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[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

[Gentlemen Holding an Engraved Plaque]

Description: Photograph of a group of three gentlemen holding an engraved plaque. The three gentlemen, who are all wearing suits, are holding the plaque above a wooden podium. They are facing toward the left-hand side of the image. Two other gentlemen, who are also wearing suits, are standing on both sides of the image. 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

[Metal Engraved Merit Plaque]

Description: Photograph of an engraved plaque that 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

[Group Portrait in Front of a Small Wood-Slatted Building]

Description: Photograph of a group portrait in front of a small wood-slatted building with three small windows. The group is made up of three rows. The front row consists of young children sitting on a long bench, the second row consists of women who are all seated, and the last row consists entirely of men standing against the wall of the building. Two of the women are holding babies, and there is a pram at the end of the second row on the left-hand side of the image. The men are all wearing suits and the women are all wearing floor-length, long-sleeved dresses. There is a banner hanging on the side of the building, however it is illegible. A fence and a large house is visible behind the building in the background on the left-hand side of the image. The photograph is mounted on a dark piece of cardboard.
Date: unknown
Creator: F.S. Sandoval
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Group Portrait on the Back Porch of a Building]

Description: Photograph of a group of Hispanic men, women, and children standing on and around the back porch of a wood-slatted building. The men are all wearing suits, the women are all wearing short-sleeved dresses, and the children are all wearing light-colored clothing. The porch is elevated from the ground on stilts, and there are three pillars that line the edge. The top of a wire fence spans the foreground. The photograph has been ripped in half diagonally and taped back together on the back.
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Group Portrait of Children]

Description: Photograph of a portrait of a group of children organized into three tiered rows. The front row consists of a small group of young boys sitting on the ground. The second row consists of a group of seated young girls and a young woman who is seated in the middle. The back row consists of a small group of slightly older girls wearing either tartan printed or white dresses. There is a window both behind the group and on the right-hand side of the image. Many of the boys are holding wide-brimmed hats. The photograph is mounted on a patchy, light-colored piece of cardboard. There is a handwritten note in Spanish on the back of the photograph that translates to read, "This portrait is affectionately dedicated to the President of the Children's Society - Delia Lopez, G.A. Walls, Laredo, Tex Oct. 27, 1920"
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Children Playing Outside with Toys]

Description: Photograph of two young girls and two young boys smiling for the camera while they play with their toys in a grassy yard at the side of a large wood-slatted building. The two young girls are sitting in the grass next to a large baby doll and a basket that with two smaller dolls. One of the boys is seated sideways on a wagon, and the other boy is riding a tricycle. Both of the boys are wearing dark jackets, fitted bomber hats, and round goggles on their heads. There is a small tree beside the children, and palm trees are visible in the background. The building behind them has four visible windows and a belfry at the front entrance in the background. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Benito ()".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Front View of a Mexican Presbyterian Church]

Description: Photograph of the front of a Mexican Presbyterian church. There are three long windows and a sign in Spanish that translates to read, "Mexican Presbyterian Church" on the side of the building that faces the front right-hand side of the image. The yard surrounding the building and in the foreground is made up of dirt, and there is a large palm tree at the front. The front entrance of the building, which faces the left-hand side of the image, extends past the main front wall of the church, and has three steps leading up to the double doors. There are six visible windows at the front of the church, which extends into the background of the image. There are several bushes and palm trees clumped together in the front yard. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Benito".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Front View of a Mexican Presbyterian Church]

Description: Photograph of the front of a Mexican Presbyterian church. There are three long windows and a sign in Spanish that translates to read, "Mexican Presbyterian Church" on the side of the building that faces the front right-hand side of the image. The yard surrounding the building and in the foreground is made up of dirt, and there is a large palm tree at the front. The front entrance of the building, which faces the left-hand side of the image, extends past the main front wall of the church, and has three steps leading up to the double doors. There are six visible windows at the front of the church, which extends into the background of the image. There are several bushes and palm trees clumped together in the front yard. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Benito".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Palm Trees in Front of a Mexican Presbyterian Church]

Description: Photograph of the front entrance to a Mexican Presbyterian Church. The church, which is in the background of the image, spans almost the entire width of the photograph. The main entrance and belfry, which is made up of three steps leading up to double doors, are located on the far right-hand side of the image. There are four long windows at the side of the church, and two more smaller windows at the very end. There is a path in the front of the church that leads up to the front entrance. The entire foreground of the image is made up of shrubs and brush. There is a palm tree in the foreground of the image, and several more in the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Side View of a Building Under Construction]

Description: Photograph of the a side street view of a building being constructed. The front of the building, which is facing the left-hand side of the image, is covered in construction rafters. The side of the building, which is facing the front of the image, is made of brick and is lined with half-round windows. The wide dirt street in front of the building extends from the foreground to the left-hand side of the image. Large palm trees are visible in the far background. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Benito, Construction of new Presb. Church 1952"
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary