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[Large Tent in a Field]
Photograph of a large tent standing in the middle of a large grassy field. The tent is surrounded by trees and brush. The photograph is mounted on a dark board, and there is a typed note in Spanish underneath the photograph that translates to read, "Camp Meeting in Sabinal, Texas in the year 1914".
[Church under construction]
Photograph of a church under construction. According to the information on the back, this is the First Mexican Church in Corpus Christi in 1924. Some of the walls have been built, but there is no roof yet. A man is standing on top of the wall, and there are building materials on the ground around the church. There is another building to the left.
[Class of children in Corsicana]
Photograph of a class of children and their teacher in Corsicana, Texas. The group is posing on the steps of an unidentified wooden building. The students include both girls and boys. The younger children, including a toddler, are sitting on the front. The teacher is standing to the left. The following is written on the back: "Clase de niños 1928 Corsicana."
[Mission of the Mexican Presbyterian Church of Corsicana]
Photograph of the Mission of the Mexican Presbyterian Church in Corsicana, Texas. The mission is a two-story brick building. There is a water tower behind the mission and to the right. Two words are clearly visible on it, Corsicana and Tigers. A group of people is posing on the front steps with the children sitting in the front row. A car is parked to the left. This building is believed to have been designed by the architect J.R. Minor in 1882. In 1912, the buiding was named David Crockett, which is partially visible on the sign above the center window on the second floor.
[Building in Bay City]
Photograph of a building in Bay City, Texas. It is a brick building with a covered porch and three windows along the side. There are trees around the building. According to the information on the back, the photograph was taken in 1935.
[Mexican Presbyterian Church]
Photograph of the Mexican Presbyterian Church in Angleton, Texas. The church is a wooden building, raised off the ground with wooden pillars. there are four unnamed boys standing in front. There is a handwritten note on the back identifying the church and its location and dating the photograph to 1935.
[Portrait of Guadalupe Zepeda and Alberto Esparza]
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.
[Group Portrait of Hispanic Children]
Photograph of a group portrait of school-age Hispanic children and two adults. There are three rows of children standing, kneeling, and sitting on the ground and facing the camera. There is a young woman standing at the end of the middle row to the right, and a man standing at the opposite end on the left. Most of the children are smiling and many have their hands on their faces. There is a small building visible in the background on the right-hand side. There is a handwritten note in Spanish on the back of the photograph that translates to: "Hm Cawpbell. Here is a photo that mother took of E.D. McAllen on the second of October. There was nothing more than sending them out. McAllen - Oct. 1935 A Fernández".
[E. B. de Vacaciones]
Photograph of a large group of children and some adults. The children are of varying ages with the youngest in the front. Some of the girls are holding dolls, and three of the women in the back row are holding books. They are posing in front of a wooden building. The following is written above the picture: "To Rev. R. D. Campbell." The following is written on the back: "E. B. de Vacaciones del 1 al 21 de 1936. 82 niños matriculado, con 10 ayudantes. S. G. Ramirez."
[School Children in Gonzales, Texas]
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".
[Portrait of a group of unknown people]
Portrait of a group of unknown people in front of an unidentified building. There are men and women in the group, and more people looking over the railing to the right. The women are wearing dresses, and three people are holding books. The "Stewart Photo Co." stamp on the back dates the photograph to August 31, 1936.
[Front and Back Yard of a Concrete Building]
Photograph of the expansive front and back yards of a one-story concrete building. The building has windows on all sides as well as several decorative archways. There are palm trees and bushes in the background and surrounding the the building. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "pd. Blankmeyer".
[Front Yard of a Two-Story Concrete Building]
Photograph of the large front yard of a two-story, concrete building. The concrete of the building is stained around many of the windows, which are lined across both stories. There is a car parked on the dirt path in front of the building. Palm trees, shrubs, and bushes surround the building on all sides. There are various handwritten notes on the back of the photograph including "Pd. Noomi Pd. Blankmeyer" and "Pd. Jillie Rodriguez".
[Hispanic Ladies Standing in Front of the Entrance to a Building]
Photograph of a group of formally-dressed Hispanic ladies standing together for a group portrait. The ladies are wearing long, dark dresses and coats. Most of them are also wearing decorative hats and holding purses. There are three other ladies and a man in a suit standing on the doorstep of the building in the background. There is a large bush shielding most of the building from sight behind the group of women. There is a decorative border around the image.
[Large Group Portrait In Front of a Building]
Photograph of a large group portrait of Hispanic men and women in front of a building framed by trimmed bushes and trees. Many of the women in the group are wearing long, flowing white dresses or dark suits with skirts, dark trench coats, and decorative hats. The women in the group are all on the left-hand side of the image. The men in the group, who are all standing on the right-hand side of the image, are wearing dark suits, collared shirts, and ties. The building directly behind them has an open entrance and windows on either side. There is a decorative border around the image and a note handwritten in cursive on the back that reads, "Officers Training School - PP3".
[Six Hispanic Ladies Standing in Front of a Building]
Photograph of a group of six Hispanic ladies dressed formally in long dark coats and dresses standing in front of a building. Four of the women are wearing decorative hats, and a couple of them are also holding purses. Next to them on the right-hand side of the image, there is a large bush that cuts off at the top of the image. The building visible behind the bush is made up of mostly window panels. There is another building visible along the dirt path that leads to the background on the left-hand side of the image. This building is also mostly shielded by large bushes and trees. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "The officers of the Presbyterial with Mrs. Cunningham". There are also many numerical markings on the back of the photograph.
[Three Hispanic Women in a Pick-Up Truck]
Photograph of three women posed around a pick-up truck. One of the girls is sitting in the driver's seat, one is sitting on the side of the door, and the other is standing next to the door. Several other women are visible in the background behind the car. There is a building visible in the background. There is a decorative border around the image and a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "The new Tex-Mex truck - a gift from Refugio - Pres- Mex needs one too".
[Three People Standing in a Field with Cars]
Photograph of a young woman, an elderly man, and a teenage boy standing together in the middle of a grassy field. The man, who is wearing a suit, has his arms crossed and is facing the woman. The woman, who is wearing a long, lightly-colored trench coat, is holding a handbag and facing the man who is talking to her. The teenage boy, who is wearing a light cardigan and pants, is standing to the man's right and is looking to the side. On the far left-hand side of the image, there is a group of people that are cut off by the edge of the image. Three cars are parked in a row along the edge of a dirt road in the background. There are several palm trees scattered throughout the field. A decorative border surrounds the image, and there is a handwritten note on the back that reads, "Talking over the Mex. work - Mrs. Seddon Mr. McLane Brooks".
[Two Women Dressed for Church]
Photograph of two ladies standing together and smiling at the camera. The women are wearing long dresses, decorative hats, and high heels. They are facing toward the right-hand side of the image. There us a two-story building lined with windows visible in the background. The image is surrounded by a decorative border, and there is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Two loyal friends of the Mexican work. Mrs. W.W. Downing, Mrs. Stella Campbell of Corpus Christi".
[Group of Bay City Mexican Church members]
Photograph of a group of Bay City Mexican Church members. The group includes men, women, and children. Two of the little girls on the front row are holding baby dolls. They are posing in front of the church. According to the information on the back, the photograph was taken on December 27, 1936. The name Esparza is written on the back, but it is not clear whether or not this person is in the photograph.
[Members and children of the Bay City Mexican Church]
Photograph of a group of members and children of the Bay City Mexican Church. The group is posing in front of the church, and two of the little girls in front are holding baby dolls. The name of the church, in Spanish, is partly visible on the sign above the entrance. According to the information on the back of the photograph, it was taken on December 27, 1936.
[Mexican Church at Angleton]
Photograph of the Mexican Church at Angleton. The church is a wooden building with large windows along the side, and there are five members of a Sunday School class standing in front. The following is handwritten on the back: "Mex. church at Angleton. Because of rain these were the only ones present, but we had Sunday School anyhow." The photo is dated 12/27/36.
[Hispanic Woman Holding a Baby in Front of a Bush]
Photograph of a Hispanic woman smiling and holding a baby girl. The woman is standing in front of a large bush, which is hiding most of the building behind it. The woman is wearing a long dark dress and coat, and the baby is wearing a white coat and shoes. There is a decorative border around the image, as well as a handwritten note on the back that reads, "One of the officers and a prospective officer. Mrs. Cruz Granados of Victoria".
[Group of People Standing at the Entrance of a Presbyterian Church]
Photograph of a group of women lined up in front of the entrance of a Presbyterian church. The four women are all wearing long, cap-sleeved dresses and holding purses and books. The woman on the far left, who is the only Hispanic in the group, is looking at the elderly man who is standing to her right. The man is wearing a striped tie and holding a brimmed hat. Three more women are standing in the doorway of the church in the background and looking toward the group. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "W.N. Clement, Miss Ledici Alamella, Miss Irene Batehelder, Mr. Carl Badlen & Mrs. Nancy Peacher Price".
[Class of Young Children Standing in Front of a Church]
Photograph of a class portrait of young Mexican Presbyterian children and their instructors. The children are all standing straight and facing the camera. There are a few instructors standing at the top of the steps at the entrance, and two are standing to the left of the group. There is a woman in the doorway holding an open umbrella above her head. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "E.P. Castaneda, Austin Chological student graduating this year- reached & taught here, one vacation, very fine fellows Palacios".
[Group of Boys Standing in Front of a Window]
Photograph of a group of nine Hispanic boys lined up in front of a window of a wood-slatted building. The boys are all wearing collared button-up shirts, belts, and trousers. All of the boys are facing the camera, however not all of them are looking toward it. There is a grassy field behind the building that is visible on the right-hand side of the image. There is a handwritten note underneath the image area and the decorative border that reads, "some of our boys".
[Bay City Mexican Presbyterian Church and some members]
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.
[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.
[Portrait of Reverend and Mrs. F. P. Rugerio and son]
Portrait of Reverend and Mrs. F. P. Rugerio and their son standing in front of the Bay City Manse. The manse is a wooden house with a covered porch and trees in front. The reverend is wearing a suit, and his wife is wearing a flower-print dress. According to the information on the back of the photograph, it was taken sometime between 1943 and 1946.
[Children with Easter eggs]
Photograph of a group of children with Easter eggs and baskets. There is a man in a hat on the far right of the back row. The front row of children are sitting on the grass, and one girl is sitting in front of the group with a basket of eggs. The following is written on the back: "Clase de niños 1946 Corsicana, Texas."
[Class of teenagers in Corsicana]
Photograph of a group of teenagers in Corsicana, Texas. There is one adult man in a suit standing to the left with a box on the ground in front of him. The toddler is standing to the right of the group. The front row of teenagers is sitting on the ground, and the back row is standing. Some of them are holding eggs. The following is written on the back: "Clase de Jovenes 1946 Corsicana."
[Class of teenagers in Corsicana]
Photograph of a group of teenagers standing on the steps of an unidentified building in Corsicana, Texas. There are girls and boys in the group, and a younger boy is standing below them to the right. A man dressed in a soldier's uniform is standing on the front row. The following is written on the back: "Clase de Intermedios 1946 Corsicana."
[Iglesia Presbiteriana]
Photograph of the Iglesia Presbiteriana in Austin, Texas. The note on the back gives the location and dates the photograph to 1946. The church is a two story building with stone around the bottom and a tall tower on the front right corner. The name of the church is on the front of the building.
[Photograph of Group Walking Outside]
Photograph of a group of people walking across a lawn. The group consists of men, women, and children. Most are dressed casually. At the front of the lawn, near the road in the foreground, are evenly spaced cement blocks. Trees are visible in the distant background. According to accompanying information, the people are at a Mexican conference and on their way to the swimming pool.
[Women of the church]
Photograph of the women of the church standing on the steps of an unidentified building. There are two men standing at the back, and the woman on the front left is holding a baby. A little boy is standing below the group on the left. The following is written on the back:"Mujeres de la Iglesia 1946 Corsicana."
[Group of Young Hispanic Kindergarteners]
Photograph of a group of young Hispanic children wearing light-colored shorts, shirts, and dresses. The children are standing in two rows in front of a wide archway leading inside a building. There is a decorative border around the image and a handwritten note on the back that reads, "Pres-Mex Kindergarten".
[Portrait of Church Members]
Portrait of a group of church members. There are two women, a man, and five girls of different ages standing outside a building, dressed for church. There are doors in the background. The following is handwritten on the back: "At Pres Mex. or Alice? J. M. Vela." There is a stamp from The Fox Co. of San Antonio on the back dated June 1946.
[Sunday School Class]
Portrait of a Sunday School class. There are two women, one man, and five girls of different ages posing in front of double doors. They are dressed for church. The following is handwritten on the back: "June 9, 1946. Before Sunday School was organized. 1st meeting. Manuel J. Vela is Superintendent of Sunday School. Ola Perez to his left is secretary. Mrs. Maria Garza at right is treasurer." There is a stamp on the back from The Fox Co. of San Antonio.
[Seven Toddlers Sitting on a Porch]
Photograph of a group of seven toddlers sitting on the steps of a porch. The three boys and four girls are all wearing matching light-colored outfits, socks, and running shoes. The concrete porch they are sitting on is attached to a wood-slatted building with a front door on the left-hand side of the image and two windows directly behind the children. The grassy yard around the house is visible in the foreground and in the background on the right-hand side of the image. There is also a swing set beside the house as well as some other structures which are visible in the background. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Faft. - manse that burned".
[Iglesia Presbiteriana Mexicana in Corpus Christi]
Photograph of a congregation in front of the Iglesia Presbiteriana Mexicana in Corpus Christi, Texas. The church is a large building with stained glass windows. The congregation is standing on the sidewalk, and many of the children are sitting down in front. The name of the church is on the building twice, underneath the windows at the corner. The following is written on the photograph: "Iglesia de Corpus Christi 1947." The following is written on the back: "see: file folder J. G. Cavazos correspondence of 5/6/1947 G. W. Crofoot to Rev. J. G. Cavazos." There is no indication of whether or not these two men are actually in the photograph.
[Photograph of Three Graduates]
Photograph of three male graduates of Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary. They are dressed in black graduation gowns and caps and are holding their diplomas. They are standing on the top step of the brick Chapel inside the archway.
[Photograph of Three Graduates from Tex-Mex Institute]
Photograph of three graduates from the Tex-Mex Institute. The men are dressed in suits and ties and are standing outside in front of a large bush. Behind the bush is a building with white plaster walls.
[Photograph of Three Graduates from Tex-Mex Institute]
Photograph of three graduates of the Tex-Mex Institute. The men are dressed in suits and ties and are standing outside in front of a large bush. Behind the bush is a white building with plaster walls.
[Photograph of Women in Courtyard of Presbyterian Center]
Photograph of a group of women, identified as presbyterial officers, standing in the courtyard of a Presbyterian center. They are wearing dresses and hats. One man, J.S. Cantu, identified as the women's advisor, is standing on the left of the group. The building behind them is a single-story structure with cream-colored shingle siding and a red shingle roof. In front of the women is a low, stone wall with wrought iron accents.
[Photograph of Women in Courtyard of Presbyterian Center]
Photograph of a group of women, identified as presbyterial officers, standing in the courtyard of a Presbyterian center. They are wearing dresses and hats. One man, J.S. Cantu, identified as the women's advisor, is standing on the left of the group dressed in suit and tie. The building behind them is a single-story structure with cream-colored shingle siding and a red shingle roof. In front of the women is a low, stone wall with wrought iron accents.
[Photograph of Women in Courtyard of Presbyterian Center]
Photograph of a group of women, identified as presbyterial officers, in the courtyard of a Presbyterian center. The women are wearing dresses and hats. A man, J.S. Cantu, identified as the women's advisor, is wearing a suit and standing on the left of the group. On the right is a one-story building with cream-colored shingle siding and a red shingle roof. On the front is a stone covered porch. In front of the women and the center is a low, stone wall with wrought iron accents.
[Portrait of Enrique Vasquez]
School portrait of Enrique Vasquez in Austin, Texas. Enrique is wearing a dark button down shirt. Printed below the picture is "School Days 1947-'48 Fulmore Jr. High."
[Portrait of two unknown men]
Photograph of two unknown men standing outside of the Iglesia Presbiteriana in Austin. The two men are standing with their arms around each other. They are both wearing suits, and the man on the left is holding two books. "Jan. 1947 Studer S. A. Tex." is printed on the right side.
[Bus Parallel Parked in Front of a Church]
Photograph of a bus parallel parked on a dirt road in front of a small wood-slatted church. The bus, which has curtains on the inside of the windows, has large lettering on the side that reads, "Missouri Pacific Trailways", "A Service Institution", and "National Trailways Bus System". The church, which is in the background behind the bus, spans the entire image. It has a tall belfry that is cut off at the top of the image. A covered parking area is visible on the far left-hand side of the image. There are several power lines and poles also visible in the background. There is a handwritten note on the back of the image that reads, "Taft, [Taken at convention, 3-23-1947?]".
[Crowd and a Parked Bus in Front of an Open Church Entrance]
Photograph of a crowd of Hispanic church-goers standing in front of a church entrance. The crowd is made up of men, women, and children gathered into small, clustered groups. The church is a wood-slatted building with a row of windows on the right-hand side. It has a tall belfry that is attached to the open double-door entrance and cut off at the top edge of the image. A covered parking area is visible in the background on the far left-hand side of the image. There is a dirt road in the foreground with the back of a bus visible on the far left-hand side. There is a camera on a tripod also on the left in the foreground that is facing the church. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Taft - new blglg. [Taken at convention, 3-23-1947?]"