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[Street View of a Presbyterian Church]

Description: Photograph of the side of a series of light-colored, wood-slatted buildings that make up a church. The photograph has been taken from the street, which is in the foreground. The main building, which is also the largest and closest to the foreground, has four windows on the side and two in the front next to the main double-door entrance. There is another building behind the main building on the right-hand side of the image, and also one next to it in the background. There are children playing in the courtyard between these two buildings. A power line stretches across the image directly above the complex. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph.
Date: October 1951
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Children Playing in the Backyard of a House]

Description: Photograph of a group of young children playing outside in the backyard of a Presbyterian manse. A woman and an older girl stand on the elevated porch watching the children. A Reverend is also standing nearby and watching the children play in the grassy yard. The back of the wood-slatted manse has two more small sets of steps that lead up to doors. Another house next door is visible in the background on the right-hand side of the image. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Manse at Palacios Rev. B. del Pozo and family".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Group of Boys Standing in Front of a Window]

Description: 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".
Date: November 1937
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Large Formal Group Portrait in Front of a Large Wood Building]

Description: Photograph of a very large formal group portrait outside in front of a large one-room church building. The group of people are stretched across the entire image. Everyone is dressed in suits, ties, and light, frilly dresses and hats. The entire bottom half of the photograph is of the grass that makes up the foreground. The large church in the background on the right-hand side of the image has a steep roof, three windows on the side, and a large open doorway. There is a trellis in front of the doorway outside, and there is a stagecoach on the far right behind the group. The photograph is mounted onto a board with a piece of masking tape along the bottom. There is a faded handwritten note on the back of the photograph.
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Children at a Congregation]

Description: Group of young girls standing at the pews of a church during a congregation. Some of the girls are looking at the camera, however many are looking in different directions. The girls are all dressed in light patterned dresses. There is a woman sitting and holding a young boy and another young girl. There are several adults standing at the pews in the background and reading from small bibles. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Robstown. Latin-American congregation meeting in 1st. Presby. Church".
Date: 1950~
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Portrait of a Hispanic Reverend and his Family]

Description: Photograph of a Hispanic Presbyterian minister and his family standing in front of a wood-slatted house. The Reverend is standing next to his wife, who is holding a baby in a blanket and smiling at the camera. There is a young toddler girl standing at the Reverend's feet, and two slightly older boys standing to his right. The eldest daughter is standing behind the young boys and next to her father. The front porch entrance of the house is visible on the left-hand side of the image in the background, along with a fence and a part of the neighbor's house. The family is standing in front of a raised back porch. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Palacios 1953 Left to right: Aarón Raúl, Jonatán, Aurora, Rev. Bernardino del Pozo M., Margarita, Aida, Sra. M. N. del Pozo"
Date: 1953~
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Group of Girls Sitting Together in Church Pews]

Description: Photograph of a group of seven girls sitting together at the back of a church in two rows of pews. The girls are all facing forward, and most are looking at the camera. There is a woman in a striped dress on the right-hand side of the image; she is holding a book and facing the group of girls. In front of her, there is a projector sitting on a table. There are two open windows and closed double doors in the background behind the girls. The foreground is made up of four more rows of empty pews. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Palacios, 1952 Training School".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Barren Courtyard of a One-Story Building]

Description: Photograph of a barren courtyard at the back of a one-story building. There is a sidewalk that circumscribes the area, and at the center there is a small fountain. There are two men wearing suits and sitting in fold-up chairs in the background of the image on the long, covered porch of the building. There is a tall palm tree trunk in the foreground of the image. A faded handwritten note on the back of the photograph reads, "Mc Millan Hall Pres Mex".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Front of a Building]

Description: Photograph of the front of a building with a long sidewalk leading up to it. There is a low brick fence in the foreground. The building, which is symmetrical, has three arches in the middle of the entrance, a window on either side, and angled sides. The roof is low and there are two chimneys. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Pres-Mex Mc Millan Hall".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Young Girl Eating at a Table]

Description: Photograph of a young girl eating a meal at a table in the foreground of the image. There are more tables in the background, along with a large crowd of people. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Pres -Mex".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Group of Women Visiting in a Open Hall Room]

Description: Photograph of a group of women scattered around an open hall room. The women are all wearing long dresses with short sleeves. Three women are setting up cups and a punch bowl on a table in the background on the right-hand side of the image. There is a faded handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Dedication of Mc Millan Hall Pres Mex".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Room of People Dining]

Description: Photograph of a small room with several tables of people eating meals. There are two large windows with closed blinds on the back wall in the background. Two rows of tables are lined up to be parallel with each window. The people sitting at the tables are dressed semi-casually in suits and long dresses. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Pres-Mex. Pan. Am. Day '51".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Elderly Man Standing in Front of a Punch Bowl]

Description: Photograph of an elderly man wearing a suit and tie walking toward and smiling at the camera. Behind the man on the right-hand side of the image, there are three young women standing behind a table and serving punch from a large glass bowl to another man. There are two large open windows on the wall in the background, where more people are standing. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Pres-Mex. Dr. Homer Mc Millan at dedication of Mc M. Hall 1951".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Front Entrance to a Building with Arches]

Description: Photograph of the front of a building with a long sidewalk leading up to it. The building, which is symmetrical, has three arches in the middle of the entrance, a window on either side, and angled sides. The roof is low and there are two chimneys. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Pres-Mex McMillan Hall (front)".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Portrait of an Elderly Man]

Description: Photograph of a portrait of an elderly man standing in front of a half-tiled wall. The man is wearing a suit and tie, has glasses, and is bald. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Dr. Homer Mc Millan"
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Sidewalk Around the Courtyard of a Building]

Description: Photograph of a barren courtyard at the back of a one-story building. There is a sidewalk that circumscribes the area, and at the center there is a small fountain. There are two men wearing suits and sitting in fold-up chairs in the background of the image on the long, covered porch of the building. There is a row of open windows on the wall that is perpendicular to the porch on the right-hand side of the image. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Pres-Mex Mc Millan Hall".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Two People Standing at the Fence of a Building]

Description: Photograph of two people standing in front of the brick fence that surrounds a one-story building. The building is perfectly symmetrical, and there are three arches at the front of the entrance. There is a large window on either side of the front of the building. A car is parked on the sidewalk in front of the building on the left-hand side of the image, and there is a man standing next to it. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Mc Millan Hall Pres-Mex".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Crowd and a Parked Bus in Front of an Open Church Entrance]

Description: 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?]"
Date: March 29, 1947
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Front View of a Large Congregation Standing in Church Pews]

Description: Photograph of a large congregation standing in the pews of a crowded church. The people are all facing forward, and some are looking down at the papers they are holding in their hands. The people in the crowd are all dressed formally in church attire. There are bright windows lining the two visible perpendicular walls in the background. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Taft? Convención".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Seven Toddlers Sitting on a Porch]

Description: 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".
Date: December 21, 1946
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Congregation Sitting in Church]

Description: Photograph of a large congregation standing in front of fold-up chairs and wooden benches in a church building. The crowd mostly consists of men, however also includes women and children. There are more people crowded at the back of the church than the front of the church, and there are several empty seats in the front. Windows line the three visible walls in the background. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Taft? Convención".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Bus Parallel Parked in Front of a Church]

Description: 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?]".
Date: March 29, 1947
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Large Group Portrait In Front of a Building]

Description: 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".
Date: December 1936
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Photograph of Two Children in Front of a Church Steeple]

Description: Photograph of two children playing in front of a church building. The two little boys are standing across the street from the church; one is riding a tricycle and the other is standing and facing him. The church has a tall, narrow steeple with a cross on top of the thin, pointed roof. The steeple is attached to the double-door entrance of the church, and there are two windows on either side. A sidewalk winds from the entrance to the back of the building. There is a telephone pole and electric wires that stretch across the image in front of the church building. There is a decorative border around the image, and a handwritten note on the back that reads, "Taft".
Date: June 1948
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary