Texas-Mexican Presbytery Records - 252 Matching Results

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[Woman Looking at the Broken Windows of a Church]

Description: Photograph of a woman standing and looking at a section of a church. There is a man in front of the woman who is bent over, and they are both situated at the bottom left-hand side of the image. The building has numerous broken windows and charred bricks. There are steps leading up to a charred double-door entrance on the left. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Antonio 1st. After fire 11-21-52".
Date: 1952~
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Charred Brick Building]

Description: Photograph of a section of a charred brick building. The side of the building spans the entire image, and the front entrance is visible around the corner on the left-hand side. There are several very large windows that are broken and black with charcoal, and there are dented screens hanging from them. The back of a person's head is visible on the lower left-hand corner of the image. There is a faded handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Antonio 1st fire - Nov. 21, 1952".
Date: 1952~
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Large Window in a Dark Room]

Description: Photograph of a large, sectioned window in the middle of a dark room. The window is made up of six separate sections, and a wood-slatted house and trees are clearly visible through it in the background. The silhouettes of many various objects can be seen around the room, and more windows are visible in the background on the far right-hand side of the image. There is a hand-written note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Antonio 1st. Fire 11/21/52".
Date: 1952~
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Row of Windows in a Dark Room]

Description: Photograph of a row of broken windows in a dark and cluttered room. The windows are lined up on a wall that is on the right-hand side of the image. The light coming through the shattered windows from the outside illuminates silhouettes of various objects piled in the dark room. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Antonio 1st. After fire 11-21-52".
Date: 1952~
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Roof of a Heavily Damaged Church]

Description: Photograph of the top of a heavily damaged church building. There is a short tower on the left-hand side that has a window with shattered panes. On the right-hand side of the image, an entire wall of bricks have been ripped off, making the wooden support beams and the inside of the church visible. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Antonio 1st. After fire 11-21-52".
Date: 1952~
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Hispanic Presbyterian Women's Choir]

Description: Photograph of a group of Hispanic choir women. The women are all wearing shiny choir robes and holding books, and the group spans the entire length of the image. There are four men wearing suits scattered in the background behind the women. The wall of a light-colored, wood-slatted building with a row of windows makes up the background. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Antonio, Central Presby. Choir - on day of 50 Anniv. 1-4-53".
Date: 1953~
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Young Hispanic Choir Member]

Description: Photograph of a young Hispanic woman wearing long, shiny choir robes. The woman is standing and smiling at the camera. A light-colored, wood-slatted building makes up the background behind her. There is a raised porch with two visible windows on the left-hand side of the background. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Eunice Rodríguez at 50th Anniversary S.A. First 1953".
Date: 1953~
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Hispanic Presbyterian Congregation Outside of a Church]

Description: Photograph of a large Hispanic Presbyterian congregation standing in a group in front of the entrance of a light-colored, wood-slatted church. The large group, which spans the length of the entire image, consists of men in suits, women in skirts and blouses, and children. Most of the people are looking toward the camera, however there are many people in the background walking around and looking elsewhere. There is a young boy in the foreground standing away from the group and posing with his eyes closed and his hands on his hips. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Antonio 1st. 50th Anniversary 1/4/53".
Date: 1953~
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[People Mingling in Front of a Church]

Description: Photograph of several Hispanic church-goers mingling in front of the entrance of a church. There are several small groups of men, women, and children visiting and talking to each other. The men are all wearing suits and the women are wearing blouses and skirts. There is a covered porch with a door that leads to the inside of the church in the background. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Antonio 1st 50th Anniversay 1-4-53".
Date: 1953~
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Two Women Holding a Poster]

Description: Photograph of two women, one standing on the left and one standing on the right, holding a poster. Both of the women are wearing light patterned dresses and are also holding papers. The poster they are holding up has a title that reads, "We Would See Jesus", and underneath there are several photographs. There is a table piled with books and papers in between the two women. A stage is visible in the background, along with a table and a vase of flowers. The back of a person's head is visible in the middle of the image in the foreground. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "V.C.S. Institute, San Antonio 1953 Mmes. Seddon and Saenz".
Date: 1953~
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Group of Women Sitting in Church Pews]

Description: Photograph of a group of Hispanic women sitting together in the pews of a church. The women, who are all wearing printed buttoned blouses, are all smiling at the camera. One man wearing a light shirt and tie sits amongst the women; he is also looking at the camera. There is a large, open doorway in the background of the image through which outdoor trees and scenery are visible. There are also two open windows on either side of the doorway. There is a handwritten note on the back of the image that reads, "V.C.S. Institute, San Antonio 1953".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Woman Holding Up an Art Project]

Description: Photograph of a Hispanic woman holding up a dark piece of paper with a leaf pressed to it in one hand, and a large board also with a leaf pressed to it in the other hand. The woman is standing behind a table with several framed pressed leaves on top of it. There is a raised stage behind her in the background with a piano and a vase of flowers. On the right-hand side of the image, there are several stacks of books and papers lined up against the wall.
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Woman Working on an Art Project]

Description: Photograph of a Hispanic woman holding a board with a leaf pressed to it. The woman is standing behind a table covered with framed pressed leaves. There is a raised stage in the background of the image with a piano and a vase of flowers. One the right-hand side of the image, there are several stacks of books and papers lined up against the wall.
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Woman Proudly Displaying Art Projects]

Description: Photograph of a Hispanic woman holding up a dark piece of paper with a leaf pressed to it in one hand, and a large board also with a leaf pressed to it in the other hand. The woman, who is smiling at the camera, is standing behind a table with several framed pressed leaves on top of it. There is a raised stage behind her in the background with a piano and a vase of flowers. On the right-hand side of the image, there are several stacks of books and papers lined up against the wall.
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Woman Presenting an Art Project]

Description: Photograph of a Hispanic woman holding up a dark piece of paper with a leaf pressed to it in one hand, and a large board also with a leaf pressed to it in the other hand. The woman, who is smiling at the camera, is standing behind a table with several framed pressed leaves on top of it. There is a raised stage behind her in the background with a piano and a vase of flowers. On the right-hand side of the image, there are several stacks of books and papers lined up against the wall.
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Woman Holding Up an Art Project]

Description: Photograph of a Hispanic woman holding up a dark piece of paper with a leaf pressed to it. The woman, who is smiling at the camera, is standing behind a table with several framed pressed leaves on top of it. There is a raised stage behind her in the background with a piano and a vase of flowers. On the right-hand side of the image, there are several stacks of books and papers lined up against the wall. On the left-hand side of the image, there is a small blackboard propped up against the stage on the floor. There is a handwritten note on the back that reads, "V.C.S Institute San Antonio 1953 Mrs. Ruth Saenz".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Woman Presenting Art Projects]

Description: Photograph of a Hispanic woman holding up a dark piece of paper with a leaf pressed to it in one hand, and a large board also with a leaf pressed to it in the other hand. The woman, who is smiling at the camera, is standing behind a table with several framed pressed leaves on top of it. There is a raised stage behind her in the background with a piano and a vase of flowers. On the right-hand side of the image, there are several stacks of books and papers lined up against the wall.
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Man Standing Behind a Podium]

Description: Photograph of a man standing behind a podium and preaching. The podium, which is located on the left-hand side of the image, has a long, light-colored cloth draped over the top. There is a short stool set in front of the podium. The man behind the podium, who is wearing a suit and tie, is gesturing with his hands and looking out to left side. There are two men sitting behind the man on a bench that is set on top of an elevated stage floor. Both of the men are wearing lighter suits and looking at the speaker intently.Another man is visible on the far left-hand side in the background. He is holding his head in his hands. There is a large urn with a small plant cut off in the foreground on the right-hand side of the image. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Reisner preaching sermon for the 28IE occasion San Antonio 4/26/53 Presentation of self-support plaque Quinins & Stitt seated".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Side View of a Church Choir Singing Together]

Description: Photograph of church choir singing together. The choir consists of mostly women, who stand in the first three rows, and a few men, who stand in the last row. The choir members are all facing toward the left-hand side of the image. All of the women are wearing sleeved dresses and their hair down. Two of the women closest to the foreground are wearing identical striped dresses. The men are barely visible in the back, however they are all wearing suits and ties. All of the choir members are holding open books. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Choir - Central Presby. Ch. San Antonio".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Two Men Shaking Hands Behind a Podium]

Description: Photograph of two men shaking hands behind a podium. The man directly behind the podium is holding a book in one hand. The other man is holding a piece of paper in one hand. The podium, which is located in the center of the image, has a long, light-colored cloth draped over the top. There is a short stool set in front of the podium. One leg of another man sitting on a bench behind the podium on the stage is visible on the right-hand side of the image. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Mr. Quinius presenting check to Mr. Armendariz".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Two Men Presenting a Plaque]

Description: Photograph of two men presenting an engraved plaque in front of a stage. The first man, who is closest to the foreground, has his back to the camera and is reaching over a podium to hold up one side of the plaque. He is also holding a book and some papers. The second man, who is standing on the right-hand side of the image, is turned to hold the plaque with both of his hands. Another man is visible sitting in the background on the stage, There is a small child's chair set in front of the podium. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "Presentation of Plaque in San Antonio 4/26/53".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Presbyterian Merit Plaque]

Description: Photograph of an engraved plaque propped up on cement against the side of a building lined with rocks and shrubs. 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".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Presbyterian Merit Plaque]

Description: 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".
Date: May 1953
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Inside View of a Small Prebyterian Church]

Description: Photograph of the interior of a small Presbyterian church. There are two rows of pews on both sides of the image leading up to the stage in the center of the background. A row of chairs line the end of the row of pews on the left-hand side of the image. There is a young girl sitting at the front in the pews and looking back at the camera. Standing beside her, there are two men looking at the stage. There is a long bench, a podium, and two chairs with pictures on them sitting atop the stage.
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary