling plaque in San Benito. 5/3/53".
[Man Pointing to an Engraved Plaque]
Photograph of an elderly man pointing to a specific line on an engraved plaque. The man is standing on a stage and is facing toward the left-hand side of the image. The top of a piano is visible in front of the man's feet. The foreground is made up of the top of heads of people watching the man. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph.
[Man Revealing an Engraved Plaque]
Photograph of an elderly man and a boy lifting the covering off of an engraved plaque. The man and the boy is standing on a stage and is facing toward the left-hand side of the image. The top of a piano is visible in front of the man's feet. The foreground is made up of the top of heads of people watching. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Unveiling of plaque in Mercedes 5/3/53.
[Portrait of a group of unknown people]
Portrait of an unknown group of people on the steps of Iglesia Presbiteriana, El Buen Pastor. There are only women and children in the group, and they are wearing dresses. Printed on the right side is "May 1947 Studer S. A. Tex."
[Portrait of a group of unknown people]
Photograph of an unknown group of people on the steps of the Iglesia Presbiteriana in Austin, Texas. There are eight men and women on the steps and a little girl on the grass in front facing them. The name of the church is partly visible on the building to the top right. "May 1947 Studer S. A. Tex." is printed on the right side.
[Portrait of a group of unknown people]
Photograph of a group of unknown men. They are gathered on the steps of the Iglesia Presbiteriana in Austin, Texas. There is a young boy sitting on the stone wall in front, and more people can be seen in the background to the right. The name of the church is partly visible on the front of the building to the top left. "May 1947 Studer S. A. Tex." is printed at the top.
[Presbyterian Merit Plaque]
Photograph of an engraved plaque propped up on tile against a shiny beam. The plaque reads: "The Synod of Texas, Award of Recognition and Merit Presented to Central Presbyterian Church San Antonio, Texas, For having Assumed Full Responsibility for its own Maintenance and Growth in the Lord, On April 1, 1953 and Thereafter, David L. Stitt, Moderator of Synod, Ruben M. Armendariz, Pastor, Presented April 26, 1953, 'Lux Lucet In Tenebris'". The Latin phrase at the bottom of the plaque translates to read, "Light Shines in Darkness".
[Presbyterian Mexican Mission]
Photograph of the Presbyterian Mexican Mission in Dallas, Texas. The mission is a white building with two windows in front on either side of the entrance and a white wooden fence in front. There is a sign identifying the building above the entrance. A car is parked in front and is partly visible in the bottom left of the photograph. There are other buildings on either side. The following is written on the back: "Dallas 'Springall Mission.'"
[Silhouette Standing Next to a Window]
Photograph of a blurred silhouette standing next to a small window in the background. On the far right-hand side of the image, there are two women visible sitting in chairs facing the man. Part of a plant is visible in the foreground on the far left-hand side.
[A Teacher at the V.C.S. Institute]
Photograph of a teacher posing with a picture in front of her three students. The teacher is facing the camera and her students. She is standing in front of a small table, which has a book and a pen on it. Next to her, on the right side of the image there are four empty fold-up chairs and a large window, which is open. There is text on the bottom of the image that reads, "May 1953 Studer S.A. TEXAS" The handwriting on the back of the photograph reads, "V.C.S. Institute Houston 1953".
[Two Men Standing at a Podium]
Photograph of a man standing on a stage behind a podium. The man is turned to the left and talking to another man on the stage. The podium has a large decorative drapery over the front, and there are two large decorative wreaths and a pot of flowers in front of it. There is a black smudge on the back of the photograph as well as a handwritten note that reads, "Mercedes, 5-3-53".